Archive for December, 2010

Chocolate Torte Perfection

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If you are looking for the perfect dessert to bring to a party or offer to your guests, this is it. This Chocolate Torte is surprisingly quick and simple, yet totally decadent!

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Humus For Every Occasion

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Humus is the new “IT” dip in the states, but it’s a classic in the Mediterranean. Humus has a smooth creamy texture and versatility! Try it as a party dip, a sandwich spread or a side dish!

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Merry Christmas!

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This week I’m happy to say I have a house full of friends and family!
Since that is exactly what Christmas is about, that’s where my focus will be 🙂

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Update on Bulb Forcing

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Several weeks ago I gave instructions on indoor bulb forcing using recycled jars. If you decided too force some bulbs yourself, it’s time to bring them in out of the dark.

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Complete Your Gift with a Beautiful, Professional Bow

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Presents start with great presentation! What better way to top off your gift than with a beautiful, professional bow? It’s not nearly as hard as it looks.

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The Holidays Can Be A WEIGHTY Issue

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“Nibble, nibble little mousy. Who’s that nibbling on my housy?”, whispered the old witch.
The Holidays can be a fairytale nightmare for many of us. Temptation is high, while stress levels bring resistance down.

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Eggnog Fudge

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Nothing says it’s Holiday time like Eggnog. Thrill your guests with a little something different this year and offer a plate of deceptively simple Eggnog Fudge!

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Gingerbread Fudge

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I took two holiday favorites, fudge and gingerbread and combined them to create this wonderfully rich holiday treat!

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Great Girlie Ribbon Flower Accessories

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Girlie is in right now! But we all have drawers full of tanktops and t-shirts. These ribbon flower accessories are perfect for updating that tired unisex wardrobe and bring something fresh into a dull winter!

Bonus, they are easy and inexpensive to make! If you don’t get hooked and make some for all of your girl friends before Christmas, you can make a few for yourself from Christmas ribbons!

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Tamara Shilley Designs on Etsy

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Twice, Tammy has made videos for Bzesty showing us how to make jewelry. However, that is just the beginning of her talent. She is truly an amazing jewelry designer. Now, you can find her work on Etsy!

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