Thursday, December 20, 2012

3 of 4 Finals Down

OMG Im almost done with the semester... In digital media now, just had my critique, went alright! Then I head to the lab to take me art history final and I AM DONE!! Fashion Rachel and I are going to celebrate by eating shit tons of pizza and a batman marathon, plus making Christmas Presents!!!

GF is in Utah as of now, off to visit family. Mom comes up on saturday and OMG I might get to see her even! Weird!

Sorry, Im tired and not thinking good. lol!! But as promised, here are some last minute Poor Girl crafty gift ideas.

Home made marshmallows:

2 tablespoons gelatin
8 tablespoons cold water
2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup cold water
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Dust an 8- or 9-inch square pan with powdered sugar. Set aside.
In a small bowl, soak gelatin in 8 tbsp cold water. Set aside.
Combine granulated sugar and 1/2 cup of water in a large heavy saucepan.
Cook and stir over medium heat until dissolved.
Add gelatin and bring to a boil.
Remove from heat. Pour into a large mixing bowl and let stand until partially cool.
Add salt and vanilla extract.
Beat with an electric mixer until soft and double in volume. About 10-15 minutes.
Pour into prepared pan to about 1/2 inch thick.
10 Set to cool until it will not stick to your finger.
11 Cut into 1.5 inch pieces and roll in powdered sugar.
12 Variation: toasted coconut can be substituted for powdered sugar.
13 Variation: other flavorings can be substituted for vanilla extract.

Thank you for that

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