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It's National Pancake Day!!! I just LOVE these vegan blueberry pancakes. The recipe is courtesy of @laduduvegane on Instagram. I tweaked the recipe a bit and here is the conversion to US baking units: 3/4 c flour 3/4 c plain yogurt (I use...
September 26, 2020
I played a bit with the raku process a while back and got so-so results.  Then I listened to a video by Jean Tudor through the Enamelist Society, Inc and she inspired me to give it another try.  I incorporated some of her suggestions  and...
August 17, 2020
A two day showcase of my jewelry and Pandanimal lampwork and jewelry starts this afternoon.  Our theme this month is "The World of Narnia".  We both read these books as kids (and we've both been refreshing our memory about them...
August 9, 2020
It's National Mutt Day and I love dogs! If you don't already know that, you will if you follow me on Facebook or Instagram. We always get rescue dogs and right now we have 2 - Max (our little old man) and Bijou (the youngster). Max (a Westie...
July 31, 2020
I'm doing a joint show with Pandanimal Lampwork in the LBA Designers Galleria Showcase Facebook group.  Our theme this month is Demons and Angels.  As we discussed it with each other we tossed out ideas on how to approach this so our...
July 11, 2020
I am always forgetting what the various birthstones are so I figured I would write up a little post about so I have a quick reference place to go when I need a reminder.  Over time the birthstones have changed, mostly less expensive and more...
June 21, 2020
The Very Nice Group on Facebook had a challenge to come up with designs based on the colors and textures in this inspiration collage: With this inspiration I had some fun making new designs.  These will be in my shop once the inspiration...
June 7, 2020
I have 3 online shows this month.  All will be on Facebook.  You can find links to them below and on my events calendar.  Here are details and links: 5/31-6/1, 1PM, 1 day show, The Earrings Show 6/11, 4PM, 2 day show, LBA Designers...
May 31, 2020
I have 3 online shows this month.  All will be on Facebook.  You can find links to them below and on my events calendar.  Here are details and links: 5/7, 1PM, 1 day show, The Earrings Show 5/14, 4PM, 2 day show, LBA Designers...
May 4, 2020
A lot of us in the United States are sheltering-in-place right now to reduce the speed of transmission of the Corona virus.  I've been making jewelry (surprise!  LOL!).  It is also recommended to wear a mask when out in public so I had...
April 9, 2020