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Quiche Cups

Every Sunday morning in my house I make brunch. It can vary from scrambled eggs and pancakes to omelettes and yogurt parfaits. My menu usually includes amazing maple turkey and apple wood smoked bacon from the Amish Market. Sometimes I get in the mood to be creative and make a… Read more

Petite Scrapbook

With our digital age, everyone views pictures with their phones and through the Internet but I guess I am just old school when it comes to photos. I still love having a beautiful album of captured memories that you can actually hold and flip through. A small scrapbook is easy… Read more

Indoor Herb Garden

There is nothing quite like cooking with fresh herbs…whether you are preparing a simple mozzarella and tomato salad garnished with fresh basil or asparagus, potato frittata seasoned with fresh thyme.  I like to have a small indoor herb garden in the kitchen for easy access when cooking and it also… Read more

DIY Beach Decor Surf Shop

I love the summertime and one of my favorite things to do is have a fun cookout or get together with friends. Here is one of my beach decor creations for either a beach-themed party or just for fun! I created this Surf Shop from household items and inexpensive things… Read more

How to Make a Cactus Planter

As a child, I thought the coolest plant in the world was a cactus, especially the grafted cactus with the colorful top. I would always ask for one for my birthday but I could never seem to keep it alive. I guess I was too young to realize that this… Read more

Anytime Fresh Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies

What could be more satisfying  than a fresh batch of warm, straight from the oven chocolate chip cookies with macadamia nut ? In certain circles, I am known more for my chocolate chip cookies than my designs and crafts because I love to give my signature cookies, still warm with… Read more