Yearly Archives: 2013

Halloween Food: The Mummy’s Hand..

yummy sausage mummy hand for halloween dabbled.org
Happy weekend… this is from several years ago, but it was so good, I thought it deserved a repeat! My dear creative friend, Chad, made this for the Halloween party …  and was kind enough to give us a tutorial, so we can all make our own! Published on: Oct 3, 2009

The Skylanders Party Highlights: The Invitation! (free printable)

Kaos Skylanders Party Invitation (printable)
  Continuing the highlights from yesterday’s Skylander’s Cake, I just realized I never posted the invitation to the Skylanders Party.  I wanted to do something a little different, and most of the invites I’d seen in my travels around the web were just repurposed graphics of a selections of popular skylanders.  … [ KEEP READING ]

Highlights from the Skylander’s Birthday Party: the Cake

Highlights from the Skylander's Birthday Party: the Cake
I’ll get a tutorial up on several of these, including the cake, but here are some of the highlights from The Boy’s 8th Birthday Party – Skylanders!  But if I waited til I got around to doing the tutorials, you’d never see the cake for months. Here is the Cake.  I decided that I would go relatively simple — a fondant covered floating island… with Candy Clay Chompies.… [ KEEP READING ]

This year’s Birthday Cake (Skylanders) is in the works!

OK, I know, I’ve been a slacker, don’t shoot me! But it is June and you know what that means, time for another birthday party for The Boy and another birthday cake.  This year The Boy is turning 8, and he’s all into Skylanders. So I’ve been working on the cake today.  … [ KEEP READING ]

Tutorial: Super easy (& inexpensive) french door curtains

Make almost no-sew curtains super quick and easy.
…or (almost) no-sew ‘two seams and you’re done’ curtains you can make in less than an hour.
We have a GREAT sunroom. It’s got a huge vaulted ceiling and french doors on both sides and lots of windows. But, we also have a computer at a desk in the corner, and the light from the windows can cause a glare on the screen.… [ KEEP READING ]

April Fools Food!

April Fools Food!
Dinner on April Fools Day (can you believe it’s almost April 1st?) calls for making something unusual, right?  Maybe a bit tricksy.   Here are a few ideas, both sweet and savory, with an April Fool’s Day twist. Nothing is what it seems…
Top: Sushi? – I made this last year for an April Fool party, and again at halloween (instructions)
Middle: A cupcake? [ KEEP READING ]