Recipe submitted by Brenda Applesauce Cake 2 cups white sugar 1 cup oil (canola works well) 2½ cups unsweetened applesauce 4 cups flour 3 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. ground cloves 1 cup raisins 1 cup maraschino cherries cut in half 1. Mix sugar, oil and applesauce well in a large bowl. […]

Ho, ho, ho! The Crafting Circle Collection is featuring 5 festive picks from our AAA Support Team members.  Santa Claus is coming to town, and he’s going to need some sun tan lotion! Number one on Santa’s “nice” list is Dona from Home Craft Framing.  She has a huge selection!  If you’re looking for frames, […]

Every Thursday, I will try to scrape up three lovely vintage items from our wonderful AAA Support vintage sellers.  We have quite a few of them! Today we are picking 3 toy box picks from our sister team, An Etsy Toy Box.  These members are being honored both for their awesome contributions to Etsy and […]

The Crafting Circle Collection is featuring 5, very interesting, HOT summer picks from our AAA Support Team members!  It’s gonna be a heatwave! First up is Mary from Doda Designs.  Her shop is, dare I say, rad!  It’s groovy and hip.  She is bringing those tie dye colors back in a whole new, nontraditional way.  […]

Behind the Scenes Etsy.com is full of fun, unique, and different fashion pieces from dresses to purses to jewelry. You can find anything from crocheted wire jewelry to hand stamped jewelry and more there. AAA Support team is no exception, full of bright eyed, exclusive designers ready to change the fashion world one piece at […]

Article submitted by our fearless Captain, Chris Strawberry-Rhubarb Refrigerator Jam (Pectin-free and no REFINED sugar added) Ingredients: 1 + 1/3 cup strawberries 2/3 cup rhubarb 2 T raw honey (or to taste) 2 T chia seeds Directions: Process all ingredients in a blender.  Then transfer to jars and refrigerate overnight. The chia seeds will gel, […]

Article submitted by Katie Free Spirited vs. Deeply Rooted Trends are developed from socio-economic stimuli and world events that we as a society encounter. Colors, fashion, design, and fragrance are all influenced by how we see the world around us. While there are several trends that we will highlight in this report, the driving trend […]