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Saturday, October 29, 2016

Holiday Shopping and Good Food

WUF is me...
I caught Mommie lying on her back on the couch, 
I propped my nose on her leg to ensure 
she didn't have any hidden snacks...
All was clear, 
SOMEBODY has to get some work done...
So, it is ME, Again, 
stopping to Save the Day for the 
Folkart and Primitives Team and More!!

Christi Royle Hocking

Has shared a recipe with us.
It looks Yummy! 

Teddie’s Apple Cake serves 8

Butter for greasing pan 3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting pan

1 ½ cups vegetable oil
 2 cups sugar

3 eggs 
1 tsp salt

1 tsp cinnamon 
1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp vanilla 
3 cups peeled, cored, and thickly sliced tart apples
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup raisins

Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter and flour a 9-inch tube pan. Beat the oil and sugar together in a mixer (fitted with a paddle attachment) while assembling the remaining ingredients. After about 5 minutes, add the eggs and beat until the mixture is creamy. Sift together 3 cups of flour, the salt, cinnamon and baking soda. Stir into the batter. Add the vanilla, apples, walnuts and raisins and stir until combined. Transfer the mixture to the prepared pan. Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in the pan before lifting out. Serve at room temperature with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream, if desired.


Scott Foster

 has shared one of his favorite fall treats.

I love this Acorn Squash: 1.Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Generously butter a rimmed baking sheet.

2.Halve squash crosswise. Scoop out seeds; discard. Slice a small piece off bottom of each squash half just enough to level.

3.Set squash halves, scooped sides down, on prepared sheet. Bake until golden, 20 to 25 minutes.


Kathy Hale Cage

Shared a favorite Apple Cake, too

I laughed and said this is exactly what the recipes look like that I have from my Mother.  They have been well used and love.  It brought the biggest smile to my heart!

Here are just a FEW of some Fall Items 
from the FAAP Team.
A link is provided to go to each shop,
BUT be sure to type FAAP in the etsy search bar 
to find hundreds of more AWESOME Handmade items.  
While, we in no way, are trying 
to skip over Thanksgving, 
we KNOW that crunch time 
is upon us for getting those 
Christmas gifts and Stocking Stuffers, 
gifts for Teachers, 
and gift exchanges.
PLEASE, allow us to HELP YOU!
You will be pleased with how helpful 
these artisans are, 
because I get to see them stress over 
all the small details 
that help to make 
your shopping experience 
a HAPPY time!

So CLICK away and HEART our items!

I WUF that you stopped by today!
I WUF that we get to make stuff for people like you!

WUF WUF...We really are handmade at heart and WUF what we do...I MIGHT see you later is I can't get Mommie to do this...~charcoal

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Tag it Tuesday!

Oh, WUF...

Mommie is working on her own blog, 
and she left the phone on my couch, 
so I'm BACK!!

Wuf wuf wuf...

Today, we wanted to let some of our Team Members share their favorite Fall item in their shop and WHY.  I KNOW you will WUF what you see!

The link to each item is above the picture so you can go and visit the shop and HEART each item...We sure would appreciate it!...
We Present: 
The Folkart Primitives and More Team (FAAP)

Becky Levesque I love the fall colors used in this project. 

Cynthia Chapman:   This is my favorite because you can hang them on a fall tree, tie them on a package, or put them on a peg board. I love the grungy orange color they are.

Crystal Cord: I love Frankenstein.  

Cindi Toth:  
My favorite are these pillows. 
I love the simplicity of the words and graphic.

Carol Corrigan:When I sat down to paint this I started with the cobalt blue pumpkin and just made it up as I went. I love the colors and sunflowers are a favorite of mine as you can see in my logo.

Bob Reyna:  One of my newer pillows. I just love the effect of the leaves "blowing" across this pillow.

Scott Foster:  This shaker style bowl was handturned and allowed to dry naturally. Finished with Walnut oil and beeswax it's the perfect vessel for fall foliage, mini gords or pumpkins. A great centerpiece!

Sherrie Dalton:I love how all the cats seem to have their own personality.

Tammy Peacock:  I love his little red shoes.

Michelle Smith: I love this pumpkin man because 
his face is so sweet...

Connie Smith: The colors remind me of my Mom's wonderful
Thanksgiving dinners, and the whole family getting together on a frosty holiday.

Loreen Pitchford:  I've always loved the colors of fall 
especially the brilliant reds!

Melissa Dwork: This insane pumpkin ornament never 
fails to put a smile on my face!

Susan Smith:  This pumpkin was my first attempt at Folk Art a few years ago, and I have been blessed to be so successful with it. I love everything about it and regard it as my signature piece.

Sharon Jedlinsky: I love the expression on the ghosts face. I love everything about him One of my favorites..

Denise Cassidy Bailey:  My fave item was recently sold, so I will go with this one. I love the fabric colors and the 'real' stem.

Kim Orcutt: I love this little framed stitchery because it's a new style for me and was lots of fun to make.

Kathy Hale Cage: I don't like the way Thanksgiving is getting pushed aside ... going from Fall/Halloween to Christmas so I wanted to try to put an emphasis on Thanksgiving again 

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Thank you for stopping by.

If you view our blog on your phone, 
at the bottom of the post is an option to change to 
View the Web Version.
Click on that.
You will notice on the left side are the LINKS to our Etsy Shops.
When you get a chance, like watching your team lose on Sunday,
Go visit our shops and HEART us and some Items.
Think about giving us a try for your Christmas Gifts.
We would WUF to Help you!

I got some sticks to chase...

We are handmade at heart~~FAAP