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Strawberry Salsa


  • ½ ounce balsamic vinegar
  • ½ ounce honey
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 pound strawberries (diced is about 2 cups)
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh basil
  • zest of 1 lemon (about 1 teaspoon)

Click HERE for the recipe

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Pineapple Palm Tree Centerpiece

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Felt Birthday Cake Gift Box


Use a hot glue gun and felt to cover a CD tower style box. Make the little icing puffs by cutting out flower shapes and sewing them together as in pic. Lightly brush the puffs with a little acrylic paint for color, let dry. Add a ribbon. Put your gift inside and give to a friend!



Carrot Play Dough Party Favors


You need:

  • 2 cups plain flour (all purpose)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 2 tablespoons cream of tartar
  • Up to 1.5 cups boiling water (adding in increments until it feels just right)
  • food colouring (optional) (Orange in this case!)
  • few drops glycerine (optional- adds more shine!)

Click HERE for the article and HERE for the dough instructions


Glass Bottle and Wood Vase Centerpiece


Supply List

  • 1 x 6 x 8 Pine or Whitewood Board
  • 1 3/8″ Ryobi Forstner Bit
  • Drill
  • Brad Nailer
  • Wood Glue
  • 8 Soda Bottles ( I used Jarritos from Target)

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Chicken Fajita Pizza



1/4 cup fresh lime juice

2 Tbsp. olive oil

1 tsp. minced garlic

1 tsp. chili powder

1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper

1/2 tsp. garlic powder

1 tsp. kosher salt

1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

1 lb. (2) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

1 (12-inch) prepared pizza crust

2 cups chunky-style salsa

2 cups (8 oz.) Shredded 4 Cheese Mexican Cheese

1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper

1 15 oz. can black beans, drained

1/2 red onion, cut into thin slices

2 Tbsp. sliced green onion or minced cilantro

Sour cream, optional

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Posted by on April 16, 2014 in Dinner - Eat it!, Kitchen, Party Foods


Easter Egg Wreath


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