Category Archive: how-to

Easy DIY: Mini Emergency Bag

These small pouches are just the right size to hold what you might need: lotion, hand wipes, spot remover and more. Perfect for gifting or just to have on hand to toss in… Continue reading

Make This: Peanut Butter Buttercream

Serious Eats has an easy and delicious peanut butter buttercream recipe. It’s perfect on chocolate cupcakes. I added a chocolate ganache drizzle because who doesn’t like extra chocolate.

Make This: “Hostess” Cupcakes

I had come across this NY Times recipe awhile back but never got around to making it. I still technically haven’t since I used the tried and true Hershey’s chocolate cake recipe instead.… Continue reading

Make This: Heart-Shaped Lemon Curd Sandwich Cookies

I was going to decorate sugar cookies for Valentine’s Day but the time go away from me. Then I remembered the jar of lemon curd my sister gave me. It paired perfectly with… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Orange Bath Bombs

The Lunar New Year is coming up (1/28) and one symbol of good luck is oranges. Last year I made tissue paper oranges. This year,  I figured I’d finally give bath bombs a… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Quick and Easy Teacher Gift

Package a gift card with an accessory for a quick and easy teacher gift. An iTunes gift card and a charging cable are a great combo. Throw in some holiday candy to fill… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Snowflake ornament wreath

I bought these ornaments last year on clearance to use a garland this year. Instead, I decided to turn them into a wreath.  I hot glued them together in a circle as large… Continue reading

Make This: Blondies

I couldn’t make brownies because I ran out of cocoa powder and I didn’t want to deal with cookies, so I decided on blondies with chocolate chips. I don’t know why I never… Continue reading

Make This: Mini Apple Pies with Crumble Topping

I couldn’t decide between making an apple pie or an apple crumble, so I combined them into a mini pie. I cut out circles of pie dough and placed them into buttered muffin… Continue reading

Make This: Brainy Cake Pop

While picking up gummy teeth for vampire donuts, I came across gummy brains. The looked just about the right size for the top of cake pops. Happy Halloween!