Showing posts from September, 2022

How to Make an Ice Cream Bomb!

How to Make an Ice Cream Bomb! Move over Hot Chocolate Bombs--it's time for Ice Cream Bombs! These super rich and decadent desserts are perfect for a yummy treat any day of the week. Loaded with chocolate, sitting on a warm brownie, filled with creamy ice cream and topped with hot fudge--these are sure to be a crowd pleaser! Ice cream bombs are a surprise treat! Stacked on a warm brownie from the oven then hot fudge topping drizzled over the reveal a scoop of smooth ice cream!  It's the perfect dessert--and sure to please the crowds! Supplies Needed for Ice Cream Bombs: Silicone Mold Silicone Pastry Brush Chocolate Melts Sea Salt Caramel Truffle Ice Cream (or ice cream of choice) Electric Skillet Ice Cream scoop Hot Fudge Topping Warm Brownies Cupcake Tray Freezer Step 1: Chocolate Mold Begin by melting the chocolate melts and stirring them smooth with spoon. Do not overheat melts. Then use the pastry brush to paint a layer of chocolate inside each of the silicone mold

How to Throw a Luau Tropical Party!

How to Throw a Luau Tropical Party! I love a great tropical vibe--and a luau party is the perfect way to celebrate! Let me show you some simple ways to set up a tropical luau party! Watercolor some hibiscus flowers, make tropical cupcakes and cookies, decorate with pineapple, shells and balloons.  Let's get started! Hibiscus flowers are my absolute favorite flower. I love the cheery colors and delicate features. Tropical hibiscus are divine--and make a great diy element to a luau tropical party. Supplies Needed for Luau Tropical Party: Balloon Garland  ( full post here ) Parrot Honeycomb Wood Beads Tropical Fruit Punch Drink   Cookies, Cupcakes, Treats Letterboard Beer Can Glasses Tropical Palm Leaves Hibiscus Watercolors This Tropical Fruit Punch is the perfect drink!  I learned how to make this on my trip to Turks and Caicos and it brings me back just with a sip. Such a great mocktail for a luau! Make cupcakes and decorate them with colorful sprinkles. Think bright pinks, orange

Strawberry Shortcake Costume DIY!

Strawberry Shortcake Costume DIY! Strawberry Shortcake Costume DIY--1980's style! Make the perfect Strawberry Shortcake costume easily with a few items in the closet (or easily sourced) and the perfect puffy fluffy muffin hat!  I'm an 80's girl. I grew up watching good old Strawberry Shortcake and her other tasty friends.  I love Custard the cat and Frappe the Frog. I love Lemon Meringue too! Honestly, I don't remember any single episode--I don't remember her temperament or the premise of the show. I just remember she liked to bake and had a strawberry on her hat! I had several of the dolls, toys and accessories.  I've wanted to do a Strawberry Shortcake Costume cosplay for years--nay, decades. I've been planning this costume since 2004. It's really been THAT long. I've had the tights and the strawberry in my stash for easily 10 years.  I had a patch of Custard that I had planned on sewing on my Strawberry Shortcake apron...but instead put it on my j