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Wedding Mason Jars: 3 DIYs!

Wedding Mason Jars: 3 DIYs by Katie Crafts;

Wedding Mason Jars: 3 DIYs!

Last week’s 4th of July Mason Jar DIY made me think back to my wedding! I used Mason jars in a few different ways, and had even more ways that I had wanted to use them (but simply ran out of time to do so!) Since we are smack in the middle of Wedding Season right now, I thought there would be no better time to share some great do-it-yourself ideas on how to use Mason jars at your own rustic shabby chic wedding!

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Pasta Salad w/ Red Wine Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe

Pasta Salad w/ Red Wine Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe by Katie Crafts;

Pasta Salad w/ Red Wine Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe

You already know about our fun picnic on Fourth of July! Everyone brought delicious nibbles and we had a great time! I made spinach dip and pasta salad which I make every year. This year, I tried out a different dressing for it- one I’ve been using on all my salads lately and am kind of obsessed with! I thought I’d share it with you guys too, in case you wanted a good pasta salad recipe, or just wanted to try the vinaigrette on your leafy greens. Continue reading Pasta Salad w/ Red Wine Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe

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S’mores 5 Ways!

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The Ultimate 4th of July Dessert: S’mores in 5 Different Ways!

With 4th of July right around the corner, Katie, her Husband (which I will refer to only as Brother-in-Law) and myself started discussing what to make for a picnic. We had different ideas about salads, hamburgers vs. hotdogs, and even what to drink. There was one thing, however, we all could agree on! No 4th of July picnic would be complete without S’mores! How could something so simple to make, taste so good? We decided that we should try to make the S’mores a bit more fancy this year rather than just the normal way. We then came up with five different versions to try at the picnic, and these are the results! We each rated them from 1 to 5. Continue reading S’mores 5 Ways!

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Homemade Whipped Cream Recipe

Homemade Whipped Cream Recipe by Katie Crafts;

Recipe: Homemade Whipped Cream

Some days, you just want strawberries and whipped cream for breakfast. It happens! And with only three ingredients and just a few minutes, there is never a reason to eat fake whipped cream. Besides, with 4th of July coming up and red/white/blue snacks on your Pinterest board overflowing, you’ll need a good recipe. Here’s mine for something light and tasty! Continue reading Homemade Whipped Cream Recipe

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Orange Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

Orange Chocolate Cupcake Recipe by Katie Crafts;

Recipe: Orange Chocolate Cupcakes

Well here it is. The last birthday I have to celebrate in May- and it happens to be my Husband’s! (Happy birthday, honey!) While I didn’t bake him cupcakes this year (he opted for salted chocolate pots with caramel sauce instead!), I asked him to pick out his favorite recipe from my stash. Yummy moist chocolate citrus cupcakes with chocolate chips topped with orange buttercream frosting and shaved chocolate bits was the winner. Here you go! Continue reading Orange Chocolate Cupcake Recipe