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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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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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Aaaand we’re back!

We took a family trip to sunny southern California last week.  I have to admit it was CRAZY stressful for me as this was the largest trip and/or undertaking for us as a family of 4.  People do it all … Continue reading

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The First Ice Balloons of 2014

It’s been so ridiculously cold here, even in CT terms.  Cold enough to try the frozen bubble thing – pretty, but too breezy here to get too many good pictures. At least it helps the water freeze faster in the … Continue reading

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Run or Dye, Hartford or: Up to My Eyeballs in Tulle

All this made exactly 5 tutus and frankly after that, I am tutu’d out. That’s 2 bolts and 10 rolls for those playing along at home.  They were adorable. The early results confirm this. and we were ready for Run … Continue reading

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Closing NESC

My bestest favorite job in the whole wide world will be coming to an end…. and weirdly, it looks like we’ll be closed the same week as my 17th anniversary there.  My little job at New England Scrapbook Company is … Continue reading

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An Afternoon at Lyman Orchards, Middlefield, CT

The girls spent Saturday night at my parents’ house and we met up to get them back at Lyman Orchards in Middlefield, CT Sunday afternoon. It was a GORGEOUS (and sunny!) day! A great day for a sunflower maze!  Lyman … Continue reading

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Etsy Craft Party 2013 Wrap Up!

It was a day of fun, a day of lots of laughs and crafts!  Like, the whoooole day!! Prep included baking, spray painting and putting together cloth goodie bags full of etsy and consumercrafts.com  goodies. The staff at New England … Continue reading

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Winter Ice Sculptures and Frozen Shenanigans

Before the photo dump I’ve got prepared for today, Have a look at this!!  Chicago Parent is arranging a community activity for local folks to make ice balloons to display in a park – and they used my picture with … Continue reading

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More Birthday Fun!

So I wanted to show you a few more things I made to keep myself busy before and during Babycake’s 6th birthday! The obvious theme here is ICECREAM, YAY! including the “scratch and sniff” icecream cone t-shirt. The goodie bags had … Continue reading

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