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Monday, April 13, 2009

How peeps are made

How peeps are made
For generations, little marshmallow Peeps have been a staple of children's Easter baskets across America. Find out what goes into making the little guys.

Quote by~Anne Bradstreet
If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant,
If we did not sometimes taste of Adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.

More than 20 million meteoroids enter Earth's atmosphere every day.
Goats do not have upper front teeth.
The Earth gets 100 tons heavier every day due to falling space dust.
One in three male motorists picks their nose while driving. yuck!
The male platypus has poisonous spurs on its legs.

Yogurt containers & Margarine Tubs:
Use to store craft supplies. Can also be used as a travel dish for pets.
Ice Cube Trays:Use to hold earrings, bobby pins or cufflinks in a drawer.
Old pantyhose:They make great garden-stake ties!
Showercaps:Floor protector: Catch drips when watering indoor hanging plants.
Old check book wallets:Try using a checkbook wallet as a coupon organizer.

Old Fashioned Egg Salad
1/4 cup mayonnaise
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon dried minced onion
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
6 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
1/2 cup finely chopped celery
In a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, lemon juice, onion, salt and pepper. Stir in eggs and celery. Cover and refrigerate. Yield: 3 servings.
Crafts & Tutorials
How to make Tulip flower Pots

Terrarium using plastic cup and saucer

Making Your own Flower press

Make baby pants from dish towel

Make a clock from old Cd

Make a knit or crochet marker

Make a loom from stuff in your home *Clever

Appliqued tie onesie tutorial

Go make something !
Have a blessed day and remember to be a blessing !


Gingerbread said...

Hi Ginger, I hope you and your family had a lovely Easter. I found this story interesting. Peeps I had not heard of this tradition, I have just seen the video clips. Thank you, now I am going to check your other links. best wishes Julie.C

Orjana said...

Aw Peeps! I wish you could get them here! They look so unhealthy but bright and cheerful! Hope you had a lovely Easter!

Ed said...

I hadn't heard of Peeps either. I hope you and yours had a wonderful Easter Ginger. I enjoyed the video, and the tutorials.

Ruth said...

Wow... I've never heard of Peeps, but they do look pretty cute!

Ruth xx