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Pumpkin Pretzels
1 bag mini pretzels {you won’t use the whole bag, only about 1/4}
1 bag M&M’s candy, needing only the green ones {fun separating activity for kids!}
orange food coloring, I used about 1/8th tsp of Wilton’s gel colors
1 bag White Chocolate chips, melted slowly {directions below}
1 TBSP shortening, to thin out chocolate

Chomping Monsters

laundry-room by Lyla Veinot Designs

Kitchen #interiors
Burlap Bubble Wreath
This ranks as one of my all time favorite wreaths ever because….
Takes 15 minutes.
Only a couple supplies.
Costs $12 to make.
Burlap Bubble Wreath Tutorial
{Just in case you were wondering how to make this easy wreath!}
Roll of 6″ wide burlap ribbon {my roll was 30 feet long and I had about 8 feet left over}
12″ wire wreath form
Silk flowers and leaves to embellish
You simply tie a knot around the wire wreath form with one end of the burlap. Then push the burlap thru one of the sections of the wreath form and twist so that the loop is sideways. {this helps cover the wire wreath form}. Then continue making loops but make sure to do the next “bubble” in the wire opening next to the one you just did to hold the previous loop in place. Continue around the wreath until its as full as you’d like. Then cut off the burlap {if you have extra. I did!}. Then either tie another knot to finish off the wreath, or simply tuck it into the bubbles. Then hot glue on silk flowers, leaves, ornaments, bows, etc.

Follow these directions and learn how to make a jester hat using craft foam.

Age Guideline: 5 Years and Up
Time Required: 30 minutes (Does not include drying time)
The above age and time guidelines are estimates. This project can be modified to suit other ages and may take more or less time depending on your circumstances.
Materials Needed:
Craft Foam
Jingle Bells
Craft Glue
Start out by making a headband using craft foam. The headband should be about 2” wide and long enough to fit around your head with a 1” overlap. Cut six triangles, each about 2” wide by 10” long, out of craft foam. You can match the color of your craft foam headband or choose a contrasting color. When making a jester cap I think it is fun to make each triangle a different, bright color.
Glue the bottom edge of each triangle, evenly spaced, along the top edge of the headband. These triangles will flop over the outside of the headband. To add a finishing touch, glue a jingle bell onto the tip of each triangle.

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10 Amazing Ideas to Turn Your Bedroom into a Sanctuary

If your days are often hectic at work, then you deserve a bedroom that is cozy and relaxing like a sanctuary. For that have a look at these amazing ideas:
1. Make it An Enchanted Space With Lighting  Image via: look box living 
2. Bring Coziness With Chaise Lounges and Benches Image via: houzz 
3. A Wooden Ceiling For a Warm Effect Image via: houzz 
4. Create a Royal Retreat with Victorian Style Image via:  houzz
5. Mix a Refreshing Hue with Neutrals  Image via: mitchell wall 
6. Decorate With Cushy Tufted Furniture  Image via: younique interior designs 
7. Make It Classy and Serene Image via: bathchronicle 
8. Paint Your Room in a Restful Tone Image via:  houzz
9. Add a Vanity Table Image via:  houzz
10. Give Attention to The Drapery Image via:  houzz

Chocolate Toffee Crunch Cupcakes | Cook Like a Champion
Peanut Butter Caramel Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
24 bars
Caramel Filling
11 oz bag vanilla caramels
14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
4 Tbls butter
Cookie Dough
12 Tbls unsalted butter
2 c light brown sugar
1/2 c creamy peanut butter
2 eggs, room temperature
1 Tbls vanilla
2 c flour
1 c old fashioned oats
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
2 cup chocolate chips
1 cup Reese’s peanut butter chips
1 cup Heath toffee bits
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Line a 9x13 inch baking dish with parchment paper.
Unwrap caramels and place in a small saucepan with butter and sweetened condensed milk.
Cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until caramels have fully melted and the mixture is nice and smooth
Cream butter and sugar together in a large mixing bowl. Add peanut butter and continue mixing.
Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each egg. Add in vanilla.
Combine flour, oats, baking powder, and salt in a small mixing bowl.
Add the flour mixture slowly stirring until well combined.
Stir in the chocolate chips, peanut butter chips, and toffee bits.
Spread 2/3 of the dough on the bottom of the pan.
Slowly pour caramel mixture evenly over the dough.
Drop the remaining dough on top by the teaspoon. It doesn’t have to be perfect!
Bake for about 30 minutes. Let cool completely and then cut into bars.


Yield: 24 oz.


4 cups peanuts, roasted and salted*
2 cups (12 oz.) milk or dark chocolate, melted
Place the peanuts in the food processor for about 10 minutes or until the mixture is smooth and drippy. Scrape down every 2-3 minutes or as necessary.
Once the mixture is at the right consistency, add in the melted chocolate. Process until combined. Place in sterilized jars.

If you prefer to salt/roast your own peanuts, feel free to do so. Roast the peanuts yourself by roasting them in a 350 degree oven in a single layer on a sheet pan for 30-35 minutes. Salt them to taste and proceed with recipe.