A Snow Globe Christmas Event – 3D Snow Globe Cookies

DSC_6004Each year I plan the Christmas party for my husbands office.  The event has about one hundred guests and I try my hardest to come up with a new theme for the party.  Two years ago I came up with a “Snow Globe” theme and it is still my favourite.

DSC_5639I tried my hardest to find a snow globe for the centerpieces.  I couldn’t find anything like this idea I had in my head, if you can’t find it, make it!  Fourteen snow filled globes to be exact.
Here is what they looked like on the table setting.  Swoon. Continue reading

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Easy DIY Umbrella Planter Stand

DSC_0209I have planned on these umbrella stands for a couple of years.  I had made two of these when we lived in Rothesay NB ten plus years ago.  At that time,  I used ceramic pots.  After a couple of years the ceramic pots started to crack because of the cold during winter (I probably left the wet soil in them 😉

This time my plan was to make umbrella stand tables Continue reading

Homemade Chive Blossom Vinegar

DSC_0281Beautiful pink color after only one night of the chive blossoms infusing the vinegar.

I am ecstatic over the abundance of chives my garden has produced this year!  I can’t really take credit, as the chives keep dropping their seeds and doubling the size.  If you plant chives and have a small space, it’s best to cut the blossoms off after their beautiful summer flower show has passed.  My chive garden literally doubled from last year. Continue reading