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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Circus Baby Shower + Candy Popcorn Favors

Circus Baby Shower + Candy Popcorn Favors

Have I mentioned how much I love party planning? My friend Samantha is having a little girl and wanted to have a circus theme shower in her honor. I, of course, jumped in to help with the preparations. The circus theme was a lot of fun to create. I made a fun polka dot backdrop,… 

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Father’s Day Snack Jars

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My husband, my father, my father-in-law, and my brother all work in an office. So, this year for Father’s Day, I decided to make some personalized snack jars for each of them, because, let’s face it, we all tend to snack while we’re on the job. The tutorial for this Father’s Day gift idea is… 

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Circus Animal Cookie Favors

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I love planning themed parties and the new Circus style from Evermine is perfect for any birthday or baby shower. I made up these simple Animal Cookie Favors for Alexander’s fourth birthday party, and since the favors were so easy (I used store bought animal cookies), I decided to package them up in a cute,… 

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Toasted Coconut-Hazelnut Butter

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I’ve been on a huge nut butter kick lately. Whenever there’s a package of nuts in my house, it doesn’t take long for me to roast and blend them up into a delicious creamy paste so I can eat it with apples for lunch. It’s simple, delicious, and has just the right amount of protein… 

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Easter Gift: Carrot Snack Bags

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As Easter approaches, I find myself once again trying to come up with healthy alternatives to candy to fill the kids’ baskets. I try to limit the amount of sugar I give them, and holidays are no exception. I have seen many alternatives to this idea while browsing Pinterest, so I thought I would give… 

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Easter Gift Baskets

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Every Easter, images of gorgeous Easter eggs colored with vibrant natural dyes pop up all over the internet, and the results always look so fantastic that I decided to try it myself for my family’s Easter gathering. So, with the help of a few ingredients from the kitchen, I came up with three natural dye… 

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April Fools! “Doughnut Seeds”

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My husband asked me to help him pick the perfect prank to play on his coworkers for April Fools this year – something appropriate for the office and not too mean – so I went searching and found the best idea at Spoonful.com: Doughnut Seeds! And while I love the idea of using a real… 

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Deli-style Nutmeats

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Welcome our new contributing writer, Lorraine! Lorraine is a medical student, writer and food lover living in her hometown of Portland, Oregon. Sometimes, Lorraine realizes that, for the most part, her family, friends and adored acquaintances are just a bike ride away. This gives her a sense of cozy giddiness! Mostly though, she gets psyched… 

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Lucky Charm Treat Bags with a Shamrock Bow

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As a kid I used to have Froot Loops, Frosted Flakes, and Lucky Charms cereal for Saturday morning breakfast. I would wake up early in the morning, pad down to the kitchen in my footed pajamas, and grab the bowl full of kiddie catnip that was set in the fridge beside the milk. I was… 

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