Archive for November, 2009



DIY Peanut Butter Dog Treats

Monday, November 30th, 2009

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Hope everyone here in the states had a good Thanksgiving weekend! I got to try a few projects I’ve been really meaning to do, while the hubby pretty much stayed glued to his Xbox. All in all a win win! Anyway, here is one said project, homemade dog treats! A friend sent me the recipe and it couldn’t be easier, just mix, roll, cut and bake! I used some pie crust cutters I got for my birthday and they were the perfect size for little Tula. One word of advice thougth, you can really taste the baking powder so when I do this next time I’m going to try to use less and see how they work out.

Also, I had to postpone the last Friday’s surprise, fingers crossed for this week!



Pretty in Porcelain

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

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1.Porcelain Mixed Nuts 2.Porcelain Keys 3.Porcelain Acorn 4.Feather Ornament 5.Three Ceramic Acorns 6.Porcelain Pine Cone

I’m loving all of these white porcelin pieces. Just when I think I’ve seen enough I come across another one I just can’t live without. I think the feathers would make the sweetest tree ornaments and the keys would make a thoughtful gift to newlyweds. Personly, I think all of these would be the perfect gift for me! Hee hee! 😉 Let’s hope the hubby reads this post!

*I’ll be taking the day off from blogging tomorrow to celebrate the Thanksgiving Holiday with my family. To all you other states-men, I hope you have a wonderful and relaxing holiday. To everyone else, I hope you have a fantastic rest of your week and I will see you all back here Friday. I’ve got an exciting post to share with all of you so be sure to check back. Also, if you haven’t already, don’t forget to enter the giveaway for Hello!Lucky holiday cards! xoxo



Linea Paper Garland

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

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Ok, how beatiful are these paper garlands?! I spotted Lenia on Elephanitne last week and fell in love, so much prettiness! Who knew that thread and little circles of recycled paper could be so fantastically stunning? These would make for some truly spectacular gift ribbon or tree garland. I think I’m equally in love with the photographs, they’re gorgeous! See more garlands and purchase them here on Etsy.



Hello!Lucky Holiday Card Giveaway

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

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Good morning and happy Monday everyone! As I mentioned Friday, I have a very special and exciting giveaway to announce today. The lovely ladies at Hello!Lucky have recently launched their new custom holiday cards and would like to offer one lucky Twig & Thistle reader 50 custom holiday photo cards with plain coordinating envelopes!!! These beauties are digitally printed on 100% recycled paper and there are over 20 designs to choose from!

These photo cards are not only perfect for sending an ubber chic holiday card but they could also be used as wedding announcements for all you newlyweds. I am beyond jealous of whomever wins this one. You can’t help but be a huge fan of Hello!Lucky. Their work is the perfect mixture of whimsy and sophistication.

To enter and send your own bit of whimsey: check out the Hello!Lucky Holiday Photo Card Collection and leave a comment with your favorite design. Please be sure to include your first name and last initial.

*Giveaway ends Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 at 12 pm PST and the winner will be announced Friday, December 4th, 2009. Good luck! **Contest is now closed.

Also just a friendly reminder, if you enter the code “GIVECHICKS” at checkout, Hello!Lucky will donate 20 chicks to family in need through Heifer International. Check out their blog post for more details!



Lost in ffffound No.13

Friday, November 20th, 2009

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Just a bit of Thanksgiving inspiration for the last weekend of prep before the big day, I feel like I can taste the turkey and stuffing already! Also, I’ve got a HUGE GIVEWAY next week, you’ll definitely won’t want to miss it! Have a great weekend!