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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!
Until ipinterest again!

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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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:

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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
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Tip Junkie handmade projects
Organize and Decorate Everything

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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: “the best broccoli of your life”, plum eye shadow, tangerine maxi dress, and teacher appreciation week, oh my!

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Project: “The best broccoli of your life”
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 2
• Would I do it again? not so much, I really just like steamed broccoli with olive oil and salt and pepper. you can’t get much simpler than that!
• What I would do differently: the above 🙂
• Items used: http://www.amateurgourmet.com/2008/11/the_best_brocco.html

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  • Project: InStyle Plum Eyeshadow/Olivia Wilde
  • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 2
  • Would I do it again? yes, I love this look for date night!
  • What I would do differently: nothing 🙂
  • Items used: Mac Eyshadows, Nars Laguna Bronzer, Tarte Amazonian Clay blush, Mac Lipglass

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Project: tangerine maxi dress for date night!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 2
• Would I do it again? yes! I love this look 🙂
• What I would do differently: dress it down with more casual jewelry and hair 🙂
• Items used: Max Studio dress, Target earrings, Stella and Dot bangles, Tory Burch gold sandals

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Project: Teacher appreciation week: “Thanks a Latte”!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 2, just a bit time consuming, but so cute!
• Would I do it again? Yes!
• What I would do differently: nothing 🙂
• Items used: http://eighteen25.blogspot.com/2011/04/thanks-latte.html , Starbuck’s gift cards, card–stock, hot pink twine from The Twinery, coffee sleeves

Until ipinterest tomorrow!

Karie J 🙂

day 141: baking away/cooking it up: sundae bar for spa sleepover birthday party!

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  • Project: day 141: baking away/cooking it up: sundae bar for spa sleepover birthday party!
  • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
  • Would I do it again? yes! Who doesn’t like a sundae bar where you can build your own sundaes however you would like to!
  • What I would do differently: nothing at all. It really was a perfect dessert for our spa sleepover party!
  • Items used: ice cream, all sorts of sundae toppings: sprinkles, caramel syrup, chocolate syrup, maraschino cherries, bananas, whipped cream, nuts, chocolate chips, and the girls endless imagination!

Until ipinterest tomorrow!

Karie J 🙂

day 138: cooking it up/baking away: super yummy party punch for spa sleepover birthday party!

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• Project: day 138: cooking it up/baking away: super yummy party punch for spa sleepover birthday party!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
• Would I do it again? if you were to ask any one of the girls they would give you a big Y-E-S! It was one of the first things to go they love d it so much!
• What I would do differently: we didn’t do the full version of the Pinterest punch shown her, but simplified it a touch more, which is always nice!
• Items used: 2, 2 liter bottles of Sprite, 7-up (or any other version of lemon-lime soda), 1 gallon of sherbet (we used rainbow flavor), and 1 bag of frozen raspberries.
Until ipinterest tomorrow!

Karie J 🙂