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Wet Bandits Halloween Costume

2 Feb

So, I love Halloween. I’m not really into scary movies, or candy corn, but costumes? Yes, please. I look forward to putting together creative DIY costumes all year long. Best costume to date? THE WET BANDITS, baby! Yes, that is right. This year my fiance and I dressed up as Harry and Marv from Home Alone, and it was awesome.

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Winifred Sanderson Costume- Halloween 2012

28 Oct

If you visit my blog regularly, you probably know I’m pretty serious about Halloween. I’ve posted costume ideas before including The Breakfast Club, Jay and Silent Bob, Rosie the Riveter & Marty McFly, and more. This year I decided to take my own advice and add some 90’s nostalgia to my costume by being Winifred Sanderson from the kids classic Hocus Pocus.

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DIY Group Costume: Jay and Silent Bob

2 Oct

I honestly think this costume works just as well as a couples costume as it does for 2 guys. The reason? If a woman goes as Jay, there is no need to invest in a blonde wig. Continue reading

DIY Group Costume: The Breakfast Club

2 Oct

IF HE GET’S UP…WE’LL ALL GET UP…IT’LL BE ANARCHY!

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DIY: Group Halloween Costumes

2 Oct

Last year I posted 5 Fun Halloween Costumes that you could create yourself fairly easily. This year I’m back with 5 new ideas, this time for couples or groups. Once again, these costumes are perfect for anyone on a budget- especially those who like making their own costumes and/or have access to a thrift store. I’m going to give each costume idea a separate post, but here is a sneak preview:

As a product of the 80’s/90’s, I couldn’t resist a healthy dash of nostalgia. Stay tuned for more info!

Springtime Lemon Lime Cupcakes

3 Apr

My friend Jenine had a birthday recently, so I decided to make cupcakes. Jenine really loves lemon (you should see how many wedges she squeezes into her water) so I wanted to come up with a bright, citric, lemon-based cupcake for her. The result was these lemon lime cupcakes with a lemon curd filling and lemon frosting. HOLY LEMON!

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Valentines Candy #3- Fudge Cake Truffles

12 Feb

Remember when I posted a recipe for the world’s greatest chocolate cake? Well, it just got an update- this time I used the same basic recipe to make Fudge Cake Truffles aka little bites of heaven.

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