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1  COOKING / Dessert / New Englander's Egg Nog on: December 21, 2009 08:51:42 PM
As I left Dunkin Donuts with my iced coffee, my hair blowing wildly in the snow, I thought fondly of the egg nog that my mom was supposed to be buying. That was one drink they did not have at college. But alas, egg nog is really not THAT cold. Sure, it's about the same temperature as every other beverage in the fridge, but I want me a FROZEN drink. So then my dear friend Zack came over, and we pondered this predicament, and finally came up with....ready?... New Englander's Egg Nog!
It's a very simple recipe, and a billion people may have done it before, but we would like our moment. So here is the lovely little recipe

New Englander's Egg Nog (2 Servings)
Put roughly 6 scoops vanilla ice cream into a blender
Cover ice cream with egg nog to 3/4 point (Eye ball it. This is your smoothie. You OWN this smoothie!!!)
Toss in some pumpkin pie spice for good measure. Just a bit. Let's not get crazy.
Blend until you're satisfied
Pour into glasses and garnish with ground nutmeg if desired.

We proudly took pics of our drink for your viewing pleasure
2  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 41 ENTRIES / Re: One Jolly Dragonfly on: August 09, 2009 07:39:13 PM
I love the look - how did you manage to break up the jolly ranchers? Those things are rather thick!

I stuck them on some waxed paper and put them in the oven, but they stuck to the waxed paper, so then I tried parchment, which worked nicely. Then once they melted, I let them re-harden, and broke them up. It was sticky, but fun. =)
3  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 41 ENTRIES / One Jolly Dragonfly on: August 05, 2009 07:50:47 AM
When I first read about this challenge, I thought of making a mosaic from jolly ranchers. I had been to TJ Maxx earlier in the day, and saw some cute sea-inspired mosaics, and I thought it was super cool. I had never tried them before, but figured it would be worth a shot. So enough chit-chat, here is the outcome.

On the kitchen table!

On the dinning room table!


Here it is unfinished. I drew the image I wanted onto a piece of cardboard, then I would cover small areas at a time with white frosting, break up the jolly ranchers, and stick 'em on.


Oh, PS, the sprinkles coming from the bottom part is NOT dragonfly poop. It's happy draonfly magic sparkles.  Grin
4  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Autumn Thigh-highs Anyone? on: February 22, 2009 02:14:21 PM
Would it be alright if I joined? I have some yarn that I think would be awesome for this, though might be too thick. But I guess I'll just have to find out. Smiley
5  COOKING / Recipes and Cooking Tips / Re: The worst thing to feed my family at Holiday festivities... on: December 29, 2008 01:57:08 PM
At first glance, I thought the recipie was going to be this one

http://www.bbqaddicts.com/blog/recipes/bacon-explosion/

Though both are similar, I thought I'd share this one, which looks almost even more heart stopping-er. O_o
6  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Elephant Army on: October 11, 2008 02:34:38 PM
Awww. I love those. Very sweet. I personally like them best with eyes. But without is just as cute. I don't think there is any way to ruin an elephant. 
7  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: Housewarming Necklace and Yolly's Birthday Beads! on: October 03, 2008 05:36:17 PM
Ooh, I like those a lot. Nice work.
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Sexy Leather Pants ( img heavy..i'm a Photographer lol) on: September 12, 2008 07:11:57 PM

In this first image...these pans make my but fan freakin tastic lol

I don't know if this is too awkward to say, but when I saw the pants I was like "Wow! They DO!" So I mean nice pants, nice butt. In a totally non awkward way. =)
9  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Military men dress on: August 07, 2008 09:07:04 AM
Oh my gosh, I love that. It's so cute. And I agree, the "boyish" pattern with the girly dress makes for a cool impression.
10  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: tank top and childhood indian costume into a fun sun dress {image juicy} on: July 21, 2008 03:13:35 PM
The whole thing is so cute. The pockets especially made me smile. Great job  Cheesy
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