Wednesday, December 22, 2010

All the Best Things are Handmade

I have long had a love for handmade things. Knowing it was made by a person and that there probably aren't a whole lot of something makes me happy. When I shop, I like to find the things that no one else would have. Here are a couple of photos of handmade ornaments on my tree:

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I spent ages playing softball (and I still play on a couple of teams). This is an ornament my mom got for me in 1992 from a vendor at the Yellow Daisy Festival.

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As a kid, I went to a very small private school and we always got to go on the coolest field trips. We went to Frabel, a glass blowing workshop here in Atlanta. I have been smitten by their pieces since I was young. My mom got me this ornament a few years ago. She also got me one of their floral pieces for my college graduation. (Be jealous!)

And this post would not be complete without a photo of what's going on in my kitchen right now:
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Yes, I am making cinnamon rolls from scratch. Again, be jealous! Or just come by and have a cinnamon roll with me!


  1. Mmm, looks good! I have a Frabel "trophy" (I don't know what else to call it) that I was given when I left my newspaper job. I love that place.

  2. I am attempting cinnamon rolls from scratch for Christmas morning, so need to prep them tomorrow....would LOVE the recipe you use April...