Spicy Cajun Dip

Ingredients 1 red bell pepper 3/4 cup plain yogurt 1/4 cup sour cream 2 cloves minced garlic 2 tablespoons chopped green onion 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning Bag of your favorite Doritos for serving Instructions Set your oven to Broil. Slice the red pepper in half down the middle and place the skin sides up on…

Watermelon Layered Soap

1 cup Goats milk soap base 1lb+10 ounces Glycerin soap, divided 2-3 drops of Red gel coloring 10 drops of watermelon fragrance oil Soap mold 1/2 tsp. green soap pigment 2 Tbsp. poppy seeds Melt 10 oz. of glycerin soap in a small pyrex glass cup. Stir until melted. Stir in the green pigment until…

Bacon Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

1 package Bacon 1 tub Blue cheese crumbles 8-12 large mushrooms 1/4 cup plain bread crumbs Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lay the bacon on a baking sheet and bake until your desired crispness. Set aside. Once the bacon has cooled mince or crumble in a small bowl. Wash the mushrooms and remove the stems….

No Bake Peanut Butter Truffles

1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 cup smooth peanut butter 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1/8 tsp. salt 3 cups icing or powdered sugar 16 oz. dark chocolate, chopped 3/4 cup milk chocolate, chopped Beat the butter, vanilla, and salt until smooth and combined. Add the icing sugar, and beat until combined. The mixture will be…

How to Attract Butterflies

  Introduce plants that butterflies can feed on. Plant flowers that are native in your area, especially those in red, yellow, orange, pink, or purple. Plant the flowers in full sun during the day, when butterflies feed. Try to coordinate flowering plants so that one of them blooms all the time, so the butterflies always…

Essential Tools for Gardeners

Hand Tools: Hand pruner Used mostly to chop branches and stems. Hand rake The soil manipulation tool. You can use it to smooth out the soil, remove weeds, or turn your soil s an mini tiller. These are the most essential hand tools. If you can I would look into also getting a hand weeder…

Slime

Magnetic Slime 1 bottle of glue (like the ones you use at school) 3 Tbsp. of magnetic powder 4 oz. of liquid starch Neodymium magnets Combine the glue and the magnetic powder in a bowl, and stir until it is all mixed together. Once mixed slowly add small amounts of the liquid starch to the…

Orange Creamsicle Float

2 small scoops of vanilla ice cream Orange soda whipped cream Place the scoops of ice cream in a tall glass and fill it with orange soda. Then top it off with whipped cream. This may be a simple recipe, or not much of a recipe but I am going to share it anyway. The…

Frosted Animal Cookie Cheesecake

Yields: 12-14 slices Crust: 2 1/4 cups frosted animal cookie crumbs 2 Tbsp. salted butter, melted Filling: 24 ounces cream cheese, room temperature 1 cup sugar 3 Tbsp. all purpose flour 1 cup sour cream, room temperature 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract 4 large eggs 2 cups chopped frosted animal cookies (divided) White Chocolate Ganache: 6…

Coffee Smoothie

  Yields: 1 1 cup strong brewed coffee 1 banana 1/4 cup rolled oats 1 Tbsp. cocoa powder 1 Tbsp. flaxseeds meal 1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 cup soy milk or almond milk 1 tsp. honey Pour coffee into an ice cube tray and freeze over night. Combine all the ingredients in a blender, also…

Jalapeno Popper Sandwich

Yields: 2 sandwich’s 2 Jalapenos sliced, longwise (seeds and membranes removed) 4 ounces cream cheese 4 slices bacon, crispy 2 slices Monterey jack 2 slices sharp cheddar 4 slices Italian bread Cilantro chopped some butter Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Stuff each Jalapeno half with 1 ounce of cream cheese. Bake stuffed jalapenos on cookie…

Sidewalk Chalk “Pops”

  Stuff to get: Plaster of Paris, tempura pain (preferably neon), silicone pop mold, wood craft sticks, plastic cups, and plastic spoons. Cold water, scissors and measuring cups. You can find all the supplies you need at Walmart. *Before you begin please read these: Do not put the plaster down your drain. It will harden…