Thursday, October 20, 2011

Too Fun!!!

I have really enjoyed making these hats.
The embellishment possibilities are endless!

 I know I will have to fight Amanda off for this one!
Can't wait to make more.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Never watch the Food Channel when your hungry!

Saturday, Wally and I were watching one of our favorite shows on the Food Channel, Drive In, Dinners and Dives.  Guy was at a place that was well known for their wings. As we watch the chef makes his special wings, I started craving wings.
So when my son Jon said he would come by Sunday and stay for dinner, the light bulb went off.

We went to Costco after church(note to self, don't go to Costco after church, everyone else goes there after church.) to get a big bag of wings. I remembered when I was there that they have great Pizza's so we grab on as well.
We marinated our wings in buttermilk, some wing sauce and secret spices.
Wally was the fry man and I made a homemade Ranch Dip and Blue Cheese Dip.
Our wings turn out great!!!
We had a nice family dinner with Jon and Amanda and even enjoyed watching the Bears win. (Okay I switched channels to the Real Housewives of New Jersey during one of the commericals and Jon missed Devin Hessers punt return for a touchdown)
Other then that our evening was a hit. We decided the next time we make wings we will experiment with a few different sauces.

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Cupcake Heaven

So Amanda and I used to be obsessed with making cake pops, yes they were cute and fun, but a lot of work. We have now been obsessed with making cup cakes.
We have mastered this very yummy Carrot Cake Cupcake with the best, did I mention the BEST Cream Cheese Frosting.
We had a family get together yesterday and I decided to share these yummy cupcakes with my family.

I wish the quality of the picture was better, the cupcakes on the outer rows have fairy dust sparkles on them.
We  found a incredible baking /supply store in Pheonix. Amanda and I walked around for over an hour looking at all the wonderful gagets and baking goods.
We are thinking of taking a few classes.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Two post in one day???? Wow!

Okay, I really was busy with projects. Here are a few I have been working on.
This is a quick and easy Christmas table runner.

This was made with the Twister template with a layer cake.

Another Christmas table .
I have really had fun playing with the Twister template. I will be teaching these at The Bernina Southwest Store here in Mesa. Quick and Easy and great for beginners.

Follow up on my Breast Cancer Hat

A few post back, I showed you the hat I made for my sister's friend who is about to start her battle against Breast Cancer.
Yesterday I opened my e-mail and was pleased to find this great picture of Suzanne wearing her new hat.

God Bless you Suzanne!

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Ribbon, ribbon and more ribbon.

I used to say, One can never have too much fabric, well, guess what????
One can never have too much ribbon!
I had a blast taking a ribbon class with a few of my friends.
Now, they are going to kill me for posting their pictures but lets see how often they read my blog.
Anna, just loved the one Danielle made!

This is Alison's concentration face.

This is the first one I made for Amanda.

Danielle is having so much fun.

Anna's and Alison's first bow.

These are the ones I made for Amanda in class.

Made these today for Halloween. I also made a pair to match the Navy and Grey bow above.
Navy and Grey are Amanda's school colors.

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

One of many projects I have been working on.

As most of you know, I lost my Mom to Breast Cancer two years ago.
I miss her everyday but I know she is always with me.
My younger sister has a good friend who was just diagnosed with Breast Cancer and she is about to start her fight against this horrible disease.
I wanted to make her something special and when I saw this fabric the idea just came to me.

I hope that she doesn't lose her hair, but if she does this hat will keep her styling.

Monday, October 3, 2011

Too busy to post????

Yes, I know it has been way to long since my last post.
I have been busy with all kinds of projects, too many projects.
I have been having all kinds of fun making bows for my daughter, bows on clips, bows on headbands, bows on shoes.
I took a great class at Ribbons and Lace with a few friends and now we are obsessed.
I have also been busy making some samples for some classes I will be teaching in the very near future.
I bought two great patterns for a Funky Peasant blouse and a fun hat.
Once I get organized I will be sure to post pictures of all the great projects I have been working on.