Archive for the ‘Crafts’ Category

Pineapple-Orange Martini

We’ve had quite a bit of juice around the house since we bought the Zoku. So, last night we got creative and made our own cocktails.


We used:

  • About 1/4 cup of orange juice
  • 3 table spoons of pineapple juice
  • 1 tablespoon of pink lemonade
  • A splash of Gin
  • 3 tablespoons of vodka
  • Sugar on the rim

They were very tasty!

Also, if you’re looking for some more new recipes, Jerika over at Mrs. Cummings RX has quite a few on her blog along with many other crafty ideas like these corky coasters.


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On Friday, I received a copy of the Wisteria catalog in the mail, and while browsing through, this painting caught my eye.

I’ve been looking for something rather plain but colorful to add to the guest room. Upon further investigation however, something about the texture of the painting bothered me. It just didn’t have the “flow” that I wanted.

So, for much less than I would have paid online, I made one!



Overall, I am much happier with the result, and I had fun as well. (By the way, please ignore the hideous tile. It will be gone soon!)

Now, we just have to wait a few weeks for it to dry (ugh!) and we can hang it up. What do you think of the result?

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Sure, it took some creativity and a little bit of work, but I’m pretty happy with how they turned out.

I purchased these tea towels at Ikea for only 49 cents each! Then, I brought them home an painted them to use in my kitchen. đŸ™‚

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