Archive for the ‘to make’ Category

Thanksgiving Craft: Pinecone Turkeys

Thanksgiving Craft: Pinecone Turkeys
I love a good Thanksgiving craft, especially if it’s something that can keep the kids busy while you’re slaving away in the kitchen. This one is super simple, especially if you have some pinecones in your yard, you can send them out to hunt them down. Here’s what you’ll need: Pinecones,...
November 24th, 2014 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More

Thanksgiving Desserts: A Little Yummy for your Tummy

Thanksgiving Desserts: A Little Yummy for your Tummy
One of the most crucial parts of Thanksgiving dinner is dessert, almost as important as the turkey if I do say so myself. Here are some yummy recipes that we have gathered and thought we would share in case you are looking for a new twist on your dessert selection this year! Source: Steamy Kitchen I’m...
November 19th, 2014 | featured, to eat | Read More

Halloween S’Mores!

Halloween S’Mores!
Any excuse for a S’mores is a good excuse, in our opinion. This is a great treat when you’re looking to re-purpose that leftover Halloween Candy. Or if you’re sitting around the firepit in the backyard or camping before the Candy Holiday arrives! What you’ll need: 2 Graham Crackers Halloween...
October 27th, 2014 | featured, to eat, to make | Read More

Review: Babalu Tacos and Tapas

Review: Babalu Tacos and Tapas
Saturday night, we got a chance to preview the newest addition to the Lakeview District: Babalu Tacos and Tapas. Get ready, Birmingham! On the menu are tacos, tapas, and sandwiches (and apps, sides, drinks, desserts…) with Spanish, Mexican, and Southern influences. Especially influenced by the South...
October 22nd, 2014 | featured, to eat, To Review | Read More

Go Boo Someone!

Go Boo Someone!
Not familiar with it? Here’s how it goes. Assemble two Halloween treat bags to be given away to your neighbors or friends. Then make two boo signs (pictured on this post or search for an image on the internet) and two sheets of paper with the following instructions: You’ve Been Boo’d! 1....
October 17th, 2014 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More

Halloween Craft: Mason Jar Pumpkins

Halloween Craft: Mason Jar Pumpkins
We love crafts, we love Halloween and we absolutely fell in love with this cute, easy and super inexpensive craft we saw in an issue of Southern Living. Because we craft a fair amount in this house, we had the acrylic paints and brushes on hand, we hit the thrift stores for some different size mason...
October 6th, 2014 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More

Back to School: Lunchbox Ideas

Back to School: Lunchbox Ideas
If you feel like you run out of ideas for lunches by September, you’re just like us. Here are some fun ideas to get you prepared for the upcoming school year. Oatmeal pancakes Pasta with a tiny bit of melted butter- tastes great warm or cold Shelled edamame Muffins of any kind Oatmeal pancakes,...
July 31st, 2014 | featured, to make | Read More

Craft Idea: 4th of July Fireworks

Craft Idea: 4th of July Fireworks
As we’ve been marking through activities on the summer fun list, we thought now was as good a time as any to do some painting, and since the 4th of July is just a few days away, we got all Patriotic with this activity, painting up some Fireworks. This is a fun little craft and pretty easy too!   What...
July 1st, 2014 | featured, to craft, to make | Read More

4th of July Recipes from “MasterChefs”

4th of July Recipes from “MasterChefs”
The 4th of July is less than a week away, if you’re looking for some fun ideas to incorporate into this year’s celebration, try some of these recipes submitted to us from “MasterChef” Contestants. Healthy dessert from “MasterChef” Season 3 Semi-finalist and fan-favorite Becky...
June 26th, 2014 | featured, to make | Read More

Recipe: One Pan, Chicken and Vegetable Bake

Recipe: One Pan, Chicken and Vegetable Bake
If there’s one thing I love as much as a crockpot meal, it’s a meal that can be cooked all together in one big pan. Especially when you can use some yummy fresh summer veggies. Try this after your next run to the Farmers Market. What you’ll need: 3 Boneless Chicken Breast 2 Cans of...
June 17th, 2014 | featured, to make | Read More