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Cheesecake Spring Eggs with Chocolate Shells

I think I’ve said it before, Easter is my favorite.  It’s spring – warmer, brighter, springier.  What’s not to love?  Especially when there’s chocolate egg cheesecake tastiness! Oh. Yeah. I found these hollow milk chocolate eggs on Amazon and I’ve … Continue reading

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Mini Photo Mosaics, Nutmeg Collective Style

At a recent Nutmeg Collective Social Media Meet Up, a few members mentioned they’d like to make the mini mosaics that several of our users have been making for a while.  It looks like there are a lot of steps, … Continue reading

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Homemade Conversation Hearts, Revisted

We made these a few years ago and we have fond memories of how fun they were to make, we may try again soon! We’ll need: 1 packet (1/4 oz, or 2 tsp) unflavored gelatin 1/2 cup water 2 tsp … Continue reading

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Out with the 2015, In with the 2016…

I’m still at it. New year, new(ish) goals.  The main one being this:  I will have enough merchandise made that I can do as many shows as I like in November and December and not wanna die by new years. … Continue reading

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Lots of Personalized Goodies for Teachers and Kids

I’ve been busy at my crafty table making lots of personalized gifts lately! Some for teachers we appreciate: Some girl party favors: Some boy party favors: Some for all the girls and boys! Safe and snug, off they go!  

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Handmade Drink Coasters using Sesame Place Maps

I make and sell tile drink coasters at area craft shows, they’re a big hit!  They can have any design I can find – from floral to parachuting sock monkeys, and hundreds of printsx and colors in between.  They’re made … Continue reading

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Hoppin Down the Bunny Trail

Easter is my favorite, I think because it’s finally supposed to be spring…  And we love bunnies.  This year I helped the Easter bunny out and made a bunch of these for kids near and far! It seemed like every … Continue reading

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Personalized Sidewalk Chalk Holders – New designs!

At long last… sidewalk chalk holders are back in stock with new designs! Red with multicolored polka dots – great for any summer party… or circus theme, or art theme…  very versatile!  Comes with blue chalk. Purple and green polka … Continue reading

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WHO WANTS TO GO TO THE CIRCUS? BOSTON Big Apple Circus Giveaway

You may or may not know this about me – in a past life I was in the circus, I’m sure of it.  I was an acrobat, or the girl in the middle of the motorcycles racing in the cage … Continue reading

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Time Flies

Remember this little girl? She’s turning 10.  The little bean who made me a mommy, who changed my life so immensely in too many ways to count.  She’s been here a whole decade and filled our hearts with love and … Continue reading

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