Month: December 2012

Graham Cracker Houses

It’s that time of year to make and decorate a gingerbread house. But who has time to bake a house with all the other things on your “to do” lists! Sure you can buy those kits, with the cardboardish gingerbread pieces, strange glue like…

Holiday Candy

The first job that I ever had when I was 15 years old was an Oompa Loompa. Okay, so I didn’t work for willy Wonka, but I did make chocolates. I worked at a tiny chocolate shop that specialized in hand painted chocolates. There…

Salt Dough Ornaments

Growing up going to preschool in Crescent HIll, I remember making Christmas ornaments out of dough with cookie cutters. (Not sure why I never thought of making them when I taught preschool.) This year I knew that I wanted to make cute ornaments for…