Welcome to the birthday picnic that the dolls and I are hosting! This is part two of our day long celebration. If you missed trying Ismay’s legendary cinnamon toast and getting a chance to meet the dolls, you’ll want to click here to get caught up!
Later tonight (7 p.m. Eastern time) the dolls are having a sleep over and they hope you will come back to tuck them in bed! In between all of my Izannah Doll Making Class members will want to drop into the class site at 2 p.m. Eastern time for a few treats!
Now that breakfast is over and the dishes are all washed, it’s time to bake the birthday pies! All of the older dolls decided that pies would be a much better birthday desert after the unfortunate incident with Izzybelle and the icing the last time they baked a cake!!!
Isabeau is willing to share her pie crust recipe with you:
Mrs. Wolter’s No-fail Pie Crust
1 cup Crisco
3 cups flour
2 eeggs, beaten
2 teaspoons vinegar
4 -5 tablespoons cold water
1 teaspoon salt
Ina a large mixing bowl, cut Crisco into four with a pastry blender until small size peas form. Add eggs, vinegar, water and slat & mix with a fork until blended and dough forms a large ball, or use floured hands to mix dough. Makes three crusts.
Finally all the cooking is done and it’s time to go out to the picnic!
We hope you enjoyed the picnic! You can click on any of the smaller photos to enlarge them. Put on your coziest pj’s and come back tonight at 7:00 p.m. Eastern time for the doll’s slumber party 🙂
My name is Paula Walton. I’m a working craftsperson. I’ve been self-employed since 1986, when I started selling the items that I make under the name A Sweet Remembrance. Among other things, I am a doll maker, a dressmaker that specializes in reproduction women’s and children’s clothing, maker of spun cotton ornaments and holiday figures, and a freelance designer. Upon occasion I write magazine articles and am a Craftsperson in Residence. I teach and do demonstrations quite frequently, plus I was previously the director and curator of a small museum in Connecticut.
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10 thoughts on “A Birthday Picnic – Happy Birthday Izannah!”
You’re too much- all the pictures and comments are adorable!
Thanks! Wait till you see the slumber party!
Dear Paula and Izannahs,
Izzibeth is delighted to join in the Izannah Celebration! We loved all your photographs of the preparations for the party and the picnic!
Here is a link to Izzibeth Heads Off to Birthday Party:
Diane, daughter Sarah, and Izzibeth
The dolls are all so happy to know the Izzibeth is coming to the party! They’ve asked me to make sure it is all right with you if she spends the night. Since she has her own copy of the American Girl’s Book at home, they are just sure she will want to stay and play Shadows with them at the slumber party 🙂
Oh, I love your delightful party!
Thank you ❤
That looks like some serious fun indeed. Blessings sweet little friends
I think that Andrew’s hats were very festive! I will gladly wear one of them and Betany feels the same!Tee hee 😉
Oooh what a treat of a picnic so many yummy things to indulge! And the most perfect day to spend outdoors!!
A wonderful day indeed!
Many Blessings, Linnie and Betany
I’m very fond of newspaper hats myself 🙂 I think the girls may have been angling for crowns rather than Andrew’s more rakish, nautical looking hats!
Yesterday was a splendid autumn day! I overheard the doll’s talking about having the leftover pie for breakfast, so far too soon the picnic will be gone and simply a wonderful memory…