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Food Art Day at Assisted Living Center Brings Smiles

When reader Diane Keegan organized a Food Art Day during National Assisted Living Week (which is usually in mid September), she demonstrated that it’s just as much fun to make people smile as it is to create a culinary masterpiece. Food art is not necessarily about making the prettiest, perfect designs. Sometimes it’s just about […]

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Kabocha Squash carved by Rose Flores

Autumn Pumpkin Decorations

There are so many ways to use pumpkins for Autumn decorations.  Take a look as these truly lovely pumpkin decorating ideas. These types of beautiful pumpkins shown on this page can be used dress up your home during at any autumn event, including Thanksgiving. Autumn pumpkin decorations can serve to add visual WOW to a […]

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Root vegetable bouquet by Phung Nguyen

Learning Fruit Carving – One Beginner’s Progress

When some people think about learning fruit carving, they think that it must be difficult. It seems intimidating. If that is how you feel, you’ll be inspired by this student’s carving journey, from first attempts, to landing her first carving jobs. Phung Nguyen began learning fruit carving when she came across my website in May. She signed […]

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Spice Explosion – a Vibrant Feast for the Senses

The videos on this page are really WOW! A true feast for the eyes and ears. I recently posted a blog about Kelly McCollam’s works of spice art and while looking for more spice art, came across this fantastic video of a choreographed spice explosion. The spice brand Schwartz, commissioned this amazing video where about […]

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Spicy Night Spice art

Spectacular Spice Art

For many people, spices are used solely to flavor dishes in the kitchen but for photographer Kelly McCollam, her pantry proved to be the inspiration for her remarkable spice art. She’s recreated famous works of art, such as Van Gogh’s “Starry, Starry Night,” using an assortment of colorful spices. While a lot of her artwork […]

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Scary face pumpkin carving of Nita

Scary and Silly Faces Carved on Pumpkins

Carving recognizable faces onto pumpkins is fun. For Halloween, it’s even more fun to carve some scary or silly faces. Here are a couple of examples of silly and scary faces carved on pumpkins. I carved the following images starting with a scary photo of me. I carved the teeth to look more crooked and […]

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