Macarons? Macaroons? Who knows, but they’re delicious! I baked these with a friend the other week. We were terribly lazy and just used a packet mix (Vanilla Almond with Chocolate Ganache), but I think I could now attempt them from … Continue reading
The idea for this came from a friend posting the picture on my facebook wall as a challenge. Back then, I used my vanilla recipe, and just added 2 tablespoons as cocoa powder. It worked well, and the cupcakes … Continue reading
A few years ago, I was lucky enough to venture over to America. I quickly discovered its love for chocolate and peanut butter. Upon returning, I found it difficult to find Reece’s Peanut Butter Cups, and when I did they were quite expensive.
Enter my solution: work out how to make them.
I looked around online, but I just wasn’t happy with any of the recipes I found, so I made my own.
This is one of the only recipes that I have no instructions/quantities for. I generally just throw it all together and think “that looks about right.” It means that sometimes it makes 24. And other times it can make up to 50. Either way, I don’t mind… Because I get to eat them all!
Now, as for the recipe… That one’s top secret.
March has been and gone, and I haven’t sewn a top. I lasted two whole months! I’ll just have to try and squeeze an extra top in somewhere.
I like to think my reason is lack of fabric, and money to purchase fabric, but truthfully, I’ve been lacking inspiration. Until now, when I go away tomorrow for two weeks – go figure! So here I am, blogging some of my inspiration, so when I get back, it’s all here!
I’m still inspired by fluttery sleeves, so that is definitely an option, especially when paired with lace. I tried on a cute top just like this at Myer, but it was much too big. Black, with fluttery sleeves, with just a little bit of lace poking out.
Then, there is always the option of remaking my February top for myself. I found some purple cotton (rather than the devil that is chiffon!), and so this is also a possibility. I’ve even seen a similar top, except that instead of a lace collar, it has a scalloped collar. Adorable!
So, my next goal is to sew a top for March, and April, using these as my inspiration. I will not get behind any more than this! Right?!