Thursday, September 18, 2008

Polymer clay and shaving cream?

Well the other day I was surfing the web and found on crafts. I was excited so I checked it out and there was directions for doing polymer clay with shaving cream. I had the supplies so I started playing. Now you have to keep in mind that if your item need a hole you out that in before you start the process. Using a heat gun starts the baking process and to try and put your hole in after will make it crumble.

you will need:
shaving cream
polymer clay
alcohol ink
heat gun
small bowl
tooth picks or a small paint brush

prepare your clay

Take your shaving cream and put some in a bowl
add a few drops of your ink using 2 different colors and mix
using your brush apply over the raw clay
use your heat gun as this will melt the shaving cream and spread the dyes

Bake as usual

For more info on this fun craft you can go to

Thursday, September 11, 2008

So cute I had to blog this

I found the cutest store on Etsy that sales these adorable costumes and tutu's. 2 QT 4 WORD'S Perfect for Halloween or those cute little ballet classes. You will not find anything this cute in a store.

She is even happy to do custom orders for you too just give her a convo. By clicking on the pictures you can go straight to her store

Friday, September 05, 2008

Home made Chicken Stew

As fall approaches I and especially my husband look forward to the cooler days and a pot of home made chicken stew. Talk about comfort food this is so good and just warms you all over.

Here is how to make it


chicken, better with breast and some dark meat
evaporated milk
whole milk
salt to taste

wash and skin your chicken, using a large pot fill with enough water to cover your chicken and cook till done. Add your butter to the water and chicken.

Remove the chicken and let it cool because you will be removing it from the bones.
using a strainer and another pot strain your broth so as to remove any possible bones that may be in there.

Take 5 tablespoons of flour and put in a plastic container with a lid, add some whole milk.
place lid on and shake till flour mixture is dissolved, you can also use a wire whisk for mixing this as well.

Place your strainer over the pot and pour the flour mixture in. By using the strainer you will eliminate lumps. Stir the mixture in the pot. If it doesn't appear to be thick enough repeat above process.

Add your evaporated milk and your whole milk, keeping your burner on med so as not to scorch the soup. Add your chicken and stir. When hot, ladle yourself a big bowl with crackers and sprinkle a little pepper.

Refrigerate the leftovers