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Merry Christmas from our 8ft tall Olaf-Zilla!

We got lucky with a white Christmas at Grandma’s house in Seattle this year! Glen woke me up early Christmas morning with the video of “Do You Wanna Build a Snowman?” from Frozen, and it took a couple hours for … Continue reading

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Holiday Happy Hour 2017

It’s an especially busy holiday season for us this year with wedding planning at the same time as party & singing season, but we still managed to decorate and have our annual Holiday Happy Hour party! 35 of us enjoyed … Continue reading

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Christmas at the Castle

Hope everyone is having a happy holiday season! Since we finally had Castle Brittahytta weather-stable by Halloween, we left it up and decorated it for Christmas, including projected snowfall and dripping icicles! For 2016, Castle Brittahytta was covered in 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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Frozen Inspiration

My mother’s Daughters of Norway chapter asked me to be a guest speaker presenting how I made both my Elsa dresses at their monthly meeting in February. I laughed that my platinum Elsa wig made me look even more like … 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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Queen Elsa at the Cinema Brittahytta Frozen Sing Along

Oh, I have been looking forward to this party for months, and my Cinema Brittahytta Frozen Sing Along was a grand success! 24 of us had an icy blast, including 1 baby, 8 kids, 1 dog, no less than 4 … Continue reading

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Elsa the Snow Queen

I finished the coronation dress for Queen Elsa of Arendelle in February, but before I could finish my costume for Elsa the Snow Queen, I had to heal enough from my recent eye surgery, finish my taxes, and make significant … Continue reading

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Queen Elsa at the Castro Theatre Frozen Sing-Along

My whole Elsa ice ensemble was ready to wear Saturday morning, and we were hoping to leave by 11:30 for transit time and parking for the 1pm show up in San Francisco. Gail had traffic getting to my house, it … Continue reading

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Holiday Happy Hour 2013

My Holiday Happy Hour was the first week of December this year. So many years it’s been too warm inside for my holiday party even to light candles, let alone turn on the furnace, but this year’s chill more than … Continue reading

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