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CMYK Inspired Baby Shower, part 4 {Tidy it Thursday: yarn wrapped mason jars}

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For part 1,2, and 3 of the CMYK baby shower, head here:

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CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: Yarn Wrapped mason jars

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: Yarn Wrapped mason jars

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: Food table, yum!

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: Yarn Wrapped mason jars

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: baby book gifts and a onesie clothesline

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: homemade tzatziki and ranch dip with greek yogurt

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: food table!

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: food table!

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: yarn wrapped mason jars!

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: food table 🙂

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: yarn wrapped mason jars

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: yarn wrapped mason jars with homemade place cards

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: yarn wrapped mason jars

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• Project: CMYK Inspired Baby Shower, part 4 {Tidy it Thursday: yarn wrapped mason jars}
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
• Time: 30 minutes, but we had many of us working on them!
• Would I do it again? yes! I love using mason jars for storage, so it was such a simple way to incorporate the colors of Meg‘s CMYk shower theme.
• What I would do differently: do it again with different colors for other parties
• Items used: mason jars, yarn in a yellow/mustard gold, teal, and magenta, onesies, children’s books, greek yogurt ranch dip recipe idea from: Mommy Savers CMKY yarn wrapped idea from: Inspired by This

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Taste it Tuesday: Homemade Chili-Cheese Popcorn

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• Project: Taste it Tuesday: Homemade Chili-Cheese Popcorn. As you have seen from many posts, we LOVE popcorn in our house and are always up to trying new recipes, and this one was definitely a different one!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
• Time: 7 minutes
• Would I do it again? I really liked it, but I love all things spicy! Hayden even said she did, sweet thing, but I know she really likes it when we do some sort of sweet popcorn!
• What I would do differently: Nothing! I really like the heat in this popcorn!
• Items used: recipe from: http://forthemommas.com/cooking/chili-cheese-popcorn-recipe

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Karie J

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Taste it Tuesday: Jalapeno Cream Cheese Crescent Poppers, perfect for The Fourth!

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Cream Cheese Jalapeno Poppers

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• Project: Taste it Tuesday: Jalapeno Cream Cheese Crescent Poppers, perfect for The Fourth!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 2, such a super simple appetizer to bring to any party
• Time: about 30 minutes
• Would I do it again? yes, these were SO yummy!
• What I would do differently: We love spice in my house and we added a few more of the jalapeno to our mix, but for others you might want to take out a few!
• Items used: wonderful recipe from: tastykitchen.com

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Karie J

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Taste it Tuesday: Summer time outdoor party with Strawberry Shortcake on a stick and Cucumber & Mint Infused water!

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Strawberry Shortcake on a stick! Yummy!

Cucumber, Lemon & Mint-infused water.

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• Project: Taste it Tuesday: Summer time outdoor party with Strawberry Shortcake on a stick and Cucumber & Mint Infused water!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 2 for the water and 3 for the shortcake (took a bit of time to layer each stick 😉
• Time: about 5 minutes for the water and 20 minutes for the shortcakes 🙂
• Would I do it again? yes and I have already done the cucumber water again!
• What I would do differently: get a smaller cookie cutter for the shortcakes 🙂
• Items used: cucumber water: water cucumbers, mint, lime and recipe from kimbercrafts.wordpress.com , strawberry shortcakes: strawberries, Grands Biscuits, cool whip, and recipe from  ladybehindthecurtain.com

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Karie J

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day 144: cooking it up/super yummy baked creamy chicken taquitos, a definite keeper!

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• Project: day 144: cooking it up/super yummy baked creamy chicken taquitos, a definite keeper!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1 (really, it was a 1, even for me!)
• Would I do it again? oh yes, and I already have! I made it once for Hayden’s teacher Abby who just had a baby without the onions and cilantro, and then again for us with!
• What I would do differently: We modified them a bit for Abby’s family, but I tried one and it was still good! We like a bit more heat, so we kept it the same for us, and it was SO good!
• Items used: for this amazing recipe head to: http://www.chef-in-training.com/2012/02/baked-creamy-chicken-taquitos/
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Karie J 🙂

day 129: cooking it up/ so simple, but so cute Easter or Spring “Chicky Cheese Ball” appetizer

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Project: day 29: cooking it up/ so simple, but so cute Easter or Spring “Chicky Cheese Ball” appetizer
Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1, this one was super easy!
• Would I do it again? yes! It was a huge hit today at our Easter party not just for it’s cute looks, but for the taste as well!
• What I would do differently: I actually might change up the decorations on it and try it for other holidays!
• Items used: cream cheese, shredded cheese, herb seasoning packet (just a bit to taste), salt and pepper, carrots and pepercorns, for the full recipe and adorable idea go to: http://jacyeats.blogspot.com/2011/04/chickie-cheeseball.html 

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Karie J 🙂