Monthly Archives: June 2010

Iced Tea Gelato, and more Summer Recipes!

The other day I  had an inspiration… We have a mint plant that is growing like crazy, and I adore a little sprig of mint in my Iced Tea in the Summer time.  So a recipe creation was in order… What about gelato, inspired by the flavors of good ol Southern iced tea? … [ KEEP READING ]

We have a Winner!

Using an extensive process of noting all the entries on both here and Facebook, selecting for those who had followed the instructions, and using a random number generator, we have a Winner! Congrats to Alexia who wins the 500 Free Business Cards.   And thanks to the rest of you for entering (especially JPIC who said he reads Dabbled because I’m cute!) and for reading… you’re the reason I do this stuff anyway, ya know!… [ KEEP READING ]

Illustration Friday – Paisley Meets Slither

Why of course I didn’t take the sketch I never finished for the “Slither” theme, add some quick paisleys to the background, and try to pass it off as the Paisley theme this week! How could you even think such a thing!? Original sketch: http://dabbled.org/2010/06/sketchbook-tuesday.html

Sketchbook Tuesday

I did this little sketch the other evening while The Boy was in Kung Fu class.  I liked it, so I inked it up last night.  Kinda cute, huh?  Somewhat inspired by The Far Side, and somewhat by the accidental results of my brother’s mouse-based science fair project, back in the day….… [ KEEP READING ]

Phineas & Ferb / Star Wars the Clone Wars Party Food!

I promised more on the food for the party – we did it as a brunch to try to beat the heat a little bit.  Since it’s food related, I’ve actually posted the writeup over at Foodwhirl: Menu for the birthday party brunch food.  So go check it out! The menu included Deathstar Cantaloupe, Mr Slushie Dogs, Roast Bantha, and even Platypus Eggs!… [ KEEP READING ]

Giveaway Announcement!

Giveaway Announcement!
I get offers from sponsors from time to time for giveaways for my readers (most of which I ignore), but this one looked like one that you guys might like! 500 Business Cards, Full color on both sides!  I can think of tons of things to do with these…  Use them for your art or crafty biz would be an obvious choice, or if you have no business, how about your kids pic on there for play date cards. … [ KEEP READING ]