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Sunday, April 24, 2011

Double Folded Card * two fold pocket

Double Fold Card * This card has two pockets

I really enjoy making cards that have Folds
I Hope you like this one as well

I am showing the card with two Flavored tea Bags This is just an example I plan to use this as A gift card holder card to place two separate gift cards inside
just as an idea to say hello , happy b-day , thinking of you, just because , any occasion .

Pea Salad Recipe

Garden Pea Salad
*** a spring / summer recipe ***
Recipe courtesy Paula Deen


1 (15-ounce) can very young early peas (recommended: Lesueur)
1/4 cup chopped onions
2 boiled eggs, crumbled
Salt and freshly ground pepper
2 to 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
Chopped pimento, optional
In a colander, drain peas very well. Place drained peas in a medium bowl. Add the onions, crumbled eggs, and mayonnaise, tossing to combine and coat peas. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add pimento, if using. This recipe is easily doubled or tripled.

Friday, April 15, 2011

My First Window Card *** moss green

* Window card *

moss green card stock 4 1/4 x 5 I embossed with small circles

multi green stripe 3 x 5 with window cut out

3 small orange flower brads

I stamped celebrate Easter with a clear stamp

glued little chicken inside window

I used a corner punch to round the corners only on the right side of the card

I had fun creating this card using all different shades of green
A very simple card that I made , only took me a few minutes

Friday, April 8, 2011

Make homemade salad dressing in minutes

Easy homemade salad dressings that only take a few mintues

*cider-dijon dressing *- shake together 1/4 c fresh apple cider , 3 tablesp extra virgin olive oil , 1 tablesp Dijon mustard , 1 finely chopped small shallot, 1/2 teas salt , 1/4 teas pepper, mix well * enjoy

*soy citrus dressing* shake together 3 tablesp sunflower oil m 1 tablesp each of soy sauce , fresh lime juice , & rice vinegar add toasted sesame seeds , 2 tablesp honey , 2 tablesp finley grated grapefruit zest, & 3 tablesp fresh grapefruit juice , mix well * enjoy *

*buttermilk -Pecorino dressing * shake together 3/4 c low fat buttermilk , 3/4 c finely grated Pecorino Romano cheese , 2 tablesp plain yogurt , 1 tablesp extra virgin olive oil , 1 teas finely grated lemon zest , 2 tablesp fresh lemon juice , 1/2 teas fresh ground pepper & 1/4 teas salt , mix well * enjoy

Friday, April 1, 2011

a new card I made recently * another type of fold card

* I have made several of these cards using different stamped images *

deep purple card stock 11 x 5 1/2 score at 2 & 3 3/4 turn and score again at 2 & 3 3/4 make folds

lavender card stock 2 3/4 x 3 1/4

lavender card stock 5 1/4 x 1 1 3/4 ( I used my cuttle bug to emboss the panels )

white card stock 2 1/2 x 3 ( stamp image on the white card stock )

inside : 5 1/4 x 3 1/4

have fun Ladies
please feel free to show your card when you make one from this fold , would love to see it