Lucky Shamrock Wreath + more Inspiration

"...you've gotta ask yourself one question: 'Do I feel lucky?' Well, do ya..?"  - Harry Callahan, Dirty Harry (1971)   So what is "luck" anyway?  Karma, kismet, serendipity - these are just a few positive words describing luck.  And there are more than a few symbols to aid in superstition: numbers, animals, and even objects … Continue reading Lucky Shamrock Wreath + more Inspiration

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Raspberry Mini Heart Cakes with Chocolate Ganache

They say the road to hell is paved with good intentions.  To coin a phrase, the road to my kitchen is paved with intentional recipes gone by the wayside. I get an idea in my head.  I plan it, imagine it, and it is perfect in every way.  The end result... not so much.  I … Continue reading Raspberry Mini Heart Cakes with Chocolate Ganache

Celebrating December: A Haiku

Celebrating December - a Haiku (in multiple stanzas) Snowflakes are falling Jack Frost is nipping at toes Warm, cozy fire awaits Cinnamon scented Candy cane peppermint – yum Baking up a storm Family surrounds us Love and laughter fill the air Share secret smiles Bright lights are twinkling Festivities are abound Menorahs are lit Happy Hanukkah Observe … Continue reading Celebrating December: A Haiku

Celebrating Nature: Beaded Bracelet {tutorial}

Welcome, precioussssses, to another feature by Blog with Friends!  This month we are celebrating Earth Day.  Go green with us and enjoy the projects! There was absolutely nothing about this project that went as planned.  Nothing. I want to thank a very understanding hubby, who helped me cling to my sanity as each attempt failed … Continue reading Celebrating Nature: Beaded Bracelet {tutorial}

Love Cage Captured Bead Chainmaille {tutorial}

"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage." - Lao Tzu Can you feel it yet?  Love, permeating the air around us, filling us with the overwhelming need to shower our loved ones with overpriced flowers and the sugar-induced coma of plentiful candy.  It's so romantic! Personally, Valentine's … Continue reading Love Cage Captured Bead Chainmaille {tutorial}