Growing and Nurting a Creative Spirit

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Growing and Nurturing a Creative Spirit within your children. "Our children are like flowers in our Gardens" This couldn't be any more true. They are beautiful, fragrant, Lovely and each so very unique. Last Sunday after church this little one grabbed this basket and ran outside to gather flowers, twigs and leaves. With a joyful heart she asked if I could take pictures while she showed everyone how to make these simple floral necklaces. The, "EVERYONE" was all those here that follow my blog … [Read more...]

felt turkey pin

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 Where in the WORLD has this year gone? We are entering the Holiday Season and still can't believe it. I have been so busy I haven't had much time for sewing and crafting. I am so glad that I took a moment and put this Sweet Little Felt Turkey Pin together so that I could share him here with you. He is just the Cutest thing and so very easy to make. You will need Felt, Glue Gun, Google Eyes and Pin/Clip. I purchased all my supplies at Jo-Ann Fabrics.   Cut out different shape feathers in … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Stuffed French Toast

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Breakfast!!! It's not my most favorite meal of the day. If I could I would pass it up every morning but that would be REALLY not good, being it's the most important meal of the day. My family on the other hand could do Breakfast ALL the time, they just simply LOVE their Breakfast foods. One of their favorites was, stuffed french toast. If you have been on the hunt for a Fabulous Gluten Free French toast, then look no further. This recipe for Udi's Stuffed French Toast is off the charts … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich

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Having to go on a GLUTEN FREE diet can be overwhelming for some. We have found that some of the most common questions we get are... What am I going to do about Bread? What GF Breads are the best? Do GF Breads taste good? What about Pasta? I can remember having those same questions and concerns when we first set out on our GF quest. I felt lost and overwhelmed, knowing that I had a hungry family to feed. And, the BIG concern was are they going to like it.I am so thankful for companies like Udi's … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

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Gluten Free Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes. I remember one Classroom party  in particular. I was in the 6th grade and it was one of my classmates birthday. In typical BIRTHDAY fashion, her mom showed up during the school day, bearing Delicious Birthday treats for the whole class to enjoy. I will NEVER forget seeing these UH-MAZING cupcakes, they looked just like, REAL ice cream cones! WHAT!?!?! I was so perplexed at how my friends Mom, got these CUPCAKES into the Ice Cream Cones. I just had to know … [Read more...]

Kermit the Frog Polymer Clay Jewelry

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The MUPPETS!!! Who doesn't LOVE the Muppets. We are HUGE Muppet fans ( Especially the Vintage ones ) with the new release of  Disney's, Muppets Most Wanted movie. We wanted to share with you, how to make Kermit the Frog, Polymer Clay Jewelry to wear and get you in the Muppests Most Wanted Mood. So FUN, Right!?!? Now, unfortunately, the Sad truth is, I STINK at working with Polymer Clay. However, I am so thankful my Son LOVES to and enjoys making pieces to share. You will want to … [Read more...]

How to Paint Glass Vases

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  Doesn't that sound LOVELY! To be painted the colors of Spring.   Spring is here and I couldn't be happier. Spring is my most FAVORITE of ALL Seasons. Everything about it makes me LOVE it. New life, Perfect Temperatures, Family Vacations, Planting Gardens and Beautiful Colors. Just the thought of these things, makes me so HAPPY! So how about we do some simple Spring crafting/decorating. I found these Glass Bud Vases at Michaels. With my handy coupon I paid just over $5.     I … [Read more...]

How to make a Hot Air Balloon Applique

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 How to make a Hot Air Balloon Applique. Applique is one of my favorite things to do. I love being able to create an image or picture, out of piecing fabric together. There is something so Fun and Challenging about it. When the kids were smaller I use to Applique practically everything they wore. I find myself doing it less and less these days. So piecing this Hot Air Balloon together was a lot of fun. Applique is a lot like putting together a puzzle. Maybe that's why I like it so much, I LOVE … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Rainbow Carrot Muffin Cake

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Gluten Free Rainbow Carrot Muffin Cake. We are loving all the Fresh Organic Vegetables that are coming into season. Especially these Rainbow Carrots, they are so Beautiful to look at and they are even Sweeter to eat. So far we have been enjoying them on their own, in Salads and even pickled. We had an extra box of Glutino's Muffin Mix in our pantry. We were just about to make some basic muffins when the thought hit, Why not make a Rainbow Carrot Muffin Cake. The thought alone sounded … [Read more...]