These last few weeks have been spent hustling and bustling throughout the holiday season. However, I managed to squeeze in some baking with a recipe that I got from Pinterest! I love My Pinterest! This time I made Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins and discovered the MASSIVE difference in baking when using a Kitchen-Aid mixer!
A few weeks ago I took the mixer out from storage to make Sweet Hawaiian Bread, but that didn’t work out because I did something wrong with the yeast. Hmm… maybe that’s why it was in storage in the first place.
Thankfully, I left the mixer on the counter and this baking escapade led me to making these Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins using the mixer and the difference was truly AMAZING. I could not believe the consistency the mixer mixed the batter compared to me doing it by hand. Now, I am so excited to try something else!
This recipe came from Princess Pinky Girl and it was delicious and a hit with my Christmas guests! Thank you for your scrumptious recipe because it is now a staple in my book!
Hoping everyone had a fabulous Christmas!
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We had a Trunk or Treat at my little guy’s school last Sunday. Thanks to Pinterest I was able to get some ideas for what to do with our trunk – I love My Pinterest!
I decided upon the theme I wanted to use, something relatively easy, and found two pictures for my inspiration – These are the two pictures and the blogs they came from…
Here is what you are going to need for my version -
Trunk or Treat – Open Mouth with Tongue
I cut each poster board vertically making 6 pieces. Two pieces for each row of teeth and one piece cut in half for the eyes – leaving one extra. I cut the garbage bag in half and used each half to cover the cereal boxes. I taped the eye cutouts, which can be cut in any shape you want, to the covered cereal boxes. The red wrapping paper is rounded at the tip to make it look like a tongue. For the “throat” I used the black vinyl tablecloth, which you could always use more trash bags instead and clear box tape to adhere it all.
Another hit from Pinterest – I love it!