Tomato Bisque pre-CHA (note beads and bits laying all over my coffee table)
Tomato Bisque Post-CHA (clean coffee table)
I sort of fused these two recipes: here and here. Then, I did a hit and run with about 1 1/2 cups of cooked elbow macaroni which may sound strange, but most of the time the soup is The Meal so I try to make it as "meaty" as possible. And don't forget the culinary cream on top!
About.com Jewelry Making
Tammy updates you on some of the latest discussions going on over at the Jewelry Making Forum.
Here's a tool just "bent" on becoming your favorite!
Jewelry & Beading
Heather Powers of Humblebeads catches us up on what's going on with her this spring!
Katie's giving away 2 copies of Vintage Style Jewelry from the editors of Bead & Button. Comment on her post to be included in the drawing!
Read Robin's funny stories of her latest CHA trip and what a friend of hers has deemed, "Nailgate"!
Candie’s sharing the dove-love over on her blog! Check out a pair of earrings she made using peaceful dove chandelier findings. While you’re there, leave a comment for a chance to win your own dove charms!
Snap out of it, Jean! There's beading to be done!
Jean made a pretty spring-like necklace using a Russian bead and Vintaj findings. It is titled, "Looking Out Her Window".
Margot shares stories of her first day at CHA (The Craft and Hobby Association Show) and why she prefers to do "fake demos" at book signings.