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A Simple Tutorial: How to Make Holly

SimpleHollyTutorial

Along with today's angel comes a simple tutorial!  While this pretty-in-pink angel is heading off tomorrow complete with holly, I needed to make more for two more angels I will be working on.  So why not snap a few photos during the process for you? Here is my simple tutorial on how to make holly easily! 1.  All you need is a veining tool/scriber and red and green fondant. (I used clay) You only need a tiny bit of each. 2.  Roll the red into three tiny balls of a desired size - mine were about 1mm in diameter - and create two green teardrops larger than the berries. 3.  Take each green piece and pinch the sides flat to help form the leaves.  With your tool, press down from the tip of the teardrop to the base, creating a shallow … [Read More...]

Picking Flours: Gluten Intolerance

Strange and Unique Ingredients I Use That I Never Thought I Would

If you have followed this blog, you know I have been struggling through learning to bake and cook for my little one.  With several food intolerances, I have spent many days reading, searching, trying, failing, and succeeding in giving her something to eat.  This means that I have had to bring in strange and unique… 

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An allergy sticker for your child's doll: support your allergic child by making her doll special.

Doll Allergy Sticker Printable: American Girl with Food Allergies

Doll Allergy Sticker Printable?? Well here’s the story… Christmas is only a few weeks away and I am putting the finishing touches on my daughter’s gift.  In our little village in Southern Ontario, few of the children have actual American Girl Dolls, but rather have the Sears or Toys R Us version.  Nonetheless, all equipment,… 

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Jam Drop Cookies: Gluten and Dairy Free

Jam Drop Cookies: Gluten, Dairy-Free

One of the first baked goods that I tried to replicate for my daughter once we found she was not only gluten-intolerant, but casein-intolerant as well, were cookies.  These jam drop cookies were my first success.  The last few weeks of summer we struggled with what to put in the child’s lunches as she lived… 

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Cake topper turned Christmas Ornament - a beautiful clay angel

Christmas Angels I + Gingerbread House Template Recap

I have been pulled away from the blog for a few weeks it seems from either being flat out ill with some horrendous flu/cold, or busy, busy with family life.  I have so many posts crammed up in my head that I assure you there are lots of fun things coming up. For example, fondant… 

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