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Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Swans & Love

I think I loved Bjork's infamous swan dress, designed by Marjan Pejoski, that she wore on the 2001 Oscars red carpet.

Swans & Love

Quote by~Irish Blessing
May the sun always shine on your windowpane; May a rainbow be certain to follow each rain; May the hand of a friend always be near you; May God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you.

Last 2 European countries to let women vote: Switzerland (1971) and Leichtenstein (1984).
Despite the hump, a camel's spine is straight.
Each year, the average family uses about 18,000 gallons of water just to do its laundry!
Aluminum used to be more valuable than gold!
There are more nutrients in the cornflake package itself than there are in the actual cornflakes.

Ring pull broken
How to open soft drink can
Because the hole in the can's top is scored, you can open it by lining up the tip of a spoon
with the hole and pressing down with your thumb.
If you don't have a spoon, use a screw driver or house key.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts
1 pound Brussels sprouts, rinsed, ends trimmed
1 Tbsp minced garlic (about 3 cloves)
1 teaspoon lemon juice
2 Tbsp olive oil Salt Freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
1 Preheat oven to 350°F.
Place Brussels sprouts in a cast iron frying pan (or a roasting pan, but a cast iron frying pan will work great for this recipe). Toss in the garlic. Sprinkle Brussels sprouts with lemon juice. Toss with oil so that the sprouts are well coated. Sprinkle generously with salt (at least a half teaspoon) and a few turns of black pepper. 2 Put Brussels sprouts in oven on top rack, cook for 20 minutes, then stir so that the sprouts get coated with the oil in the pan. Cook for another 10 minutes. Then sprinkle with Parmesan (if using) and cook for another 5 minutes.The sprouts should be nicely browned, some of the outside leaves crunchy, the interior should be cooked through.Add more salt to taste. (Salting sufficiently is the key to success with this recipe.

Crafts & Tutorials
Valentines Pencil toppers

I Spy Blocks or story telling dice tutorial

How to make ABC book tutorial

Cute printable valentine's cards

How to sew comfy Teddy bear Slippers

How to make some Toasty Slippers

Running Mouse Applique block * would be cute on sweat shirt top

And more Appliques blocks

Stay Crafty!
Have a blessed day and remember to be a blessing !
Thank you for dropping by !

1 comment:

Amber said...

Those blocks are too neat! Wish I knew of them when the girls were younger!