Month: January 2013

Appliances Online Giveaway and Party Time

Thursday is here! Time to party and have an awesome giveaway by  our friends from Appliances Online   Let me take a minute and tell you a little bit about them. Appliances Online is a huge online appliance retailer, stocking kitchen appliances from all the major brands. Delivery is available 7 days a week, along with a no fuss 10 day return guarantee, ensuring that the customer is at the heart of everything they do. I just discovered their blog and I love it. Check it out here and get tons of inspiration. I am talking about decor tips, recipes, design… It is awesome!...

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Lemon Bars made with Cake Mix

I love anything lemon. I love anything easy. And this recipe combines both of the above so I hope you love them as much as I do. I am sharing with you one of our family favorite desserts and snacks. Lemon Bars made with Cake Mix. Here is the recipe.   Lemon Bars made with Cake Mix   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 30 mins   Serves: 24 bars Ingredients 1 box of lemon cake ¼ cup of soft butter 3 eggs 1 Package - 8oz cream cheese 1 cup powdered sugar 1 tablespoon...

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Must Try Recipes

Be ready to drool over these amazing recipes. They look good, they sound good, and I can’t wait to try them and share them with my family. If you like slow cooker recipes, desserts, breads and even soups you are at the right place at the right time… Enjoy!   Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken by Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom   Skinny Chocolate Cheesecake Mousse by Back for Seconds     No-Bake Chocolate Covered Granola Bars Recipe by Lady with the Red Rocker.   Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos by Just Another Day in Paradise   Reese’s Banana...

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Valentine Edible Box of Matches

 What about giving to your perfect match a box of pretzel matches. Matt loved this Valentines, my 12 year old loved it as well, and my little Mimi thought it was so easy and yummy to make. Let us show you a quick tutorial. You are going to need a bag of small stick pretzels, red candy melts and a large box of matches. Optional: Sprinkles of your choice. We used the red sugary kind. I thought they look great at this point. If you like them just like this then let them dry on top of wax paper. If...

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Handmade Valentines

 Oh my goodness! Yesterday I shared with you the tutorial of our Monster Pencil Valentines…     …and today I’m going to show you that I’m not the only one that has been crazy making Valentine projects. I’m featuring over 45 Valentine Crafts, recipes, décor and ideas from the link party. You guys rock!    Here they are… Valentine’s Day Starburst Wreath Tutorial by Chase the Star.  DIY Felt Fortune Cookies Tutorial by Love Pomegranate House  Kiss Me Valentines Tutorial by Design, Dining and Diapers.  Free Love Valentine Printable by A Night Owl   Ginger Bread Hearts by Creative Chaos.    ...

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Valentine Monster Pencils and Free Printable

This is one of those projects that we had too much fun making. I love when I get to do crafts with my kids and Valentine Crafts makes the experience even sweeter. This is what we came up with for my Mimi’s Valentines. Are these adorable or what? You are going to love how quick and affordable these Valentine Monster Pencils are. I got the pencils and pom-poms at Target; you can find the eyes anywhere but I got mine at my local Dollar Store.  Here is the tutorial. The first thing we did was to remove the erasers...

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BYB Conference Ticket Giveaway and Party Time

Hello friends! Welcome to another link party here at The 36th Avenue. I am so excited to see you all and share with you an amazing giveaway today. In just a few weeks on February 16th I’ll be attending  Build Your Blog Conference in Salt Lake City, UT.     The ladies from Six Sister’s Stuff are the hearts behind this Conference. …and we want to give you a ticket so you can join us in this fun event. We can’t wait to meet the winner!  Trust me you should come and hang out with us.  The day is going to be full...

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30 DIY Valentine Crafts and Projects

I can’t wait for you to see all of these adorable Valentine Crafts and Valentine Recipes that were linked up to the party last week. I am confident that you are going to love them. Enjoy! Valentine Pillow by The Diary of Dave’s Wife Valentine’s Day Candy Bark by Making Home Base. Bookpage Valentine’s Bunting by Love Pomegranate Mini Pallet Art by Design, Dining and Diapers Valentine Popcorn by Chica Chocolatina Bakeshop Sparkling Valentines Wreath by Love Pomegranate Valentine Pom Monsters by Create, Craft, Love Two Ingredient Strawberry Fudge by Lady with the Red Rocker Winnie the Pooh Chalkboard...

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Styrofoam Canvas Art

Hi Friends! I’m Taryn from Design, Dining + Diapers. It’s always so great to be here at The 36th Avenue! I’ve got a fun and easy Valentine’s project for all of you today and the best part is it will only take you about 30 minutes. Which means this is totally doable during a nap time or sitting front of the TV watching your favorite show ( The Bachelor, anyone?).   I was cleaning out the garage after Christmas and noticed we had a lot of Styrofoam packaging sheets laying around. Then a light went off. These would make...

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Free Valentine Fonts

 Today’s post is short but sweet. Check out my 12 favorite Free Valentine Fonts!   They are adorable! Bellow you’ll find their names and the link to download each of them. 1. Cupid de Locke  2.  Cupidon   3. Heart Shapes  4. Fatty Heart Filled   5. LoveNess Three 6. Words of Love  7. KR Lippy  8. Amore Mio  9. Heart Sweet Heart   10. I Love What You Do 11.  Heart Shapes  12. Schnookums   I use them all the time for cards and scrapbooking. I hope you like them as much as I do… Enjoy!   Have a lovely day!...

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