Archive | March, 2012

Crispy Mustard Chicken and Millet with Almonds, Orange and Currants

    Crispy Mustard Chicken    cooking spray 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves 1/4 cup dijon-style mustard 1/4 cup miracle whip free 1/4 cup finely chopped scallion including green tops 1 1/2 cups bread crumbs 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper 1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Lightly coat a baking sheet with vegetable oil […]

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Upcycle a Viactiv Container for Gift Giving

Upcycle a Viactiv Container for Gift Giving

  My Crafty Best Friend Forever (CBFF) Jenny of Craft Test Dummies had a birthday last week and I made her a few gifts. Because, hey, if you’re going to give handmade gifts why not give them to a crafty friend who will really appreciate them. Right? Anyway, I wanted to wrap the gifts and […]

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Easter Craft Round Up

Easter Craft Round Up

  I’ve spent some time this week spring cleaning my office and studio so I haven’t been creating quite as much as usual. So instead of a tutorial or other crafty bit of goodness I have a little collection of Easter Crafts from past posts. I’m not HUGE on Easter so there aren’t tons but […]

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The Importance of Having Your Personal Space

  My personal space is in my bedroom. This cozy, comfy room has been a key in keeping my marriage going. And no, I’m not talking about “hanky panky” here. When W and I first got married we became an instant family, a “blended” family. We had four children (ages 6-12) between us and we […]

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Inspiration Sunday – A Photo to Sketch or Daydream About

  Back in January I purchased some beautiful coffee cups and saucers for a display I put together for CHA. I’d also thought about doing some art based on the dishes and food but I never really got it underway. I love the colors of the white, white porcelain and the various shades of beige, […]

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Fabulous Friday – 5 Wreaths to Make for Spring

  Welcome to FABULOUS FRIDAY! It’s a day where I share some of my favorite projects from around the web this week and thank my top three referrers (3 fellow bloggers) for the traffic they sent my way in the past 7 days. Today’s Fabulous Friday Topic is: 5 Wreaths to Make for Spring   […]

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Thrifting Thursday – Today’s Thrift Store Haul

  I have been DYING to get out to the thrift store the past few weeks but between my crazy schedule and the fact that I already have some thrift store items on hand that I haven’t done anything with me has kept me away. But today I just couldn’t resist! After all, it’s Spring […]

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Push, Change, Grow – Inspirational Mixed Media Wall Hanging

    Today I have a craft project to share that is a part of a super-fun challenge. I belong to a group of craft bloggers who have taken on a challenge from Scribble Shop. It’s kind of like an “Iron Chef” competition only with craft supplies. All of the participants received a box of craft […]

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