Copycat Recipe – Cherrie Slurpees for Your Labor Day Party


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Copycat Recipe - Cherrie Slurpees Who doesn't love a copycat recipe? This Cherrie Slurpee will be a nice refreshing treat for your Labor Day festivities! I'm sure the non-alcoholics will appreciate a thirst-quenching treat too and what about the kids? Make their day a little more special with something out of the ordinary for them too! Copycat Recipe Ingredients: 2 cups cold Club Soda 1/2 cup Sugar 1/2 tsp Cherry Kool-Aid Drink Mix 1 tsp liquid from Marischino Cherry jar 3 … [Read more...]

Lady Bug Pretzels – Easy to Make & So Cute!


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Lady Bug Pretzels These Lady Bug Pretzels are adorable when they're finished. I'm not much of a crafter, but I think even I could make these! Make everyone at your Labor Day party this year smile when you set these on the table. On second thought, who'd want to eat them? Lady Bug Pretzels Ingredients: 24 Mini Pretzels 1 cup Red Candy Melting Chips 24 Brown M&Ms 48 Candy Eyes or Mini White chocolate Chips 96 Black candy Pearls Lady Bug Pretzels Directions: Lay … [Read more...]

Wedge Salad – Cool & Refreshing Summer Treat!


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Wedge Salad A Wedge Salad always makes for a cool & refreshing summer treat! I think I even have all the ingredients for this, minus the lettuce, so I'm going to make it this weekend. I'll probably use Feta Cheese though since I don't like Blue, but it will be delish either way! Wedge Salad Ingredients: SALAD: 1 head Iceberg Lettuce Cherry Tomatoes Crispy Bacon Croutons Crumbled Blue Cheese DRESSING: 1/2 cup Mayonnaise 1/4 cup Buttermilk 1/4 Sour … [Read more...]

Copycat Recipe – Panera Tuna Salad Sandwich


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Copycat Recipe - Panera Tuna Salad Sandwich Who doesn't love Panera Bread's tuna salad? I can't wait to make this copycat recipe! To be able to make this at home, and not have to go out, would be totally awesome. I can't wait to try it! Panera Copycat Recipe Ingredients: 1 can drained Tuna 1 1/2 tsp Mayonnaise 1 tsp Sweet Relish 3/4 tsp Dijon Mustard Salt and Pepper to taste Honey Wheat Bread Sliced Red Onions Sliced Tomatoes Panera Copycat Recipe … [Read more...]

Home Made Oreo Truffles


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Home Made Oreo Truffles 3 Simple ingredients and a few easy steps and these awesome Oreo Truffles will be ready to gobble up! This recipe looks super easy and the results amazing! I can't wait to give them a try. I'm thinking a pink drizzle over top, but hey, that's me. Let me know what you think. Oreo Truffles Ingredients: 16 oz package OREO Cookies 8 oz Cream Cheese softened 16 oz White Melting Chocolate Oreo Truffles Directions: Line baking sheet with wax … [Read more...]

Patriotic Rice Krispies Treats Pops


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Patriotic Rice Krispies Treats Pops Perfect for those 4th of July parties, these Patriotic Rice Krispies Treats Pops are sure to wow the crowd! Who doesn't love a Rice Krispie Treat? Show your patriotism, and your creative skills, off this year with these fabulous renditions of an all-time favorite! Rice Krispies Treats Ingredients: 6 cups Rice Krispies Cereal 3 tbsp Butter 10.5 oz Marshmallows Red Food Coloring Blue Food Coloring 8-12 Popsicle Sticks Rice Krispies … [Read more...]

Ice Cream Cupcakes – Pretty & Yummy Rolled into One


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Ice Cream Cupcakes Mmm, how good to these Ice Cream Cupcakes sound? It doesn't look to difficult to make either, and the end result? So pretty! You can't go wrong with mint chip ice cream, but if you prefer a different kind, there's nothing that says you can substitute. I think I'll stick with the mint chip though, thank you very much! Ice Cream Cupcakes Ingredients: 1 box Dark Chocolate Cake Mix 3 Eggs 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil 1 quart Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream 2 tbsp … [Read more...]

Treat Dad to Gourmet Burgers for Father’s Day!


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3 Delicious Gourmet Burgers Options Treat Dad to one of these delicious gourmet burgers for Father's Day and leaving him wanting more! 3 Great recipes to choose from, I'm sure you'll find one to please! Let us know which one you end up liking best. I'm thinking the Black & Blue Angus. Maple Buffalo Gourmet Burgers Buffalo meat is super lean so you have to add some fat to it (oh darn) , and what more flavorful fat can you add than some BACON fat ! Take a pound of Buffalo meat a … [Read more...]

Wintergreen Sugar Scrub – DIY Mother’s Day Gift


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Wintergreen Sugar Scrub Coconut & Wintergreen essential oil? I'm hooked! I can't wait to try this Wintergreen Sugar Scrub. Just the name sounds refreshing and won't Mom love this refreshing, practical and from the heart gift made by your hands? Go on, surprise her this year with something you made yourself. Wintergreen Sugar Scrub Materials: ½ cup coconut oil 5 drops wintergreen essential oil Scant 1 cup sugar 4oz canning jar Wintergreen Sugar Scrub Directions:  In … [Read more...]

DIY Whipped Pomegranate Sugar Scrub – Perfect Gift for Mother’s Day!


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Whipped Pomegranate Sugar Scrub I love the idea of a homemade sugar scrub and this Whipped Pomegranate Sugar Scrub is just the ticket! What a great Mother's Day gift this would make. Beautiful, practical and from the heart! I can't wait to try it. Sugar Scrub Materials: ½ cup coconut essential oil 1 cup sugar 2 tablespoons pomegranate body wash 4oz canning jar Sugar Scrub Directions: In a microwave safe bowl, heat the coconut oil in 20-second intervals until it is … [Read more...]

Redo Counter Tops the Inexpensive Way


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DIY Wednesday - Redo Counter Tops Inexpensively Currently we live in a double-wide manufactured home. We are hoping to sell it in a few years and buy a house. It is over 10 years old so before we can consider doing that we have to do some much needed updating, such as redo counter tops throughout. We have done so much lately to make the house look nice and the counter tops were a horrid green color and were really clashing with what we have done in the kitchen. This same counter top is … [Read more...]

Button and String Journal – Create your own


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Button and String Journal Interested in learning to make your own button and string journal? I am getting ready to host a large weekend crop for 15 of my favorite people and during that time away, I always plan a Scrap Pack Challenge. In years past, each person has gotten a similar bag full of scraps to create a fun tag for someone else at the crop. This year I wanted to do something different and more useful, so I am creating these Button and String Journal for each person to design with … [Read more...]

Storage Shelving – How to Build It On a Budget


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DIY Storage Shelving If you stockpile, you definitely need storage shelving! Our family has been couponing for just over a year now. In that year's time, we've outgrown the storage capacity in the kitchen cabinets. We don't get too carried away with our stockpile, but we do enjoy the extra savings that we're able to generate when items are at their 12 week low price. So we had to figure out how to build more storage shelving on a budget. At one point, the company I was working for was in … [Read more...]

Foaming Hand Soap – Make Your Own


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Homemade Foaming Hand Soap I don't have a ton of these little domestic tricks like the other Wizards do, but I do use this one in my own home!  My wife absolutely loves the foaming hand soap that you get at Bath and Body Works. I hate to think what I have spent on those things over the course of our married life! That said, I am going to show you how you can make your own foaming hand soap and actually end up with a better product!  Then, I am going to show you how you can get a great jump … [Read more...]

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