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We Have a Winnah for “I Garden: Urban Style” Co-Authored by Michael Nolan

Alright folks! We had 41 contest entries to win the book “I Garden: Urban Style” by Michael Nolan and Reggie Solomon via Scissorsanddrumsticks.com and our blog-spot on HOMEGROWN.org…


Added by Scissors & Drumsticks on March 4, 2011 at 9:51am — No Comments

Enter to Win the Book, "I Garden: Urban Style" Co-Authored by Michael Nolan



Here it is! Scissors & Drumsticks’ first product give away! We are happy and pleased with the response we have gained from our readers and social media friends only after starting this blog in May 2010 and we want to…


Added by Scissors & Drumsticks on February 23, 2011 at 11:30am — 13 Comments

**Casting Call**Hampton Roads, VA area Documentary-Please Read and Leave a Comment

Some of you personally know me  to know that I am passionate toward anything my crazy brain decides to embark upon. I have recently sold almost all my drum gear to finance the purchase of camera and video gear. Below is a casting call ad that I have posted around the inter-net and am interested in shooting with some really great folks right here in the Hampton Roads area. If you or anyone you know fits even ten percent of the profiles below please let me know. Please, have a…


Added by Scissors & Drumsticks on January 26, 2011 at 12:18pm — 2 Comments

Recipe#5 Christmas Cookie Coutdown-Peanut Butter "Peanut Butter Cup" Cookies

Posted By~Scissors~scissorsanddrumsticks.com

1 1/4 Cups Packed Light Brown Sugar

3/4 Cup Creamy Peanut Butter

1/2 Crisco Stick or 1/2 Cup Vegetable Shortening

3tbsp Milk

1tbsp Vanilla Extract (we make our own)

1 Egg

1 3/4…


Added by Scissors & Drumsticks on December 15, 2010 at 11:41am — No Comments

Recipe# 4 Christmas Cookie Countdown-Cranberry Cheese Bars

A light Cheese Cake style treat for the Cheese Cake lover in you

Step 1

2 Cups All Purpose Flour

1.5 Cup Quick Oats (uncooked)

3/4 Cup Packed Light Brown Sugar

1 Cup (2 sticks) Butter, Softened-I use unsalted sweet cream…


Added by Scissors & Drumsticks on December 14, 2010 at 10:55am — 2 Comments

Recipe# 3 Christmas Cookie Countdown-Cookie Dough Truffles

Originally posted at Scissors & Drumsticks.com

1/2 cup butter, softened

3/4 cup brown sugar

1tsp vanilla extract

2 cup all purpose flour

1 can (14oz) condensed milk

1/2 cup mini chocolate chips

½ chopped…


Added by Scissors & Drumsticks on December 13, 2010 at 10:47am — No Comments

Scissors' Christmas Cookie Countdown-Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies

Posted by ~Scissors~scissorsanddrumsticks.com

24 maraschino cherries (drained; reserve juice)

1/2 cup butter, softened

3/4 cup brown sugar

1 tbsp reserved juice

1tsp vanilla extract

1-1/4 cup all purpose flour

1/8 tsp salt

1 pkg chocolate candy coating (ex. Almond Bark)

  1. Pat cherries to remove excess moisture; set aside. Combine flour and salt; set aside. In large bowl cream butter and brown…

Added by Scissors & Drumsticks on December 10, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

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Added by Scissors & Drumsticks on November 24, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

We Take Enough From the Ground, It's High Time We Start Putting it Back

Posted By Drumsticks-Scissorsanddrumsticks.com

Ahhh, it's that time of year when everything that grows outdoors start to take a colorful turn to give us a spectacular show of color just before forfeiting their exteriors to the soil. I like to compare it to a summer time festival where everyone is having a grand ol time appreciating the company of others and making new…


Added by Scissors & Drumsticks on November 22, 2010 at 10:03pm — No Comments

5 Ways to have a Minimalist Thanksgiving

Originally posted on scissorsanddrumsticks.com by Guest Author Andrew Odom-anotherkindofdrew.com/tinyrevolution.us

In just one week we will all be preparing to tie on our feed sacks and gather round the family table in…


Added by Scissors & Drumsticks on November 22, 2010 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

Winter Compost Heap

This year at the Scissors & Drumsticks garden we had to grow at a minimum for test purposes. We just didn’t want to waste anything that wouldn’t grow, and believe me, we had our ups and downs. We are not gardeners of sorts, we just wanted to grow and preserve our own food. As much as we could at least. This year has proven to us that it can be done. From the garden years ago in my parents’ backyard I formed my little bit of background in “backyardiculture.” It was the tips from two…


Added by Scissors & Drumsticks on November 22, 2010 at 4:47pm — No Comments



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