Saturday, December 31, 2011

Thanks so Much 2011
CAS from Debbie Olson using different colors and different ribbon
Thinking Inking - http://debbiedesigns.typepad.com/muse_and_amuse/2011/12/rosie-posie-thank-you.html

SUPPLIES (all products from Papertrey Ink with the exception of doiley, white floss and dimensionals)
Stamp Sets:  Tiny tags II and Rosie Posie (both sets from Papertrey)
Cardstock:  White and Raspberry Fizz Mix Designer Paper
Ink:  Raspberry Fizz, Spring Moss, Barely Bannana and smokey Shadow
Accessories:  Thick and Thinner Dimensionals, Sheer White Polka Dot Ribbon, Doiley, Filegree Border Die, Rosie Posie Dies, Tiny Tags Die and white floss

    

TINY TAGS II STAMP SET           TINY TAGS DIE


      

ROSIE POSIE STAMP SET           ROSIE POSIE DIE                          FILIGREE BORDER DIE

    
RASPBERRY FIZZ DP                             SHEER WHITE POLKA DOT RIBBON



Wednesday, December 28, 2011

SC363 - You Made My Day
SUPPLIES
Stamp Sets:  Beautiful Blooms II, Turning a New Leaf and Simple Little Things (text)
Cardstock:  White, Hawaiin Shores and Funky Town Designer Paper
Ink:  Hawaiin Shores, Ripe Avocado and Smokey Shadow
Accessories:  Turning a New Leaf Die, Beautiful Blooms II Die, Nestabilities Large Round Circle Die, Double Ended  Banners Die, Hawaiin Shores Felt, Avocado Buttons, Bitty Dot Embossing Plate and White Twine

            
BEAUTIFUL BLOOMS II                      TURNING A NEW LEAF             DOUBLE ENDED BANNER DIE

                  
TURNING A NEW LEAF DIE                   BEAUTIFUL BLOOMS II DIE
   
FUNKY TOWN DP                       RIPE AVOCADO BUTTONS
 Felt

Monday, December 26, 2011

Christmas Morning Breakfast

These egg muffins were delicious and a great hit Christmas Morning.  We made them without the broccoli.

Broccoli and Italian Sausage Egg Muffins


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Ingredients
1 pound Italian Sausage (sweet, mild, hot variety depending on your preference)
1 cup broccoli florets
8 large eggs
1/4 cup milk (or half and half depending on how you're feeling that day)
1/2 tbsp vegetable oil
1/2 tsp baking powder
salt & pepper to taste
Freshly grated Parmesan Cheese as needed

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 375 F.

2. In a large saute pan, over medium high heat, brown Italian Sausage for about 5 minutes, or until the sausage is no longer pink. Remove from heat and stir in broccoli.

3. Whisk together eggs, milk, oil and baking powder. Season with salt and pepper.

4. Lightly spray a 12-cupcake pan with oil.Spoon out the sausage and broccoli mixture evenly into each cupcake.

5. Ladle the egg mixture over sausage and broccoli.

6. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

7. Bake for 15-20 minutes.

Christmas Morning 2011





Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Sunday, December 11, 2011

SUPPLIES
Stamp Set:  In the Meadow
Cardstock:  Scarlet Jewel, Vintage Cream and Holiday Flourishes & Swirls
Ink:  Black
Accessories:  In the Meadow Sihlouettes Die, Soft Stone Luxe Satin Ribbon 1/2" and Dimensionals

          

Saturday, December 10, 2011



Potential 2011 Christmas Card

Supplies:
Stamp Sets     Winterberry (text) and Love Lives Here Holiday - both Papertrey
Cardstock     White, Scarlet Jewel and Holiday Flourishes & Swirls
Ink     Scarlet Jewel
Accessories     Love Lives Here Holiday Angel Die, 5/8" circle punch, white doilies, dimentionals, crystal white glitter, unknown white 1/8" ribbon



                       
Note:  no photo of glitter, ribbon, doilies   









Saturday, December 3, 2011


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Source:  Think North Photography
Gorgeous photo and looks like a good place to escape for awhile


Friday, December 2, 2011


  
O Holy Night
Inspired by Debbie Olson's Creation
I used different papers, stamp set and die cut felt silhouettes rather than stamping

Supplies:
Stamp Set:  Silent Night
Cardstock:  Vintage Cream, Scarlet Jewel and Holiday Flourishes & Swirls Designer Paper
Ink:  Scarlet Jewel
Accessories:  Papertry Ink Nativity Silhouettes Die, Scarlet Jewell Felt, Soft Stone Luxe Satin Ribbon (1/2") and scallp edge  die

Vintage Cream Cardstock




Nativity Silhouettes Die                 Soft Stone Luxe Satin Ribbon (1/2")




Friday, November 25, 2011

Highly Recommended Movie

I highly recommend the movie "Temple Grandin", an HBO movie.  It is a true story, which are my favorite.  It is inspiring.
Product Details
Isabella - the love of our life (of course all grandparents say that about their grandchildren)





Isabella with her Papa


Isabella, Margie and Papap