How to Decorate Cookies with Royal Icing 101

I Have Been teaching myself How to decorate Cookies with royal icing. It is so much easier Since I found the  Royal Icing 101 Kit by Wilton. 

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I made a goal this year to learn four new things. On top of my list is to learn how to decorate cookies with Royal Icing. I have no plans to become a professional cookie decorator. Trust me, that is not going to happen, Rather, I would like to be able to decorate cookies well enough to serve them at some of the parties that I will host this year.

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DIY Valentine Decor

 I created this DIY Valentine decor flower holder using a wooden crate, flowered paper napkins and lots of glue!

DIY Valentine Decorations 7

Today I have partnered with five of my favorite bloggers for a “three-ingredient” blog challenge. The premise of the challenge is that we have to create something using at least three pre-determined ingredients. I created this DIY Valentine decor flower holder using a wooden crate, flowered paper napkins and lots of glue! So can you guess what the three ingredients for this DIY are?

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How to Make a Pom Pom Basket

I love to make pom poms with yarn and look how cute this basket turned out! Today I am sharing the complete DIY to make this Pom Pom Basket.

How to Make a Pom Pom Basket

With the holidays over, I have been thinking a lot about Spring and Valentine’s Day and the colors pink and blush. Since we don’t really have a “winter” in Southern California I think that’s ok. Look at this fun Pom Pom Basket that I just made! I can’t wait to share with you how easy these are to make.

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Valentine’s Day Dinner Recipes

Valentine's Day Dinner Recipes

Dining at a restaurant on Valentine’s Day is tough. The crowds, wait times and bad service are not fun. Most years my husband and I choose to dine at home. Which means I am always trying to come up with recipes to make our Valentine’s dinner special. Tonight I made a Fig, Gorgonzola and Chicken Ravioli with Brown Butter Sauce. I cooked a few portions of ravioli with the sauce so I could taste my recipe. Since I made up the recipe, I thought a taste test might be important. Fortunately, it was fantastic!

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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas

valentine heart garland

Valentine’s Day is less than a week away but it’s still not too late to get creative! I had a lot of fun creating crafts and recipes for this special day and I wanted to share them with you one last time. There is something about Valentine crafts and I am so excited to offer some last minute Valentine’s Day crafts. 

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