The gift of handmade

Month: October 2011

bats and ghosts and pumpkin hosts

Someone ordered cookies. The cool part? They’re on sticks! We’ve got cats: And bats: Spooks: Scary faces: Happy Halloween!

Panaderia Pantoja giveaway winner!

Congrats, Ginger! Your prize will be winging its way toward you soon.


Today we’re going to show you how to make a yummy dip. We serve it at parties and get-togethers all the time, and we never get tired of eating it. It’s ridiculously easy to make it.

Pop it in the oven to melt the cheese if you want to, or don’t. I like it chilled, Mom likes it hot, Ina doesn’t like olives. Make it however you want, and serve with buttered toast. Enjoy!

check this out

I’m going to be holding a papercut demo at the Brown Bag Vintage and Crafts Market! Join the attendees on the event’s facebook page and check out the Brown Bag page for updates!


The book is chock-full of yummy recipes for babies and toddlers, and the dishes were concocted by Cathy Garcia, our good friend and baby Lorenzo’s mom. She runs Choppin’ Chef catering, and writes articles for If you’re from Manila, leave a comment, and we’ll […]

brown bag it

Hello, little teacups!

We’re going to be at the Brown Bag Vintage and Crafts Market, so you should drop by!

It’s going to be in the Ayala Triangle, Makati Avenue, in front of Manila Peninsula. As the poster says, entrance is totally free! We’ll be selling goodies, having a sock doll workshop, and I’ll be holding a papercutting tutorial!

Mark your calendars, December 9!
Catch you later.

Post ID: 1765

Last week, Xavi requested a Peter Pan party. I love Peter! We packaged up some “pixie dust” to sprinkle on cupcakes: Here’s Mom putting finishing touches on the cake: Painting a sign: Ina made these super awesome cupcake toppers that we didn’t end up using, […]