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Trivia and Interesting Tidbits

Around the holidays, you will find interesting information about their history and current day celebrations. In between holidays, we will do some regional and international exploration.

Treats and Culinary Delights

Look for treat recipes around the holidays. In between holidays, there will be regional and international recipes you will want to try.

Create Your Own Treasures

My only rule in crafting is "Become inspired, make it your own, and have fun!". I hope you find lots of inspiration here.

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Switzerland Specialties

Some Interesting Facts about Switzerland

Switzerland is nestled between five other European countries: Italy, France, Germany, Australia, and Liechtenstein. It has a total area of 15,942 square miles.

Try Some of These Swiss Recipes

I’ve done the research for you and found recipes for the staples of the Swiss diet.  They sound delicious, give them  try.

Check out this incredible Swiss craft – Decoupage

As we travel to different countries and different regions of the United States, I will be searching for local arts and crafts that I hope will interest you.

Shrove Tuesday a.k.a. Pancake Day, Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, and Carnivale

Ever wonder how one holiday came to be known by so many names? 

What is your favorite kind of pancake?

Even if you don’t need to use up all your eggs, milk, and fat before Lent begins, you can still celebrate Shrove Tuesday with pancakes.

Make these Mardi Gras costume accessories

The jester hat and crown are great for kids crafts or adult parties.  You need only adjust the size!

Marriage and Valentines Day

If you read the previous post about Valentine’s gifts, you saw that each year over 6,000 couples become engaged on Valentine’s Day.  It is a day to start new beginnings.  Surprisingly enough, it is also a day that signals a lot of endings!

Make this Charming Valentine Card Couple

If you are on a tight budget and don’t want to invest in expensive commercial greeting cards, make your own.  The recipient is sure to appreciate the extra effort you put in to make it yourself!

What are the most popular Valentine’s Gifts?

Sixty-two percent (62%) of Americans celebrate Valentine’s Day. 

Valentine Cookie Bouquet

Not all bouquets are made from flowers.  Some are edible!