Crochet Poncho and Headband

One of the many things I love about crocheting is that you can use your yarns to come up with as many designs and projects as you like. I made this crocheted poncho last year and need I say I enjoy making it and wearing it :). There is just something about wearing what you made with your hands and I believe, this is why handmade stuff will continue to be valued than machine made. Handmade connotes time, energy, details, attention and definitely, patience. Here is my poncho in all its pink and grey glory.

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Elegant Almond Tuiles

Also known as tuilles. These wafers are dainty. They are scrumptious. They are pretty. They are crispy. They are delectable. They are just one more word, oh so delicious! Okay, I know that was more than one word. I just couldn’t resist adding the ‘oh so’ :). These lovelies originate from France and does that surprise me at all? This wonderful nation is known for all kinds of elegant pastries, sweets, and desserts. So if I were to mark these tiles, which is what tuiles mean, they passed with top marks on elegance, richness, sweetness, and crispiness. I thought I won’t have any photos to show you as my husband was so taken to these wafers, they rapidly disappeared from the plate ๐Ÿ™‚

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Gentleman’s Suit Cake Pictures

I made this gorgeous cake last week and I truly enjoyed every moment of decorating it. It is a two tier cake made upย of a chocolate square cake under and a vanilla round cake on top. Only if, they can stay that way and not be cut. Hmmm. Well, it would just defeat the purpose of it being called a cake, right? ๐Ÿ™‚

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