Uncommon Designs http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com Creating Crafts and Home Decor Fri, 24 May 2019 20:24:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.10 Grilled Pimiento Cheese Hot Dogs http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/grilled-pimiento-cheese-hot-dogs/ http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/grilled-pimiento-cheese-hot-dogs/#respond Mon, 20 May 2019 19:24:43 +0000 http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/?p=25337 This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. The opinions and text are all mine. #MakeSummerHappen Raise your hand if you are super excited that it is grilling season once again.  If you were right in front of me, you would see me waving both of my hands up because I love a good grilled meal. On my latest

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Grilled Pimiento Cheese Hot Dogs for a grilling recipe that makes a fast dinner!

Raise your hand if you are super excited that it is grilling season once again.  If you were right in front of me, you would see me waving both of my
hands up because I love a good grilled meal.

On my latest Target run, I picked up all that I needed to get my summer grill on.
I picked up Ball Park® Beef Franks, Hillshire Farm® Beef Smoked Sausage, Aidells® Chicken & Apple Smoked Chicken Sausage, Tyson® Trimmed & Ready® Fresh Chicken. I also grabbed some Chinet® Classic White™ Dinner Plates, because no one should be inside washing dishes while it is this glorious outside.

Grilled Pimiento Cheese Hot Dogs for a grilling recipe that makes a fast dinner!

When I think summer, I think relaxing, and hanging out on the porch while our food is cooking on the grill. It is my favorite time of the year and I have a delicious idea for the grill tonight. I want to show you how to make grilled pimiento cheese hot dogs.

Grilled Pimiento Cheese Hot Dogs for a grilling recipe that makes a fast dinner!

We love Ball Park® Beef Franks. They are made with 100% beef with a bold flavor and are totally grill-worthy. I love that we can cook up a big batch in minutes and dress them up in a variety of ways.
Y’all know I love a good batch of pimento cheese and you can find the recipe here. It is the perfect topping for grilled hot dogs. It definitely gives a gourmet feel.

Grilled Pimiento Cheese Hot Dogs for a grilling recipe that makes a fast dinner!

All you need to do is throw a few dogs on the grill, place them in a bun and top them with pimiento cheese. That’s all folks. Gourmet hog dog perfection.

Grilled Pimiento Cheese Hot Dogs for a grilling recipe that makes a fast dinner!

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Grilled Pimiento Cheese Hot Dogs for a grilling recipe that makes a fast dinner!

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Tornado Dogs … Hot Dogs with a Twist! http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/tornado-dogs-hot-dogs-with-a-twist/ http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/tornado-dogs-hot-dogs-with-a-twist/#respond Wed, 15 May 2019 04:40:29 +0000 http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/?p=25362 Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HuntsBestEverKetchup #CollectiveBias Boy do I have a fun recipe for y’all today… tornado dogs on a stick! They are so easy to make and you can get the entire family in on the fun! To get my supplies to make the tornado dogs, I visited my local

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Tornado Dogs | Hot Dogs on a stick with a twist. Amp up the summer fun with this hot dog recipe for an easy dinner idea. With only a few ingredients and Hunt's Best Ever Ketchup, dinner is yummy and fun!

Boy do I have a fun recipe for y’all today… tornado dogs on a stick! They are so easy to make and you can get the entire family in on the fun!

To get my supplies to make the tornado dogs, I visited my local Walmart. I picked up Hebrew National Hot Dogs, crescent rolls, wooden sticks and Hunt’s Best Ever Ketchup from the condiment aisle. You can also use Walmart’s  Online Grocery Pickup to save a little time, too.

 

Tornado Dogs | Hot Dogs on a stick with a twist. Amp up the summer fun with this hot dog recipe for an easy dinner idea. With only a few ingredients and Hunt's Best Ever Ketchup, dinner is yummy and fun!

Tornado Dogs on a Stick 

Ingredients: 

Tornado Dogs | Hot Dogs on a stick with a twist. Amp up the summer fun with this hot dog recipe for an easy dinner idea. With only a few ingredients and Hunt's Best Ever Ketchup, dinner is yummy and fun!

Directions: 

  • Preheat the oven to 375°.
  • Cut each beef frank in half.
  • Place the wooden stick through the center of the hot dog and push it all the way up to the top.
  • Cut a diagonal slit in the beef frank and continue slicing the frank while you turn the stick. It will look like a corkscrew when you are done.
  • Stretch the hot dog to create space between the rings.
  • Cut the crescent roll dough into 8 equal pieces and roll into a “snake” shape.
  • Wrap the dough through the open space on the stick.
  • Cook in the oven for 15-20 minutes.
  • Let cool.

Tornado Dogs | Hot Dogs on a stick with a twist. Amp up the summer fun with this hot dog recipe for an easy dinner idea. With only a few ingredients and Hunt's Best Ever Ketchup, dinner is yummy and fun!

The best part is how much fun you’ll have making these tornado dogs. It is like playing with your food in the best possible way! I serve them with Hunt’s Best Ever Ketchup. It is Hunt’s thickest, richest, best ever Ketchup and perfect for dipping these tornado dogs!

Tornado Dogs | Hot Dogs on a stick with a twist. Amp up the summer fun with this hot dog recipe for an easy dinner idea. With only a few ingredients and Hunt's Best Ever Ketchup, dinner is yummy and fun!

Now who is ready to play with their food?

Tornado Dogs | Hot Dogs on a stick with a twist. Amp up the summer fun with this hot dog recipe for an easy dinner idea. With only a few ingredients and Hunt's Best Ever Ketchup, dinner is yummy and fun!

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Garlic & Cracked Black Pepper Grilled Pork Tenderloin Salad http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/garlic-cracked-black-pepper-grilled-pork-tenderloin-salad/ http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/garlic-cracked-black-pepper-grilled-pork-tenderloin-salad/#respond Tue, 14 May 2019 05:00:53 +0000 http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/?p=25351 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SmithfieldFlavors #RealFlavorRealFast  #CollectiveBias Welcome to May. Some call it May-hem or May-cember, because this month always sneaks up with an unparalleled level of busy. I never remember how nuts it can be until I’m there.  I forget every single year. Yep… this year, too! When this time of

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Fire up the grill for this delicious and light recipe for garlic and cracked black pepper grilled pork tenderloin salad with loads of toppings. A great grilling recipe for summer!

Welcome to May. Some call it May-hem or May-cember, because this month always sneaks up with an unparalleled level of busy. I never remember how nuts it can be until I’m there.  I forget every single year. Yep… this year, too!

When this time of insanity hits, I’m always looking for ways to make grocery shopping and cooking a little easier and quick. I also love throwing something on the grill and today I’m delivering some great news on making grocery shopping a breeze and whipping up a delicious Garlic and Cracked Black Pepper Pork Tenderloin Salad.

You guys are going to love it!

garlic & cracked black pepper

First, let’s have a chat again about Walmart’s Online Grocery Pickup. It literally saves me SO much time. This week, I decided what I wanted to cook and hopped on the Walmart website and filled my cart with everything I would need, I selected my pickup time and then continued to enjoy my fun Saturday. My order was ready to be picked up on Sunday morning and I pulled up in my yoga pants and had all of my groceries loaded into my car. You guys… it doesn’t get any better than this!

Fire up the grill for this delicious and light recipe for garlic and cracked black pepper grilled pork tenderloin salad with loads of toppings. A great grilling recipe for summer!

Smithfield Marinated Pork is the best because it is SO versatile and you can have a fancy and fresh dinner on the table in just a matter of minutes.

Fire up the grill for this delicious and light recipe for garlic and herb grilled pork tenderloin salad with loads of toppings. A great grilling recipe for summer!

When I cook our favorite marinated pork medallions, I slice the meat before I cook, but today I’m cooking this 100% fresh cut of  Smithfield Garlic & Cracked Black Pepper Pork Tenderloin whole.

Fire up the grill for this delicious and light recipe for garlic and cracked black pepper grilled pork tenderloin salad with loads of toppings. A great grilling recipe for summer!

I grilled the pork tenderloin on high for about 8-10 minutes on each side. Now at this point, you could eat it with a few sides, but I decided to whip up a quick green salad and top it with the grilled Garlic & Cracked Black Pepper Pork Tenderloin

Fire up the grill for this delicious and light recipe for garlic and cracked black pepper grilled pork tenderloin salad with loads of toppings. A great grilling recipe for summer!

I love how versatile Smithfield Marinated Pork is… the sky is the limit to how you can incorporate it into a fast dinner. It also tastes amazing… so fresh and packed with flavor. I can totally stand behind a lovely, trimmed cut of meat that is already marinated and seasoned. It really doesn’t get any easier.

Fire up the grill for this delicious and light recipe for garlic and cracked black pepper grilled pork tenderloin salad with loads of toppings. A great grilling recipe for summer!

I used a 50/50 mix of lettuce, fresh avocado, deliciously ripe cherry tomatoes, red onion and pepperoncini. You could totally put your own spin on the salad.

Fire up the grill for this delicious and light recipe for garlic and cracked black pepper grilled pork tenderloin salad with loads of toppings. A great grilling recipe for summer!

I was so happy to just add all of these ingredients to my online shopping cart and come home with everything I needed for this easy meal.

It was exactly what I needed for this crazy time in our lives, but it will definitely be making an appearance again really soon. It was a hit!

Fire up the grill for this delicious and cracked black pepper recipe for garlic and herb grilled pork tenderloin salad with loads of toppings. A great grilling recipe for summer!

Fire up the grill for this delicious and light recipe for garlic and cracked black pepper grilled pork tenderloin salad with loads of toppings. A great grilling recipe for summer!

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A Grown Up Summer Porch http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/a-grown-up-summer-porch/ http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/a-grown-up-summer-porch/#respond Wed, 01 May 2019 15:36:50 +0000 http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/?p=25318 This post is sponsored by Martha Stewart Living and Endless Summer® Hydrangeas.  All opinions are 100% my own. Can I tell you a secret? I thought I was having a porch decorating identity crisis. I know… me… the person who writes articles and how-to’s on all things home and decorating. Don’t worry, I’ve figured it out all thanks to a couple of hydrangeas. How can two

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Can I tell you a secret? I thought I was having a porch decorating identity crisis. I know… me… the person who writes articles and how-to’s on all things home and decorating. Don’t worry, I’ve figured it out all thanks to a couple of hydrangeas.

A Grown Up Summer Porch: Endless Summer® Hydrangeas have made my summer front porch absolutely stunning! Loving this fun porch decor!

How can two plants change my entire perspective on how I view my home? They helped me see that as my family is growing up, my home needed to mature a little, too.

A Grown Up Summer Porch: Endless Summer® Hydrangeas have made my summer front porch absolutely stunning! Loving this fun porch decor!

I cannot even begin to add up the hours spent on this front porch. When the kids were little, every afternoon, it was the meeting spot for other young families in our neighborhood. The kids would play in the surrounding yards and our mom tribe would sit on the steps solving the problems of the world, kissing scraped knees and helping each other feel a little more sane. My porch was always on theme with a holiday wreath on the front door and matching pillows on the bench. When it got warm, I would rush out to buy colorful plants to make our spot a even more cozy and inviting.

A Grown Up Summer Porch: Endless Summer® Hydrangeas have made my summer front porch absolutely stunning! Loving this fun porch decor!

As the years passed, our tribe got smaller and time spent on the porch dwindled down to almost nothing. Families moved away, the kids got older and we all became so busy. I walked outside to get the mail a few weeks ago and realized that it was April and I still had my Christmas pillows still on the bench… can you believe it? I was in crisis mode, for sure.

A Grown Up Summer Porch: Endless Summer® Hydrangeas have made my summer front porch absolutely stunning! Loving this fun porch decor!

When my friends at Martha Stewart Living asked if I would be interested in showing off a few Endless Summer® Hydrangeas, I immediately said yes. This was just the wake up call that I needed for this worn out old porch of mine. It needed new life, it needed to become welcoming again, it needed to grow up a bit.

A Grown Up Summer Porch: Endless Summer® Hydrangeas have made my summer front porch absolutely stunning! Loving this fun porch decor!

These Endless Summer® Hydrangeas are everything! My front porch gets morning sun and then shade in the afternoon, which is the perfect spot for these stunning plants. I picked up a set of matching planters, potted them with a rich, organic soil and placed them on either side of my front door.

A Grown Up Summer Porch: Endless Summer® Hydrangeas have made my summer front porch absolutely stunning! Loving this fun porch decor!

These hydrangeas will bloom and bloom and bloom. I really needed something beautiful like these plants that I would not have to replace any time soon. They add the perfect amount of color and are going to be so easy to care for, too.

A Grown Up Summer Porch: Endless Summer® Hydrangeas have made my summer front porch absolutely stunning! Loving this fun porch decor!

Can we take a moment for this adorable doormat? It added a little fun to the space and dimension when paired with the patterned rug underneath. Y’all, it was the first doormat I’ve purchased for this space in eleven years. Why on earth did I wait so long?

A Grown Up Summer Porch: Endless Summer® Hydrangeas have made my summer front porch absolutely stunning! Loving this fun porch decor!

I channeled my old self and added a new wreath and some classic pillows to the bench, as well.  All of these are non-seasonal and can stay out until the holidays roll around again. A perfect solution for our on-the-go family and they are so welcoming.

A Grown Up Summer Porch: Endless Summer® Hydrangeas have made my summer front porch absolutely stunning! Loving this fun porch decor!

Last night, my oldest daughter and I sat on our front steps solving the problems on the world and helping each other feel a little more sane. It wasn’t the same as my old mom tribe, who I will cherish forever, but those steps still hold the same power. This porch is all about connection and these hydrangeas helped remind me of how important that connection is and how it changes as we grow.

A Grown Up Summer Porch: Endless Summer® Hydrangeas have made my summer front porch absolutely stunning! Loving this fun porch decor!

I look forward to enjoying this pretty and grown up front porch for many years to come.

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How To Make Bird’s Nest Napkin Rings http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/how-to-make-birds-nest-napkin-rings/ http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/how-to-make-birds-nest-napkin-rings/#comments Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:00:01 +0000 http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/?p=21203  Today I wanted to share these beautiful Bird’s Nest Napkin Rings all over again.  They are worth an encore.  Have a nice weekend!   I really do love spring. The warmer weather, signs of life, beautiful colors, and the sounds of chirping birds. It all makes me smile and warms my heart. He really does make all things new. With the sounds of spring out

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 Today I wanted to share these beautiful Bird’s Nest Napkin Rings all over again.  They are worth an encore.  Have a nice weekend!  

I really do love spring. The warmer weather, signs of life, beautiful colors, and the sounds of chirping birds. It all makes me smile and warms my heart. He really does make all things new.

With the sounds of spring out my porch door this weekend, I headed up to my craft room to gather the supplies I have had for quite sometime { can anyone else relate? } to create these sweet reminders of God’s new creations.

Bird’s Nest Napkin Rings 

How to make Bird's Nest Napkin Rings for your spring and Easter tablescape via Uncommon Designs.

The sweet little eggs nestled in the nests, are a constant reminder that the circle of life continues, and each spring brings new hope and a new beginning.

The simplicity and natural elements are perfect in your home for the spring months ahead.

 How to make Bird's Nest Napkin Rings for your spring and Easter tablescape via Uncommon Designs.

I snuggled a simple osnaburg linen napkin into the napkin ring for a very casual feel. Place these on ivory plates and add a woven charger to complete the natural, simple spring place setting.

So let me walk you through making some of these for your own home decor. They are really easier than you might think.

Supplies for Bird’s Nest Napkin Rings…

  • Unfinished Wooden Napkin Rings
  • Miniature Plastic Bird’s Eggs
  • Miniature Bird’s Nests
  • Faux Fern Stem
  • Americana Decor Multi-Surface Metallic Paint in Champagne
  • Foam Paint Brush
  • Glue gun and Glue Sticks

 STEP ONE

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Using the foam paint brush, paint each of the unfinished wooden napkin rings with a coat of the champagne colored multi-surface paint. Allow each to fully dry.

 STEP TWO

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Apply a light coat of the metallic paint to each of the miniature bird’s eggs. This will give them just a bit of sparkle to contrast all the natural elements. Allow them to dry fully.

STEP THREE

fern-napkin rings

Using your glue gun, attach 2 pieces of faux fern to the wooden napkin ring. I used 1 fern stem that had about 20 smaller pieces that I could pull off to use.

STEP FOUR

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Attach the mini bird’s nests with the glue gun to the napkin ring on top of the fern stems. Almost done!

STEP FIVE

How to make Bird's Nest Napkin Rings for your spring and Easter tablescape via Uncommon Designs.

Arrange 3 little painted eggs in each nest and attach with the glue gun. Don’t they look sweet all nestled in the nest!

That’s all! A classic and simple idea for your spring decor. Your Easter table would be adorable with these added to it. Use them year after year to welcome the warmer months.

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The contrast of the champagne gold and warm browns and greens are the perfect compliment to my dining room.

We ate in our dining room with my parents while they were here and had a great family dinner. The furniture may be formal but the atmosphere is always casual. I try to add things to the table to tie in our casual lifestyle with the formality of a dining room.

You would be surprised how it can take a simple, southern dinner up a notch. The dump cake we had for dessert even tasted better in the “fancy room” as my kids say!

A few Easter’s ago, I shared another tablescape using sweet little bird’s nests filled with decoupage eggs.

Easter tablescape via Uncommon Designs.

Can you tell that I am a sucker for bird’s nests? They are a great decorating and crafting idea.

We have so many ideas for tablescapes and Easter. Be sure to check them all out!

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Spring Cleaning the Kitchen with a Printable Checklist http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/spring-cleaning-with-free-printable-checklist-kitchen/ http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/spring-cleaning-with-free-printable-checklist-kitchen/#comments Mon, 18 Mar 2019 10:00:18 +0000 http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/?p=24321 You will love this Spring Cleaning Kitchen Checklist You guys…. I’ve had it. I’ve had it with my kitchen. It needs a major scrub down, clutter tossing, organizing makeover. I can’t take it anymore and I pretty much believe that term  Spring Cleaning  was created just for my kitchen. I’m rolling up my sleeves and getting to work! To help us all get our kitchens sparkling

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You will love this Spring Cleaning Kitchen Checklist

You guys…. I’ve had it. I’ve had it with my kitchen. It needs a major scrub down, clutter tossing, organizing makeover. I can’t take it anymore and I pretty much believe that term  Spring Cleaning  was created just for my kitchen. I’m rolling up my sleeves and getting to work!

Spring Cleaning Kitchen Checklist Download

To help us all get our kitchens sparkling clean and in order, I’ve created a free printable for everyone to use.  Just click and print!

Let’s get started cleaning!

Cleaning light Fixture

Dusting and Cleaning light fixtures

Do you forget sometimes to clean your light fixtures? I normally don’t remember until I have to change a bulb and am horrified at how dusty and dirty they look. I won’t be surprised this time!  I used a duster to remove the majority of the lint and dust on the light fixture and then I used the Windex® Original Glass Wipes to give the shade a deep clean. I love these wipes because you can use them on so many surfaces and it gets clean the first time. Also not having to lug paper towels is a bonus, too!

Kitchen Spring Cleaning Walls

Wipe Down Walls and Pictures

Every once in awhile I like to get my walls clean and greasy fingerprint free. What I don’t do is clean the pictures that hang on the walls.  I used the Windex® Original Glass Wipes to clean this picture and you can see here just how dirty that picture was. I love that it left no streaks or lint on the picture. Perfectly clean!

Utensil Drawer

Clean Drawers and Cabinets

We are pretty good about keeping our cabinets and drawers clean, but we have a really nice problem with our utensil drawer.  My two sweet gals are so helpful with putting away the forks and spoons, but sometimes they end up in the wrong spot. I also like to dump out the entire tray and give it a good wipe down. Again, those Windex® Original Glass Wipes are perfect for this!

canned food

Toss Expired Food and Spices

Okay. My husband thinks this can be skipped, because things are preserved so well these days. Me… no way.  Periodically I believe it is a good idea to go through your pantry and toss expired canned foods, spices, and anything that is hairy.  Just saying!

Kitchen Spring Cleaning Appliances

Deep Cleaning Appliances

This I think really gives my kitchen a finished and polished look.  Take a Windex® Original Glass Wipe and clean off all of your appliances.  These can include coffee makers, mixers, dishwashers, ovens and anything else that takes up space on your counter. These things get really dirty from everyday activity and need a good clean every once in awhile.

Kitchen Spring Cleaning Plumbing Fixtures

Deep Clean Sink and Plumbing Fixtures

This is one of those tasks that I actually do more often some of the others, but it is so important.  I fill up my sink with warm soapy water and get to scrubbing every crevice and surface of my sink.  I use the Windex® Original Glass Wipes to clean the fixtures.  Once the sink is dry, give it a quick swipe with the wipes and it just sparkles!

Kitchen Spring Cleaning Counters

Declutter and Clean Counters

This usually takes me the longest because I try to deal with every single piece of trash, paperwork and re-routing of knick knacks when I declutter. After I have a clean space to work on a quick spray of Windex® Original and some paper towels and I am good to go! It is perfect for cleaning windows, mirrors, glass shower doors, glass top stoves, and more. Thanks to its formulation with Ammonia-D®, Windex® Original starts working on fingerprints, dirt, and other messes even before you wipe. It is safe to use on tons of surfaces, including granite, glass stove tops, plastic, vinyl… you name it. Windex® Original is America’s #1 glass cleaner!*. Trusted by generations for its famous streak-free shine and I have always used in in my home, especially the kitchen.

Outdoor Cleaner

Clean Windows and Window Coverings

I use the Windex® Original Glass Cleaner for my interior glass windows, but I can’t wait to try the Windex® Outdoor Glass & Patio Concentrated Cleaner. You simply attach it to a hose and you can clean windows, patio furniture, brick, siding, even play sets. Just spray and then let it dry. I’ve had to wait to do this because here in South Carolina the pollen is still falling and everything is yellow. We did have a random bit of snow yesterday, though. Strange!

Kitchen Spring Cleaning Floors

Clean Floors

Once I finish with everything else it is time to clean my floors. This is the way we do it, but I’m sure some of you have your own way depending on the type of flooring that you have! We like to run the vacuum and then use the Windex® Original Glass Wipes to go over the floors. I promise I’m not becoming Cinderella, but when we put our floors in, I wanted a high shine coat and the Windex® Original Glass Wipes are the one thing that actually cleans and leaves a beautiful streak free shine.  It is also almost immediately dry, so we have access to our high traffic areas.

 

Tackle Spring Cleaning this Year with this handy Spring Kitchen Cleaning Checklist! You will be prepared and ready for a sparkling clean home!

What room would you tackle? 

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Easter Treats for Kids and Free Printable Labels http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/easter-treats-for-kids-free-printable-labels/ http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/easter-treats-for-kids-free-printable-labels/#comments Tue, 05 Mar 2019 00:11:32 +0000 http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/?p=15083 Quick and Easy Mason Jar Easter Treats! Time for another cute mason jar project!  My children get so excited now when I get out the jars, because they know something fun and sweet is just moments away.  For some moms their kids adore their cookies or cakes… my sweet rascals love candy!  I can still remember little La La’s first Halloween… she was hooked from

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Quick and Easy Mason Jar Easter Treats!

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Time for another cute mason jar project!  My children get so excited now when I get out the jars, because they know something fun and sweet is just moments away.  For some moms their kids adore their cookies or cakes… my sweet rascals love candy!  I can still remember little La La’s first Halloween… she was hooked from then on.  Bless her heart 😉 She is a candy addict to this day!

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To be honest, I love how easy they are to make.  I can swing by the party store and pick up some white gumballs, gather some mason jars, print out the label and I am good to go.  This time I just added a cute pink bow and a fuzzy bunny tail and I was left with the sweetest little treat ever!

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My favorite part is the fluffy bunny tail.  Doesn’t everyone love a good fluffy bunny tail?  I made it from this adorable yarn that you see with the mason jar.  To feel this yarn in person is such a treat.  It is so silky and soft… and it was a steal at Hobby Lobby a few years ago on clearance.  Don’t be mad at me if you can’t find the yarn…you can always use a pom pom from the craft store.  Chalk it up to my craft hoarding issue!

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You can  right click on the photo to download to your computer.  You can also click here for access!  You can print it off on white cardstock and it is perfectly sized for a wide-mouth mason jar.  I printed it as an 8″ by 10″ picture and simply cut around the circle and placed it on top of the metal top for the jar.

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So there you have it… a sweet, crazy cute, festive and so fun Easter Mason Jar treat with a free printable tag!  Happy Easter!

*Trish

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