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Sale Alert!

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BIRTHDAY SALE ALERT!!


These babies along with some other pretty stuff  are now on sale on my Facebook page.
Shimmy on down there to have a look.

I will be posting more photos during the week so keep your eyes peeled for surprises!

Also, a portion of the sales will be donated to PAWS --
Philippine Animal Welfare Society.

See you there!!













purpleluggage floral headbands

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Just a little info on the floral headbands I just posted. A lot of people have been asking about them saying they look so pretty and dainty but wonder why they're priced differently than most headbands out in the market, so I wanted to give you guys a little peek into what actually goes into making these pretty floral pieces :)


I begin by making the petal canes I will use to make flowers. I usually make them by batches so i always have several canes with the same color scheme.










When I've made enough canes, i cut very thin slices from these petal canes and make the flowers by hand, building each flower petal by petal.





And when I've made enough flowers I assemble them and lay them out on a brass finish headband base and bake the whole shebang in the oven. The whole process ( from making canes to baking to post-curing processes) takes about two days. yep. Two days.






So although they do cost more than your average headband, you're sure that each piece is unique and made with lov…

rainy day baking

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found this recipe on simmertilldone.com and i found it perfect since i had dogs that eat virtually anything i might have forgotten to put back.

I made 2 batches. The first one i thought came out too dry, so i added a little more liquid to the second one. turns out a drier dough's better since it dries out faster making the biscuits nice and crunchy, i left the second batch in the oven a bit longer so they have a chance to crisp up. they're really easy to make since the recipe only called for a few ingredients AND my dogs are crazy about them!--then again they'd eat ANYthing. i'm definitely making more of these when my doggies finish these and i'll try adding a bit of chicken liver-- oh, they are going to flip!

i just love how they all turned out nice and brown and crunchy, don't you?



after i made the cookies, i fixed myself a dinner of vegetable and chicken chowder, toasted wheat bread and plunked my tired butt in front of the tv to watch mirror,mirror-- it was…