We made these cute candy cane lollipops courtesy of pinterest and they were really fun and easy. I looked for candy canes that were more applicable to forming the heart shape. I did soften them in the oven first (for about 1 minute at 350°) to get them to hold together at the top and on the stick. We used melted chocolate chip to fill in. The girls loved making them. I have them wrapped up in little treat bags ready to give away.
More flooding! Portland is underwater. We personally are doing okay, but our neighborhood is pretty bad, lots of people with flooded basements and lakes for yards. Lots of sandbags. We are all trying to help each other move furniture.
Like always, I keep seeing items that I want for myself while buying and making for others. I informed Pete that he bought me a lovely pair of socks and a stellar Christmas ornament from Russia. I even had them wrapped. I also sent a link to this book for my brother to get me, Face Paint: The Story of Makeup. It looks fascinating—all about the history of make-up. And he didn't mock me! Yet.