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

Posts made in June, 2012

Quick Baked Maple Apple

This is a great sweet treat for those who are trying to watch their calories. I got this recipe from the Biggest Loser, but it’s actually really good and easy and you can make it with stuff you have lying around, unlike some of the other BL recipes. This totally satisfies your sweet craving with minimal calories! (Which is important this week because I totally ate way too much of the peanut butter fudge I made last week!) Ingredients:1...

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Fat Quarter Friday: Snack Bags

Fat Quarter Friday: Snack Bags

This week I made some reusable snack bags. These are perfect for dry snacks like cheerios or goldfish, and not so much for wet snacks like apple slices. They are however machine washable, so after you use them, just toss them in the wash! I used the tutorial from CraftyStaci with some of my own changes and additions. One fat quarter will make two sandwich size bags and two snack size bags. If you go to CraftyStaci’s tutorial, she also...

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Jean Quilt – Outdoor Picnic Quilt

Jean Quilt – Outdoor Picnic Quilt

Ok, I know, you’re thinking “eww, why would you want a jean quilt?” Well, I had a bunch of old ripped up jeans taking up room in my stash and thought they would make a nice durable outdoor quilt, perfect for summer picnics. I have lots of other cute quilts, but I feel guilty taking them outside, hence the jean quilt was born. This blanket is also great because it’s fairly heavy and thick, so you don’t feel all the...

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Weekend Sweets: Peanut Butter Fudge

Who says it needs to be Christmas to make fudge? Not me. This peanut butter fudge recipe from Just Because I am Me is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G (and really easy). I’ve tried around ten different recipes from her blog, mostly dinner stuff, and they’ve all been so freaking good! Go check out her blog for tons of deliciousness. The original recipe doesn’t call for chocolate, but I thought “What’s better than peanut butter? ...

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Headbands from T Shirts

Headbands from T Shirts

I was getting a little tired of people saying “what a cute boy you have!” so I decided to make little Ada some comfy headbands. I know you can buy these for cheap, but them seem to pinch her head, plus, mine are cuter. Materials: Some old shirts Hot glue Optional for wide headband: serger Depending on your baby’s age, or if they have a abnormally big/small head, you will want to adjust the length you cut your strips, but I...

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