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Sewing the Blocks of my Honeymoon Quilt

Sewing the Blocks of my Honeymoon Quilt

Duvet/Quilt Blocks I’ve finally sewn together all the blocks of my Honeymoon Quilt.  Except, I am going to make a duvet instead of a quilt because we have a need for a duvet and not a quilt at this time and I can always make the quilt using the front panels. During any project I get excited about, I tend rush headlong into it and before long, I find a grievous error that could have easily been avoided.  While sewing the […]

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Wedding Cake, Frosting, and Fondant Recipes

Wedding Cake, Frosting, and Fondant Recipes

For my New Years Resolution, I will be baking a wedding cake for my anniversary.  I’ve finally picked some designs that I like and now I’m onto logistics.  1.  Pick a DesignI’ve narrowed mine down to two selections that I really love.  What I would like to do is mix the different styles of wedding cake design but I do not know if that is possible and what it will look like.  I guess we will see in the trial run.  […]

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Starting up the Honeymoon Quilt

Starting up the Honeymoon Quilt

Shanti Stupa in Leh, Northern India For our honeymoon last year, Bill and I decided that no holds barred, we were going gangbusters.  We were in India for two weeks (way north in a town Leh which is the capital of the Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh), Bali for a week, and then had a layover in Hong Kong for 48 hours.  When I got back from the trip, I was so inspired that I wanted to make something that would last […]

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Converting to a Low Carb Diet Slowly

Awhile back, scientist found that eating sugar is just like snorting cocaine, at least to your brain.  It sparks up the same receptors and so going from a freewheeling American diet to a low carb diet is incredibly difficult.  Which brings me to my New Year’s resolution of losing some weight by going low carb.  Going from a carb diet to a low carb diet is incredibly difficult.   I do well with changes over time.  Here is a process that I’ve found […]

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