Easy DIY: Tissue Paper Oranges

Oranges symbolize good luck for the Lunar New Year. I made these tissue paper ones for my son’s class. I used containers to hold the party favors but you can skip it and… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Lifesaver Firecracker

The Lunar New Year starts February 8th. Firecrackers scare off evil spirits and welcome in the new year.  Make your own firecrackers with a roll of Lifesaver, red paper and ribbon. I drew… Continue reading

Make This: Heart-shaped Cake Pops

  I decided to give cake pops another try after I had stumbled upon these tips from SugarKissed.net.  After chilling the cake balls, I quickly shaped them into hearts. I formed them into egg… Continue reading

Make This: 30 Minute Soft Pretzels

I was a little wary when I saw this recipe on Sally’s Baking Addiction for 30 minute soft pretzels since I usually mess up recipes with yeast. But there’s no waiting for the dough… Continue reading

Make This: Whoopie Pies

I had made these once before but completely forgot about them until I fell into the Internet recently. There are so many different flavor combos you could make but I decided to go… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Leather Gift Card Holders and Envelope Wallets

This is the perfect way to take gift cards to another level. Especially when you’re stuck with buying set denominations because sometimes you don’t want to give $50 gift cards but $10 doesn’t… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Paper Roll Pillow Box Advent

I saw this cute idea on North Story and thought they would make a better advent calendar than the matchbox one from last year. (While they looked adorable, the matchboxes were much harder… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Accordion Cards

These cards are super easy to make. Cut a sheet of card stock into 2 1/2 inch strips the length-wise. You should get three strips. Fold them in half and then into quarters.… Continue reading

Make This: Chinese Roast Pork

RasaMalaysia has an easy-to-follow recipe for amazing Chinese roast pork. You just need pork belly, garlic, five spice powder and salt. The skin gets super crispy and the pork is moist and flavorful.

Easy DIY: Pom Pom Jack-o-Lanterns

Just some pom pom, felt and glue and you have some cute decorations to add to treat bags, on top of pencils or just scattered around the table.