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My Imagined Christmas Dinner

My Imagined Christmas Dinner

My Christmas Dinner was planned out in my head weeks in advance.  I had gorgeous imagery of a lush cornucopia of traditional delights and some new recipes to try out.  Alas, sometimes life does not work out the way we imagine.  The first inkling that I would have to give up the dashing dream of a magazine like spread on my dining room table came the night before Christmas.  When I put the little bubba to bed, she had a

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Magazine Christmas Trees

Magazine Christmas Trees

Christmas is almost here and this craft is incredibly fast and easy!  The directions can be found on the Martha Stewart website.  Suggested Tips: If you want a full 360 degree tree, use a thick magazine.  If you want a half 180 degree tree, which is great for putting on the mantle, or other smaller spaces, use a thinner Catalog. 

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The Decked Halls

The Decked Halls

A week before Christmas, I completed all the decorating and cookie baking.  Wait just a minute here, those kind of women drive me nutty!  The irony here is that I will forget my diaper bag, but somehow I’ve managed to finish all this crafty crap and baking.  It’s a good thing because I was getting tired and about to quit.  To see pictures –> click The Good Embroidery Hoop Card Doily Snowflakes Martha just gave me a nice little pat on

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Freaky Holiday! This Christmas I’m possessed by Martha!

What the hell has happened to me?   Did having a baby change my genetic structure and now I love to cook and craft?  Actually, I do like making things and even started a jewelry company, made a few mosaics, and I did finish the blocks for my wedding quilt.  On the other hand, when I was single, my friend Kevin D was (and still is) a foodie so he was having the fabulous dinner parties and I became a little lazy.  Alright, twist

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