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

Posts made in March, 2013

Happy Easter

Happy Easter

Hope everybody had a happy Easter! We enjoyed a quiet lazy day as a family. Brian made breakfast while Ada enjoyed getting her Easter basket and collecting eggs around the house. I love this little...

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Weekend Sweets: Classic Apple Crisp

Weekend Sweets: Classic Apple Crisp

I had a few sad and  neglected apples left in my fridge this week. They were just begging to be made into a delicious apple crisp, I really had no choice… This recipe is amazing. It’s good hot with ice cream, or cold without (if you’re like me, and you just like to sneak bites of the leftovers from the fridge). Ingredients: 8 C sliced tart apples (4 medium/large) – I left the peel on 1 C sugar 1 T flour 1 t...

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Fat Quarter Friday: Superhero Cape for Little Ones

Fat Quarter Friday: Superhero Cape for Little Ones

This week I decided to make something to put in Ada’s Easter basket. I thought to myself “what would be something that both Ada and Brian would enjoy?” And then the answer came to me, adorable toddler wearing a superhero cape, duh! (sorry about the “duh” it just kind of slipped out of the 12 year old me). Anyway, I thought I was being really clever. The idea: great. The process: easy. The result: pretty darn cute....

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Tiled Table and Chair Makeover

Tiled Table and Chair Makeover

If you’re cheap frugal like me, you love getting free things. Free samples, free food, and free furniture. When my sister moved in to her house, the previous owners left this table and chair set. Being the penny pincher I am, snatched it up. Why would I want a oak and burnt orange tiled table you ask? Well, I thought it had some potential. The tile was an interesting idea, just poorly executed. So, 3 1/2 years later I’ve finally...

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Weekend Sweets: Carrot Apple Muffins

Weekend Sweets: Carrot Apple Muffins

I know I posted muffins last week, but too bad, we freaking love muffins over here, so you’ll just have to deal. Haha, just kidding, sort of. These are a tasty and healthy muffin choice the whole family will love! I’m also pretty proud of these because I made them up! Hooray for me! I found several carrot muffin recipes, but none of them were quite what I was looking for, so here you go… Ingredients: 1 C wheat flour 1 C white...

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