Showing posts from January, 2011

Knitted Stuff on Etsy!

Finally got my knitted stuff up on Etsy:


I want to let you know what I’m going to be up to this year. In April I’m going to a performing arts DTS with YWAM at their University of Nations in Kona, Hawaii. Let me explain what that actually means. YWAM (which stands for Youth With a Mission) is a worldwide Christian missions organization. Its purpose is to serve Jesus throughout the world, know God, and make Him known. It was founded by Loren Cunningham in 1960 and is focused on young people demonstrating the love of Jesus to the whole world. YWAM has more than 1000 locations in over 180 countries. The base where I’ll be going is called University of Nations Kona and it is YWAM’s largest base. The campus is gorgeous and you can see the beach from it. Most of the classrooms are just shaded open air courtyards, and everyone goes around in flip-flops and bare feet all the time (which I’m pretty excited for.) I’ll be staying in a dorm with 5-10 girls. There will be students from all over the world participating in several differ

Happy New Year's

I spent most of New Year's Eve making this lovely dessert! It's called a Croque en Bouche, French for "crack in mouth." I first saw one on a wedding cake show on Food Network, and I've been wanting to make one ever since. I thought it would be harder but it's actually fairly simple. You take cream puffs, dip them in caramel, and stack them into a tower, then drizzle them with more caramel. I think the sugar is usual a little stringier, but I was really happy with how it came out. It was really tasty too! I filled some cream puffs with almond whipped cream, and some with mocha.