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What happens when you use Crisco instead of butter in cookies?

October 29, 2013

Have you ever wondered what happens when you use Crisco instead of butter in your favorite cookie recipe? I have, but am always freaked out to get an unexpected result when all I want is a cookie. (I’m picky – they must be unpuffy, dense, yummy cookies for me!) The other night, I started making […]

Kids Crafts: Make Construction Paper Bird's Nests

March 28, 2012

My children and I created these adorable construction paper bird's nests for Easter last year. We have made this into a holiday tradition around our house. This is also a great way to recycle used construction paper.

Angry Birds Cupcakes

March 22, 2012

My son is THREE! Looking at him now, I always recall the days when he was a baby, thinking that these 3 years seems to be more than 10 years to me. I can’t believe too that he is three years old and feeling happy and sad too that he is not a baby anymore… Being a big fan of Angry Birds, my son had …

Carrot Cupcakes in Flower Pots

March 19, 2012

FREE MEAL PLANS SUBMISSIONS Living Locurto – Free Printables, How To DIY Ideas, Crafts & Party Ideas. FREE Party Printables, “How To” DIY, Crafts, Party Ideas, Recipes and Creative Ideas. www.LivingLocurto.com …

Make A Stamped Tin Foil Pendant

March 14, 2012

Here's a craft project for the big kids – creating shiny, embossed foil pendants with a few simple materials. Making these requires a gentle touch, but they are simple and addicting to make. My girls and I made piles of.

Make Painted Herb Pots

March 12, 2012

I made these little pots for Michael's craft stores via my designer gig with DecoArt. Michaels carries a line of paint called Craft Smart that DecoArt makes exclusively for the craft supply chain. The Craft Smart paint line includes …

DIY Yellow and Gray Wedding Invitations

March 4, 2012

DIY Wedding Invitations and Programs. Happy weekend, friends! Today, you learn Cowboy's real name. :). Yesterday, I shared a summation of our DIY Barn Wedding. I promised project details, so I'm starting at the very beginning–invitations.