Hi I'm Skyler, and I'm into crafts, sewing, baking, and other domestic intrigue!

Posts made in April, 2012

Weekend Sweets: Oreo Pudding Cookies

These are decadent, ultra rich, and ooey gooey. Milk is a must. The recipe is from The Girl Who Ate Everything Ingredients:1 C softened butter3/4 C brown sugar1/4 C sugar1 (4.2oz) package oreo pudding mix2 1/4 C flour1 t baking soda2 eggs1 t vanilla1/4 t salt2 (2.6 oz) Cookies n Cream candy bars 1 package chocolate chips Step 1: Mix flour, soda, and salt. Set aside. Step 2: Cream butter and both sugars together. Add in the pudding mix. Once...

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Fat Quarter Friday: Simple Camera Strap Cover

Fat Quarter Friday: Simple Camera Strap Cover

Brian gave me this amazing camera for my birthday. I LOVE the camera, but the strap wasn’t really doing anything for me, so I decided to make a cover for it. I thought about making a new strap entirely, but this way I know it’s strong, and if I get tired of the fabric, it’d be really easy to take it off and whip up a new one! Materials: 1 Fat Quarter Camera Strap Step 1: Measure your camera strap from where you want the fabric...

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Ready, Set, Nerd! Quarriors Replacement Dice Bags – Gaming Draw Bags

Ready, Set, Nerd! Quarriors Replacement Dice Bags – Gaming Draw Bags

So something I haven’t shared on this blog is quite how nerdy my husband and I are. One of the geeky things we like to do is play board games, if fact we have a whole bookshelf that is overflowing with board games. We recently got this new game called Quarriors which is like deck building games, but with dice. It’s a lot of fun, but the draw bags it came with totally suck, so we made some new ones that are much better! I used the...

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Make Your Own Baby Food

We’ve been making our own baby food here, and it’s actually really easy. I thought it’d be kind of a hassle and I wasn’t sure if the money we would be saving would be worth it, but it totally is! I’ve been looking here and here for ideas and tips. We started with a baby favorite, sweet potatoes. Step 1: Wash and stab a few times with a fork. Wrap in tin foil and bake at 400 for 45 minutes or until soft. ┬áStep 2:...

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Weekend Sweets: Blueberry Custard Crunch Pie

For Brian’s birthday last weekend, I made this delicious blueberry pie. We’re not big on cake here, so birthday pie is where it’s at. With all the fresh blueberries and light flavor, this pie is perfect for summer and is almost guilt free. Well compared to the other pies I was looking at making which were around 900 calories a slice and this one is only about 300 calories a slice, yum! I found the recipe on...

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