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Tablecloth Play Dresses

I've always wanted to make dress up clothes for my daughters. I made an Elsa princess dress a few years ago that I enjoyed creating, but not much else since then. A few weeks ago around my youngest daughter's birthday, a lightbulb went off. 
You might remember from my last post that I created birthday table displays using inexpensive party decorations, including plastic tablecloths that cost about $1. As I was picking up the latest display, I got the idea to recycle the tablecloth into a play dress! The first one I made was from the pink tablecloth in the display shown above.

I felt I had to create at least one more so they wouldn't fight over one dress, but it soon escalated to a total of four dresses that I made over the following weeks. I bought more tablecloths, solely for the purpose of making dresses this time. It was fun stocking up on different colors, hehe. I drafted my own patterns to my girls' measurements, and I had fun getting creative with different colo…

Super Bowl Snacks



Well, Super Bowl XLII was yesterday, and unfortunately for me, I am a Patriots fan. They had a great season, though, and they still rule...

Of course, I had to make some snacks for the big game. We went shopping for food on Saturday and got a whole bunch of yummy stuff, including some cheese dip. However, we forgot to buy crackers to go with it. Not wanting to go back to the store, I whipped out my cookbooks and found a simple recipe for homemade crackers. They were actually quite easy and fast to make. They were kind of like making biscuits, except the dough was rolled out really thin so they came out nice and crispy. Before I put them in the oven, I brushed them with melted butter and sprinkled on some garlic salt. Mmmm... In addition to the crackers, my sister made a delicious guacamole. I also made a cilantro hummus dip by combining chick peas, cilantro, garlic cloves, and olive oil in my food processor.

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3Angelbugs said…
You're amazing!!! It makes me hungry for some snacks.

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