11.18.2008
I will be having a contest and the prize is this lovely mini digital camera. As a artist/ crafter/photographer I am always on the look for great ideas and inspiration. Having a camera with you at all times makes it easy to take a picture so you won't forget your image and file it away in your inspiration notebook. This mini camera is perfect to keep with you at all times and have ready when ever that great idea pops in your head.   Info on the fabulous prize: The mini camera is a 3-in-1 that hold up 243 photos, you can capture several seconds of live action or you can connect to your Mac/PC to send images simultaneously through the Internet. You also get the USB cable to connect to your computer, easy to use software and "AAA" battery to get you on your way. The Contest will run until 12.15.08 midnight EST
HOW TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY: • Post a comment here letting me know how your family is going green this holiday season.   • Make sure your e-mail is entered correctly in the form in case you win. Please don't be anonymous. • Giveaway ends on December, 15th at midnight EST. • All residents of the world are eligible for this giveaway. • The winner will be chosen using a random number generator. • The winner will be announced the following day - Good Luck!
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Lately, I have been getting home really late from work ( after midnight ) and my dear sweet husband has made me dinner every single night. I would come home and setting on the coffee table were the great little notes telling me where the dinner would be. I just have to share - they make me smile. 
11.15.2008
Today while shopping at one of my favorite thrift stores, I came across this amazing wall paper. So I thought how beautiful would that look in my ugly closet - I could transform my closet it to a chic boutique that would just scream put your clothes away in me! Here is how I took my closet from boring to oh la la. Step 1 Find an ugly closet! When I took a piece of the wood away I came across this wonderful little treasure of the past. I found this small piece of what was small green leaf wall paper- my house is about 90 years old and this closet once in its glory was just as fancy as it is today. Step 2 Paint and add the wall paper of your choice. I took out the old hanging bar and replaced it with a new one. Step 3 Add the Oh La La Here I hung a mirror that I purchased at a decor store along with the small frame to the right. I added a chandelier that I had gotten a few years ago to add some light - I am in LOVE with my new closet and can't wait to hang all of my clothes in it.
11.07.2008
So over the last few weeks I had the great opportunity to be featured in a great site www.PNN.com for a craft contest.  As part of winning this craft contest I will be given the chance to write for PNN as a featured author of the Crafts/DIY section of the site.  Each week I will be posting articles on the crafting world, DIY greatness and maybe even feature a crafty goddess like yourself. I am still getting all of the details this week, so when I am ready to start writing for the section I will have lots of juicy information to share. 
Here is where you all come in - as a featured author for pnn.com I will be able to write about all things crafts/DIY and I would love to feature my fellow bloggers out there in the crafting world. If you are interested in letting interview you and write about what projects you are working on. Please email me at tissupapers@yahoo.com. 
Here is some information on PNN.com and please visit the site to see the other great articles that are on there. 
Real People. Real Stories. Real Easy. PNN is a women's social news network that blends an easy to use social publishing platform with a destination portal giving women an online voice, and empowering anyone to share stories on personal, custom sites.  Goal:PNN.com strives to be the easiest place on earth for people to get connected by sharing great stories.
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I am so excited and can't wait to get started - talk soon
11.04.2008
Getting ready for the colder months I came across some really wonderful milk recipes. For me I personally don't drink milk - icky. However these dainty little recipes makes me want to whip up a few to make me warm and toasty in the upcoming winter months. If you try them let me know what you think - I would love to hear you thoughts on how they may taste. I'm just sticking with the coffee and chocolate mint flavors. Start with dry powered milk - this is a good way to make a rich base for any frothy beverage. In making these Mild to Milk recipes, add dry milk to the liquids and blend together thoroughly by using your blender. All these recipes are for 1 glass - enjoy!
Strawberry-Pineapple Milk - make cold One-half cup of canned pineapple juice, 2 tablespoons of strawberry syrup, 3/4 cup of milk 3 tablespoons of powered milk. Mix together. Raspberry or Strawberry Milk One cup of milk, 2 tablespoons of raspberry or strawberry syrup, dash of salt, 1/4 cup of powdered milk.
Banana Milk
One ripe banana, beaten until smooth with your blender, add 1 cup of milk, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla, dash of salt, 14 cup of powder milk - enjoy.
Banana Chocolate Milk
One ripe banana, beaten until smooth with your blender, add 1 cup of milk, 2 tablespoons of chocolate syrup, a dash of salt, 3 tablespoons of powdered milk.
Banana Orange Milk 
One ripe banana, beaten until smooth with your blender, 1/2 cup orange juice, 3/4 cup of milk, dash of salt, 3 tablespoons dry powdered milk.
Chocolate Mint Milk
One cup of milk, 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup, a few drops of peppermint extract, dash of salt, 1/4 cup powdered milk.
Coffee Milk - my favorite!
One-half cup cold espresso or coffee, 3/4 cup of milk, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla, dash of salt, 3 tablespoons of powdered milk with sugar to taste.
Maple Milk - serve this one warm.
One cup of milk, few drops of maple syrup, dash of salt, 1 teaspoon sugar, 1/4 cup of powdered milk.
Spice Milk - serve warm
One cup of milk, dash of salt, 1/8 teaspoon of cinnamon and nutmeg, 1/2 teaspoon sugar, 1/4 cup of powdered milk.
Have fun making the wonderful little treats.
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