Sunday, August 19, 2018
I am so excited to play around with my new Cricut Explore Air 2. The Cricut machine cuts paper, card stock, leather, and vinyl. Looking through all the projects is so much fun. The possibilities are endless.
This is where you can change your blade or put a marker. The Cricut can draw and write for you. You can get a deeper cutting blade also. The blade depends on what you are going to cut. For now I will be cutting card stock and vinyl. I am a beginner with this machine.
I have already learned that I need to pay attention to loading it right. Always pick the correct settings too. There is much to learn in the design space as well.
I already know I want to try and make some holiday banners. Eventually work my way up to a leather bracelet.
For now I will play around with simple cuts. Here is my first heart cut out. It is amazing how fast this machine works. I am so impressed. This takes crafting to a whole new level.
I have only used it a few times but know that I love it. I think it was money well spent.
Check out the Cricut website for yourself. There is an even better machine called the Cricut Maker. If I master this machine maybe I will get that one next.
Do you like to make things? What is your favorite craft?
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Softer Than Brittle is a great snack to bring with you this summer. Do you have a long car ride? Are you going to the beach or park? Throw a few of these in your bag and go. I love that they are gluten free, dairy free, and safe for vegans. They are a healthy alternative when it comes to snacking in our household. They are also safer on the teeth. It isn't like regular brittle where it hurts to bite on. This brittle really is soft and flaky.
They are bite size which is nice for the kids. Softer Than Brittle comes in different nut types. My favorite is the cashew one. It is made with 6 to 7 ingredients and comes from a family recipe.
I am so happy we tried this delicious treat.
You can find Softer Than Brittle on Amazon.