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Easter Bunny Tails

A cute DIY Easter gift or favor idea.

Easter Bunny Tails

Looking for a cute Easter treat that's a bit different than chocolate eggs? These favour bags make for a fun gift to give after the hunt, or perhaps they can be used for the hunt! Send marshmallow-loving families home from Easter brunch with a bag of bunny tails "collected from your garden." Use a white tin-tie bag with a window to show off the collection. Add an Easter themed tag with a poem or message to your guests: The Easter Bunny has been working hard, Delivering Eggs in … [Read more...]

Quick & Easy Easter Favor: Peep Skewers

A simple Easter gift idea using Peeps!

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Spring is here and Easter is right around the corner! I love coming up with simple, fun ways to celebrate the season and this year I decided to make these colorful Peep Skewers to give to my friends and family. I absolutely LOVE bright colors and making these candy favors was just what I needed to get me excited for spring. Peep Skewers Supplies: • Peeps® marshmallow candies (1 package of each color) • Bamboo skewers • Cellophane Bags • Ribbon • Custom favor tags from … [Read more...]

Sesame Seed Candies

A delicious homemade dessert recipe.

Sesame Seed Candy

In celebration of the freshness of spring, I’ve been on the lookout for a new kind of sweet treat recipe to share with everyone. The recipe I found on RadMegan.com provides the tools to make the sesame seed candies that you see everywhere in stores. This recipe is not only great for sesame seeds, but you can add all kinds of nuts and dried berries as well. A truly fresh breakaway from my (tried and true) base cookie recipe; this recipe is so easy, you can start 15 minutes before a dinner … [Read more...]

Rainbows and Gold Gift bags

A cute and simple DIY St. Patrick's Day gift idea for kids.

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St. Patricks Day is highly celebrated in my family because we have a heritage rich with Irish blood. Every year I teach my kids about Irish pride, and they always enjoy the special treats I make just for them. Treats like these Rainbows and Gold gift bags. How to Make: This project is as easy as it gets. I picked up a bag of rainbow Twizzlers, and a bag of Rolo chocolates at the store, and packaged them in Evermines's cello bags (medium size). First you throw a few Rolos in the … [Read more...]

Homemade Box of Chocolates

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Chocolate and Valentine’s Day go hand-in-hand perfectly, so this year I’ve decided to make several homemade boxes of chocolates to give to my friends and family. Whether you fill them with one type of chocolate, or a wide assortment of homemade and/or store bought varieties, your DIY gift will make your loved ones feel extra special. For my boxes of chocolates, I decided to fill them with homemade chocolate-coffee truffles using one of my favorite recipes. Homemade fudge or … [Read more...]

4 Cute & Easy Kid Valentine Ideas

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'Tis the season for sharing love and cuteness! When coming up with clever ideas for classroom valentines, simplicity is key. Here are 4 fun ideas that your kids will love both making and giving to their classmates this Valentine's Day: 1. Sealed With A Kiss Decorate Hershey's kisses with personalized labels. Pour a handful into heart clasp favor boxes and decorate with a fun Circus style label. Items Needed: • Hershey's Kisses (I chose the caramel flavor) • Small Circle Labels in … [Read more...]

Budget-Friendly Nougat Bar Favors

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Big Hunk Nougat Bars, sold in bulk, make a delicious, budget-friendly favor idea. You can even heat them in the microwave for 12 - 15 seconds and you have instant melt-in-your-mouth, gooey sweet nougat! For a elegant favor idea, I repackaged the bars in flat cello bags with a vintage looking burlap label that matches the hues of the nougat. I am completely hooked on the 'Vintage burlap labels' because they incorporate lovely texture in the the design. Here they resemble burlap which … [Read more...]

Homemade Honey Herbal Cough Drops

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The cold weather of winter months can take their toll on our immune systems and respiratory systems so I thought it would be nice to give out a little something to family and friends that will help ease the havoc caused by winter air! This recipe contains an assortment of herbs that are believed to have immunity boosting properties, as well as powers to soothe specifically in the respiratory system. When I found the recipe from My Healthy Green Family, I was further inspired by the idea that … [Read more...]

New Year’s Eve Party Favors: Midnight Kisses

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The perfect New Year's Eve party calls for the perfect favors. These Midnight Kiss party favors are both clever and fun to make. Pass them out to all your guests as you count down to midnight! Midnight Kiss Party Favors Supplies Needed: • Cardboard tubes • Tissue paper • Ribbon • Custom rectangle labels • Chocolate kisses Wrap each toilet paper tube in tissue paper and secure with tape. Gather one end and tie closed with ribbon. Fill the tube with chocolate kisses and … [Read more...]

Quick Gift Idea: Twizzlers In A Jar

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If you’re looking for a super quick gift idea for the holiday season this year, this pretty jar of Twizzlers, courtesy of Catered Crop, is perfect. Not only does it double as decoration, but it serves multiple people, so it would make a fantastic gift for your co-workers while adding a festive touch to the office. You could also bring it as a welcome addition to any Christmas party. To create the look, you’ll need: • A large package of Twizzlers • Quart sized jars with … [Read more...]