Category Archive: faves

Easy DIY: Paper Hyacinths

I felt guilty throwing away all the scraps from the paper flowers I made, so I decided to try and make paper hyacinths. I taped together two toilet paper tubes as the base… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Paper Flowers

Spring is finally here and so is school auction season. My son’s school is going with an “In Bloom” theme and I’m making large paper flowers to decorate the interior courtyard.  I used… Continue reading

Make This: Goomba and Super Star Brownies

I made these for my friend’s son’s video game birthday party since he’s a fan of brownies but not cakes. I used a star cookie cutter and yellow and black icing for the… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Minecraft Blocks

My friend wanted to decorate her apartment for her son’s video game themed party. Minecraft is one of his favorites, so going off the coin blocks from the Mario Party, I decided to… Continue reading

Make This: Pomegranate Champagne Punch

Bon Appetit’s Pomegranate Champagne Punch is a delicious and festive way to ring in the new year. Photo: Bon Appetit

Easy DIY: Easy Last Minute Monogram Gift Bag

I whipped up these last minute gifts using small drawstring bags leftover from a party. Sublime Stitching and Urban Threads both have great alphabet patterns. Fill them with travel-size bath items or candy… Continue reading

Make This: Mini No-bake Blueberry Pies

Blueberries were on sale this weekend and it was hot, so it was perfect for making no-bake blueberry pies. The whole one I made was eaten pretty quickly, but I still had blueberries,… Continue reading

Make It: Bubble Gum Frosted Cupcakes with Gelatin Bubbles

How amazing are these cupcakes?! Heather at SprinkleBakes made these bubbles using balloons and gelatin. There’s a step-by-step tutorial on her site. These bubbles would look fantastic on an undersea cake in shades… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Paper Gardenias

I followed Lila Griffith’s tutorial to make this amazing paper gardenia. The hardest part is cutting out the pieces. Just print out the template and follow the step-by-step instructions on her site. I… Continue reading

Make It: Good Old Fashioned Pancakes

Here’s an easy recipe from Dakota Kelly that turns out great pancakes again and again. The only thing I add are white and dark chocolate chips. To make mornings easier, I pre measure… Continue reading