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Topic: 'Life is Berry Sweet' Strawberry Swap (Signup CLOSED; Sendouts 9/24/18)  (Read 3155 times)
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« Reply #50 on: September 14, 2018 01:44:23 PM »

I have to agree about the chocolate covered strawberries. My package was delivered to craftADDchick yesterday!
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« Reply #51 on: September 14, 2018 03:29:56 PM »

Oh, oh, oh, exciting!

I've been working on things. I think they are coming out ok and can only hope the little girl they are for will think so as well Smiley.

I like the way strawberries looks & smell. Mashed up they can be a lovely skin treatment. The teeny wild ones are delectable & a joy to find growing wherever they may. My children love to eat the large domesticated berries, jellies & jams, those are not for me.
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« Reply #52 on: September 14, 2018 03:38:05 PM »

I forgot to answer my own question!  I think my favorite is strawberry shortcake, made with balsamic macerated berries, on top of homemade biscuits rather than cake, and topped with vegan coco whip.

Meanwhile, I finished my medium just now, and I love how it came out.  Hopefully kittykill will too!
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« Reply #53 on: September 14, 2018 04:06:30 PM »

Even better if you split and grill the biscuits with butter in a hot skillet.
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« Reply #54 on: September 14, 2018 05:44:51 PM »

I am not big on fruit flavors in general, but I make an exception for berries fresh-picked from my garden.  Smiley  When I was a kid & the rest of my family had strawberry shortcake, I had the shortcake or biscuits plain.

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« Reply #55 on: September 14, 2018 06:41:23 PM »

My favorite strawberry snack is a toasted sesame seed bagel slathered with butter and topped with strawberry jam. In second place is strawberry shortcake with the biscuit-style shortcake.

And, my package did indeed arrive! Ill post in the gallery on Sunday!
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I have texture issues with food, I can't handle mushy food at all. So a nice bowl of chopped just barely ripe strawberries so they're still hard, with a sprinkle of sugar on top to make them sweeter, is my favourite berry meal.  Smiley

I bought supplies for this swap the day after I got my partner, and then decided today that I don't like them, so I went out and bought new stuff. Hopefully I can stick with these, before I run out of time.
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« Reply #57 on: September 16, 2018 12:09:28 PM »

Sent! Motivated weekend Grin.
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« Reply #58 on: September 16, 2018 12:49:08 PM »

Finished the project I started on Friday, and love how it came out.  Started something else yesterday, and am about to dive back into it now.  Hope to have it done tomorrow.  Smiley
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« Reply #59 on: September 16, 2018 05:43:35 PM »

A local ice cream maker does the most amazing strawberry ice cream in season, that might be my favorite! I usually work right up to the deadline, and this one will be no exception. But I have no plans for the coming weekend, so I will be all settled in and crafting.

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