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06 March 2010

St.Patrick's Day treats!

It's less than 2 weeks away! I have a couple new decorations and some food stuff I can't wait to do!

I for sure want to make rainbow cupcakes! I plan on using cool whip on top.. it's so puffy and like clouds it's perfect! I'm going to cheat and use a mix for the cupcakes, BUT I want it to be super yummy so I am skipping the water and using Irish Cream Coffee Creamer instead.. I might mix a little in the Cool Whip too! Wilton has BIG sprinkles now and some are just circles but come in a multicolor pack.. if I still have some left I think I might dig some of the yellow ones out and put a little luster dust on them (edible glittery stuff from wilton) so they look like gold coins.


For snack that day I am planning on making a Rainbow fruit plate.. Strawberries, oranges (maybe the little canned mandarin ones) pineapple, green grapes, blueberries and some dark grapes if I can find them. And some vanilla yogurt (with marshmallows on top) for clouds!




This is a cute idea.. maybe for next year! From Semi-Homemade



It's a Ice Cream "baked potato"! Now if I was doing this, no way would I buy a whole thing of frosting to make such a small thing for butter..and I wouldn't want to eat a chunk of frosting either. I would just use a few Wilton white choc candy melts and add some yellow.. in a piping bag (or sandwich bag) and draw a thick square on wax paper and stick it in the fridge to set.

I got all these little vases this year, random places but they work great together, the big and little ones both have polka dots! Big one is from Ikea for $0.79! Green one was Michaels for just over $1 on sale and the little one from Craft Warehouse for $0.99.



I saw this on a blog (cannot remember where now!) Thought it was a unique idea and not so sparkly and generic like just about all the store bought decorations. I would be afraid of the bugs you might attract, but maybe if you hot glue them it wouldn't be a big deal, or maybe even use fake potatoes if you can find them!



I am planning on having the kids decorate their little baby food jar kettle's this week. I am excited that they are both old enough to follow the sprinkles trail this year!

I am still Spring Cleaning.. a little everyday.  I will have a Spring Cleaning bathroom post soon!

6 comments:

  1. I love the table top wreath! Did you make that? Very pretty. :)

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  2. Nope.. but I think you could! It's just a straw wreath and a couple white boa's, I think it's just hot glue'd on. It's on a wreath stand too, I usually have it on the door! Target has some like this for easter but they have eggs on them.

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  3. I saw the Target ones but there was no way I was paying $20.00 for one,I think in a week or two I might make one with stuff from Dollar Tree.I just made a new wreath tonight using all stuff I had laying around the house,you should go check it out and tell me what you think,its on my blog!

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  4. Looks great Brittanie! I love all that you do!

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  5. I just wanted to stop in and say hi... your blog is wonderful! I love your St. Patrick's Day ideas and spring cleaning tips. I know I'm going to enjoy looking around :)

    I also wanted to let you know I'm doing a giveaway in a few days, would love to have you stop by.

    Hope you're having a great week :)

    Erin

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  6. I was trying to find out where you're from. That's great you're going to the Farm Chicks!! I hope I do get to meet you there!!!

    Hope you have a blessed day!

    Erin

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