October 2011

Halloween Bark (recipe)

by ilene on October 31, 2011 · 2 comments

in baking, halloween, holidays, recipes

Happy Halloween!!!  Guess what, I’m writing this post from….TAIWAN!!!  Jeff found out last week that he had a business trip here, so I jumped at the opportunity to tag along!  Two days later, I am on an airplane and touching down in Taipei. I haven’t been to Taiwan since I was a teenager, so I […]

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Cupcake Costume Tutorial

by ilene on October 28, 2011 · 2 comments

in halloween, holidays, sewing, tutorial

Hi!!  Yesterday I showed you all our Halloween costumes this year! I am going to be a giant cupcake and Jeff is the pastry chef! Today, I am going to show you how I made my cupcake costume: Tutorial on how to make the silver cupcake liner “tube top”: How to make the frosting top: […]

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Jeff put me in charge of coming up with our Halloween costumes this year.  Actually, it was more like he sent me an email while he was away on a business trip saying “I forgot to tell you, my office Halloween party is in three days, can you make us costumes? Thanks. Bye!”  Hahaha, typical […]

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One of Jeff’s college female friends is pregnant and this is a big deal because it is her first child (son) and her baby shower was the first time Jeff had ever been invited to a baby shower!  While I have attended and hosted more than my fair share of baby showers, Jeff was super […]

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Giveaway Winner(S)!!!

by ilene on October 24, 2011 · 2 comments

in giveaway

Wow!!  I am overwhelmed by the number of entries for the scarf giveaway last week! I seriously thought that I’d have maybe 10 comments total.  I thought maybe I’d have to rally my friends to enter so that it wasn’t a big flop! I am blown away by the 150+ comments! I especially enjoyed reading […]

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