March 26, 2015 by: Marie P
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All of the adorable Easter candy at the grocery store is beckoning me to start Easter treats NOW. So we tackled green glazed minicupcakes yesterday that are happy holders for chocolate eggs. I prefer the glaze to frosting lately because it sits nicely without as much mess for little hands.
Powdered sugar doughnut glaze: 2 cups of powdered sugar, 1/4 cup milk, 1 tsp vanilla, blend then apply low heat and stir occasionally. Add a little more powdered sugar to thicken if needed. Dip your cupcakes and then add egg and sprinkles before the cupcakes set. The frosting is much more stable and set than a gooey version!
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March 25, 2015 by: Marie P
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This purple wall reminds me of an Easter egg, so it seemed the perfect backdrop to celebrate a springy day and skirts that make me want to twirl. In fact, this vintage skirt makes twirling almost mandatory because it has musical notes all over it. I'm not going out for dancing with the stars or anything but I can give a mean twirl when I need to. What are you wearing to inspire you to dance about lately?
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March 24, 2015 by: Marie P
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If you and I are interweb friends then you know about my acorn/pine cone/ wildflower gathering habits. I can't pass a chance to collect any of them for a craft or display. I even look at branches as craft supplies. These tiny acorns were collected during the week we spent with family for Thanksgiving and are smaller than the ones native to our area. That only made me happier to find them...I have extra large all the way to tiny now. To prepare acorns for painting I bake them in the oven around 200 degrees for a bit. It dries them out well and takes care of any unknown tenants. I've never had an issue with acorns I use, but I know some crafters are extra cautious depending upon conditions when they were collected. I love matching these pastel spring colors to the outfits I am finally able to wear in the warmer weather, and I hope I can share some with you. If you'd like to win a set of three colors of your choice enter the giveaway below. Two winners will get to sport some tiny spring hope with me. Open internationally, thank you for following along with us!
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