Author: The 36th Avenue

Molasses Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Molasses Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies – perfectly soft & chewy! Hi friends! How are you? Just when we had been given several weeks of spring-like temps here in North Idaho, winter came back with a vengeance. Single digits are no fun. But that means I have been keeping warm by baking like crazy. One recipe I have already made several times in the last week is this one for Molasses Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies. The family is split on a favorite cookie here. Some love oatmeal raisin & others love chocolate chip. So we often compromise with this combo....

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Spring Home Decor Ideas- Affordable Decor

Home decor ideas that are affordable and easy to do! As the weather gets warmer I’m getting ready to put away some of my winter decor and give our home a fresh and brighter look. I love using Home Decor Ideas that are easy to make and are also affordable. A little bit of paint, colorful dishes, plants and baskets are a great way to give your home a new look without breaking the bank! I hope these home decor ideas inspire you to make the best of the things you may already have. Take a look!  I love using old...

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St Patricks Day Top Lucky Treats

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner! I love a good party and I’m always looking for excuses to celebrate! Here is a list of the most adorable treats and recipes to make this St. Patrick’s Day the luckiest day of the year!  I love them all… Take a look! St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Cupcakes at Skip to My Lou   Leprechaun Hat at The Cake Blog   St. Patrick’s Day Lucky Treats and Printable – Click HERE   Rainbow Cake Mix Cookies – Recipe HERE   Thin Mint Truffles at The Recipe Critic   Double Mint Dip – Recipe HERE  ...

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Easy Recipes – German Pancake Bites

Today I’m sharing one of our kids’ favorite snacks. You can make this yummy treat in 15 minutes and it is perfect for an after school snack, dessert, and breakfast. These are so good! You can top them with whatever you like. My kids love them with chocolate spread, strawberries, and bananas or peanut butter, honey, and bananas. You are going to love this easy recipe! Take a look! I love that this treat is baked, oil free, and topped with fresh fruits! Ready to make this mouthwatering snack? Easy Recipes - German Pancake Bites   Print Cook time 15 mins...

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Saint Patrick’s Day Recipes CLICK HERE

Easy and delicious Saint Patrick’s Day Recipes to celebrate the luckiest day of the year!  St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and if you are looking for fun and easy recipes to celebrate, you are going to love this Saint Patrick’s Day Recipes Roundup! Here they are! Double Mint Dip – Recipe HERE If you like chocolate mint candy and thin mint cookies you are going to love our Double Mint Creamy Dip Recipe!   Rainbow Bars – Click HERE These easy, yummy, fun, colorful, and delicious Trix Krispies White Chocolate Bars are always a kid favorite! They are ready in 10 minutes and they are perfect for birthday parties,...

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Chicken Fried Rice Recipe

Chicken Fried Rice – Restaurant Style- but even better! Hi friends! How are you? We are enjoying what feels like the last bit of winter here. While in reality, we have many more weeks of chilly temps here in North Idaho, it has been unseasonably warm & we have had more rain than snow this season. That doesn’t mean that I’m not making our favorite comfort food dishes. One of our “go-to” recipes is this homemade Chicken Fried Rice. We don’t have a lot of really good take-out restaurants here & so over the years I have had to...

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Handmade Valentines – DIY Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and to make it sweet and special we are sharing a bunch of super cute Handmade Valentines. These are fun and easy DIY Gift Ideas that you can make to show appreciation to your family and friends.    I can’t wait for you to see this lovely Valentine RoundUp Valentine Mason Jar and Printable – Click HERE   Cupid Cocoa Valentines at Giggles Galore    Apple Treats and Printable – Click HERE    Raining Hearts Printable at Holiday Printables   DONUT Forget Valentine Donuts – Click HERE   Valentine’s Day Bingo at One Creative...

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Top 10 Closet Organization Ideas

Closet organization is always a challenge. I’m sharing today my favorite TOP 10 Closet Organization Ideas. These are clever, quick and effective… I am implementing a bunch of these genius tips in my own home and in my own closet! Take a look! Here they are! 1 Create Double Clothes Hangers with Can Tabs What a great way to double the space of your closet! More Ideas at  The Chic Site. 2 How to Organize your Bed Linens Store your flat sheet, fitted sheet, and pillow cases in one pillow case from the set… Looks pretty and easy to grab! { image source...

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Bathroom Storage Organization Ideas

Bathroom storage ideas can be practical and beautiful. I love to decorate with items that are useful. Today I’m sharing a few bathroom organization tips that you can keep on display. These storage solutions are perfect for small bathrooms or spaces that have limited cabinet space. Let me show you! For the last few weeks we’ve been working on a serious bathroom remodel. I asked our carpenter to build a small shelf unit t0 match the color of our new cabinets. Don’t feel like you need to have a custom piece to achieve this look; a small bookcase or shelf will do....

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Best Appetizer Recipes – Finger Food Dishes

These Appetizer Recipes are perfect for Christmas Parties, New Years, Birthday Parties, or any time that you are craving a yummy bite!   Hello friends! During this time of the year I’m always looking for easy and delicious Appetizer Recipes. Don’t you love appetizers and finger foods? I do! Today I’m sharing with you my favorite appetizer recipes… These are so darn good! Ready to see them all? Here we go! Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus at Damn Delicious   Slow Cooker Cheesy Sausage Dip – Recipe HERE   Avocado Salsa Recipe by Chef In Training   Cheeseburger Egg Rolls by Will Cook For Smiles – Recipe HERE   Baked...

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