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Pico de gallo

Happy Cinco de Mayo (May 5th)! We don’t really celebrate Cinco de Mayo – mainly because my family isn’t all that crazy about Mexican or Tex/Mex food. I’ve gotten Papa to like quesadillas – which is my favorite way of using up leftover chicken (with some pan-fried onions and cheese? Yum!) Tacos or enchiladas are infrequent guests in our home … I know, what child doesn’t like tacos?! (answer: the same one that doesn’t like mac ‘n cheese!  ...

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Top 10 March (2018) Events

I love spring: the promise of warmer weather, the first signs of new life – in gardens, flower beds and pastures, and longer, sunnier days, and Easter. This week ends the first quarter of 2018 and I have no idea how that happened!! I bet you’re wondering if we fell off the face of the earth or something. Let’s see if I can recall everything that happened this month: 1) The shop has been updated! I still have a few more stitch marker sets to add but there are plenty of fun  ...

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Cream Cheese Cutout Cookies

I know, I’m addicted to alliteration, but honestly, I didn’t plan that in naming these cookies. It is what they are called! 🙂 In my opinion, these make the BEST cut-out cookies you could ask for. Not difficult to mix and easy to roll out!   The only bad part about these cookies? Their addictive qualities. I have a hard time not eating these … and I mean ALL the cookies, even before they are frosted. Once they have icing and sprinkles, all bets are off. As a result, I  ...

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Heavenly Hot Chocolate

We have had unbelievably frigid weather this winter! Have a few days at a time – or even a week is not unheard of in western Wisconsin, but we have literally had WEEKS of this stuff. We were spoiled with long-running fall like weather for so long that some are saying that is why many have been so sick this winter. I know we have … at least one person in our household has been sick every week since mid-November. It’s been awful. Thankfully we seem to healthy again (crossing  ...

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If you see something you like but would prefer it in another format, don't hesitate to contact me! Standard configurations are: stitch markers, progress keepers or earrings. I know how important it is to have markers that will not snag on your yarn, so I strive to make my products as snag-free as possible! Dismiss