A Sweet Treat Just for You!

One year when baking cookies for the holidays, I decided to put a twist on a boring old gingerbread recipe. Instead of making gingerbread men for holiday revelers in need of a sugar rush, I created ballerinas which could be playful as well. This enjoyable and edible holiday DIY became an entertaining adventure in baking!... Continue Reading →

Guess and Win a 2019 Card!

Another year and I still haven't learned my lesson. I put off making my handmade Christmas cards until after Thanksgiving. Wrangling a headstrong printer, inking with any resemblance to the family member, and cutting a zillion sheets of paper has been frustrating at times, but I finished twenty-five of them yesterday. YES! Would you like... Continue Reading →

Recapture the Magic of Christmas

Every year I try to avoid the crazy stress of the the holidays and recapture the magic of Christmas. "Oh, sure," you're thinking. With the cards and the decorating, when do I have time? I have my moments when I am swept up and experience that wonderful feeling where anything is possible. You can too.... Continue Reading →

Win a Handmade Christmas Card!

It's time to guess and win a card! One of my Christmas traditions is to draw a family Christmas Card. It's almost done. I'm toying with adding something to the last drawing. Yes, there are three illustrations this year. No popups. Whew! I had to draw a line (pun intended) to save my sanity. A... Continue Reading →

Twinkle, Illustration, and Elves

I'm ready for the next project on my long list. It's my absolute favorite. Can you guess? Nope. I'm not wrapping presents. I always leave that chore until the last minute. I'm not hanging the stockings. NOTE TO SELF: I need to buy sticky tack. I'm not writing my letter to Santa. I'm playing with... Continue Reading →

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