National Chocolate Day ! Brownie Mix

National Chocolate Day ! Brownie Mix

  Make this Master Mix ( with out shortening)  and put in  jars and include directions. Makes a great hostess gift with recipes using the master mix.      Master Mix 4 C Flour 1 T plus 1 tsp baking powder 1 T salt 81/2 C Sugar 21/2 C Cocoa 2 C shortening Combine first [...]

Crafts from the Home * DIY Candle making

Crafts from the Home *  DIY Candle making

Today's craft from the Home -is easy DIY Candles.  Made with used cat cans. I always have these on hand because i have a cat that only eat canned cat food, So Mom recycles  them into candle holders - perfect for the holiday .Use them outside in pumpkins or tables cape these are fun and easy [...]

Holiday Gifts * Homemade Sugar Scrubs

Holiday Gifts * Homemade Sugar Scrubs

      1 C Sugar 1/4 C    Coconut Oil 2 tsp Pumpkin spice mixture 2 tsp vanilla extract I mix it together & seal in a glass jar With a label . i make a couple of different flavors for a holiday gift basket or hostess gift. Decorate with ribbon and tags.      [...]

Waiting For Santa *DIY glass plate crafts

Waiting For Santa *DIY glass plate crafts

Happy Friday Friends :  Today's Holidays post is all about  Waiting for Santa. Does your family have special holiday traditions ?  In Louisiana it's common practice to attend Mid Night Mass while waiting for Santa. Do you leave cookies for Santa ? Do you have a special plate for Santa cookies ?  Here'e a simple [...]

Scarf *Holiday Gifts

Scarf    *Holiday Gifts

Yesterday was scarf  day ! Perfect time to make some for up coming Holidays.  So I have 2 with polar Fleece and  One with crochet .        This uses  1 piece of fabric and basic sewing  .  1 yard of fleece Cut the salvages of of fabric, Place the two pieces on top of each [...]

My Quilt Journey * Holiday gifts

My Quilt Journey * Holiday gifts

Happy Friday ! The usual Merry & Bright post is missing today but as planned some quilt fum :  My quilt journey started with a quilt for my grandmother a long time quilter ( made from a kit)  Which inspired this card later : ( No Sewing Needed)    This time of year I am doing mostly baby [...]