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Silver fox and baby Afghan

October 26, 2017
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Silver fox and baby Afghan

 I have a new and sudden love for all things Amigurumi! Amigurumi is the art of crocheting dolls and animals. This is my first attempt and I have some wonderful tips of how to do things better than I did. I have been crocheting for 36 years I started when I was six years…

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Holiday Mesh Wreath

December 30, 2016
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Holiday Mesh Wreath

Holiday Mesh Wreaths These are such a fun project. When you make these the mesh you cut will be enough for 2 wreaths. To get started you need … 2 large wire wreaths with pipe cleaner ties 2 kinds of ribbon 3 rolls of mesh (each a different color) a hand full of decorative picks…

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Halloween Banner

September 19, 2016
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Halloween Banner

I love Halloween! I am so excited about this amazing banner! I used my exacto knife a lot. Add a bit of paint, glitter, gems, and ribbon and then it’s amazing! For the skeletons I used crackle paint! I painted the base black, then painted on the crackle. You need to let it dry and…

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Jalapeno Tomatillo Ranch

August 12, 2016
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Jalapeno Tomatillo Ranch

Our favorite Ranch ever! It goes perfect with a sweet Pork burrito. It is incredibly easy to make! You need, 1 cup of Buttermilk, 1 cup of  Mayo, 2 Tomatillos, 1 or 1/2 Jalapeno (depends how spicy), 1 clove garlic, Ranch powder, Juice of 1 Lime, and 1/2 bunch of Cilantro. Chop everything and blend…

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Teriyaki BBQ Meatballs

August 5, 2016
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Teriyaki BBQ Meatballs

When Crafts By Friends get together, we eat well! We love to try new fun things! The Meatballs take 40 minutes to cook so you start those. You use 1/2 the bottle Teriyaki Glaze, 1/2 the bottle original barbecue sauce, and 1/2 cup of water. While those are cooking you cut up the tomatoes, and…

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Camping S’mores Cones

July 10, 2016
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Camping S’mores Cones

A fun twist on S’mores! They tasted great, but did take a bit longer than regular S’mores. This way really provided a good variety! We had mini white Marshmallows and mini fruit Marshmallows White chocolate chips and milk chocolate chips crushed butterfingers and toffee Everyone mixed and matched as they wanted, into the sugar cones.…

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Camping Breadsticks and Dutch Oven Pizza

July 10, 2016
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Camping Breadsticks and Dutch Oven Pizza

  Our family loves to camp! Part of the fun is making amazing food while camping!   Our first dinner for this camp trip was bread sticks and pizza. This really excited the kids, we had never tried these camping before. It was surprisingly easy! Fantastically delicious!     The bread sticks are what we…

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Pigs in a blanket chili cheese dip

February 12, 2016
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Pigs in a blanket chili cheese dip

  Super Bowl Dip First put softened cream cheese, 1 can of beanless chili, and 1/2 cup shredded cheese in a dish and mix together 1 can of cresent rolls and 1/2 package of little smokies. Cut each triangle into 3 smaller triangles. roll each smoky in the dough lay them around a baking dish.…

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Christmas Mesh Wreath

February 9, 2016
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Christmas Mesh Wreath

      Cut the mesh into strips of 9 inches. buy a wreath with pipe cleaners on it. Using 3 or more colors, accordion fold each color and tie onto the wreath in order around the wreath and make sure each tie has 3 deep one of each color Then tie on cute ribbon…

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Ceramic Christmas Jars

December 19, 2015
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Ceramic Christmas Jars

    Ceramic Christmas Jars These were fairly simple to put together. You can find the plain white ceramic jars at most craft stores, such as; Micheal’s, Porter’s, Hobby Lobby, JoAnn’s etc. I just used regular acrylic paint. You can have someone cut your vinyl or you can cut it yourself on a cricut. Then…

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