Hubby’s Choice: Chicken, Bacon & Avocado Sandwich

mayo sandwich art

Sandwiches never get boring when there are so many options. I recently made chicken, bacon avocado sandwiches at my husband's request.  With spicy cheese and a little fun sandwich art, he came up with a delicious combo of flavors.  Usually, I'm the one coming up with new food ideas, he really surprised me with this little winner. This is a sponsored post about Hellmann's new squeeze bottle available at Walmart. All opinions are my own. Hellmann’s recently announced their new squeeze … [Read more...]

Make Decoupage Easter Eggs with Napkins

decoupage eggs

Are you looking for fun ways to decorate eggs? How about Decoupage Easter Eggs? They are probably much easier to make then you're thinking. It just takes some cute napkins of your choice and a simple water and glue solution to make the magic happen. Decoupage Easter Eggs with Napkins This has been one of my favorite way to make Easter eggs! You can create simple, yet picture perfect designs on your boiled eggs using cut-out designs from napkins.  The possibilities are endless since there … [Read more...]

10 Totally Cute Carrot Themed Easter Treats & Craft Ideas


Are you feeling the Carrot Themed Easter vibe too? This Easter is all about fun carrot eats and treats for me. Just in case you haven't noticed, I've been going a little carrot crazy.  I thought it would be great to have all of my ideas in once place and also share some awesome recipes and ideas from around the web. I hope you'll find the perfect treat to add some fun to your Easter celebrations create this year. Let's jump on in! Cute Carrot Themed Easter Treats 1. Candy Carrot Cupcakes. … [Read more...]

Budget Friendly Easter Baskets Ideas (Family Dollar GC Giveaway)

blue easter basket

Easter is just a bunny hop, skip and a jump away! I thought it would be the perfect time to share the recent ideas that I posted over on the Family Dollar Blog.  If you're looking for creative ideas to put together Easter baskets that are budget friendly, you've come to just the right place.  This is a sponsored post about How To Make Your Own Easter Baskets at Family Dollar.  Easter Basket Theme Ideas Putting together affordable gift baskets is really easy to do at Family Dollar because … [Read more...]

The Easy Way to Bake Cake in Egg Shells for Easter


Have you seen cakes baked right into empty eggshells yet? I remember the first time seeing these and thinking about how darn brilliant it was and how much patience you must need. This was until my friend and new Homemaking Hacks helper shared just how simple it really was. I'd like to take a moment to introduce Kelly, who will be sharing awesome projects here from time to time.  She is one of the most clever and creative people I've had the pleasure of meeting. I just knew I had to somehow … [Read more...]

Get Your Breakfast on with this Cheesy Bacon & Chives Omelet Cups Recipe

cheesy bacon chive omelet cups

Breakfast is one of my very favorite meals and with spring here there are a lot of occasions to make it extra special.  There are May breakfasts and Mother's Day brunches to plan! Even if you're just looking for an everyday way to make something easy yet delicious, I have a yummy treat to share today using my favorite cheese! I recently spotted a mouth-watering Cheddar, Bacon & Onion Tart. It inspired my Cheesy Bacon & Chives Omelet Cups Recipe today. My husband and I started … [Read more...]

Pinterest Remake: Gold Confetti Drinking Glasses

diy gold cups

How awesome is Pinterest? I find myself spending time that I don't have pinning awesome things that I may or may not ever try making myself. Well, this time I'm doing it big. I've partnered up with some great bloggers and we've all challenged ourselves to pick a pin we like on Pinterest and pretty much remake it giving it our own personal touch. It was extremely challenging to choose just one of my favorite pins. That process actually took me way longer than the actual project. Ha! Here … [Read more...]

Roasted Potatoes Made Amazing with One Secret Ingredient

roasted potatoes

Hope the weather is warming up wherever you are reading from. It's been so nice being in Florida this time of the year. Now that we're finally settled, I'm hoping to get out and enjoy it all more soon. Spring is the perfect time to stretch your legs and get out into the gorgeous weather. What better idea to celebrate the season than to have a picnic or an outdoor gathering! Today, I have some great recipe ideas to share on how you can make picnic-perfect simple recipes. It all starts with one of … [Read more...]

Make Candy Carrot Cupcakes with Circus Peanuts & Green Licorice

spring carrot cupcakes

Hey, hey! Glad you came back for more fun with carrots today.  This just might be the last carrot share from me for the season, so I may as well make it a good one! I have to admit this was one of the most fun goodies using a throwback candy. Circus Peanuts! I can't remember the last time I actually had these, I remember always finding them intriguing as a kid. I mean peanuts? I'm sure there is an interesting story involved, but for now making tasty sweet carrots is in order. This post contains … [Read more...]

Cute Easter Basket Ideas for the Women in Your Life


Easter is upon us, and that means baskets. While we all know that the kiddos love baskets, perhaps that special woman in your life would like an Easter basket, too? Of course they would! Whether you’re a mother or a significant other, an Easter basket packed with wonderful gifts is a great way to show how much you care. Sponsored post by Lunchbox, all opinions are 100% my own. Cute Easter Basket Ideas to Show Your Love An Easter basket is a great way to say, “You’re special to me.” It’s … [Read more...]

Easy Gumdrop Carrot Cupcakes

carrot cupcakes

Remember when I said there would be more carrot things happening around here? Well, the time is here! I brainstormed some fun carrot inspired cupcake ideas to share this week. This is the first batch and you have to promise to visit tomorrow because I'll be sharing my second batch of cute carrot cupcakes. In true Dawn fashion (that's me), these are super easy to make. I'm talking fresh cupcakes baked up straight from the box and store-bought icing. You don't have to have a lot of time or … [Read more...]