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Red, White & Blue Trifle Jars

8 Jul

Hope everyone had a fabulous 4th of July (and were able to stay cool)! It was nice to have a day off and have no set plans. Any plans we had were kyboshed by the heat! It was really difficult to find anything to do outside for more than 5 minutes at a time… 105+ degrees is just unbearable for me! I suppose that is why I live in Wisconsin and not Arizona, right?

A bunch of us had planned on going to Concerts on the Square- a Madison summer tradition, where music acts play on Wednesday nights on the deck of the Capitol and everyone lays out blankets and drinks wine. But, we decided against it this week; we weren’t going to sit outside when it was still 101 degrees at 7 PM! Bleh.

So, I had originally made these desserts for everyone to eat during Concerts. I thought they would be super convenient in their own little containers and spoons- great to take to potlucks, pool parties, etc.  Since I didn’t get to share them with everyone like I had planned, Pat & I just got to enjoy them a few days longer (they kept nicely for a days, and the cake stayed quite moist). Continue reading


Mason Jar Peppermint Cocoa

12 Dec

A product of Pinterest obsession

Ever been to Pinterest? WARNING: If you haven’t been, you better get all your work done before you check it out. It’s so addicting, you’ll never escape!

Pinterest lights a major creative spark in my brain. I’ve always been kinda crafty and I like doing artsy fartsy stuff, but was never really that good at it. I actually made most of my Christmas presents this year from Pinterest inspiration, and they turned out cute! I’ll add more later. I don’t want to spoil the surprise for everything. Continue reading

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