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Photo Tile Coasters {Using Resin}

Photo Tile Coasters {Using Resin}
Last Christmas I almost had a breakdown... We had just moved in to our home the month before, but I didn't want to let that prevent us from having the holliest jolliest Christmas. My intentions were good. I wanted to make Christmas special for everyone, but I learned the hard way that I should have been planning ahead!! And that's how it happened. I created a monster. Well, with this project I created an anniversary gift AND a Christmas gift. While I was in Utah, my sweet cousin Michelle showed me a couple of projects using resin. Here's how I made these photo coasters... I started out with a trip to Home Depot. Next, I ordered some photos. Only 13 cents a print at Costco! I used a regular old Elmer's glue stick to paste each picture onto the tiles. I won't give a full tutorial on using resin because each product is a little different. After mixing the resin with the hardener, I just poured it on! Then it took them a full 24 hours to harden up! All done! Now these are stinkin' cute!!

How To&8230; Embed This Infographic <a href= ‎"><img src=" title="10 How Tos" alt="How To Infographic" border="0" class="nopin" /></a><br />Source: <a href=' title='Interesting Facts'><a href=' title='Interesting Facts'>Today I Found Out</a></a> 1) How to drastically increase the life of your shaving razor Before or after you shave (I prefer before so that the blades are dry), place your jeans on a hard flat surface; then run the razor up the pant legs about 10-15 times quickly; then repeat running it down the pant legs 10-15 times quickly. The threads on the jeans then will very effectively both fix any tiny bends in the blades that inevitably happen and will also sharpen the blades on your shaver cartidge. 2) How to make your teeth whiter Baking soda makes a good teeth whitener. 1.

Flower Pancakes If you’re making pancakes for Mother’s Day here is a simple way to make them extra special. All you’ll need is a squeeze bottle. I cut the tip of mine a bit to allow for a larger opening. Forming, or drawing, the flowers is fairly simple. You might want to set the temperature under your pan a half stop lower than you’d normally use for pancakes to give yourself a bit of time to draw. Start with the center, put one dot of batter in the center of the pan and wait a brief moment, then put another dot just next to it, wait, and another that touches them. Draw one petal and fill it in with batter, then draw the next petal. Lastly draw a leaf and fill it in. Since these take a bit longer to make it’s a good idea to put a plate in your oven and set it to warm to keep your pancakes until you’re ready to present them. You might also like: For some really incredible pancake making I will point you towards Jim’s Pancakes which I came across while doing some research for my flowers.

72 Uses For Simple Household Products To Save Money & Avoid Toxins Limiting the amount of products you bring into your home will not only cut down on costs at the grocery store but will keep you and your family healthier. Below is a list of some common uses for seven household products. Add some drops of essentials oils like lavender, rose, or sweet orange to any of them for extra pleasure! Here are a few more tips to help you go green and save money! Cut up old bath towels. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com Lemon Blackberry Cupcakes | Warm Weather Dessert Lemon Blackberry Cupcakes to Celebrate Cakes and Cupcakes, Dessert, Guest Posts, Seasonal Recipes, Summer Recipes | 37 comments I’m taking some time off to be with my family for a little while. The following recipe is written by Ali of Gimme Some Oven. One of my favorite things about the arrival of warm weather is getting to spend time outside enjoying it with good friends. From grilling on the back deck, to picnics with friends, to morning coffee dates on the front porch, to (at least in my world) a calendar full of weddings, bridal showers, and baby showers that somehow always seem to hit during the spring — it just seems like everyone is so ready to enjoy the freshness and beauty of a new season! So as always, I find myself always looking for some fresh new recipes to bring along to celebrate! But I love how these Lemon Blackberry Cupcakes seem perfectly suited to just about any occasion. So cheers to new seasons, and to fun and fresh desserts to celebrate! About the Author:

Silk-Dyed Eggs {aka TIE-Dyed!} I posted this tutorial a few years ago and it has become somewhat of a tradition to bring it back every year! One of our family Easter traditions is dying eggs with pieces of silk. I saw a cute lady show Martha how to do it a few years ago and I ran upstairs right then to steal a tie! It’s way cooler than those cups of neon liquid that end up all over your clothes, your furniture and your hands plus it gives you an excuse to rid a man’s closet of ugly ties. Here’s the run-down: You need 100% silk for this to work. I try to find an assortment of colors and patterns. Usually it will tell you if it’s 100% silk right on the main label of the tie, but a lot of them don’t, and if that’s the case, check that little tiny end, it’s usually hiding there. The first step is to deconstruct the tie. Next you cut a piece large enough to cover an egg. Now, notice how I tied the eggs in the above photo- with the tie on the top of the long side of the egg. I wish eggs came like this at the grocery store.

Make your own jellyfish in a bottle. « BhoomPlay ~ Note for Thai fans ~ เป็นโพสเก่าที่มีแฟนบล๊อกจากต่างประเทศขอมาให้เขียนเป็นภาษาอังกฤษนะคะส่วนแฟนบล็อกที่ยังไม่เคยอ่านเรื่องนี้เลย ฉบับภาษาไทยดูที่นี่ค่ะ The other day, while I was thinking to get something to put in the water bottle for Bhoom to shake for fun. I saw a plastic grocery bag next to me and then this idea popped up. I think.. well, give it a try. With some trials and errors, my little jellyfish comes alive just like I thought it would be. : ) When daddy and son first saw it, they’re surprised with their jaws wide open. Then, I asked my hubby to take pictures for this DIY Jellyfish in a bottle. Things you need to make your own jellyfish (Hope you can find all these in your kitchen) : 1. • Now you’ll get the head balloon part and the remaining will be its tentacles. When finished, you’ll get something like this (the left pile is all the pieces we cut off) • Put some water into the head part to make it be able to sink (see picture 7). Like this: Like Loading...

Hot Chocolate Swirl, Hot Cocoa - Chocolatines Home > Beverages > Hot Chocolate Swirl - Hot Cocoa Hot Chocolate Swirl - Hot Cocoa Item #HCS1 NOTE: Hot Chocolate Swirl sticks are sold in quantities of one (1). Our special blend of artisan chocolate envelopes a handmade, fluffy marshmallow, and is expertly dusted with all-natural spices and flavors. Including the artistic decoration, this process takes more than 48 hours to complete! Instructions 1.

Red Velvet Brownies - freutcake This weekend I temporarily lost my baking mojo. I burnt a batch of caramel, ruined shortbread and my pizza dough was a disaster. What was happening? Why did my favorite past time turn on me? …Sunday night rolled around and I felt the need to redeem myself with one last recipe for Red Velvet Cream Cheese brownies. photo by Freutcake Red Velvet Cream Cheese Brownies Red Velvet: 1 stick unsalted butter, (8 Tbsp) melted 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup cocoa powder Pinch salt 1 tablespoon red food coloring 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 2 eggs 3/4 cup all purpose flour Cream Cheese: 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup sugar 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Brownie layer: Add melted butter to a large bowl and add sugar, vanilla, cocoa powder, salt, food coloring, and vinegar, mixing after each addition. Cream cheese layer: Blend together cream cheese, sugar, egg, and vanilla in a medium mixing bowl.

Avocado Egg Salad « Relishing It Before Radd and I had kids, there would be nights that we weren’t able to have dinner together. School, work, and friends sometimes just got in the way of sitting down for a full meal with each other. Now if I happened to be home on one of those nights, there was absolutely no doubt about what my dinner plan would be– egg salad. You see, I was never able to make egg salad for the both of us because– and I still don’t understand this– Radd despises hard-boiled eggs. Here, I’ve swapped out mayonnaise for a mashed avocado. The Recipe: Avocado Egg Salad (Serves 1) 2 hard-boiled eggs, diced, preferably organic/local 1/2 ripe avocado, mashed 1 1/2 tablespoons red onion, diced 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh chives, finely chopped juice of 1/4 of a small lemon kosher salt and freshly cracked pepper How to make perfect hard-boiled eggs: In a sauce pan, place the eggs in a single layer. Have a wonderful weekend, friends! Laurie Like this: Like Loading...

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