Thursday, November 26, 2009

happy thanksgiving!

be grateful & enjoy these vintage macy's parade photographs...
xoxo, kg.

Saturday, November 21, 2009

a recipe for you: easy sweet potato casserole.

it's almost here! the day of good eats.
and so, here is a super easy recipe for my ma's sweet potato casserole..

ingredients for casserole:
3 cups mashed sweet potatoes (6 or 7 whole)
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup melted butter
2 eggs, beaten
1 tsp vanilla

ingredients for topping:
3/4 stick butter
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/2 brown sugar
3/4 cup crushed cornflakes

1. combine all the casserole ingredients and mix well.

2. pour the mixture into a square baking dish and bake at 325 for 25 minutes.

3. for the topping, melt butter and brown sugar together and pour on top of the freshly baked potatoes, sprinkle nuts and cornflakes on top and bake another 10 minutes.

and check out etsy for amazing vintage cookware to use this holiday season.. these..
mixing bowls from rachiesplace

nesting casserole dishes from auracaunadesign

happy thanksgiving!

Friday, November 6, 2009

etsy faves: battling the winter.

the cold weather is upon us here in TN.

instead of fearing the winter weepies & the ashy elbows, embrace this lovely time of year with these wonderful handmade items. all available on etsy.

the soopa scarf, yokoo

forest fairy winter coat, seaoftales

charming lap quilt, quiltville

the charcoal scarfette, kellygeorgette

rustic tea light holders, madeinthehudsonvalley

mustard mittens, shadeofshadow

adorable peacock teapot, ninainvorm

tea with a purpose, thelooseleaf

olive felt coffee cozy, meganauman

red hot spats, twoknit

pumpkin bubble beret, softspoken

Thursday, November 5, 2009

handmade in the arcade.

the ladies behind twist art gallery are holding an indie craft fair this saturday & december 5th in the arcade in downtown nashville.

..and i'll have a booth at the december 5th fair!

this is my first time to have my own booth and i'm so very stoked!
i'll be a busy bee creating lots of goodies this next month.

so if you find yourself in nashville these two dates, best come and bring moneys!

hugs, kg.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Monday, November 2, 2009

little acorns.

november is swell.
..and so is this lovely november calendar from lisa rupp.

available here.

x's, o's..

Sunday, November 1, 2009

a progression of costumes.

waldo, 2006

lucille ball, 2007

rosie the riveter, 2008

lumberjill, 2009

what were you for halloween?
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