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Apr 18

April 18, 2017

Name Gift

Great Gift – Child’s Name for Baby Shower or Birthday!

Name Gift – For Baby Shower or Birthday! I made this gift for my niece’s baby shower last week.  Her little girl is due in June and we can’t wait to meet her!  Baby’s name is perfect for a tabletop or wall decoration in her nursery.  She has a “Finding Dory” theme in the colors of coral and torqousie.  It’s pretty easy to make and fairly quidk too and it’s Oh So Cute!  So next time you need a gift…

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May 3

May 3, 2016

Rice Krispie Treats that look like ice cream cones!

“Ice Cream Cone” Rice Krispie Treats!

Here’s a super fun treat the kids will LOVE!!  Rice Krispie Treats shaped like Ice Cream Cones!  They make a fun treat for Birthday Parties, Valentine’s Day, April Fools Day, and Every Day! Here’s What You’ll Need: 6 Cups of Rice Cereal 5 1/2 Cups of Miniature Marshmallows 4 Tbsp Butter Red Food Coloring 1 Tbsp Cocoa Powder Ice Cream Cones Sprinkles Large Red Gumballs Here’s What to Do:  In a large mixing bowl combine half of the marshmallows and…

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Oct 20

October 20, 2015

Mummy Bottle

My sister loves wine and Halloween.  Her birthday is the 22nd of October so the month is doubly special to her.  She has dozens and dozens of cute and scary decorations that she puts up in her house and most years she has a costume party to celebrate Halloween and her birthday.  My other two sisters and I have traditionally given her Halloween decorations for her birthday.  A couple of years ago I decided to combine her love for Halloween…

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Oct 13

October 13, 2015

Broom & Jack-O-Lantern Treats

This fun broom and jack-o-lantern is a perfect Halloween treat for all of the special little boos and ghouls in your life!  It’s simple as can be to make and the kids will love it! Jack-O-Lantern Here’s What You Need: Individual bottle of orange soda Black foam sheet with adhesive backing Green Ribbon, raffia or burlap. Brown Paper Lunch Sack 12-18″ dowel rod or stick Candy to fill the broom Directions: Remove the label from the orange soda bottle Draw…

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Sep 17

September 17, 2015

Cupcake in a Jar

Cupcake in a Jar

These Cupcakes in a Jar make a perfect gift or a delicious Autumn treat! Here’s What You Need: Cupcakes Buttercream Frosting Small Mason Jars Colorful Spoons Pretty Ribbon Directions: Bake your cupcakes. Whip up a batch of buttercream frosting. Slice the cupcakes in two horizontally. Place half of the cupcake into the bottom of the jar and top it with approximately two tablespoons of buttercream frosting.  Continue to layer the jar with cupcake halves and frosting until it is almost…

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Sep 8

September 8, 2015

Caramel Apple Dip - A Perfect Fall Gift!

Caramel Apple Dip – A Charming Gift!

This Caramel Apple Dip makes a charming fall gift for any occasion.  Give it as a thank you gift for someone who’s done something nice for you, as a birthday treat for the next birthday girl or birthday boy who comes along, or to your favorite teacher or public servant to show your appreciation for all they do! Here’s What You’ll Need: 6 Granny Smith Apples 6 Red Delicious Apples 1 Bag of Individually Wrapped Caramels 1 Can of Sweetened…

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May 4

May 4, 2015

Mother’s Day Plaque

This unique and personal plaque makes a wonderful Mother’s Day gift. I made these for my three sisters using a photo of our mom and one of each of our grandmothers. I looked up “poems about mothers” on the Internet and found this one by Washington Irving. What you’ll need: A wooden plaque from the craft store Wood Stain Shellac Modge Podge Glue Stick Photo(s) of the mom(s) your plaque will feature A poem or quote about mothers 1 Sheet…

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May 1

May 1, 2015

Mother’s Day Gift Idea – DIY Luxury Soaps

These beautiful luxury soaps look and smell great.  They make excellent gifts for Mother’s Day, birthdays or any special occasion, really. I love making them and choosing the scents and colors. I like to add herbs and spices for a special touch. What You’ll Need: Brick of Soap from the craft Store. Eventually I’d like to make my own soap from scratch but since I’m just starting out I’ve been using the premade bricks of soap. Soap molds. Rubber “stamps”…

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