Monthly Archive: April 2012

Apr 30

Fast, Easy, and Delicious Kale Chips

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A friend was recently talking about kale chips and how good they are. They really do not sound appealing or look that appetizing, but I thought I would try to make some. Turns out they are really delicious and now I cant stop making them! Here is my tweaked recipe: Wash your bunch of kale …

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Apr 29

Upcycled Food Cans

Wash the cans and trim paper to size.

I have been needing several pencil/marker holders for our craft room and thought I would upcycle some of our aluminum food cans. I collected a couple various sizes and simply covered them with patterned craft paper. Add some embellishments and you have a very cute way to display your pencils, markers, paint brushes, etc.   …

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Apr 28

Bird’s Nest Bundt Cake

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This is a very simple and easy Spring cake. I made this for Easter, however it would work for any Spring event. First bake your favorite flavor of cake in a bundt pan. Let the cake cool then frost with a dark brown frosting. Add some stick pretzels to the center of the cake to …

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Apr 28

How to Prevent Teeth Marks on Your Crib

Cooper is 11 months old and now has his top and bottom four teeth. He has recently started biting his crib. I had looked online for ideas on how to prevent this and found that they sell a fabric teething guard on Amazon for about $20. I then though I would just make one out …

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Apr 28

Tipsy Top Planter

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I saw this cute idea for a planter and just had to try it. I purchased plastic pots just because they were less expensive. I think the terracotta pots would work just as well, maybe a little better. I used six pots total, 2 of each size. Drive the rebar into the ground and then …

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