Home Made

I enjoy crafting, I love dogs, and I relish finding quick and healthy dishes to add to my meal rotation. Here's a small collection of my recent DIYs and personal recipes:

My best friend just tied the knot in Austin, TX and I had the pleasure of being both her bridesmaid and her caketopper designer! The bride and groom are self-named 'gingers' and huge Star Wars fans; so I sculpted these inspired figurines out of clay and painted them to resemble the couple, their cats, and officiant Chewbacca.

Crispy Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus
Clean and pair asparagus spears.
Wrap with slice of prosciutto.
Melt together butter, white sugar, salt and pepper. Paint mixture on each wrap.
Bake at 450 for 10 minutes (turn wraps over at 5 minutes).

Fresh Watermelon & Tomato Salad
Add equal amounts of cubed watermelon and tomato. 
Sprinkle in feta cheese crumbles.
Wash and chop fresh mint leaves, add to salad.
Drizzle equal parts honey, olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
Fold ingredients together. Enjoy!

A helpful trick for dog owners: 
My big boy Kaiser had an open wound on his shoulder (acquired while wrestling roughly with the other pups). He incessantly licked his wound, preventing it from healing; so I put a loose-necked men's shirt on him which covered the wound. Magically, Kaiser forgot all about it. And I know he much preferred the shirt to the cone of shame

All images are my own. 
Please ask permission before use. 

1 comment:

  1. Maybe start a Star Wars cake-topping business? Just ideas...


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