Little Peep Meringues!

Make these super cute and delicious treats! Meringues are such a fun and easy treat to make. The perfect delicate sweet treat. We especially like to make meringues in the Spring. There are many different versions of meringues from vanilla to chocolate to even mint. Meringues make the perfect vehicle for trying different extracts for flavoring. Simple Ingredients The ingredients needed to make meringues are so very simple and very easy to find around the house. You will need: Depending on the size of the meringues you make, you should get around 24 treats.  Tips to Remember  To make the best meringues possible there are a few tips to remember. Your bowls, ...

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Chicken Cell Phone Holder!

Display your phone in style with this fun chicken-inspired cell phone holder! I love having a super organized desk, everything has its own special place. One problem I've had recently though is a place to set my phone. I do a lot of filming with my phone, so I need it handy quite often. I went on a search for a good cell phone holder, and I couldn't find anything I liked. Either the price was way too expensive, or the stand was just too complicated. I wanted something fun! After looking around some DIY websites, I came across how to sew your own cell phone holder, but I had to chicken-fy it! Let's look at how to make a fun chicken cell phone holder! Gather Your Eggs - Supplies! One ...

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Chocolate Strawberry Bites!

A delicious, easy to make chocolate treat! Who doesn't love a homemade sweet treat? I love to use my vintage cookbooks for inspiration when finding a fun recipe to make. One recipe that kept coming up over and over again was petit fours. Such beautiful and fun little dessert. Our Chocolate Strawberry Bites recipe is inspired by petit fours, and are so tasty! Gather Your Ingredients To make your own chocolate strawberry bites you first need pound cake. You can purchase a pound cake that has already been baked from your local grocery store, but cutting it may be tricky. I found it so easy to purchase (or mix your own) pound cake mix. I did adjust the baking directions a bit, ...

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Concrete Pumpkin Planter

Celebrate Fall With Your Own Concrete Pumpkin Planter! The days are starting to get a bit shorter, and you can tell that fall is officially just around the corner! Now is the time to create some great fall decor! With fall being my favorite season, I usually have a long list of projects to create. I love to make decor I can use year after year, and that is how I stumbled upon the concrete pumpkin planter idea. There are many different ways to create a concrete pumpkin planter, and everyone has their favorite method. The method I'm sharing I've tried more than a few times, and I just love the result. Every concrete pumpkin will be different and have its own character. You have a ...

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Creepy Cool Concrete Ghost

Create a unique ghost for your Halloween decor! After creating our Concrete Pumpkin Planter, we had some extra concrete left over. The flower beds were looking a little empty and needed a spooky touch. I decided to try the technique of making a concrete ghost! Like the Concrete Pumpkins, everyone has their favorite method of making these. This process I'm sharing, I found to be the easiest way to make a fun concrete ghost! To get started you will need to gather some supplies. You will need a 1 - 10 lb bag of quick-dry concrete, a container to mix your concrete in, some thick rubber gloves, an old towel, and some pieces to build your ghost armature from. We used some PVC pipe, and a ...

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Mr. Mummy Dogs

With a few simple ingredients, you can have some mummy fun! Today we are continuing our Halloween recipe series making something very yummy - a yummy mummy to be exact! Making mummy dogs has been a recipe we make every year. This is a very fun and versatile recipe. Don't like hot dogs? You can substitute chicken sausages, or vegan hot dogs, whatever your family likes. You can get the whole family involved in making their own special mummy to enjoy. The ingredients you will need to make mummy dogs are a can of crescent roll dough (those pop open cans scare anyone else?), a package of your favorite hot dogs (or substitute), and thin slices of cheddar cheese (optional). We also used a ...

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DIY Chicken Waterer!

A quick to make and easy to move chicken waterer! As the temperatures warm up on our little farm, we look for ways to make chores easier. We want the flock kept cool and happy, and same with the humans too! Throughout the years we have learned what works, and what doesn't work. PVC pipe feeders keep the feed easily contained with no mess in the coop. We make sure the flock has proper ventilation, and lots of air flow in the coop. We also adjust how we water the flock to be simple for us to fill, and easy for the birds to access. One waterer we love to use in the summer time, is a DIY waterer using a 5 gallon bucket, and waterer cups. There are many different types of cups out there. ...

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Homemade Peanut Butter!

We share our favorite way to make homemade peanut butter! Sometimes nothing is better than a quick peanut butter and jelly sandwich. A trip back to our childhood! We like to elevate our sandwiches by making our own ingredients. Today we are sharing our favorite recipe for making homemade peanut butter. After tasting homemade peanut butter, you will never buy from the store again! Simple Ingredients Making your own homemade peanut butter requires very little ingredients, and most you probably have in your pantry already. You will need 2 cups of shelled, raw unsalted peanuts. You can use unroasted or roasted peanuts, which ever is your favorite. You will also need 1/4 ...

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Tips for 3D Printed Cookie Cutters and Stamps!

Here are a few of our favorite tips! When we aren't busy with the farm, we are in the workshop creating fun 3D printed cookie cutters and stamps! A lot of our inspiration for the cookie cutters comes from our farm adventures. Here are some of our favorite tips for using 3D printed cookie cutters and stamps! Start with a Good Recipe and Keep it Cold! To get a good impression of your stamp into your cookie dough, you need to use a good rollout cookie recipe. There are many, many options out there for good recipes. The traditional Wilton Roll-Out Cookie recipe is a great start. The biggest tip is to make sure that whatever recipe you use, you chill the dough before cutting out your ...

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Marshmallow Chick Inspired Wall Hanging

Create a fun Spring wall hanging inspired by those iconic marshmallow chicks! Recently as I was going through my Spring decor, I noticed I need a bit of a refresh. It has been a few years since I've added something different. I got to thinking what would I like to add, and I looked over at a package of those marshmallow chicks. Naturally I love chicks, and I've always had a little obsession with Peeps, and their fun shapes! I searched for the perfect wall hanging, and I couldn't find it anywhere. Nothing like what I wanted. So I went back to the drawing board, literally! I decided I was going to make my own wall hanging! I grabbed my iPad, and started to sketch. In no time at all, I ...

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