Brrrr! Winter IS here! Mother and I went to Wal-Mart yesterday and their Valentine aisle was a cheerful contrast to dreary, drab, wintry day outside!
So I purchased T-shirts in pink and red, paper doilies and fabric paint. (for my granddaughters, of course!). *See directions below.
Speaking of hearts, Randy gave me an article by Dr. Ki Fanning, ruminant Nutritionist for The Great Plains News Feed, that may relieve your mind:
“I commonly hear people state they need to reduce their red meat consumption to be more heart-healthy. I had even noted it on some of the menus in restaurants I USED to frequent. The fact is, beef is high in stearic acid (C 18:0). This is a saturated fat, and has a length of 18 carbons with 0 unsaturated carbon bonds. Due to the carbon length of this fatty acid, beef does not increase blood cholesterol. The saturated fats that increase plasma LDL-cholesterol levels are C 12:0 (lauric Acid), C 14:0 (Myristic Acid), and C 16:0 (Palmitic Acid). These fats (oils) are commonly found in coconut oil, palm oil, cocoa butter, cottonseed oil, and nutmeg butter.”
About that drab, dreary day—Randy greeted me with a lovely spring bouquet—NOW THAT’S A MAN WITH HEART!
*Directions for the Valentine T-Shirts
- Red, pink or white T-shirts
- Paper doily hearts
- White fabric paint
- Sponge brush or just a plain ol’ sponge
1. Place doily hearts on the T-shirts where you would like for the painted heart to appear.
2. Place a thin layer of glue on one side of the heart to keep it in place during the painting.
3. Dap heart with white fabric paint.
4. Gently remove doily and voila! You should now have a lacey heart t-shirt!
Let us know how it goes! We would love to see your pictures!