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« Reply #3630 on: September 05, 2012 04:51:39 PM »

I have been MIA from this site recently - sorry! I had hernia surgery, passed my dissertation proposal, have a sick husband (going to a cardiologist soon to see what is up), my eldest daughter is packing up to move away to college, my youngest is starting both 11th grade and the local community college, I am working on three different projects at work, and I am extremely broke. I ended up so stressed out that I pulled back from everything and everyone, but I am trying to pull myself back into the land of the active and positive! I have started working on a couple of craft projects trying to get myself into the swing of things - I hope to have some pictures sometime soon...

Lots of lovely projects done here! Silvermoon - love the yip yips! And congratulations mellybelly81!
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« Reply #3631 on: September 05, 2012 05:17:26 PM »

I have been MIA from this site recently - sorry! I had hernia surgery, passed my dissertation proposal, have a sick husband (going to a cardiologist soon to see what is up), my eldest daughter is packing up to move away to college, my youngest is starting both 11th grade and the local community college, I am working on three different projects at work, and I am extremely broke. I ended up so stressed out that I pulled back from everything and everyone, but I am trying to pull myself back into the land of the active and positive! I have started working on a couple of craft projects trying to get myself into the swing of things - I hope to have some pictures sometime soon...

Lots of lovely projects done here! Silvermoon - love the yip yips! And congratulations mellybelly81!


Wow, it sounds like you really have a lot on your plate right now. Hope things get a little less hectic soon. Smiley
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« Reply #3632 on: September 05, 2012 05:53:36 PM »

I love the YipYip monster and the zombie hand cross stitch!

I have been mostly working on stuff for the Adventure Time swap while finally watching Dr. Who. I'm halfway through the 2nd season and loving it!  Grin

I've been trying a lot of new recipes lately too, though I haven't been taking pics. I made a Carb free lasagna, breakfast cookies, zucchini tots, broccoli and cheese bites and zucchini bread in plain, chocolate, pineapple and lemon.
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« Reply #3633 on: September 05, 2012 06:04:08 PM »

invited myself over to pick more figs and made another batch...this time 18x 4oz jars so that Lana can give them to all of her hula teachers


now what else can I make jelly with???

ETA:  OMG!  You guys!!  I had no idea what FIGJAM was.
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« Reply #3634 on: September 05, 2012 08:24:41 PM »

Help needed. I made a batch of choc peanut butter fudge out of frosting and pb (duh) but the frosting was too dark and rich, and I can't stomach the fudge on it's own. I want to make fudge chunk cookies, but can't find a good recipe. Does anyone have a good one? My Google-fu isn't working today Sad
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« Reply #3635 on: September 05, 2012 08:34:11 PM »

Help needed. I made a batch of choc peanut butter fudge out of frosting and pb (duh) but the frosting was too dark and rich, and I can't stomach the fudge on it's own. I want to make fudge chunk cookies, but can't find a good recipe. Does anyone have a good one? My Google-fu isn't working today Sad

Do something like these sugar cookie bowls and fill them with the fudge
http://theunexperts.com/2011/07/12/sugar-cookie-bowls/
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« Reply #3636 on: September 05, 2012 09:01:46 PM »

I am working on making prayer (blessing) flags inspired by these,
http://theprayerflagproject.blogspot.com/
I am trying to mostly work them as if they were art journal pages, problem is I love the amazing colors in calico material I have found in Fat Quarters (each 18x21" quarter makes 6 flags) but they are not so easy to write, draw and paint on.  I have decided to buy a few yards of white calico so the weight will be the same and alternate the flags from painted and drawn art journal ones and simple colored ones with one or 2 words on them like "have hope" or "Enjoy Life" done in paint, embroidery or bleach pen.

When I get my first long strand done and Halloween out of the way I am going to have a prayer flag making party where everyone brings 1 fat quarter and I supply the art supplies and ribbon to hang them.  It would be a party for at least 6 people and each person would make 6 simple flags and trade them out til they have one of each color... you could have more but it is a bit of a pain.

I am also hoping to make at least 5 strands of them mostly out of the simple colored ones and one light one in the middle with a more detailed blessing for each person
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« Reply #3637 on: September 06, 2012 06:12:28 AM »

thanks for all the congratulations Smiley I am getting back into "normal" life slowly as i'm feeling less sick and have a few things to post when I can get on the computer (instead of on my phone) and upload the pics.

I've been laughing along with the fig jam revelation. I too didn't realise it was only Aussie and its been making me giggle and my husband thinks I'm a little crazy laughing at my phone.
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« Reply #3638 on: September 06, 2012 07:07:58 AM »

trina--I love the prayer flag project!  Thinking of having some of my friends over to do a party as well...I have been stamping words on plain fabric and then stitching them onto the background fabrics...I am working on a sea themed one now with batiks that remind me of the ocean...

underthemountain--hot pepper jelly is a favorite one of mine...made from jalepanoes...you don't need a lot and you can make red and green---I give them as gifts each Christmas as hostess gifts and it is the most requested item I make!
Spread on a cracker with cream cheese--oh yum...even kids like it! Cheesy
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« Reply #3639 on: September 06, 2012 02:30:13 PM »

Love the prayer flag project, trina! I can't wait to see the ocean prayer flag, always. I have been wanting to make a flag for the OMA project:

http://theprayerflagproject.blogspot.com/2012/07/call-to-artists-prayer-flags.html

But am having trouble translating my future hopes and dreams into a flag. I think I have an idea, but I'm running out of time to execute it.

And hot pepper jelly over cream cheese is one of my absolute faves. Now I'm hungry!
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