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Beauty & the Beast Bookookies

From November 2010 to September 2011 I was buying new hardware and setting up the new BrittaBlvd.com site, so there is a large gap for all my Cinema Brittahytta summer movies that year! Since the new Beauty & the Beast … Continue reading

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Up-Graded Gravestones

Another finished project! In our first story of the Verdigris Saga told in 2014, the family gravestones were not moved to California when Castle Brittahytta was moved. Since I didn’t need to make new physical gravestones for our display, I … Continue reading

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Coloring Cookies

We have a fun group of friends who get together every so often for an afternoon of crafty projects plus food and wine. This summer we celebrated the Leo Ladies birthdays (including me!) plus coloring books were chosen as the … Continue reading

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Fireworks & Fun 2016

We had another year of fantastic Fireworks & Fun for the Fourth of July! The parking shuttle service was used for the first time ever, and 24 of us enjoyed a warm afternoon but a chilly evening with barbecue, snow … Continue reading

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Holiday Happy Hour 2015

I took a break for 2014, so I was eager to have my Holiday Happy Hour again in 2015! This year had a theme…Crystals & Diamonds! Not only do they go well with ice and snow, but December 13th, 2015, … Continue reading

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Halloween 2015 – The Party!

Whew! My Halloween 2015 party was thankfully another grand success! Since people brought friends I didn’t know I’m not exactly sure, but I think it looks like our total this year was 67 people including 8 kids. Not an all-time … Continue reading

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Fantastic Fireworks & Fun for ’15!

Another year of fantastic free fireworks from Santa Clara so I had another fabulous Fourth…hooray! I love living one block away from the park with such a great fireworks view from my backyard! This year was the smallest fireworks party … Continue reading

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Halloween 2014 – Verdigris Portraits, Family Heirlooms and Other Clues

To summon the spirits in the séance led by the Webmistress via the Spirit Materializer built by Miss Hermione G. Wells, the party guests needed to identify the ghosts haunting the castle by using anything they could find, including family … Continue reading

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Frozen Fractals Sugared Snowflakes

Ever since my mom bought me a fun set of modular mix and match to design your own snowflake cookie cutters, I have had great fun making these Sugared Snowflakes at Christmas time, even though the intricate piping can take … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Mask Cookies

The life size Mardi Gras Mask Cookies I made the last few years never did get their own complete how-to post, let alone showing the different successful techniques that progressed from simpler to more elaborate each year I made them. … Continue reading

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