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These are poppy shaped sugar cookies with bright colorful icings. cookies 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup butter or margarine, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 egg 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour icing 1 cup powdered sugar 2 teaspoons milk 2 teaspoons light corn syrup 1/4 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract red and […]

 February 21, 2012  Posted by at 7:48 pm May Tagged with: , , , , ,  Comments Off on Poppy-Shaped Sugar Cookies
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Poppy Sponge Art

skill level: easiest cost: under $5 craft time: 5-20 minutes black construction paper sponge cut into flower shape (pattern below) sponge cut into a circle (pattern below) red-orange paint black paint Dip flower-shaped sponge into red-orange paint and press lightly onto the black construction paper. Next, use the circle sponge and press on on a […]

 February 21, 2012  Posted by at 7:46 pm May Tagged with: , , , ,  Comments Off on Poppy Sponge Art
Feb 212012
 
Poppy Pin

skill level: easiest cost: under $5 craft time: 5-20 minutes red and black felt black pom-pom jewelry back pin Cut out 2 of the poppy shapes in red felt. Glue the 2 shapes together in the center with the shape shifted slightly. This way they look like petals. Glue the pom-pom in the center. Glue […]

 February 21, 2012  Posted by at 7:39 pm May Tagged with: , , , ,  Comments Off on Poppy Pin
Feb 212012
 
Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a secular holiday that was created to honor and pay respect for fallen soldiers. It is a day to visit the gravesites of loved ones and ancestors and place flowers by their headstones. Flags are flown at half-staff until noon and small flags are placed by the graves. Memorial Day was first […]

 February 21, 2012  Posted by at 7:36 pm May Tagged with:  Comments Off on Memorial Day