Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Monday, November 23, 2009
Thanksgiving Blessing Snack Mix Recipe
2 cups Bugles brand corn snacks
2 cups small pretzels
1 cup candy corn
1 cup dried fruit bits or raisins
1 cup peanuts or sunflower seeds
1 cup M&Ms-brand chocolate candy
16 Hershey's-brand chocolate kisses
In a large bowl, gently mix all ingredients except Hershey's Kisses.
Place 1/3 to 1/2 cup Thanksgiving Blessing Mix in small cellophane treat bags. Add one Hershey's Kiss to each bag. Close bag with chenille stem or twist-tie.
Print 4 copies of the Thanksgiving Blessings Mix printable gift tag or or bag toppers, or hand-write your own tags with the wording below.
Cut out tags, and attach one to each bag.
Makes 16 Blessing Mix gift bags
Thanksgiving Blessing Mix
Bugles: Shaped like a cornucopia or Horn of Plenty, a symbol of our nation's abundance.
Pretzels: Arms folded in prayer, a freedom sought by those who founded our country.
Candy corn: Sacrifices of the Pilgrims' first winter. Food was so scarce that settlers survived on just a few kernels of corn a day.
Nuts or seeds: Promise of a a future harvest, one we will reap only if seeds are planted and tended with diligence.
Dried fruits: Harvest gifts of our bountiful land.
M&Ms: Memories of those who came before us to guide us to a blessed future.
1 3/4 Circle in Chocolate Chip Cardstock, 3/4 Square in Crushed Curry Cardstock, cut into 4ths and folded (beak), 1 1/4 Square Basic Black (hat), Scrap Paper cut for base of hat, 1/4 square black cut for buckle, Flower Punch (Retired) Ruby Red (Waddle), Scallop Punch Chocolate Chip, Crushed Curry and Tangerine Tango Cardstock, Cut free hand white strip for on hat, Googlie Eyes and Chocolate Chip Ribbon (Retired) to wrap around candy.
Sunday, November 22, 2009
Project Details: Hello Kitty Cut out with Circut Hello Kitty Cartridge, Non SU Paper
Love Bug Thank You's
Stamps: Love Bug (Hostess), Just So Sayings (Retired) Cardstock: Whisper White Ink: Basic Black Accessories: SU Markers
Monday, November 16, 2009
Stamp Set: SU Very Versatile Stamp Set Cardstock: Whisper White
Ink: Chocolate Chip and Brocade Blue Accessories: SU Sponge and Retired Chocolate Ribbon.