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CMYK Inspired Baby Shower, part 2 {Taste it Tuesday: Mini Cupcake Poppers, DIY Place Card Holders, Jalapeno Poppers, and Lemon Bars!}

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For part 1 of the CMYK baby shower: CMYK Inspired Baby Shower, part 1: decorations!

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CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: DIY Place Card Holders

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: How to make mini cupcake poppers/macaroons with homemade marshmallow creme!

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: How to make mini cupcake poppers/macaroons with homemade marshmallow creme!

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: How to make mini cupcake poppers/macaroons with homemade marshmallow creme!

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: How to make mini cupcake poppers/macaroons with homemade marshmallow creme!

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: Yummy Jalapeno poppers

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: Mini Cupcake poppers/macaroons and Lemon Bars!

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: Mini Cupcake poppers/macaroons

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: How to make homemade marshmallow creme for mini cupcake poppers

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

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• Project: CMYK Inspired Baby Shower, part 2 {Taste it Tuesday: Mini Cupcake Poppers, DIY Place Card Holders, Jalapeno Poppers, and Lemon Bars!}
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 3- the cupcake poppers did take quite some time to frost with the homemade marshmallow creme, but they sure tasted amazing!
• Time: 1-2 hours
• Would I do it again? yes! You can customize the colors to suite your own party. So cute!
• What I would do differently: nothing 🙂
• Items used: yummy cupcake recipe from: Betty Crocker marshmallow creme recipe from: Bon Appetit

Have you done any recipes from Pinterest lately? What’s inspiring you? I’d love to see it in the comments below!

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I hope you were inspired as much as I was. If not, click on “Recommend a Pin” above and I would love to hear any suggestions you might have!
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Karie J

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Taste it Tuesday: Super simple and yummy slow cooker chicken tacos

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Super simple and yummy slow cooker chicken tacos

Super simple and yummy slow cooker chicken tacos

Super simple and yummy slow cooker chicken tacos

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

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• Project: Taste it Tuesday: Super simple and yummy slow cooker chicken tacos
Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1, so easy!
• Time: I did a major short cut and just used a rotisserie chicken, so basically the crock pot was just to warm everything up together and incorporate all of the goodness 😉 so really it only took me about 40 min 😉
• Would I do it again? most definitely! We love Mexican food in our house and have it at least twice per week, so this was a HIT!
• What I would do differently: see above, and I would do it that way again- why not!
Don’t you just love how much sour cream I put on mine…oh yes I did that 🙂
• Items used: super easy and delicious recipe from:   Tasty Kitchen    Head on over to her site for all of the details, you will like it!

Have you done any recipes from Pinterest lately? What’s worked or not worked for you?
I hope you were inspired as much as I was. If not, click on “Recommend a Pin” above and I would love to hear any suggestions you might have!
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Karie J

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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

Have you done anything from Pinterest lately? What’s inspiring you?
I hope you were inspired as much as I was. If not, click on “Recommend a Pin” above and I would love to hear any suggestions you might have!
Until ipinterest again!

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

Have you done anything from Pinterest lately? What’s inspiring you?
I hope you were inspired as much as I was. If not, click on “Recommend a Pin” above and I would love to hear any suggestions you might have!
Until ipinterest again!

Karie J

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Taste it Tuesday: Red Velvet Chocolate Ganash Trifle, SO good!

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MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

Red Velvet Chocolate Ganash Trifle, SO good!

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

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• Project: Taste it Tuesday: Red Velvet Chocolate Ganash Trifle, SO good!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 3, took a bit of time, but it was worth it!
• Time:
• Would I do it again? yes. I love the way trifles look, so different and fun.
• What I would do differently:do it again and again for different holidays!
• Items used: delicious recipe from: fatgirltrappedinaskinnybody.blogspot.com

Have you done anything from Pinterest lately? What’s inspiring you?
I hope you were inspired as much as I was. If not, click on “Recommend a Pin” above and I would love to hear any suggestions you might have!
Until ipinterest again!

Karie J

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Tidy it Thursday: simple way to organize craft supplies with free printables and girls new bookshelf!

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Girls new organized bookshelf!

simple way to organize craft supplies with free printables!

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

Source: bhg.com via Karie on Pinterest

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• Project: Tidy it Thursday: simple way to organize craft supplies with free printables and girls new bookshelf!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 3: just a bit time consuming organizing the books by genre!
• Time: about 2 hours
• Would I do it again? yes! I love organizing things whenever I can! Not quite “Monica” on friends, but I definitely love it!
• What I would do differently: nothing!
• Items used: tons of the girls books organized and labeled by genre, craft supplies with adorable free printable labels from: bhg.com , inspirational bookshelf idea from: bluecricketdesign.net

Have you done anything from Pinterest lately? What’s inspiring you?
I hope you were inspired as much as I was. If not, click on “Recommend a Pin” above and I would love to hear any suggestions you might have!
Until ipinterest again!

Karie J
party on here:
Tip Junkie handmade projects
Organize and Decorate Everything

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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.

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

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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

Have you done anything from Pinterest lately? What’s inspiring you?
I hope you were inspired as much as I was. If not, click on “Recommend a Pin” above and I would love to hear any suggestions you might have!
Until ipinterest again!

Karie J

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wear it wednesday: super simple side pony; great for moms!

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one of my favorite pictures; priceless!

super simple mommy side pony! Definitely not as cute as Morgan’s ballerina bun though 😉

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

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  • Project: wear it wednesday: super simple side pony; great for moms!
  • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
  • Time: 2 minutes… so quick!
  • Would I do it again? I do this a lot, so I thought I would share!
  • What I would do differently: dress it up for a night out with the hubs
  • Items used: clear elastics; love these!

Have you done anything from Pinterest lately? What’s inspiring you?
I hope you were inspired as much as I was. If not, click on “Recommend a Pin” above and I would love to hear any suggestions you might have!
Until ipinterest again!

Karie J

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taste it tuesday: super yummy pizza casserole; a huge hit for the kiddos!

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• Project: taste it tuesday: super yummy pizza casserole; a huge hit for the kiddos! Plus a quick tip on boiling water with a wooden spoon….supposedly doesn’t boil over, not sure if this really does the trick!
Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 2. The pizza casserole was really pretty easy, just a lot of layering, but that’s what makes it good, right?!
• Would I do it again? yes!
• What I would do differently: we did chicken sausage and ground turkey for a leaner version
• Items used: yummy recipe from: http://formamas.blogspot.com/2011/08/pizza-casserole.html

Have you done anything from Pinterest lately? What’s inspiring you?
I hope you were inspired as much as I was. If not, click on “Recommend a Pin” above and I would love to hear any suggestions you might have!
Until ipinterest again!

Karie J

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Pin it, do it, done; a week of pinterest inspired fun: Marshmallow popcorn, Reese’s Chocolate Banana Bread, Teacher appreciation, Mother’s Day/birthday

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MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

Marshmallow popcorn

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

  • Project: Marshmallow popcorn!
  • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 3,
  • Would I do it again?  typically I like popcorn to be a bit easier than this, but the girls liked it!
  • What I would do differently: not sure if I would do it again for myself 😉
  • Items used: “3 bags popcorn (pop and take out extra kernels) 2 sticks of butter 16 oz bag of marshmallows 1 cup brown sugar Microwave butter, marshmallows, and brown sugar for 2 1/2 min. Take out and stir. Microwave again for 1 min. Repeat until thin sauce. When done pour over popcorn and mix.”

Reese’s Chocolate Banana Bread 

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  • Project:  Reese’s Chocolate Banana Bread 

  • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 2 (I have to give Adam the credit for this one. Thanks babe)
  • Would I do it again? oh yes. I cannot resist chocolate and peanut butter, let alone ocmbined into a banana bread!
  • What I would do differently: try not to eat it all!
  • Items used: see amazing recipe at: http://cookiesandcups.com/reeses-peanut-butter-banana-bread/

Teacher appreciation 

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  • Project: teacher appreciation printable cards and gift tags
  • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
  • Would I do it again? yes, it was really simple and turned out cute!
  • What I would do differently: nada
  • Items used: cardstock and adorable ideas from:  eighteen25.blogspot.com and  giverslog.com


Mother’s Day! 

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Source: tipjunkie.com via Karie on Pinterest

  • Project: mother’s day (or adorable ideas for birthday’s or father’s day)
  • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 3, just a bit time consuming
  • Would I do it again? yes! They were all a big hit and looked too cute!
  • What I would do differently: I loved the adjective banner. I would definitely do it again for another birthday or father’s day.
  • Items used: cardstock and adorable ideas from: tipjunkie.com , thecraftingchicks.com , ourbestbites.com

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Have you done anything from Pinterest lately? What’s inspiring you?

I hope you were inspired as much as I was!

Until ipinterest again!

Karie J 🙂