Summer

The Farmer’s Market

What I look most forward to every summer is going to my local farmer’s market in White Bear Lake, MN. Fridays are the day I can go and see the many venders who care so much about what they do best and the greatest part is the friendships I have formed with some of these… Continue reading The Farmer’s Market

Autumn · Pumpkin Fairy

The Pumpkin Fairy 2015

After a long hot summer I so look forward to pumpkin season! The cool crisp air, the harvest from our garden, gorgeous colors everywhere and of course PUMPKINS!!!!! After a quick trip for a favorite pumpkin caffeine fix, I’m off to load up on all the beautiful fall foliage for my next season of decorating!… Continue reading The Pumpkin Fairy 2015

Autumn · Call Me Crafty... · My Projects ♥

“T Bird” and the Pink Ladies

Guess what happens when you take a bunch of adorable kids, add some material, candy cigarettes and a little sewing magic? Memories and pictures to last a life time! Circa 1999, a classic costume theme of the “T birds and the Pink Ladies” from Grease. I went like a bat out of H. E. double… Continue reading “T Bird” and the Pink Ladies

Autumn · Family Happenings · Pumpkin Fairy

Sharing My Passions

Today I am CELEBRATING! It’s my 2 year anniversary of Mama Carp & company and I have had a wonderful time here with you! Thank you for spending some time with me and cheers to another year of creative solutions and inspiring ideas! So no doubt I’ve been a little busy as always…August I entered… Continue reading Sharing My Passions

App's & Drinks · Autumn

It’s That Time Of Year Again!

I LOVE this time of year – Minnesota at its finest! Falling leaves, crisp autumn air & lots of crackling bonfires with your favorite friend’s. Be sure to whip up several batches of my Northwoods Apple Cider, its great hot or cold! Also keep it on hand for my favorite fall cocktail Jameson Cidertini’s. This… Continue reading It’s That Time Of Year Again!

Celebrate the Seasons ♥ · Desserts · Favorite Recipes ♥ · Summer

The “Not Your Ordinary” Zucchini Bread

  Many years ago a customer shared this with us girls at my Mom’s craft store. One look at the ingredients and we knew we just had to try it- my family has been making it ever since!   3 eggs 1 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1… Continue reading The “Not Your Ordinary” Zucchini Bread