Meg Makes

Meg Makes

How I hacked a wreath featuring a vintage cardboard Easter bunny

It's been kind of a nutty month for me, but as I mentioned Monday, I knew I needed to decorate with my vintage cardboard Easter bunnies before it was too late.

How I made a crocheted version of a wedding ring quilt

My best friend got married this weekend, and for the occasion, I made a crocheted version of a wedding ring quilt.

Seeking advice: how should I use these cardboard, vintage Easter decorations?

Whenever I see vintage holiday decorations at The I.D.E.A. Store, I buy them. A while back, I picked up these two vintage Easter bunnies. I realized yesterday I should probably make something from them soon, before Easter comes and goes.

Recipe for Cherry Almond Tart

Here's another recipe from my recent blog contest winner, Lisa Storm Fink of Philo.

Cherry Almond Tart
8 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled
1/2 cup sugar
1/8 teaspoon almond extract (or a bit more)
1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract (or more)
2 tablespoons finely ground blanched almonds
1-1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

Blog contest winner and a recipe for Easy Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Today, I'm announcing the winner of the little contest I started last week, to win a box full of goodies from McCormick & Company.

Blog contest: Win a basket full of McCormick goodies

I recently received a press kit from McCormick & Co. containing several full-size seasonings and extracts.

It's full of ingredients for spring cooking, tips for entertaining, recipes and tips for dyeing eggs.

Some ideas for spring wreaths

Even though it's still snowy, I looked at my front door yesterday and realized I should switch out my wintery wreath.

Recipe for peanut butter bars with fudgy frosting

I recently received, as a gift, a reprint of Betty Crocker's 1963 "Cooky Book," to go along with some wonderful, heavy-duty cookie sheets.

Recipes for baked goods and treats made with rhubarb

Spring is creeping closer, even though it's snowing in Champaign this morning.

To celebrate March 1, I thought I'd collect some rhubarb recipes from around the Internet. Click on each photo to go to it on Pinterest, and then again to go to the original recipe. I can't wait for the tart treat to be in season.

Some neat ideas for crochet baby blankets

It seems like many people I know are expecting babies soon, or expect to be expecting in the near future.