Monthly Archives: January 2010

Berries on Ice

Nothing new around here today.  I went in to work at 10:00.  Didn't get today's orders finished until 3:00.  Came back from lunch and worked on stuff for the cake case.  It was looking rather bare.  I love picture of … Continue reading

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Handmade birthday gift

2010_01_29 – Friday 003.png – Vox Here's the hooded terry towel robe that I made for my youngest grandson's birthday tomorrow.  I didn't have very good directions on how to make these, so I've been trying different techniques.  I like … Continue reading

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It’s spring! NOT!!

2010_01_28 – Thursday 011 But I did take this photo yesterday.  For real!  My impatients didn't do very well outside last summer, so I brought them in in pots, and now they are blooming.  They look so cheerful on gloomy … Continue reading

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Baby, it’s cold outside!

We had just a few minutes of sun this morning before the clouds took over again.  We even had more snow this afternoon, but it didn't amount to much. I got three more items listed on Etsy today.  It takes … Continue reading

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Photo Quest # 85 Cut it Out!

I wouldn't say that I ended up with a better picture than when I started, but I did figure out how to use my Microsoft Picture It! software to select an object and make layers and edit the layers!  That … Continue reading

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Close calls

Freedom Smith's blog reminded me of the closest call I've even had on the highway.  It wasn't as traumatic as her story, but it did have a bit of  heart-stopping action. At that point in time, we had a little … Continue reading

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Coming soon to Etsy!

2010_01_25 – Monday 007.JPG – Vox Not working as much has given me a chance to do some sewing, finally.  This denim table runner will show up on Etsy soon.  I would list it now, but I need to go … Continue reading

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Another signature cake

IMG_0434.JPG -Vox This is the way we get dark colors in the whipped icing.  We mix it with a concentrated colored gel, sort of like making finger paint.                    IMG_0437.JPG – Vox … Continue reading

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Birds of a feather…

2010_01_22 – Friday 001.JPG – Vox   This flock of birds shows up in this tree outside my kitchen window everyday.  I think they are getting tired of the cloudy weather, too.  At least it didn't rain today, but that … Continue reading

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It’s raining cakes!

Not really, but it got your attention, didn't it!  It isn't exactly raining cats and dogs either, but it does feel like it's been raining forever.  It really hasn't, but it's been so long since we have had sunny weather … Continue reading

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