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Homemade Margarita Recipe

I can’t wait for you to try this homemade margarita recipe! This was the first time I’ve made homemade margaritas and I will be making them again! 

The recipe is so simple and the final product is amazing! Much better than any margarita kit you’ll find in the store and much stronger than most restaurant margaritas! 

Don’t mind my simple glasses, I don’t own margarita glasses (but I will probably need to buy some after discovering this recipe)! 


I found the recipe at Two Sisters Kitchen. They call the recipe: Perfect Pitcher Maragarita and they are perfect! 

Let me know what you think!

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Hedgehog Cheese Ball

I’m a little late sharing this cutie! My best friend’s woodland creatures baby shower was last week Saturday. This little guy seemed like the perfect dish for a woodland theme!

I found the idea at I Love Love Events (they also have a bunch of other cute woodland party ideas)!

You can use your favorite cheese ball recipe to create this little guy. Then you shape the cheese into a rounded mound with a pointed nose. I used raisins for the eyes and nose. Then (tediously) arrange the almonds. I started at the front and slowly worked my way back. This is not a dish for the impatient, it took some time placing each almond. If you have the patience then I recommend trying out this adorable cheese ball design! 

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Neapolitan Cupcakes

My, oh my! When I saw these beauties on Pinterest I had to pin them! These cupcakes are not only pretty but they are delicious too! If you regularly check into by blog you know that I’m all about home-made frosting. Ever since I started making my own frosting I cannot eat the store bought cans, they taste so chemically! 

These little delights consist of three yummy homemade frostings! Chocolate, strawberry and vanilla! You can find the recipe at this fun blog: I Am Baker

 I reduced each frosting recipe in half because it seemed like a lot, I hate having extra frosting hanging around and I do not like to throw away food!  I had the perfect amount of strawberry and vanilla but I did run out of chocolate frosting with 6 cupcakes to go.

I highly rcommend giving this cupcake a try. They are certainly a showstopper! 

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Mongolian Beef Ramen

Tonight I tried one of my recent Pinterest recipe pins and this dish has moved from my Recipes to Try board to my Tried and True board! I will most definitely be cooking up this meal again!

I didn’t have any issues or problems with the instructions! I might cut the brown sugar in the sauce a little bit next time but this pin was a success! Head over to Jo Cooks for the recipe!

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Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

Happy lazy Sunday morning! There’s nothing like yummy comfort food, your comfy clothes and a little HGTV. 

I was craving cinnamon rolls today but I don’t have any yeast, so bust! I hopped on Pinterest for an alternative and found this yummy cinnamon roll pancake recipe by Midget Momma. They are tasty and hit the spot!

  
The recipe is nice and easy! The only hiccup I had was my first batch, I waited too long to apply the cinnamon swirl, you need to put it down before the cakes start bubbling! The next batches came out great! 

The next time I make this recipe I will cut the filling and glaze ingredients in half or double the pancake mix. I have a lot of extra filling and glaze. 

  
  

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Baby Bear HatΒ 

My best friend is expecting her first baby this summer! Since our friendship started in the fifth grade she has always loved bears! So she will now be lovingly referred to as Mama Bear and when her baby boy makes his debut he will be Baby Bear. He will even have the cub ears to prove it in this super cute, knit hat! 

I found the pattern on Pinterest. It is free through Ravelry and you can find it here. The pattern is for premature babies, but I increased the stitch count based on the average circumference of a newborn baby’s head. (Don’t ask me to do the math! I wouldn’t explain it good!) 

I think it turned out great and can’t wait to meet to meet the newest addition!

Let me know what you like to create for the new babies in your life! I love new ideas and inspiration!

  

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Easter Cookies

Happy Easter! I brought something sweet to my family’s Easter gathering and they turned out cute and delicious. Such a fun way to unleash your creative side! My designs could definitely be more neat but practice makes perfect!

 
1. Bake your cookies. Any classic  sugar cookie recipe will work. Feel free to use your favorite recipe and cookie cutters.

2. Frost: Runny royal icing, using the flooding method. 

3. Decorate: Stiff royal icing colored with Wilton’s gel food coloring.

4. Wow your guests!