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DIY Magnolia Wreath

  Good morning! School is out for summer and that means craft time!  I have been trying to come up with a few decorations for my new classroom next year and found the perfect paper to make a Magnolia Wreath.  This paper is in the “Earth” pack from Michael’s Craft Store.  Of course, any dark/medium …

DIY Nuts

Homemade Honey Roasted Peanut Butter

There are few foods yummier than peanut butter.  Covered in chocolate, hidden in smoothies or eaten straight out of the jar, many people eat it even on a daily basis.  Entire cookbooks are dedicated just to this one ingredient! Today my friends, we take it up another notch. Another reason to consider making homemade peanut …


Homemade Chocolate Syrup

I saw homemade chocolate syrup online and figured, No, this can’t possibly work.  But it does.  I stopped buying Hershey’s Chocolate Syrup because of the high fructose corn syrup which is like the first or second ingredient.  I have another recipe from “Baked: 10 Simple Ingredients” for homemade chocolate syrup if anyone wants to try …

Fruit Side Dish Snack

Blueberry Applesauce

Our local grocery store has a flyer every so often filled with recipes and I really enjoyed this one.  It was written by Leslee Holliday, Matt Holliday’s wife.  He is a left fielder for the St. Louis Cardinals.  Or was… I don’t keep up with sports.  But anyway, Leslee also studied nutrition and came up …

Chocolate Desserts

Chocolate Glaze

Pin this for use around Valentine’s Day! This glaze was used on a 9″ round chocolate cake from the super duper moist cake recipe that I cut in half.  My husband is trying to lose weight and instead of trying to substitute low fat items in a cake, I simply reduced the calories in the …


Homemade Microwave Popcorn

I found this trick in one of my Alton Brown books.  It is how I make all my caramel popcorn and such, but never realized to put it on Whisk Together.  Since the FDA has asked the popcorn manufacturers to “voluntary” stop using chemicals that are potentially harmful in their popcorn bags, this was a …

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