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"Life is lived forward, but understood backward. It is not until we are down the road and we stand on the mountain looking back through the valley that we can appreciate the terrain God has allowed us to scale.” Jill Savage

Thursday, April 01, 2010

Making Candy -

Check at Sue at Rue-Mouffetard - is my candy mentor! We went to the Le Cordon Bleu of Atlanta for lunch last month with a few other wonderful blogging friends. After lunch we went to a shop called Cake Art - well not only cake, but candy too. I had never made any so she gently encouraged me to do so! And I thank you Sue - I loved it a lot and so did my grandson. He is going to bring it in for his teacher on Friday - if there are any left! We do need to practice more - but this was good for our first tries.

WHOSYERGURL - Mutterings from a midwest gal. suggested the bunny hop - I thought that would be easy to find, but it wasn't. Not sure who this little girl is - but it was cute.

Something to think about - The best way to cheer yourself up is to cheer up somebody else.- Mark Twain

Happy Birthday Debbie Reynolds - Wikipedia

Reynolds was born in El Paso, Texas, the second child of Maxine N.and Raymond Francis Reynolds, who was a carpenter for the Southern Pacific Railroad. Reynolds was a Girl Scout and a troop leader (a scholarship in her name is offered to high-school age Girl Scouts). Her family moved to Burbank, California, in 1939, and she was raised in a strict Nazarene faith. At age 16, while a student at Burbank's John Burroughs High School, Reynolds won the Miss Burbank Beauty Contest, a contract with Warner Brothers, and acquired her new first name.


Buttercup said...

Very cute! Enjoyed the Debbie Reynolds information. "Singing in the Rain" is one of my favorite movies.

Linda said...

Looks like you had a lot of fun making candy with Andy! Love Debbie Reynolds.

Susan said...

Hi Sandie...Loved the photos of your grandson. Looked like he was having so much fun. The Bunny Hop was cute, too. Hope you have a good Thursday. Sincerely, Susan

Walking on Sunshine... said...

Looks like your grandson really enjoyed making the candy!

ClassyChassy said...

Cute candy making pics - did you save any for ME??

Country Wings in Phoenix said...

Good Morning Sandie Sweetie...
What a precious post. I love the picture of your candy making adventure. Looks like fun was had by all and that some taste testin went on as well. I would like one of those chocolate bunnies with a blue egg please? Looked yummy.

I did not know these things about Debbie. I didn't know where she was born, didn't know that she was actually in a beauty contest especially and that is how she got her contract. Can you believe that?
Such a beautiful lady.

Happy Easter Sweetie. Country hugs and much love...Sherry

CountryBlessings@Lakewood said...

LOL..on the bunny hop. Looks like everyone was starting to tucker at the end!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Oh cute post every bit of it! There wouldn't be any of that candy left for Friday if it were my kitchen, I'm afraid ;>). Looks like you guys were having a great time. How cool is it that you have a group of blogging friends in your "real" life. I've never met any of mine.

I saw the birthday column in this morning's paper and I guessed that you would do Debbie Reynolds (she rocks).

Joyce said...

I am glad you had so much fun making the candy. We need to have a candy making party one day in the future and donate them to a good cause. Now why do I have the feeling we would all eat the chocolate before it ever arrived at a charity auction? Blog gals have good hearts but honestly I like to fill up my big belly with chocolates! Off to boil eggs for coloring with Mr. Vundervants. No bunny dance for me today as I am out of shape this year:)

Angela said...

Hey Sandie!

Looks like Andy had a great time making candy with his Grandma!

I'm going to be making some Easter candy with my kids tomorrow! My secret sister at church gave me a pretzel mold and the candy to make some candy! It's been a long time since I've done it. I do have lots of different molds for different holidays. I'm not sure why I haven't made it in a long time????

Hope you have a Wonderful Easter!

Georgia said...

Aww... I'm glad you had a blast making candy. I only make candy for Christmas, but I enjoy it. It's so cool how you include birthday wishes to different celebrities. A lot of fun to read.

I pray you're doing well. Thank you for sharing this with us. May God richly bless you!

Laura said...

Hi Sandie-

I hope you have a wonderful and blessed Easter weekend.



Marjorie (Molly) Smith said...

Andy looks like he was enjoying his little adventure into candy making. I know you and he both will remember this time spent together.
Happy Easter to you both.

Michelle said...

Your candy looks great and what an awesome memory for you both!

Anonymous said...

Oh what fun making candy with your grandson. Precious photos! Wishing you all a lovely Easter.

^..^Corgidogmama said...

You and that grandboy of yours do the coolest things together. You have enriched his entire life so~!

Nancy's Notes said...

Wonderful post Sandie! Aww...making candy with your son sounds like so much fun! Thanks for the bunny hop! Thanks too for dropping by today and for the sweet comments.


Melanie said...

Mmm. Looks like you two were having a yummy time! :)

Happy Easter.






Jojo said...

Happy Easter to you!

ocmist said...

Making candy sounds like a lot of fun… especially that kind! I can see that Andy would love it! I’ll bet that my Kody would too!

I always like Debbie Reynolds. You have such interesting little tidbits on these celebrities.