Friday, March 30, 2012

April Fools ~ Tricks and Treats!

While my focus this weekend is on listening to the messages being given during General Conference, I will definitely have to cook something memorable for April Fool's Day!  Here are some ideas I found online:


Chicken Pot Pie


French Fries


Cheeseburger Cake



Jiggly Juice



Meatloaf and Mashed Potato Cake



Grilled Cheese Sandwiches



Mini Cheeseburger Cookies



Monday, March 26, 2012

How to Style a Bookcase

I love when a bookcase is designed and styled properly!  There is definitely an art to it.  This blog has collected many examples of well-styled bookshelves and gives examples of how to style your own bookcase.  Click through and find great ideas to make your bookcase shine!

Monday, March 12, 2012

Cute Gift Wrapping Idea! ~ Thanks Martha Stewart!

Okay, this is SO simple and clever!  Why didn't someone come up with this sooner?  Anyway, now that we know how to do this it will make gift giving with cards a whole lot easier...and cuter too!


From Martha's site:

"Gift cards will never go astray again thanks to the built-in pocket created by this clever wrapping technique.
1. Cut paper several inches larger than the amount needed to wrap the item. Fold paper in half, pattern side in.
2. Fold top layer of paper back partially creating a pocket of desired depth; press to crease.
3. Wrap and tape presents as you normally would, keeping the pocket fold in place. Decorate the pocket with ribbon, cord, or other trim."

Love this!

Best Protein Bars!


My cute sister in law SWEARS by these protein bars!
She loves them and has tried tons of different bars to find the best tasting ones. 
Check out her blog and her great recipe ideas too!


Saturday, March 3, 2012

Creative and Cute Missionary Care Packages

There are so many fun things you can send to a missionary!  It's amazing how just the little things can make their day.  It is HARD to be away from your family and friends, living in a strange new place, with people you have never met before!  Sending a package to a missionary can help strengthen them while serving.  Here are some GOOD ideas!


Great video clip from Mormon Times on ksl.com



Super cute Halloween printable for a missionary treat



Lots of Thanksgiving printables to send with treats



This site, mormonchic.com, has a whole section of reader submitted care package ideas for missionaries.  Check it out!


For ready-made packages, check out the following sites:









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