Homemade Camp Cookies

Homemade Camp Cookies #diy #recipe

What was the one thing that my son asked for during his one-month summer outdoor adventure camp? Homemade cookies! Not just ANY cookies, but the ones I bake with love, like a mother does for her child who is backpacking through the wilderness, sleeping under the stars… dreaming of my cookies! How can a Jewish… 

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DIY Homemade Taco Seasoning

DIY Homemade Taco Seasoning

Confession – I am a nutrition fact label junkie. Now that I am a Mom, I am constantly reading food labels when I go grocery shopping and I am “that person” who stands and reads every label before throwing it into my cart. I am always trying to select the least processed foods to feed… 

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Saturday Sips! The GBC (Gin, Basil and Cucumber)

Saturday Sips! The GBC

Basil and cucumber are in peak season right now, so we wanted to feature a recipe for this week’s Saturday Sips post that would utilize both ingredients to make an easy drink for those of you who are growing gardens this summer. Luckily, we didn’t have to look too far to find the perfect idea:… 

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Homemade Oregano Pesto

Homemade Oregano Pesto

Last year, I planted some spicy oregano in my garden. I didn’t touch it after planting last season, but this year it grew so huge it was taking over my garden box, so I decided to cut the whole thing down and make a big batch of pesto with the harvest. This recipe is delicious… 

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Mini Strawberry Shortcake Favors

Miniature Strawberry Shortcake Favors

This is the absolute sweetest favor I have ever made! These mini strawberry shortcakes were packaged lovingly for my daughter’s Bat Mitzvah. The labels, which matched the decor, made them stand out and added that personal touch. A simple addition to these favors were the wooden forks, which were hand-stamped to match the color of… 

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Saturday Sips! Flavored Waters

Saturday Sips! Flavored Waters

Flavored waters are super easy to make, and add a special touch to outdoor parties, wedding receptions, picnics and gatherings with their burst of color and subtle hint of fresh flavor. The best thing about them is that they are all-natural, and can be made by using fruits and herbs that are growing right outside… 

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Pretzel Treat Baby Shower Favors

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My sister-in-law is pregnant with twin girls! I had so much fun hosting a baby shower for her, and since I’m an artist and designer by trade, I, of course, had to make her my own custom baby shower invitations and favors. I chose a rainbow unicorn theme, and the saying “Two Girls, Twice The… 

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S’more Trail Mix Baby Shower Favors

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I recently hosted a woodland theme baby shower for a friend and had to share this recipe I made for S’more Trail Mix. It was the perfect favor to send home with guests and a delicious treat to serve at the party as well. This recipe can easily be adapted to suit your tastes so… 

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Milestone Birthday Wine Labels

Milestone Birthday Wine Labels with personalized wine bottle labels from Evermine {www.evermine.com}

If you’re anything like me, when a friend’s birthday comes around, you’re always excited about finding the perfect gift. However, milestone birthdays are a whole different beast. They are one of those occasions in life where people often take a moment and think Woah, look how far I’ve come! So, as far as birthday gifts… 

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Simple Gift: Individual Lemonade Packets

Simple Gift: Individual Lemonade Packets

Lemonade stands are a big part of my best childhood memories. This summer, why not make your Lemonade Stand STAND OUT! To say ‘thank you’ to customers, simply give them a longer lasting taste of lemonade with these individually packaged lemonade packets. These little packets are not only awesome to make, but even more ‘cool’… 

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