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Scrapbook Paper Collage Canvas Art ~ Zebra & Elephant

My daughter and I made more collage canvas art pieces featuring jungle animals. (You can see the hippo and tiger that we made before HERE.) First, we did a purple elephant on an aqua background. Then, she changed her mind and did a zebra on a pink background. The ribbon on the edges has polka dots. One thing we learned is that using larger pieces for the background reduces the bubbles.  All it takes is…

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Easy Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

Today I am sharing one of our best family recipes! We always called this “Silly Cake” because it has no eggs and mixes up right in the pan. It is perfect if you have an egg allergy or if you ran out but still want chocolate cake. Also, having no bowl to wash is great if you don’t like washing dishes. Are you sold on this cake yet? You should be. It is awesome! Also,…

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You are my Sunshine Wood Sign

Just a little peek at something else that I made recently. It was a particularly dreary week when I made it, so the irony was not lost on me. I wasn’t too sure about they yellow letters, but outlining them in pink seemed to do the trick! Have a great weekend!

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Crock Pot Corn Potato Chowder

Yeah, I wasn’t sure about that combination at first.  What happened was that I was using my divided crock pot to make baked sweet potatoes and I needed another side dish for the other half that would cook all day instead of just a few hours. Well, I found several different recipes for corn chowder and ended up mashing them together to make my own. It was surprisingly good! I figured that I better write…

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Scarves- Crochet and Sewing

I made four scarves this year for Christmas. The first was a basic, crocheted infinity scarf for my mom. I forgot to take a picture. The second was made the same way, but a bit smaller for my 10yo. Well, she thought it was too long, but not long enough to loop around twice, so I offered to rip it out and redo it. I ended up making a smaller cowl with a shell stitch.…

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