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Monday, August 30, 2010

A great and quick Recipe... using CORN :)

Hello, I had a laid back Sunday. I don't think I even step foot in my craft room today. It rained all day long, and as much as I tried to sleep today, I haven't been able to stay put! It's now a lil'bit after midnight, Brandi and I just had breakfast on a bun from WataBurger and after this post, I think I'm going to try to get some sleep.

But first I wanted to share this super easy and tasty recipe.  This is the recipe that you will use for all those  covered dish gatherings, cause it's quick, inexpensive, (all you need is a fork and the baking dish, so no dirty mixing dishes!) and plus it's fail proof (unless you burn it! lol)
ok ready?   "Corn Cassarole" (easy easy easy!)
You will need...

2 sticks of butter (sliced into squares)
2 cans of whole kernel yellow corn,  drained
2 cans of cream style corn  
2 boxes Jiffy corn muffin mix

Mix all ingredients together into large casserole dish. (I use a cake pan the long rectangular one i think 9x13) Using a fork stir all ingredient well and Bake at 350 degrees for 55 to 60 minutes.  Keep and eye on it, not all ovens are the same.

This corn casserole is so yummy, and its the one plate everyone requests I bring to gatherings. I'm starting to think that is the only reason they want me there! lol  Give it a try!
(This is a pic I found online, but this is the same dish I use to bake mine in.) :)

As always... THANKS for stopping by!! xoxo Elsa

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Saturday...complete One Page Binding Mini Album on video!

Hello, take a wild guess what our weather is doing?  ((sigh)) if you said Raining, your right! Its raining, again! blah! lol  Krystal just picked up Brandon, he spent the night. I already miss the little fellow. He was so cute and lovable last night. He hugged and kissed all over me and his pawpaw last night. This morning, he had a banana and a bowl of cereal than sat on my lap and  we watched Anastatia.  He is my heart!

Ok, for the inspiration part of my is the video of my completed mini album done using the One Page binding tutorial I posted last week. Hope you enjoy it and that it inspires you to create memories!!

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Thursday...and I have a drawing to show you!

Hi all.  It's cloudy today,  wish it was cloudy and cool, but nope, its cloudy, humid and hot! All the autumn and Halloween decorations are being put up at Hobby Lobby! I can't wait to start working with all those warm colors! Halloween is one of my favorites and who doesn't like the fall?!?!

Ok well today I'm finally going to do it...Im going to show you Abbie. My doodle. I hope you like her. She is in the works of becoming a digi stamp or a rubber stamp! Please let me know what you think of her :) This mini is up for auction on ebay, search under LLDT or click here Abbie Mini Scrapbook
DRUMMM ROLLLL................... LOL

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Ahhh, Tuesday morning...Tutorial time One Page Binding

Hi all, well,  Krystal and I crafted all night Sunday continued till 7am non stop, no sleep, at all... then we headed to Micheals Monday morning,  and ending our Monday  relaxing quietly at BooksAMillion sipping on iced coffee. I had lots of fun. She is my best friend. I think we both went home and crashed until this morning!!  Can't wait to do it again!!!
Ok, so now, here is my latest design. This page is so easy to make and allows your mini albums to hold tons of pictures! I will show you the complete mini soon.
Hope you enjoy this and that it inspires you to create!!! :)

Leave me comment, tell me what you think! :)

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Friday ...My 12 Month Bears...its a boy!

Hi all! I hope everyone had a non stressful Friday, I am just glad the weekend is here. All my laundry is done, my house is nice and clean and that means I get to scrap all weekend!! yay!!
Today I wanted to share this "Baby's Frist  12 Months" album. ( I had intentions  to introduce my drawing, but I'm a bit nervous! So I think I'm putting it aside for a bit. lol )  The baby album I made for a friend, she is giving it to her new born grandson.  Please excuse the pictures, I completed it only a few hours before she was due to pick it up and I didn't have time to take pictures. I actually video taped it and snapped the pictures from the video. ( I don't dare share the video though, I was so sleepy that I sound like zombie! lol) ok are my pics, hope you enjoy them and that they inspire you to make bears!!!


God Bless!

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Tuesday, I have a great find to share!!

Hi all, It looks like the rain is gone, at least for the time being. If your from Florida, Pensacola specifically, you will have heard the saying, "If you don't like the weather, wait an hour or two, it will change" We go from sunny, to cloudy to "are we in a hurricane?" in a matter of hours. 
 I love it though, wouldn't move if I had the chance.
Today I have two things to share, the first is this awesome site I found...They post daily specials on some really neat items.

They have daily specials, some REALLY good sales. Check them out.
Ok well, I hope you all are doing well; I will return later on today or tomorrow with a new video. I have a drawing to show you all!

Thanks all for you comments and support!

Thursday, August 12, 2010

So, how long has it been? Complete Accordion video!

Hi there...well I think I have been MIA for awhile huh? or have I? lol I have been busy busy busy, so much that the days, weeks have started to run together.  But I have made time to spend with my grandson, Brandon. He is sound asleep in the spare bedroom right now, yeap, I kept him over night and its such a blessing for me. I adore that little fellow.
Ok well enough of me...Last week I posted a tutorial on an accordion booklet, card/ mini, not sure what to call it! lol and now I have a complete booklet I made using that technique. (I guess Ima'gonna call it a booklet!) Hope this inspires you to make some of these, they are fun, easy and you get to use the scrap pieces of paper you have laying around all over your studio!
Hope you all have a great Thursday!!! and as always...


Friday, August 6, 2010

TGIF!! Accordion tutorial, per request.

Hello...what a week. I have been busy scrapping my lil heart out! I have also pulled my "doodles" out of the closet and will introduce them to you all soon. I have always loved to draw, but never really thought I could use them in my creations until now. Most of the cards I see are all using adorable girly images, and that is just what I have in my drawing tablet!!!  I have six little girls that I will introduce one by one...the first will come to you in the cover of an album, if God permits, no later than Monday!! I'm really excited!!! I hope you like her.
Anywayyyyy, today I have a tutorial on an accordion mini I made and sold on ebay a few weeks ago. I have had several request for this one. (Request for the flowers are also coming in, so have patience with me, I will get to video taping a tutorial for those also. :)  This tutorial was taped after 3am, I had had NO sleep and well, you can tell lol, I make tons of mistakes, so I hope I don't confuse you all tooo bad!

You all take care an enjoy your Friday AND my tutorial...((((huggssss)))

Thanks so much for your support!

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Mini Album listed on ebay per request... 6 month bears

Hi all, here is the link To My First 6 Month bear album.  Thanks to all that requested it!!! :)
click this link...