New Year Survival Kit

Now that Christmas is over, it’s time to start thinking about New Years! And since New Year’s Eve parties are kind of a big thing, I thought I’d share the favors I did for my mom’s New Year’s party one year.

Play Dough Soap–2 Ways!

I know I did a review of some play dough soap a couple months ago and my kids really loved it. But it can get pricey to get it too often,  so I really wanted to figure out how to make my own. After a couple different methods I found something that worked well for […]

Make Your Own Marshmallow Peeps

How to Make Your Own Peeps Ever since I made marshmallows for the first time a while back, I had it in my mind I would be making homemade peeps. Well, I finally got around to it and I have to say these taste way better than store bought peeps.

Jake and the Neverland Pirate Cake

 Jake and the Neverland Pirate Ship Cake Last week I told you about the princess castle cake I made for my daughter’s 5th birthday. Well, my son’s birthday is only 10 days after hers, and he wanted a Jake and the Neverland Pirates cake. So what you see above is what I came up with.

Princess Castle Cake

 How to Make a Princess Castle Cake Some people seemed somewhat impressed with the princess castle cake I posted on my facebook page a few weeks ago. In case you missed it, this was a cake for my daughter’s 5th birthday (can’t believe she’s 5!). I didn’t take as many pics of the process as […]

Chocolate Santa Sleigh

Chocolate Candy Sleigh I was playing around with some ways to dress up my chocolate for the holidays and I wanted to share a couple of them with you. I think these are really cute and double as decorations.

Make it Monday: Decorated Cans

  These decorated cans are cute and easy to make and they are made from reusable items How cool is that? They would also make a cute way to give a gift or share homemade cookies or candies this season!

Make it Monday: Almond Butter

How to Make Almond Butter and Peanut Butter I have been wanting to try making my own nut butters for sometime now. It was one of the things I’ve really been looking forward to doing with my food processor. 

Make it Monday: Homemade Toothpaste

 How to Make Homemade Toothpaste   I have been making my own homemade toothpaste lately. After adjusting the ratios of the ingredients, I finally found the combination I like best and it makes a nice, not too runny paste. It’s almost as thick as regular toothpaste.

Make it Monday: Oatmeal Lavendar Diaper Cream

Homemade Diaper Cream I received a pound of shea butter from Cleopatra’s Choice. Shea butter is a key ingredient in homemade skincare products. I decided to use mine in my favorite natural homemade diaper cream recipe. I know there are a lot of diapering moms out there and I know a lot of you (us) […]


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