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  • Recipes

    Blue Krystal Rock Candy

    Hey kids! Welcome to another episode of rainy day blues..yeah, the weather outside is frightful but the candy’s so delightful! Ok, I’ll stop..really though, here is a fun, EASY recipe for you and your kiddos for these cabin fever days. Ingredients: 1 cup of water 4 cups of sugar 1 1/4 cups of corn syrup Blue food coloring Steps: Combine all ingredients into a pan and boil on the stove until all is dissolved. Feel free to add vanilla or whatever flavoring you might like! (Not required!) Once the mixture boils and dissolves, pour onto a baking sheet much like the one pictured and let cool for 1 hour. Once…

  • Recipes

    Lucky Shamrock Pancakes

    While St. Patricks Day has come and gone, I still wanted to share with you a little something fun, quick and easy you could do with your children on this lucky day. We are Irish and proudly celebrate this holiday. For starters, grab some pancake mix. I like to use the kind that you only have to add water too. I’m all about the quickness and simplicity of it! No other ingredients to add but of course, if you prefer, the other works just as well! Mix your pancake batter to the right consistency then get out your green gel food coloring. I think the gels are more vibrant for…

  • The "What Nots"

    The Versatile Blogger Award

    Welcome back! I hope you’ve enjoyed the blog thus far. I have some happy and exciting news for you this week! I’ve never been nominated for this award before, in fact, I never even knew it existed before now. Just so happens there is an award called “The Versatile Blogger Award” that I was recently nominated for. Now, I know there are a bluezillion blogs out there and some really outstanding ones at that so i consider it a high and mighty privilege to be honored with this nomination and I am going to be passing on the love!💕 However, there are rules to winning this award. They are as…

  • Decor,  DIY

    BAKERY sign [DIY]

    Currently my kitchen takes on some sort of little gingerbread cottage sort of feel for me. I love the coziness of small spaces and warmth my kitchen brings. It actually feels like my own little bakery so I felt it appropriate to make this sign. And as you know, I love signs! Sadly I don’t have enough wall space for all the signs I want! Most farmhouse lovers own a bakery sign or market fresh sign or pantry sign (I want to make this too!) Or something similar so I wanted my own version. I made the letters on my cricut. I wish I could tell you which font I…

  • Decor,  DIY

    Hairpin coffee table DIY

    Let’s play blame the brain game for a minute, shall we? I COMPLETELY forgot to post about how I transformed this old, outdated coffee table into a 16″ tall hairpin table. COMPLETELY forgot about it. I know you were totally anticipating this transformation (or totally knew nothing about it) but either way, here she is! I actually picked this table up years ago at a vintage shop in town, painted it teal and more recently stenciled it some kind of Moroccan design (I used what I had on hand and this just happened to be convenient ha!). But I wasnt happy with that. After seeing hairpin tables made, I knew…