Yesterday was National Cheesecake Day, so I thought I’d kill two birds with one stone and look up a too-good-to-be-real recipe on Pinterest. I found this one for raspberry swirl cheesecake and thought that it looked a little too pretty and perfect, so I decided it was perfect for Pintertesting. Not sure what Pintertesting is?… Continue reading Pintertest #2: Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake
Tomorrow, July 31st, is Harry Potter’s 35th birthday. In honor of it, I thought it would be appropriate to share the Harry Potter charm bracelet I made about a year ago. Once upon a time, this bracelet was up for sale on my Etsy shop, but I have since learned that I had it up… Continue reading Harry Potter Charm Bracelet
July caught me off guard in how busy it was. Summer classes and preparations to reopen my Etsy shop have been huge time sucks and left me with little time to read. (My Etsy shop will be reopening in a week, so there’s not much to look at right now. Check the Jewelry section for… Continue reading Books and Beverages (#5)
Today is peach ice cream day, and since I don’t have the time to make peach ice cream from scratch, I made a sundae instead. (Another suitable alternative would be going to Chick-fil-A and getting a peach milkshake, by the way.) This recipe (I suppose we can call it that) is pretty simple and results… Continue reading Peach Ice Cream Sundae
Sometimes I’ll find myself with a bunch of leftover beads after I finish a few projects. And more often than not, I have no idea what to do with the leftover, mismatched beads. I have heard of people making cool pieces from leftover beads, so I wanted to see if I could do it to.… Continue reading What to do with Leftover Beads
In honor of Sugar Cookie Day, which was yesterday, I made some delicious sugar cookies from the Mrs. Fields Cookie Book. You can find the recipe after scrolling through some tips here. Since there isn’t a major holiday coming up, I decided to just make some simple cookies and not bother with cookie cutters. I… Continue reading Sugar Cookies!
One day browsing in the bead shop, I came upon these really pretty jasper beads. Although the label claims they are red leopard jasper, I think they look more pink. Anyway, I found some other beads to go with it, some plain crystals and some bamboo coral. I first made a necklace and had enough… Continue reading Pink Jasper Set