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

Posts made in May, 2012

Swedish Pancakes

These quick and easy Swedish pancakes are a staple from my childhood (yes, I’m part Swedish, so there). Thanks mom for always making these for us! Ingredients:2 T butter1 C milk2 eggs1/4 t salt1/2 C flour1 T baking powder Step 1: Blend all ingredients well. Step 2: Pour about 1/3 C of batter into a hot, greased skillet. Tilt the skillet around so that the entire bottom gets covered with a nice circle of batter. Flip when the one side is...

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Tank Top to Baby/Toddler Dress

Tank Top to Baby/Toddler Dress

I got this tank top for $0.10 at a church rummage sale and thought it would make a cute summer dress for Ada. I know you’re not going to have the same tank, but you can use the same basic concepts and make one for your little one! It’s still a little big on her, I didn’t mean for it to be so revealing, but hey, if you’ve got it, flaunt it, right? Step 1: The first thing we’re going to do is slim up the top a bit...

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Weekend Sweets: Cheesecake Bites

I was trying to come up with a quick and fun dessert for my mom’s graduations that looks fancy but is easy to make and I came up with these little cheesecake bites. This picture does not do them justice, probably because this picture is terrible! Ingredients:2 C milk1 (8oz) package cream cheese1 (3.4oz) package white chocolate instant pudding mix1 package vanilla cream sandwich cookies (golden oreos work well)cut fruit for toppingTinfoil...

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Fat Quarter Friday: Bow Tie

Fat Quarter Friday: Bow Tie

For this week’s Fat Quarter Friday, we have a special guest appearance: my husband. Brian actually decided to tackle this project when he (for some reason) decided that he wanted a bow tie. (Yes, my husband can sew, and yes, he’s still macho.) It’s based on this project by Martha Stewart, but adapted to fit within a single fat quarter. These would make very simple, inexpensive gifts for father’s day, I think, or just...

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Weekend Sweets: The Best Chocolate Chip Recipe You’ll Ever Try

Warning: These cookies are like crack: you will always crave them and a little bit is never enough. If you have a problem with delicious chocolate, turn back now! This is the only chocolate chip recipe my family uses. Everyone who tries them asks for the recipe. We got the recipe from this lady at my parent’s church, Evelyn Jensen, whom Brian and I are seriously considering naming our second daughter after. We don’t actually know...

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