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Check Out My Christmas Present! And Find Out How You Can Make One Just Like It!

reverse-applique-pillow1

I seem to have accumulated a bit of a collection of cool things I want to share - mostly about other crafters! Rather than share it all in one big post, over the next couple weeks I am sprinkling these short little "share posts" in among my bigger "regularly scheduled" posts! And I am starting with this very cool Reverse Applique Pillow made by Sister Diane over at Craftypod!

Small Quilt Block Becomes a Tide Pool Pillow

Tide Pool Pillow finally completed!

Tide Pool Pillow WIP is finally finished!!!! I am so excited to share, I haven't even cut all the stray threads off yet!!!

August Vacation: Recipe for Greek Salad with Shrimp Scampi

Greek Salad with Shrimp Scampi

Greek Salad with Shrimp Scampi! One of our most favorite summertime dinners! Light fare that is very quick and easy to prepare, and yet satisfyingly filling - and absolutely yummy! A lovely Greek family treated us to this dinner salad years ago and I taught myself to recreate it for my sweetie. I hope you will enjoy!

Christmas and Winter Holiday Cookies: Speculaas

Traditional speculaas

Speculaas! A Dutch treat beloved throughout much of northern Europe and eaten at the celebration of St. Nicholas (Sinterklaas in the Netherlands) on December 5th, as well as throughout the Christmas holiday season!

Christmas and Winter Holiday Cookies from Around the World

Old world Christmas cookies

Christmas Cookies! Most all of us love to eat Christmas cookies! And many of us make baking Christmas cookies an important part of our holiday celebrations. I am no exception!!! From the day long ago when, for the very first time, my great grandmother allowed me to roll and cut Christmas sugar cookies, I have been, well, nearly obsessed with making - and eating - Christmas cookies!

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