Peanut butter Chocolate Fudge Puddles

Fudge Puddles by Pintriedit

I've worked at a bakery for a little over a year now. Having worked at a bakery for that long has given me tons of opportunities to try and test new recipes. One of my all time favorite recipes is for Fudge Puddles!!!! Fudge puddles are an amazing combination of peanut butter and chocolate! How can you go wrong with peanut butter and chocolate???? Fudge Puddles Ingredients: Cookie: 1/2 cup Softened Butter 1/2 cup Creamy Peanut Butter 1/2 cup … [Read more...]

Caramel Egg Crescent Rolls

caramel egg melting

Let me just start off by saying YUUUUMMMM!!! These Caramel Egg Crescent Rolls are to die for! Cadbury Caramel Eggs are definitely a must when it comes to Easter. I, for one, have several this time of year. This is one of my favorite types of caramel. The flavor is super rich and the texture is ultra creamy. If you are a fan of caramel and chocolate, then this is definitely the dessert for you. What you will need:  Cadbury Caramel Eggs - I … [Read more...]

Funfetti Dip

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  This fluffy Funfetti Dip is sure to be a hit at any party. The perfect snack for birthdays and the colors are great for Easter! With only 3 ingredients, this dessert dip is a cinch to make!  This recipe is definitely simple enough for kids to help. Plus they love to stir and add the sprinkles. Ingredients:  1 box of funfetti cake mix 2 cups of vanilla yogurt (use nonfat for a lower calorie version) 2 cups of whipped cream (use … [Read more...]

Get Creative with Your Printer and Wax Paper


Using your printer and some wax paper, you can get creative making your own artwork or dress up an ordinary household item to fit your decor. This pin-test came from This pin was incredibly exciting to me when I saw it. I've always wanted to add text or decorative prints to things like crates but don't enjoy stenciling or hand-painting. I usually end up ruining the pieces. So I tried this right away. Who knew I could print out … [Read more...]

Peeps Rice Krispie Treats

peeps rice krispie treats

Peeps Rice Krispie Treats are colorful and festive and taste delicious! They are the perfect Easter dessert. These might look difficult to make, but they are super easy. Spring is officially here and that means Easter is coming! I don’t know about you, but when I think of Easter, there is one candy that stands out among the rest, and that is Peeps!!! They come in so many fun colors.This year, I even saw a mystery flavor version. You can pick … [Read more...]

Distressed Mason Jar Tutorial

painted mason jar tutorial

These charming distressed mason jars are a great way to add a pop of color to your home decor. Whether you choose to use them to display fresh flowers from your garden, or just to organize your desk; these jars are sure to add a touch of elegance to any room. I also love this idea for a shabby chic/country wedding or baby shower. The best part is, you can customize these to any color scheme.   Ball jars are one of my favorite things to … [Read more...]

All Natural Teeth Whitening!

Using activated charcoal to whiten teeth

Naturally whiten teeth in just 5 minutes?…. YES PLEASE!! I have been noticing lately that my teeth aren't quite as white as they used to be. I am 30 years old now and years of drinking soda have definitely affected the color of my teeth. I really want a whiter smile, but spending hundreds of dollars for whitening trays from the dentist is not an option for me at this point. So, I started researching natural ways to whiten teeth. I kept coming across … [Read more...]

Green Velvet Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies

Thumbprint Cookies

There are tons of holidays during the year where people celebrate with food! One of the lesser celebrated holidays is St. Patrick's Day! This is my St. Patrick's Day take on Something Swanky's Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies! Green Velvet Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies to be exact! INGREDIENTS: For the Thumbprint Cookies: Butter Brown Sugar Egg Yolk Vanilla All Purpose Flour Food Coloring (I used Americolor Leaf green, but you can use … [Read more...]

Paper Napkin Easter Eggs

Creative Paper Napkin Easter Eggs

This year, I am trying to get creative in the way I decorate my  Easter eggs. I’ve been searching Pinterest to find unique, yet kid-friendly, egg decorating projects. I came across a pin with eggs that had been decorated using paper napkins. They looked pretty simple, so I decided to give it a try. Supplies Needed All you need for this project are hard boiled eggs, paper napkins, egg whites, a paintbrush, and a pair of scissors. I purchased … [Read more...]

Create Custom Easter Eggs Using Temporary Tattoos!!!

Completed Project

I saw this idea on Pinterest and decided to try it. It seemed like a fun project. With so many options when it comes to temporary tattoos, this can be customized to anyone’s taste. So I started off by buying the dyeable plastic Easter eggs from Walmart. This was mainly because it was easier and I hate the smell of hard boiled eggs. You can find them in the Easter isle for around $2 per dozen. They are very similar to real eggs. Plus, they are a great … [Read more...]

Neutralizing Dog Pee Odor Outdoors

Boston Terrier playing with a ball

My dog has a favorite peeing spot. He pees on my bushes outside my back door. It's totally cool for him to pee there because there are rocks under the bushes, so no worries about dead or yellow grass. It's an area we don't walk through, so no concerns that we will walk over fresh pee. Unfortunately, rain stirs up the dog pee odor and that can be embarrassing and overbearing. Meet my dog- Diesel I remembered in my puppy training days that ammonia was … [Read more...]