Friday, November 23, 2012

Peanut Butter Pretzel Treats

I saw several posts on pinterest where people had used Hershey kisses or hugs and melted them between pretzels for a treat.  My husband loves peanut butter cups so I wanted to try melting them between pretzels.

Peanut Butter Pretzel Treats.

Pretzel snaps (I used Snyders of Hanover brand)
peanut butter cups

First I lined up pretzel snaps on a cookie sheet, then put a peanut butter cup on top of each pretzel upside down like the picture below.

 Preheat an oven to 250 degrees F. Then put the cookie tray with the pretzels and peanut butter cups in the oven for 3 minutes until they melt like the picture below.
 When you take the cookie sheet out, push a pretzel snap on top of each melted peanut butter cup so your treat looks like the picture below.
 Here is a close up of your treat. Allow them to cool for about an hour then use a plastic spatula to remove them from the cookie sheet and put them in a covered container.

Crochet hook holder

My mom had these crazy scrap squares that had been gifted to her by an elderly lady that couldn't take all of her quilting treasures with her. They worked perfect for creating a crochet hook holder.  I used 3 crazy scrap squares, two back to back and one folded over to be divided into pockets for each individual crochet hook, and one larger space for her small scissors.  I think it turned out cute.

 Crochet hook holder all open and expanded.
 Closeup of the individual pockets of the crochet hook holder
 Crochet hook holded with top portion folded over hooks
Crochet hook folded and tied with rick rack

Sausage Pillowcase

I followed the tutorial found at Passion et Couture to make a pillowcase without any visible seams. The tutorial is great.  I skipped the accent fabric and made the pillowcase in about 30 minutes.  Great for some gifts for Christmas!

Friday, November 9, 2012

Instagram now has web access!

I am so excited that now you can view the pictures I take with Instagram on the web even with out a smart phone!  Exciting.  Check out my profile at