Monthly Archives: December 2011

Take a break from holiday stress: Girls Night Out! (& Giveaway!)

girls night out
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We all know how it is this time of year… we get so busy with shopping & family & busy schedules.… [ KEEP READING ]

Pop Rocks Fireworks Cookies

Pop Rocks Fireworks Cookies
Check out these Pop Rock Fireworks cookies — Cakespy did these up for the fourth of July, but they would be equally fun for New Years eve, or any other time you’d like a cookie to explode in your mouth!
Like a summer blockbuster movie, these cookies are chock full of explosions: they’re both infused and garnished liberally with Pop Rocks.

How to: B&W wood photo ornaments and keepsake gift tags!

I recently did a guest post on the FedEx Out of Office blog, with a tutorial on making personalized wooden ornaments and gift tags from photocopies of your photos and drawings. It’s pretty cool, go check it out: Personalized Black & White Wood Ornaments for all the step by steps. It’s a really neat technique that just uses acrylic gel medium from the art store– no toxic chemicals or anything like that. … [ KEEP READING ]

How to throw a White Elephant Party

How to throw a White Elephant Party
Update: We had a homemade eggnog tasting at the party, and it was fun and yummy! I documented How to Make Eggnog here. Also, a few pics from the party are here! After my big Halloween Parties, my next favorite party to throw is a White Elephant gift exchange party.… [ KEEP READING ]