Monthly Archives: August 2013

Mermaids Gone Viral???

Last week, I threw a wall-eyed hissy fit.  Yep.  Completely lost it.  Why? Well, for the last month, I’ve been planning a mermaid cake.  I had NO idea how I was going to do it. I just knew I had … Continue reading

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Only 3+ months to GO!

Yeah. You guessed it.  The Desolation of Smaug hits movie theaters soon!  Which means: New soundtracks New toys New games Which brings us to the art work for the new game, “The Hobbit: Armies of the Third Age”.   Nooooo, … Continue reading

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August! Wherefore art thou?????

Not only is August whizzing by me a breakneck speed, but when I step outside, I’d swear it was October!! We have rain!!! We have had cold fronts!!  The grass is green! In August?  Yep.  And I’ve been around long … Continue reading

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Anyone hungry for cake?

I had it written. Almost. Then it got shoved aside and you know what they say…out of sight, out of mind! These are the first gumpaste roses that I feel good about.  The reason?  I took an online class from … Continue reading

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So Far, So Good: an Echeveria Update

In case you were wondering (you were, weren’t you?!), remember those Hobbity succulents that I mentioned a while back? Inspired by these photos from the Piece of Eden blog,   I spent hours in my rock garden that first day, … Continue reading

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Lord of the Rings Art: He Went That A Way

Love this!  I can’t imagine how many hours the Russian diorama artist, Alexander Krasnov spent creating this but wow.  Just wow!!  “The Guardians” measures 15.7″ by 11″ and stands approximately 25.5 “. The One Ring posted this article yesterday giving … Continue reading

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Icing 101-a taste test

Maybe the title should read “a cooking test”?  Actually, it would be honest to say “a taste test AND a cooking test”. It’s not hard. Really. And the taste borders on sin.  And on a Sunday. It’s one of those … Continue reading

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Ever hear of K-State?

I hadn’t.  Until about 30 years ago.  The first mention was probably from my sister-in-law who had attended Kansas State University a year or so. Fast forward around ten years…I am now THE cheerleader coach/sponsor for our hometown high school.  Cheerleading … Continue reading

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