Archive For The “Non-Flow Blue” Category

Weekend kitchen goals

By | October 5, 2012

This weekend I am planning on baking sone sweets for Grandma Bev and Grandpa Bill. I have three recipes I found on Pinterest. If all goes well I will post after pictures. Flourless Oatmeal Cookies Amish Caramel Brownies from Scratch

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Future Project: DIY cake stand and cookie stands

By | September 9, 2012

This weekend I hung around the house and continued working on painting the buffet. I am having some problems with it but I am trying not to give up. Through random browsing I came across a really cute project that I am planning on trying. This one seems simple, quick, and inexpensive. I am going […]

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What’s on Craigslist today?

By | August 28, 2012

I love shopping at estate sales but craigslist is always an interesting place to search for dishes. Sometimes you can find great deals and other times you come across people trying to pull a fast one. Here is what I found today: I searched “flow blue” and found this expensive platter. It seems overpriced but […]

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This weekend: baking, foreign exchange student potluck, estate sales, buffet project, and the fabric store

By | August 27, 2012

  This weekend we were invited to a welcome potluck for the foreign exchange student program. My daughter has been begging us to host a German girl so I have been communicating with some people at AFS. They kindly invited us to their welcome potluck. It was a lot of fun. I am hoping that we […]

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Public Service Announcement

By | August 27, 2012

  I have neglected this blog for a while because I have not been fortunate to come across any flow blue in the last few months.  Partly because I have been busy with other things but also the places that I have been looking have not had any.  Rather than continuing to neglect this blog […]

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Super Bowl birthday party

By | February 10, 2012

Last weekend I hosted a Super Bowl birthday party for my mom.  Lucky for me red is her favorite color so I was able to incorporate my Valentine’s Day gingerbread house and my red place mats.  In addition to the birthday cake, we also had oatmeal chocolate chip cookies (I got the recipe from The […]

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More hobnail milk glass pieces

By | January 31, 2012

I got 2 more pieces in the mail from my friend Mitra and I love them.  She sent me a cute hobnail milk glass single stem vase and a large hobnail milk glass candy dish.  I love them both and I will most likely use both pieces this weekend at my mom’s birthday party.

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Sunday Fun-day: Valentine’s Day Edition

By | January 29, 2012

Today I turned an unused Trader Joe’s gingerbread house kit leftover from Christmas into a Valentine’s Day gingerbread house. I bought a $1.00 box of chocolate, a $1.00 bag of Valentine’s Day candy corn and used some frosting and other candies I had in my pantry to decorate. After I made the Valentine’s Day gingerbread […]

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The Treats Truck Cookbook….mmmmm….sweets…

By | January 23, 2012

I was watching the Nate Berkus show the other day and they had a segment on The Treats Truck. The recipes looked good and so I had to buy the cookbook.  I got that in the mail today too.  I am excited to try out some of the recipes.  I will probably post some pictures […]

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Hobnail, Hotcakes, and tamales

By | January 22, 2012

Today started off like any other weekend. Until late morning when the doorbell rang. My daughter opened the door and my sister. sister-in-law, nephew, mom, and dad suprised me and brought a party with them. They brought me my favorite cheese tamales from La Masocta Bakery and some delicious cupcakes from Hotcakes Bakes. I probably […]

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