Showing posts from 2013

A Thanksgiving Treat-

In memory of my dear mother, one of her famous quick, easy and delicious desserts!  She passed away on Christmas Eve, 2012 but baking something delicious from her recipe collection, "Real Grandmas Don't Serve Spinach," is one of the ways I honor her and keep her memory alive.

Pumpkin Pie Dessert has become one of our favorite recipes and is often requested by friends and family.  We serve it all year round, although we usually make traditional  pumpkin and pecan pies for Thanksgiving.  This year we will leave the rolling pin behind and waiver from tradition a bit without sacrificing the aromas and flavors of pumpkin pie.  By popular demand, Pumpkin Pie Dessert will be the star attraction on our Thanksgiving dessert table.  For those pecan pie lovers, I'll be mixing toasted pecans into the crumb topping.  It's so easy and quick, children can help but it's guaranteed to rate right up there with gourmet desserts that take hours to make.  With it's sweet crum…

Inspiration Through Nature

Today I want to apologize to my subscribers and readers.  I have been so busy making and shipping jewelry over the past months that my blog has been woefully neglected.  I've got a million things I would love to write about, and hopefully I will get to do that soon, but today I found something so awe-inspiring I just had to share it with you.  If you are an artist or crafter you know how important inspiration is.  Even if you don't think of yourself as an artist, coordinating a wardrobe, decorating a living space or cooking a meal are all forms of artistic expression, and nature can provide the best ideas for combining color, texture, patterns and proportion.  So, no matter who you are, I think you will find this as amazing and uplifting as I did.
1. Volcanic lightning aka “dirty thunderstorms.” 2. Frozen air bubbles in Abraham Lake. 3. Underground natural springs in Mexico. 4. Giant crystal cave in Nacia, Mexico. 5. Shimmering shores of Vaadhoo, Maldives. 6. Reflective salt f…


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