Month: January 2011

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My NEWEST TOY! My Kindle!!!

I am so excited to purchase one of these. I had been eyeballing it for a while and then when I found out that 2 of my textbooks were Kindle eBooks that just made my day. One of my drawing books in on there as well and the graphics are GREAT! Instead of carrying around 2 huge textbooks, I am…

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GroopDealz & SheyB’s Camera Strap

I wanted to share this with everyone!!! Happy Friday, ~Kris ************************************************* SheyB Camera Strap $15! Boy do I have a deal for you! GroopDealz is showcasing the wonderful SheyB Camera Straps for $15 + $3 shipping. SWEET! If you’ve got a SLR camera, you certainly want your camera strap to reflect your creative personality. Choose from the 3 straps below…

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Don’t be afraid to use your leftovers – revisiting butter cream and fondant

You should never be afraid to “reuse” supplies that you have on hand. I made WAY too much fondant and butter cream and needed to make a dessert for my Vital Moms group for the Heights Church this morning…both butter cream icing and fondant will keep in the refrigerator for a week+. I made a double batch of home-made chocolate…

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Happy Birthday Jakey! Fondant, Chocolate Cake & Butter Cream Recipes

What a fun weekend!! (besides having Larry not feeling good)  I wanted to do something AWESOME for my nephew Jake’s birthday. I have been reading the book by Buddy, the Cake Boss and decided to make a cake covered in fondant. I had eaten a decorated one before at a scout event that had store bought fondant at it was…

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Welcome to 2011 – Back to school

It always amazes me how fast time flies. It’s 2011. How did that happen? Lar had 17 days off in December (love when he actually uses vacation time) then he was called in 4 times over that period. So, we got part of our vacation or rather our staycation. It was GREAT to have him at home, especially since he…