November 16, 2010

THE DIY LIFE ezine -- Holiday Recipes, Crafts and ideas for inspired entertaining

It was like getting an early Christmas present when I was asked by the crafty gals at the DIY Club to be a contributor to their November/December issue of THE DIY LIFE.  This double-issue is loaded with holiday recipes, tutorials for making incredible homemade gifts, entertaining and tablescape ideas -- an inspiration with every turn of the page!  I must admit, I was feeling a little grinchy yesterday (it was Monday, and I had jury duty for Pete's sake) but after reading THE DIY LIFE my heart warmed right up, and had you been a fly on the wall, you may have even caught me whistling a few bars of "Jingle Bell Rock" while doing the dishes!

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Inside the issue, you can take a virtual tour of this year's Country Living Fair:

Learn to make felted acorns:

Get tips for Successful Holiday Serving:

Find an easy and elegant tutorial for making homemade salt scrub:

Recipes in this issue include Eggnog Cookies, Apple Trifle, Catalonia Cider, Stuffed Brie, King Cake, Latkes, and many more:


  1. What a fun thing to be a part of. Thanks for sharing this. I adore the felted acorns!

  2. Thank you for posting about the ezine and THANK you for participating.


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