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Saturday, November 15, 2008

10+ ft Plant of Power Cords

As part of California Shakespeare Theater's Art in the Grove exhibit.
This 10+ ft Potted plant of power cords image from flicker*

Quotes By~ an inscription on a building in Washington, D.C
They build too low who build beneath the skies

Coconuts kill 150 people each day.Thats more than sharks.
International telephone dialing code for Antarctica is 672.
Only one in sixteen men are blonde.
Every day 7% of the US eats at McDonalds.
One in ten people live on a Island.

ButterHorns with Buttercream icing
1 cup milk
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
5 teaspoons active dry yeast (2 packages)
3 eggs at room temperature, beaten
4 1/2 cups flour
In a sauce pan heat milk, shortening, sugar and salt to 120-130F.
In a large mixing bowl place 1 1/2 cup flour and yeast, mix thoroughly. Gradually add warm liquid mixture, and mix at medium speed of mixer for 2 minutes. Add 1 cup flour and eggs, mix at medium speed for 2 minutes. Stir in enough flour to make a smooth soft dough.
Turn out onto lightly floured surface and knead 8-10 minutes. Place dough in a greased bowl, turning to grease dough. Cover and let rise away from drafts until double in bulk, about an hour.
Punch dough down. Divide dough into thirds. Roll each third on lightly floured surface to about 9 inches in diameter. Cut each circle into 12-16 wedges. Roll each wedge, starting with wide edge (crescent style). Arrange on greased baking sheet about 2 inches apart. Cover and let rise until very light, about an hour.
Bake at 450F 15 minutes or until done. When cool, ice with buttercream icing. Roll in nuts if you like. If you are not going to serve them til the next day, place them in plastic containers or plastic bags over night.
Buttercream icing
6 tablespoons butter
2 cups powdered sugar
2 egg yolks, may be omitted
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons cream
In mixing bowl, cream butter, add sugar gradually and continue creaming. Add yolks and vanilla. Add cream and beat until icing becomes thick and fluffy. Ice the cooled butter horns.
This buttercream icing can be used for other desserts that call for icing.

Bounce sheet in vacuum cleaner.
It will chase ants away when you lay a sheet near them. It also repels mice.

Crafts And Tutorials
Cozy quick blankie tutorial

Thanksgiving applique runner tutorial

Fabric dollhouse tutorial

Fabric ball pattern

Reversible Purse

Toteable Towel

Crochet bloomers tops ect free pattern 10'dolls

Baby Knitted Moccasins

Molly's Star Ornaments
Have a great day!


Anonymous said...

WOW! Imagine how big the outlets would be for those plugs! Great job on the blog hon...and congrats on the Butterfly award too :-) Loves ya

Lady Farmer said...

Hi Ginger!
Thanks for visiting my blog today. I am glad you enjoyed it. I do hope you stop by again. I am sure going to try some of your recipes and will be checking out some of the tutorials also!
Have a great day,