Monday, February 28, 2011

Our Best Bites Cookbook Review



I love this blog:
And when they posted they had a cookbook coming out I was over the moon. I was going to order it on line and I was in Costco and there it was. I ran to the check out to buy it. I am one of those weird people who loves to read cookbooks and I must say I LOVED reading this one! 
It is a very nice book and the pictures are perfect. I love how it comes with a plastic bookmark that you can move to any page and its really cute. I would say I would try almost every recipe and I don't say that to often. 
This is one you will want to add to your collection. I am so glad I did. And the one thing is a lot of the time I get excited to get someones book and when it comes there only a very few recipes I would make....well this isn't the case with this book.....I LOVE it!
You should run to Costco before they are gone... because then you will have to wait for the mail carrier and that is just was to long to wait.



Saturday, February 26, 2011

More Mug Rugs!


My mug rugs were sent off but I couldn't show you until they were long gone..
The person I got in the swap  may have stopped and seen...
But I am sure its ok to share now.
This swap was really fun and I went out of my element and did bright colors.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Making Laundry Soap!


Yes its time again to make Laundry soap. I love making this soap because its so easy and it work so well. And its pretty too! LOL The picture above is the pink Zote soap I shread in my kitchenaid.


And I can always use a strong stir er! Elijah was so much help.
Even if he is getting tired...stiring form the bottom up is hard work.


See told you ....pretty!

*You can also use Ivory, Castile or PINK Zote bar soap.

3 bars Fels Naptha Bar Soap - each bar is 5 1/2 oz.

(I LOVE TO USE PINK ZOTE THE BEST! USE 1~1/3 bars)

4 lbs. Borax

4 lbs. Arm & Hammer Washing Soda

4 lbs. Arm & Hammer Baking Soda

Mix and store in airtight container.

1 to 2 tablespoons per load.




Next packaging ...so important!


I love making cute labels!
I got this recipe from maryJane about a year or two ago. I love her blog if you haven't been there stop by
you won't be sorry...

Monday, February 21, 2011

A Favor for a Treat!


Does this look like a good favor...


These little cupcakes are really wash cloths folded into 3rds and rolled to fit in the cupcake paper and topped with a flower and button. Then put into these cute bags and tied off. I made them for a favor I am giving away this week.I am suppose to bring a treat to a meeting I hope these count! I had so much fun making them. I did light a sugar cookie candle to help the mood.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Finishing Touches



I have been finishing up this quilt and thought I would share .... I wasn't to sure about this one until now and I think I like it...




I can't remember the name of the line...
I used a Jelly roll for the center and the binding.
I was a very easy quilt to put together. And I got the pattern out of a Better Homes and Garden Quilting magazine. I have been making more and more from the magazines I buy than the books.I guess 7 dollars beats 22 dollars,,,LOL

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Pattern!


You can get this pattern at my Etsy Shop just click on the link on the side.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Friends for Tea!


Friends for Tea!
That's what I named this pattern.
I just love cups and Tea!
I decided I needed a pattern for a dish towel to put in a gift bag
I am giving a friend. I though this and a fun tea pot with tea would be a great gift.
I did have my Husband do the stitching since hes a lot better than I am.
Shh I don't want him to know I said that ....I'll never live down I admitted it!

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Mug Rug Contest

Madame Samm's is hosting a Mug Rug Contest....
You have to go over and see all the cute Mug Rug that were done!
This is where it is happening...
So Buzz  over and vote for your favorite!

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

I Can't Get Over The Wants.....





I thought I was over the 'Wants' until I started surfing again....
And now I "Want" a new sink to go with my other want the stove....



OOOHHHH look at this ONE!!!



I just love the ones that look like they came out of a Country Farm house....
Huuummm  I Want a Country Farm House too!



Oh Geezzzeee I really should go sew!
See you later...I am off to...sew...surf...sew....
Oh who knows...... I did just get a new decorating magazine......
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