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Carpe Vinum!

I don’t know wine, but I do know what tastes good. My family owns an Italian restaurant and I have been introduced to the “good stuff”. I’ve sampled numerous varieties over the last fifteen years and I’ve narrowed down my favorite grapes to pinot noir and pinot grigio. My oldest son is the wine aficionado… Continue reading Carpe Vinum!

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Shake One in the Hay and Spit on It!

It sounds gross, but it’s not! I’ll take one with an extra cherry on top, please! “Shake One in the Hay and Spit on It” is soda jerk lingo for a strawberry shake with raspberries on top. These guys had a slang all their own for calling out orders. Soda fountains had handbooks of recipes… Continue reading Shake One in the Hay and Spit on It!

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Ringling Gift Basket

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

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Easter Parade

Spring is in full swing here in Louisiana…pollen and all! I hope it’s a sign that our bees will make lots of honey. I love springtime. I’m a March baby and this is MY time of year! I’ve got some fun Easter/spring themed cards for you made with the Taylormadecards4u.com Passport to Spring digital kit!… Continue reading Easter Parade

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Let’s Talk Valentine’s Day

My grandparents were very frugal people. They grew up during the depression and lived through WW2 and food rationing. They kept everything! Memaw even kept a book of ration tickets with her box of keepsakes. I think she kept every card we ever gave her and she would thoughtfully “re-gift” them to us on special… Continue reading Let’s Talk Valentine’s Day