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Captura-de-pantalla-2012-05-11-a-las-11-41-57.png (PNG Image, 321 × 401 pixels) Captura-de-pantalla-2012-06-26-a-las-22-20-09.png (PNG Image, 517 × 620 pixels) Cookies and Cups Deep Dish Milky Way Cookies. I am right in the middle of trying to teach my son a life lesson.

Cookies and Cups Deep Dish Milky Way Cookies

I am not so sure how I got qualified to do this. He’s right smack dab in the middle of, “Well my FRIEND has a such and such…Why can’t I have one too?” Anyone who has children goes through this, I’m sure. What I try and remind him of is that it’s good when your friend has something different because it makes going to their house more fun. Which is officially the lamest thing I think I have ever said as a parent. Not only is it lame, but it’s COMPLETELY untrue. Cookies and Cups Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cup Cookie Sandwiches. Sometimes ideas are just too obvious.

Cookies and Cups Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cup Cookie Sandwiches

Because this… It’s really a why didn’t I do that already in my life kind of thing. And this whole post is really a giant slap on your forehead. Chocolate chip cookies…yezz. Peanut Butter Cups…oh yezzzz. Sandwich them together when the cookie is still warm so the peanut butter cup gets all melty and sticky. This cookie gives you permission to eat 2 cookies and a peanut butter cup in one mouthful.

Cookies and Cups Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Whoopie Pies. I have decided that I am not fancy enough to be driven anywhere by a “driver”.

Cookies and Cups Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Whoopie Pies

I know that sounds pretentious, and it’s not like it happens all the time. But when I AM being driven somewhere, I basically become a nervous wreck… Taxi drivers, bus drivers, airport shuttles…nervous wreck. I’m not necessarily worried about their driving skills, like a sensible person. No, I get nervous that they are going to kidnap me.

On Friday I was lucky enough to be able to attend a fun blogging event in in NYC. Over the course of the hour that I was in the car I had cast myself in a “ripped from the headlines” episode of Law & Order: SVU. (Obviously Jennifer Aniston was going to play me. Cookies and Cups Caramel Stuffed Truffle Cookies. So it will be Valentine’s Day soon.

Cookies and Cups Caramel Stuffed Truffle Cookies

Are you prepared? I’m fixing to run to Target and pick up the last odds and ends. And by odds and ends I mean a card or two, some random candy and maybe a new pair of yoga pants for myself. Target is good like that. Cookies and Cups Buckeye Brownie Cookies. Well, let me tell you guys, I am lucky to be alive right now.

Cookies and Cups Buckeye Brownie Cookies

Yes, of course that is a dramatic statement. But let me tell you the story… Cookies and Cups Deep Dish S'mores Cookies. Ask and you shall receive.

Cookies and Cups Deep Dish S'mores Cookies

I asked you guys for help last week. Because sometimes my brain becomes an idea desert. So yeah, I asked you guys on facebook what kind of deep dish cookie you would want to see next. And while there were some pah-ritty fantastico ideas to choose from, there were more votes for Deep Dish S’mores Cookies than any other. Cookies and Cups Butterscotch Apple Pudding Cookies.

These Butterscotch Apple Pudding Cookies are phenom!

Cookies and Cups Butterscotch Apple Pudding Cookies

You could easily adapt them using any pudding flavor you’d like! Love a soft pudding cookie! Wait! Cookies and Cups Creme Brulee Cookies. These Creme Brulee Cookies are fantastically easy and so yummy!

Cookies and Cups Creme Brulee Cookies

These cookies are a bit of a departure for me… See, I don’t love Creme Brulee. Nope. Cookies and Cups Perfect Chocolate Chunk Cookies. I love this recipe for perfect chocolate chunk cookies!

Cookies and Cups Perfect Chocolate Chunk Cookies

A nice thick, soft cookie, slightly crispy around the edges, loaded with milk and semi-sweet chocolate chunks! I know this recipe may seem redundant to you. Cookies and Cups Brookie Cookies. These Brookie Cookies are the perfect portions of a chocolate chip cookie and a brownie all in one!

Cookies and Cups Brookie Cookies

Yep, I’m still on cookies. I guess it must be that time of the year…you know holiday baking season and all? Wait, that hasn’t started yet? Oh. Kay. 39 DIY Christmas Gifts You'd Actually Want To Receive. DIY Headphone Wrap - Earbud Cord How To. If you had told anyone, 100 years ago, that people of the future would walk around with white and black strings coming out of their ears, and no one would bat an eye, they would probably have offed you for witchcraft. The fact is, we've been so inured to the sight of black and white earbuds, we don't even see them anymore...but, for the not-wallflower types among us (hi!) , we've got a transformative DIY that'll give your headphones the advantage. Even though this looks like a fancy, multi-step DIY, it's super easy, no matter the level of your crafting ability. Music lovers — get to wrapping!

DIY by Christy Kurtz; Photographed by Grace Sun. What to do with old jeans? - 4 DIY ideas for recycling denim jeans. Don’t waste your old pair of jeans by tossing it away simply because it has faded away or is out of style. Denim is a sturdy fabric that can be used for various crafts. Consider recycling denim jeans into some useful things at home such as these cute cushions, a hip handbag or reusing the jeans pockets for storage.

Recycling jeans is not only good for your budget, but it also creates more space in your closet. Discover these clever ideas and provide a new life to your faded jeans. Your blue jeans are old, useless and take up space in the wardrobe? DIY da 1 Euro - Foto tutorial Anello di vetro. Eccoci qua amici, dopo quasi un mese, con un nuovo episodio di: "DIY da 1 Euro....o quasi"...Ovvero la mia serie di foto tutorial dove suggerisco modi semplici e veloci per decorare e refescionare oggetti trovati in casa o facilmente reperibili nei negozi "tutto ad 1 euro"... Se vi siete persi i precedenti episodi li potete trovare QUI. L'oggetto che utilizzeremo per il nostro progetto di oggi è questo: Useremo una di queste perle di vetro decorative che solitamente vengono messe all'intero di vasi o simili e che potete trovare in molti negozi di casalinghi e complementi di arredo.

Ma passiamo la tutorial: Abbastanza semplice no?! Ecco comunque alcune considerazioni: Aspettate, ogni volta, che lo smalto sia asciutto prima di passare alla fase successiva. 31 Insanely Easy And Clever DIY Projects. 101 Easy Handmade Gift Tutorials. These easy handmade gift tutorials are sure to make you feel like you just hit the jackpot of crafty goodness! No special skills or master glue gun badges needed to create super handmade gifts for everyone on your list! Tutorial: Instagram Photostrips. I am obsessed with Instagram. I just can't get enough of the iPhone app. It's so much fun to take pictures and add fun little filters and effects. I like how it's also a mini-social network. Well, I love the app so much that I didn't want my favorite pictures trapped inside my iPhone for the rest of eternity.

Don't they deserve to see the light of day too?!?!? The Things We Say - That moment when you finish a book look around and realize. Make a Statement Dreamcatcher Necklace with Stones and Wire – Arts & Crafts – Tuts+ We recently spotted this stunning dreamcatcher necklace on actress Shailene Woodley and had to have it. Dreamcatchers are perennially popular with kids and teenagers (who didn't have one above their bed as a kid?) But the traditional Native American symbol has become a trendsetter once again. We've created a DIY version of this statement piece that combines natural elements with wire for an edgy boho look. Supplies Center drilled natural stone or rockSilver chainThree short pieces of slightly larger chain size, each about three inches longThree large jump ringsThree small jump ringsOne headpinTwo top drilled crystalsTwo small beads20 or 22 gauge silver wireThree inch metal macrame ringJewelry pliersWire cutters 1.

Step 1 Thread the wire through the center drilled hole of the stone. Step 2 Put the stone in the middle of the macrame ring with the wire underneath. Step 3 Wrap the short end of the wire around the metal ring until it is secure. Step 4 2.