It’s that time of year when being able to find all those customer appreciation cards comes in handy. You want to make sure when you are at the checkout you can find the right card to take advantage of discounts and points. That’s where the Mega Card Holder, from Infarrantly Creative comes in. It holds 38 cards! I have room to spare and I simply love mine.
Many of my friends have commented on how they wish they had one. I’ve even had a few clerks comment on how cute it is. It was fairly easy to put together. So whether you want to make one for yourself or as a gift it’s not too labor intensive. The tutorial can be found here.
It is also the time for pies. With Thanksgiving tomorrow, and my families love of pies, I will be making a few. I must admit that I cheated with the cheesecake and bought one at Costco. But later today I will be making a coconut cream and pumpkin pie. I will post a picture once they are done. Because we make so many pies I make my pie crust in bulk. Here is my recipe it makes enough for 7- 9″ pies.
Pie Crust in Bulk 6 cups flour 2 tsp. salt 2 1/3 cups shortening 1 1/4- 1 1/2 cups cold water In a bowl, combine flour and salt. With pastry blender cut in shortening until mixture resembles cornmeal in texture. Add 1 1/4 cups of water all at once. Mix lightly with a fork until water is absorbed and mixture forms a ball. If necessary add additional water. Divide into 7 portions. Roll out for pies or roll into balls and wrap first in plastic wrap then heavy duty foil and store in freezer for later. Save 40% on Digital Patterns at Shop Fons & Porter with Offer Code PATTERN40 Save 30% and Get Free Shipping at Shop Fons & Porter with Offer Code BLACK30 Free Shipping No Minimum at Keepsake NeedleArts with Offer Code NA1494 Get Free Delivery at Stitch Craft Create with Any Orders Over £10 Shop Black Friday Savings at Stitch Craft Create with 20% Off Storewide Shop Black Friday Savings at the Hobby Warehouse with 20% Off Storewide Spend $50 and Save 15% with KQ50 at Keepsake Quilting