crafting

monogrammed tote bag

by Amy 30 November 2010

some of you know that we spent thanksgiving week in lovely seaside, florida, where we had perfect weather, sunny skies, gorgeous sunsets, + fantastic food + wine. i had been wanting to make myself a monogrammed tote (based on an idea from woman’s day) + this trip to the beach was the perfect excuse for […]

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thanksgiving brownie pops

by Amy 17 November 2010

brownie pops + cake pops are all the rage + i decided make some bakerella-inspired turkeys in honor of thanksgiving. i bought a brownie pop pan + lollipop sticks, then gathered up my decorating tools – candy corn for the feathers + beak, malted milk balls for heads, assorted frosting, + melted chocolate for coating the […]

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cabled cowl scarf

by Amy 16 November 2010

with weather getting chillier in tennessee, i decided to whip out the ol’ knitting needles + try my hand at making a scarf. i knew i wanted a cowl-style scarf instead of the traditional wrap-it-around-and-tie-it type, + when i didn’t find a pattern online that i loved, i opted to make my own pattern up […]

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pumpkin whoopie pies

by Amy 11 November 2010

alrighty friends, you asked for some thanksgiving dessert ideas + i accepted the challenge. after pouring over (what seemed like) millions of recipes for cakes, pies, cookies + fudge, i finally settled on this gem — martha stewart’s pumpkin whoopie pies with cream cheese filling. this was my first attempt at whoopie pies + these […]

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pumpkin place markers

by Amy 10 November 2010

with thanksgiving coming up, many of you are hosting family + friends for the holiday dinner. depending on how many people you have, you may want to use seating cards at the table, as that makes the issue of who-sits-where a bit easier for everyone. at just 50 cents a piece, i picked up a […]

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