60 and snowing? You bet!

This weekend I rounded up some willing participants to make snowglobes! About a month ago i saw these adorable “rustic” snowglobes for sale in a high end magazine for about $40. They were snowmen in a mason jar…i thought, I can do that!  So for the past 5 weeks, i have been collecting jars of all shapes and sizes, testing different glues and levels of glycerin/water ratios.

On Sunday we made all sorts of fun things out of clay for our own globes. I think they turned out GREAT!! Nice work.


 it seems to me that some are more smitten with each other, then the craft at hand

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In Deep

My absolute favorite season of the year is upon us and i am in deep. I started another Advent calendar this year for the Hanson Family. I just love making these and they are all sooooo different and goofy. but i love them all.

Ruby is sure that there is room in each pocket for 2 treats per day. and today is day 1! i guess that doesnt make it an official “advent” calendar but you get the point.

For Thanksgiving, i got to celebrate with the Eussen clan. i have really enjoyed meeting another Eussen uncle and his four beautiful daughters and fantastic wife! they are so much fun. We had a perfect meal and i got to make dessert…it was rich but really fun to make. It also contains 6 sticks of butter…YIKES!

I made the sweet little acorns, leaves and pumpkins out of marzipan and then dusted them with edible glitter. i will be doing that again. they are so pretty. and easy to make.

sigh, so now i am cleaning up the piles of felt bits i have left around the house and getting ready to unpack the christmas boxes. YIPPEEE!!! now all i need is snow please. 

Sam does not agree because his bits and pieces dont like being cold.