Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Boxing Day Sale


This ad was made from my kit Winter Magic. I changed the colour from white, silver and blue to pink.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Recipes for Holiday Entertaining

MUSHROOM CAPS
Large mushroom caps {as many as you need}
1 can crab meat
1 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese
parmesan cheese to taste
shredded mazorella cheese

Mix crab, cream cheese and parmesan cheese together.
Put in mushroom caps.
Cover with shredded cheese.
COOK for 20 minutes at 350°.


HAM BALL
2 cans flakes of ham
2 8 oz. packages cream cheese
2 heaping tbsp. mayonaise
chopped green onions
1 teaspoon Keens dry mustard
2 tablespoons dillweed {or to taste}

MIX all together and shape into ball or put in fancy dish.
Serve with different kinds of crackers.



CHEDDAR SHORTBREAD BITES
These flaky, cheesey bites are easy to make and store well.
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup butter-softened
1/2 teaspoon salt
dash cayenne pepper
1 cup sharp cheddar cheese-shredded

Combine flour, butter, salt and cayenne pepper in bowl and beat at medium speed until dough forms.
Add cheese and mix until a ball forms.
Shape dough into a circle and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.
Heat oven to 350°.
Roll out dough om lightly floured surface to 1/4 inch. (It will be hard to roll at first but will soften.)
Press together any cracks that form on edge of dough.
Cut dough with cookie cutters e.g. stars, triangles, circles.
Place onto ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned around the edges.
Let cool on pan.
Makes approximatly 60 appetizers.


WHIPPED SHORTBREAD
1 cup very soft butter (no substitutions)
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
1 1/2 cups flour
1/4 teaspoon salt

Beat ingredients together until they look like whipped cream.
This is the key. You have to whip really well.
Drop by heaping teaspoons onto cookie sheet.
Bake at 325° for 18 to 20 minutes.
Cool on pan for about 5 minutes for easier handling.
Makes approximatly 3 dozen.


MARSHMALLOW ROLL
1 egg-beaten
1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
1/2 cup butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
1 package (10 1/2 ozs.) coloured minature marshmallows
1/4 cup sweet coconut
1 cup chopped walnuts

Melt chocolate chips, vanilla and butter.
Mix into the chocolate mixture the confectioners' sugar, egg and then the marshmallows.
Turn onto wax paper and shape into log.
Roll in coconut and put in refrigerater to set.
Slice when ready to use.


BRIE WITH FIG AND PEAR
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup honey
2 pears-cubed
1/2 cup cashews (optional)
1/2 cup figs-chopped

Preheat oven to 400°.
Saute pears in butter until soft.
Add figs and cashews.
Stir in honey.
Simmer until it starts to thicken.
Put Brie cheese in preheated oven for 4 to 5 minutes to soften cheese.
Take out of oven and put onto a fancy serving plate.
Pour mixture over Brie cheese.
Serve with crackers.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Winter Magic



My new kit 'Winter Magic' can be found at either of my stores.
The kit is in blue and silver. My favourite colours.
Preview is of the elements and papers.
Kit includes....
8 papers
1 quickpage
6 ribbons and bows
5 frames
18 elements
1 snowman
Drop shadow is on preview only. Kitty pics are not included. Just there to show you what the frame looks like with a pic.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Freebie Spookey Night-Download Here


A halloween freebie for you. Click on the title to download.
Scroll way down the page. There is another halloween freebie there as well.

Monday, October 19, 2009

My New Quickpages



These are my new QP's which can be purchased at my stores.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Quickpage Layout

Freebie-Download Here


Here is another quickpage freebie. Just click the quickpage title to download.

Sunday, June 14, 2009

Quickpage Layout

Freebie Quickpage-Download Here


I haven't made anything for you for quite a while. I hope you enjoy this quickpage.

Friday, June 5, 2009

Nature



This is my newest mini kit with some very unique papers. Everthing was photographed or tubed by me. It is available at any of my stores. Below are some layouts made from this kit. Commercial or personal use.

Layouts from the kit 'Nature'








Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Elements of Summer



These elements are great to add to your country and flowered themed kits. They are commercial friendly and there is also a BONUS frame with these elements.

Saturday, May 2, 2009

Elements of Spring


Great elements to add to your spring and country scrap kits. There is 1 paper that I have added and 30 elements. They are commercial friendly.

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Spring in the Country




A layout from the kit 'Spring in the Country'


This is a country themed full size kit. There is a picture of my Mother in the preview to show what the frame looks like. Picture is not included in the kit. Can be found at any of my stores.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Wine and Cream




This is just a wee kit in the wine and cream colors. It has 6 papers, 4 frames a few ribbons and elements. What you see in the previews are what is in the kit.