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OC Martha Wannabes

I recently signed up for a meetup group called “The OC 20-30 Somethings Crafty Martha Wannabe Meetup Group”, and I attended their 2 year anniversary party and potluck yesterday.  I was very nervous, but excited to be meeting about 20 new women.  Everyone was very friendly and I felt comfortable in no time at all!  Everyone was required to cook up a dish or dessert, and I decided to make a peach cobbler since peaches were on sale – and who doesn’t love a sale??  After going through 15 or so recipes for peach cobblers online, I decided to just experiment and develop my own recipe for this tasty dish.  Unfortunately I didn’t have time to take pictures, because I was in a rush to get it in the oven so I could get ready for the party.  I was late about an hour, but the hostess was just glad I was able to make it *smile*.  I’ll post the recipe for my “Spiced Vegan Peach Cobbler” when I remake the dish and take some pictures of the process and finished product.  I was very happy with the result 🙂

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After we stuffed ourselves with all that yummy goodness, we got to paint a small canvas and birdhouse.  The first thing that popped into my head was Totoro, so I used that as my inspiration for my artwork.  Here is how it turned out

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I was also able to reconnect with an old classmate from high school, which was really great!  I hadn’t spoken to her since high school (about 6 years now) so it was really fun being able to hang out with her and I came to find that we actually have a lot more in common than our first names 🙂 Looking forward to spending more time with her and the other women in this group!

ImageEdit:  If you are in the area and are interested in joining the group, you can sign up through their website on Meetup.  You don’t have to be artistic or creative – as long as you have an interest in crafts, diy, and such, you will have an awesome time learning while making new friends 🙂

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2 comments on “OC Martha Wannabes

  1. Sandy Ang
    July 31, 2012

    such cute little birdhouses

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