Whip Up Some Guinness Stew for St. Patrick’s Day

Because tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day, I have pulled this Guinness Pot Stew from the archives so you can whip up some yummy stew and celebrate the day. This is great served with a tossed salad of all things GREEN of course…lettuce, green peppers, cucumbers, avacado, broccoli and green snap beans…with Green Goddess dressing. If you want the recipe for this amazing stew, you can get it here! Happy Celebrating, …

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Laura Scudder’s Toasted Onion Dip

Because when I find something in the grocery store created by a Laura…I buy it!  Then I try it.  This onion dip is proof that supporting Lauras out there in the world is a good idea because it is yummmmmmmmy!  Laura Scudder’s got it going on. It is so super easy to make…as in mix it with sour cream.  DONE! It looks pretty cute with this shamrock made from a …

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Creating Fashionable Shoes with Fabric Markers

Creating Fashionable Shoes with Fabric Markers #upcycleshoes #fabricmarkers #kidcraft #trickyourkicks

Creating Fashionable Shoes with Fabric Markers Fabric markers make creating fashion so easy and fun.  Tulip Brand Fabric Markers are great for this projects because they come in a variety of fabulous colors and they are NON-Toxic. This means they are great for kids to use too. Let’s upcycle some plain white tennis shoes with fabric markers! Spring is around the corner which sparks the creative spirit.  Fabric markers are …

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Individual Mini Egg Casseroles in a Muffin Pan

These individual mini egg casseroles are easy to make and create great little breakfast treats.  You can add whatever extras you like to make them yummy which makes them awesomely individualized.  I love these for taking to the school on the mornings that PTA serves breakfast to the staff. The main ingredient is of course, eggs.  You will need one egg for each mini muffin slot in the pan, so …

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Feed the Birds with Birdseed Branches

The snowfall here in Denver is so amazing.  It is like a winter wonderland.  Sadly though, my bird feeder is underneath it all.  I decided to remedy the problem and create an alternative way to feed my feather friends.  I gathered a few supplies to make birdseed branches. The branches are from my tree in the front yard.  I took a few and covered them in peanut butter then poured …

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Create a Ceramic Platter for Girl Scout Cookies

Learning about creating with Duncan Ceramics is such a fun journey!  Here are the steps that I used to create this ceramic platter for displaying our Girl Scout cookies at sales booths this season.  Everyone loves them!  I have had tons of requests to make them for people so I thought I would share how I did it here and send them all in to their local studios to create …

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Almost Rotten Banana Cookies

This was my mom’s recipe for Almost Rotten Banana Cookies and it is my brother’s favorite.  I often buy too many bananas just so a few will get left and look almost too bad to eat just so I can make these. The recipe is on a card from her file box and she has been in Heaven since 2003 so I hold this sacred.  It is a recipe that …

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Painted Wooden Signs in 5 Steps with Duncan and iLoveToCreate

Painted wooden signs are fun additions to home decor and gifts.  Here is a quick and easy way to create painted wooden signs in 5 steps with Duncan acrylic paints a few products from iLoveToCreate. Gather your supplies and get started. Here are steps if you are interested.  This is what works for me. Paint the entire wooden surface with one coat of desired color of Duncan acrylic paint. Mix …

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Crinkle Cookies Stamped With Sweet Sugary Love Notes

We love crinkle cookies because they are so super easy peasy to make and take a matter of minutes from start to eating them.  Last night at Target we found this amazing cake mix and so it was decided….crinkle cookies as soon as we got home! This is the cake mix we used.  Not only is the packaging adorable, the strawberry flavor is delicious! They stack up pretty! And they …

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Bacon Wrapped Brussels Sprouts

Seriously, bacon makes everything amazing…even brussels sprouts.  This recipe is super easy to make and they are delicious and I mean amazing awesome good. You will need only a few things…bacon, brussels sprouts, salt, pepper and brown sugar. Rinse your brussels sprouts and cut off the yucky ends and then sprinkle them with salt and pepper. Cut bacon strips in half and wrap the halves around the brussels sprouts (one …

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