I let the Starbucks ad rope me in at the grocery store. It was chilly outside, I was tired, and I knew I needed to go home and cook after I shopped. So I went to the Starbucks counter and told them to hook me up and add an extra shot. Whatever they gave me… Continue reading Caffeinated Shopping
I like my coffee, but I love when someone makes a cup for me in the morning! I’m impatient and will make a quick cup in the morning using an electric coffee maker. However, my husband and sons prepare their coffee using an Aeropress. That thing will make coffee that will cause your heart to… Continue reading WANTED! Morning Coffee!
ephemera plural : paper items (such as posters, broadsides, and tickets) that were originally meant to be discarded after use but have since become collectibles Got any ephemera lying around? If you’ve got some, use it on a project and share it with us for the Cupcake Inspirations Ephemera challege! I have lots of “ephemera”, but Taylormadecards4u.com happens… Continue reading e·phem·er·a
I have a stash of favorite recipes that I’ve collected over the years. Some of them are cherished family recipes, but the vast majority are my tried and true favorites. I have them written on note cards, old envelopes, pieces of paper and printed from the internet. I needed a recipe book for easy access… Continue reading Flippin’ Recipe Stand
Christmas is my favorite time of year! I just love the smell of Christmas…cookies baking, a REAL Christmas tree in the house, cinnamon and spices, and hot chocolate on the stove! But, one of my favorite traditions is sending and receiving Christmas cards. My first letter ever written was addressed to Santa! I’m not really… Continue reading Santa’s Workshop
Many years ago I taught scrapbooking classes and “make and takes” as a Club Scrap Crafter (demonstrator) at scrapbooking crops and events. This was one of my favorite projects to teach. (shared with permission from Club Scrap) I like making projects that are not only fun to look at, but are functional as well. This… Continue reading Ringling Gift Basket
I’m not decorating for Halloween this year. My bathrooms are being remodeled and I will have a claustrophobic meltdown if I get out the Halloween decor. I did mix up a fun fall scent in my essential oil diffuser this morning though! We haven’t had “trick or treaters” in a long time, so I don’t… Continue reading Trick or Treat!
The new Cupcake Inspirations challenge starts today and we want you to make a project with something inside! I just received my October 2019 Expeditions Club Scrap paper kit and the stamp images were perfect for packing a surprise! (All supplies used will be listed at the end of this post.) I thought a twisting… Continue reading Packing a Surprise!
witches’ brew (noun) : a potent or fearsome mixture Merriam-Webster Dictionary MANY years ago I imbibed in a glass (or two or three…🙄) of “Howl-o-green” punch at a Halloween party. The punch was spiked with Jagermeister causing some disturbing hallucinations and a massively painful hangover the next morning. I thought my dad was wearing a… Continue reading Witches’ Brew
September 29 is National Coffee Day, but everyday is coffee day around here! This morning I’m hopping through the “Super Sponsor” links on the Coffee Loving Cardmakers blog hop. There are 29 “Super Sponsors” and all you have to do is leave a comment on the Coffee Loving Cardmakers blog to be eligible to win… Continue reading Keep Calm and Drink Coffee