I hope everyone had a relaxing weekend. We sure did! Friday night I got to scrapbook with my friend Jen, drink wine & eat take out. FUN
The rest of the weekend we did things around the house – I crafted & Pete was working on remodeling our attic. It was great to just be at home & get things done! I wanted to share with you my latest creation for upcoming Fairs this Fall…
Here is this year’s version of “Snowman Soup”. I created just a few of these last year and they sold out pretty quick. I decided that I wanted to change it up a bit this year & see if I could find a mug to put the ingredients in. I was able to find plain white mugs at the Christmas Tree Shop for a very reasonable price.
Closeup of the poem that is hanging from the handle, which reads:
Heard you’ve been real good this year,
Always glad to hear it!
With freezing weather drawing near,
you’ll need to warm the spirit…
Here’s a little snowman soup
complete with stirring stick
Just add hot water, sip it slow
it’s sure to do the trick!
Note: I got this poem from SCS – it is not my original creation.
The ingredients are: 1 Candy Cane, 1 Package of Hot Cocoa, 1 small bag of marshmallows. (I will also be adding 2 Hershey Kisses)
I used Rub-On’s that I found at Michael’s to decorate the mug. They went on nicely, but I am concerned about durability. I think these mugs are going to be “hand wash only” – unless I can figure out how to seal the rub-on onto the mug. Does anyone have any tips on a good sealant that will look decent?
I’m doing some more fun things with Hot Cocoa & Christmas…so I will be back later on this week to share with you guys. Thanks for stopping by & checking out my stuff!