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Hand Painted Watermelon Bunting

Painted Paper Watermelon Bunting

Painted Paper Watermelon Bunting

I feel like I’ve missed out on the beginning part of summer. I just “woke up” and it’s mid-July! There’s so much more I want to do and celebrate while it’s still warm in New York. In the spirit of summer, I made this bright watermelon bunting.

Triangle pieces for bunting

To start, I cut triangle shapes out of thick red paper. Per usual, I designed the triangles on Photoshop and then printed cut guides to make everything easier. I try to cut off all the ink, and am mindful of which side I put on the front.

Thinking about buying a juicer? Read this!

Concerns about juicing-  should you buy that juicer?

A couple months ago I became enamored with juicing. It started because I tried these awesome fresh-made juices at my local Farmer’s Market. Then, in an effort to convince George that we needed a juicer, we both watched the documentary Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead, which is all about juicing for health. Needless to say, I was even more hooked, and George was still indifferent.

Concerns about juicing-  should you buy that juicer?

I threw caution to the wind and went ahead and bought a juicer– a Breville multi-speed juice fountain, to be even more exact. But, in true Lauren form, I had all of these concerns pop up right after I ordered. Would I actually use the juicer? Was it too much work? I was terrified that I made the wrong decision and wasted my money on a whim.

Homemade Cherry Pop Tarts

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Now before I even begin, I’m going to tell you that this creation really is somewhere between a Pop Tart and a turnover. And, moreover, my “Pop Tarts” certainly have a homemade look and feel to them. They were yummy, but if you want regular Pop Tarts, you should probably just go down to the supermarket and stop reading this post now.

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