Peanut Butter Cookies with Wilton Vanilla Melts & Sprinkles

First of all, let me start by saying that EVERYTHING is better with sprinkles.  Making things cute and yummy…yep, that’s what we do around here.  These peanut butter cookies with vanilla melts and sprinkles from Wilton are just that…yummy and adorable too. We made a generic peanut butter cookie recipe but made the cookie sizes pretty smallish, fitting 15 to a sheet.  We baked them and while they were still …

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Random Acts of Kindness Mugs for 2015

We like to do things that make others feel special around here.  Random acts of kindness happen on a regular basis with my family but these mugs we made for 2015 created something really special.  I love this because it would be great to do with a Girl Scout troop or a class of kids as a service project. Recently we had friends over and the kids all painted Duncan …

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Easy Buffalo Chicken Ranch Dip Snack Idea

Easy Buffalo Chicken Ranch Dip Snack Idea This is the easiest and most yummy dip going around our house right now.  It is perfect for an after school snack and even better for game and movie nights. We love to cook together and make snacks to share. With the option of adding extra hot sauce to this one, it is a favorite because not all of us like the same …

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Udderly Awesome Valentines Day Printable

If you know me, then you know that I have super sensitive and dry skin.  Living in Colorado and working with crafty materials day in and day out WOULD leave my skin a disaster if it weren’t for my fantabulous supply of Udderly Smooth creams and lotions.  I LOVE them so much that I am giving them to friends for Valentines Day.  I am excited to share my udderly awesome …

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Celebrating National Pie Day PIE-OGRAPHY Style

Yesterday I was on the phone chatting with Michele Muska and I mentioned that tomorrow is going to be National Pie Day.  She followed up with sharing all about the book Pie-Ography with me and how honored she is to have her pie on the cover.  The book features 42 recipes by 39 extraordinary women!  It also share their stories in mini biographies.  It is genius!  Today the doorbell rang …

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Re-Inspired by a Kid Cross Stitching Kit – The Traveling Hedgehog Jar

When I was growing up, we cross stitched.  I mean the whole family cross stitched.  My mom had elaborate patterns and projects and we did kid sized stuff.  I made pillows for my dolls and rugs for my doll house.  I made ornaments for the Christmas tree and gifts for friends.  And then one day I didn’t anymore.  I don’t really remember when I stopped.  I just did.  Until yesterday. …

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DIY 15 Minute Valentines Day Pillow Decor

These pillows can be whipped/stitched up in 14 minutes each to create some adorable DIY Valentines Day decor for your home, office, studio, classroom….even car.  Why not? You will need the following materials/supplies: Red Felt 2 18 inch squares per pillow ( I used Kunin ecofi Classic) Fabric Hearts (I Used my New HEART die from Sizzix)  Scissors (Fabric and Decorative) Giant Button (These are Radical Red Buttons from my …

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It’s all about Stamping LOVE and this is a deal with heart!

Now this is an awesome and amazing stamp and and even better deal on getting it…for three days only!  It is one of my new designs available from Expressionery.Com on self-inking stamps (Love Hearts) and you can have one personalized for you for 60% off!  The promo code is LKLOVE and you can get it HERE from January 21-23, 2015  (So it would be $18 and some change)    I put this …

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Wilton Valentine Whoopie Pies

It all started when we found the whoopie pie pan at Michaels yesterday after church.  We have been wanting to make macaroons and get trendy around here but weren’t sure how to start.  The pan looked like the solution.  The great news is that the recipe comes on the inside of the pan packaging…SCORE!  We did adapt to make them vanilla flavored with a chocolate cream inside. We baked them …

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Heart Sugar Cookies to LOVE

When it is cold (which is was yesterday), I like to bake.  It warms things up and creates happy all over our home.  Sugar cookies are always a favorite, especially ones that are decorated and adorable when they make it to school lunch with Daddy (which they did) to be shared with the 6th grade lunch bunch. It all started with a pouch of Betty Crocker sugar cookie mix and …

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