Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Homemade Organic Applesauce

My neighbor gave me this huge bucket of apples from her tree, so of course I had to make applesauce!

I used this recipe ...

I haven't canned any yet. I left the skins on too, and the applesauce turned pink, but it was sure yummy. I'm going to make baby puree to freeze next, but I'll take of the skins first.

I'm not sure what kind of apples they are, my neighbor didn't know either, I did a Google search I think they might be Rome or Arkansas Black apples.

Yummy Homemade Organic Applesauce!

It was fun, but the applesauce came out super thick! I think it was because I only have the food grinder attachment for my kitchenaid and I actually need the fruit and veggie strainer as well.

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Triple Fudge Choclate Chip Cookies

I was in a festive mood yesterday so I decided to make some Halloween-y cookies.
I adapted a cookie recipe to my liking, and they came out oh so delish!

Here's the recipe...

1 stick Sweet Cream Butter
1 cup Sugar
1 Egg
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1/2 cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
1/3 cup Chocolate syrup
1/2 cup Buttermilk or (1/2 tablespoon lemon juice in 1/2 cup Milk)
1 3/4 cup All-Purpose Flour
1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
1/2 teaspoon Salt
2 cup Milk Chocolate Chips, set one cup a side
Festive Sprinkles

Cream butter, sugar, egg and vanilla until well blended. Combine cocoa and buttermilk and chocolate syrup in a separate bowl, beat until smooth. Add to creamed mixture. Add flour, baking soda and salt, beating just until blended. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 15-18 minutes or until centers are almost set. Remove from cookie sheet while hot, let cool.
In a double broiler (or microwave) melt the remaining milk chocolate chips until smooth & creamy, spread or dip half of the cooled cookies in the chocolate and add sprinkles, place on wax paper while the chocolate sets. Eat and try not to devour them all in one setting!

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Ice Cream Cone Rattles

This was a collaboration between me and my mother. I told her what I wanted and she crocheted them up for me and I stuffed them and added the rattle...

Ice Cream Cone Rattles

Here's Holden "modeling" it for me in his vintage jon-jon outfit.
Holden & Ice Cream Rattle

Now available in the shop!

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Hello My Name Is Gallery ~ Plush Show

If you live in or around New Haven Connecticut please stop by
Hello My Name Is Gallery on April 5th!

I made a cute eggplant plush for this show!



Thursday, March 20, 2008

Charlotte Craft Mafia in The Press!

If you don't know already, I'm in a local Craft Mafia group here in Charlotte, NC.

The Charlotte Craft Mafia is featured in the Charlotte Observer today in the Style Section. We are all so excited since this is our first big press that we've received as a group!

You can read the online version here
CCM Observer Story

And you see a slide show of our pictures here (I'm the preggo lady)
CCM Observer Pics

Thursday, March 06, 2008

Gallery Crawl Show!

Charlotte Craft Mafia Gallery Crawl Show This Weekend!

Come join the CCM on Saturday March 8th, 2008 at the Century Vintage from 6pm-10.

We'll have super fine handmade wares, yummy baked goods and more!

Hope to see you there!! ...
Century Vintage
1608 Central Ave
Charlotte, NC

Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Craftopia - Charlotte NC

The Charlotte Craft Mafia is teaming up with our local girl scouts, and together we are hosting a craft show called Craftopia.

The show is open to all, click the pic below for more info and the vendor application. Hope to see you there!

Saturday, April 19, 2008
10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
Located in SE Charlotte, near Ballantyne
10140 Providence Church Lane
Charlotte, NC 28277

Sunday, January 20, 2008

My Craft Stash - Etsy Shop!

Buy Handmade

I am a self proclaimed hoarder, collector, and pack rat.
So, I started this craft supply site as way to unclutter my life and pass the super fab goodies along to you!

I hope you enjoy all I have to offer ♥