Month: May 2016

How to Fill Cupcakes

How To Fill Cupcakes

How To Fill Cupcakes Don’t you just love biting into a cupcake and finding even more deliciousness inside the cupcake? I’ve  made several different flavors of cupcakes and filled ones are my favorite! Whether it’s cream or marshmallow, jam or pie filling…. filling brings cupcakes to another level. I’ve found that sometimes a filling, especially Read More

Hard-Boiled Eggs | How-to | Perfect Eggs | Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs | Go to the Six Clever Sisters blog and get the secret on making perfect hard-boiled eggs that peel EASILY!

How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs

HOW TO MAKE PERFECT HARD-BOILED EGGS Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you needed your hard-boiled eggs to look PERFECT – maybe you’re making them to cut in half for deviled eggs, or maybe you’re serving them whole when friends come over? I used to nervously hope that the peel would slide off Read More

The Perfect Pulled Pork

Summer is coming upon us quickly and you know what that means – picnics, lemonade, potato salad, and pulled pork! If there is something I could eat all.the.time it would be pulled pork. I love it in a pork taco with cabbage, on a bun with BBQ sauce, in pork enchiladas with corn and black beans Read More

Free Ruffle Shirt Doll Pattern That Fits 18″ Dolls

American Girl Dolls are so popular these days, aren’t they? American Girl has so many doll options available to choose from: pick one of the featured dolls (like Samantha, Kit, Julie, etc.) or choose the Truly Me Dolls and match eye colors, hair styles, and skin tones. One thing is for sure: you can never have enough clothes Read More

Cinnamon Crumble Cupcakes

These cinnamon-y, buttery, crumbly topped cupcakes are one of my favorites!!!!  Like a cinnamon roll in cupcake form, topped with a mound of delicious cream cheese frosting… you can’t beat that. Oh, and that cinnamon-y, buttery, crumbly stuff… it’s swirled all throughout the batter, too. YUM. Every time I make these, not a single one is left Read More

DIY Upcycled Pants to Skirt Basic Sewing Tutorial

Upcycled Pants to Skirt Basic Sewing Tutorial OK – this is The.Perfect.Afternoon.Project !! 🙂 You don’t have to be a great seamstress . . . you just need to know how to use a pair of scissors and how to use the basics of a sewing machine. So the first step is to grab literally any pair Read More

Easy DIY Wedding Cake Topper

Easy DIY Wedding Cake Topper

We all know that planning a wedding takes a lot of work – mostly because we are trying to work everything into our budget so that we can have the most beautiful wedding possible, right?!  Well, I am doing that for a wedding this weekend…a friend and I have been doing everything we can to make Read More

Boston Butt Dry Rub

Boston Butt Dry Rub Ok guys – I cannot believe I’m actually sharing my ‘secret’ Boston Butt Dry Rub!!! After coming up with this, experimenting with different amounts of spices, and finally perfecting it, I have decided to write it out for all the world . . . I always get Boston Butt at Sam’s Club Read More

How to Froth Milk Using a French Press

How to Froth Milk using a French Press

French Press coffee is becoming a favorite to me and my husband! It’s not something we have every day, it’s more of a special treat for an afternoon pick me up, or sometimes in the morning if it’s a day we can relax, take our time, and talk over our coffee (which are my favorite Read More

Fabric Puff Flowers

Easy Fabric Puff Flowers

Spring and Flowers…. Everyone knows those go together! Here we’ve had the beautiful dogwoods blooming all around town and lovely irises blooming along our front walk. These adorable Easy Fabric Puff Flowers in pots are a great project for this time of year. I made several of these to decorate the tables in the fellowship Read More

Free KJV Bible Verse Printables

Free KJV Bible Verse Printables I’ve put together 4 Bible verse design printables for you to enjoy! Last fall when we were remodeling and decorating our basement, I was searching for a nautical verse print to put in a frame I had . . . and I was surprised to see that there were so few free printables Read More

Rustic Wood | DIY Trough | DIY centerpiece | wooden trough | Easy instructions for this Rustic Wooden Trough Centerpiece can be found on the Six Clever Sisters blog!

DIY Rustic Wooden Trough Centerpiece

Lately, I’ve been noticing a lot of rustic wooden trough centerpieces in the home decorating world. And they look gorgeous! Neutrals and rustic are my favorite lately! I mean, I DO love color, but how easy is it to change your accent colors now and then when you’ve decorated in neutrals?! This means that I can re-decorate for holidays and different seasons without it costing me much at all: swap out couch pillows, decorate the mantel, get seasonal plants, and more!

When I first saw the rustic trough centerpiece in a magazine, I immediately thought how fun it would be to put different things in it for different times of the year: ornaments and lights for Christmas, colorful sea glass and tea lights for summer, decorative fall leaves with pine cones and a candle for fall, and plants and candles, or even fruit, year-round! So many possibilities! Read More