Monthly Archives: November 2018

Cranberry Upside Down Cake Reprise

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I’ll be making my favorite Thanksgiving Day dessert this week, and I thought you might like a reminder of this delicious recipe I blogged about several years ago. This cranberry upside down cake is a delicious and beautiful tribute to the sweet tart cranberry. I think you’ll find it a new tradition on your holiday table!

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Clodhoppers

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ClodhoppersIt’s funny how a chance thought morphs into something memorable. That happened to my BFF as she wondered about the word clodhopper. She looked up the word online, which lead her down the rabbit hole of definitions, images, and tangents. Once she learned that Canadians make a special treat called clodhoppers, she was off and running to the grocery store. Read the rest of this entry

Golden Cross

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img_6069I had an idea for a small memento for Christmas gifts. What could be hard about a small wooden plaque and a painted cross? You would think that it would be easy, but the more I tried, the worse it got. In the photo above, you can see where I started. I painted two small wooden plaques from Hobby Lobby black. I then drew a white cross with acrylic paint on each and used some silver leaf to embellish it. CRAP ALERT: It didn’t really work to my satisfaction. Being a true crapsperson, I knew I could try another step, so out came the pink spackle. Read the rest of this entry