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multiply your dinnertime options with a muffin tin

March 3, 2015

I love the idea of changing up the menu with muffin tin recipes.

muffin tin recipes

These eats are easy to make and the individual servings make them appealing to even your pickiest eaters. Kids and adults alike will dig into this flavorful fare…

mini pepperoni pizza puff muffin tin recipe

Become a member of The Two Bite Club tonight by serving up Becky’s Mini Pepperoni Pizza Puffs. This crispy cheesy bite-size food will surely satisfy when paired with pizza sauce for dipping.

muffin tin meatloaf recipe

A new take on a classic–this Muffin Tin Meatloaf does double duty (it’s perfect for freezing and serving later). Allison from Some The Wiser also says that it works well in lunchboxes.

bbq bar be cue biscuit cup muffin tin recipe

Although Brandie uses ground beef in her BBQ Biscuit Cups–you can also sub in ground turkey, ground chicken, or shredded chicken. If you’re not a big fan of BBQ, sloppy joe sauce will work equally as well.

mac n cheese macaroni bites recipe

What’s better than macaroni and cheese? Mac-n Cheese Bites, of course. This mealtime makeover has kid-friendly written all over it…thanks to Holly’s Cheat Day for sharing her variation of a comfort food staple.

chicken pot pie biscuit muffin tin recipe

If made-from-scratch pot pie sounds intimidating, make sure you check out Christa’s easy way to make Chicken Pot Pie Biscuits. Don’t forget to pick up an extra can of those biscuits–there will be enough filling to make another meal to enjoy later!

mini chicken taco cups muffin tin recipe

In the mood for mexican, but don’t want to fuss with all the prep work? These Mini Chicken Taco Cups are the perfect time save. Alicia made them with just  three ingredients…then you can customize them with your favorite toppings.

spaghetti cheese nest muffin tin recipe

Just add a side salad or steamed veggie to these Spaghetti and Cheese Nests and you’ve got dinner on the table. This portable pasta dish can easily be re-heated in the microwave and again–makes a delicious addition to any lunchbox.

lasagna cups

And of course we had to include our own popular pinterest star, mini lasagnas.  A perfect dinner to whip up when you have limited time but crave the taste of this classic Italian dish.

muffin tin recipes

Inspired to add your muffin tin to the regular rotation?  Grab even more tasty recipes in this clever recipe book, Muffin Tin Chef.

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color punch

March 1, 2015

Since we’ve been living in a world of white for the past month here in Michigan, it’s nice to bring  some punchy colors in to brighten things up a bit.

colorful gifts

1.  Why subject your scotch tape to a boring dispenser when it can be having fun in this snazzy snail?  $16.50

2.  Pop a pretty color around your wrist to remember to be hopeful and joyful $11.95

3.  Spring cleaning is right around the corner and these glam gloves are ready to do the job $15.95

4.  Bring a bright blue to your kitchen counter and get lots of giggles with this gurgle pot  $39.95 

5.  Take time to smell the flowers everyday with this oh-so-lovely bouquet clock $59.95

6.  Showcase your favorite winter break moment or fun summer memories in this pic clip $7.95

7.  This festive felt trivet will keep your hot pots cool and your dining table bright  $19.95

8.  Why write in black in when your notes could be colorful, sparkle and smell sweet too$9.95

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wake up your window with one of these easy no-sew projects

February 23, 2015

Nothings adds more to a room than a new window treatment. You can easily change the whole look or feel of a space with a splash of color, soothing neutrals, or deep hues. That’s just one of the fabulous things about doing it yourself–you get to pick the fabrics and colors to use.

no sew curtains

These no-sew window treatments are an effortless way to express your creativity and spruce up your surroundings at the same time.

Hop over to Sand & Sisal to find out how Kim turned cloth napkins into gorgeous a gorgeous window treatment for her office makeover.

Twenty minutes, fabric, and a hot glue gun….that’s all it took for Carmel to whip up her No-Sew Faux Roman Shade . I must say, it adds a great finishing touch to her kitchen.

Can you guess the secret behind these cute curtains? They’re made from a dropcloth (with your choice of colorful fabric to finish off the bottom). Find out how to make your own pair on Shanty 2 Chic.

You can make curtains out of sheets–who knew?? So take a stroll down the bedding department in your favorite store and pick up your faves. Anna shares her complete instructions on her blog–My Life and Kids.

Are your mini-blinds ready for a makeover? They serve as the base for the beautiful window decor that Maryann designed for her master bedroom. Leaving the cords intact allows you to raise and lower these as you wish.

You can customize any old roller shade in your home by just adhering fabric to it and you’ve instantly updated your window. Click here to get the easy instructions that we found on First Home Love Life.

If you’re up for going the extra mile in your stylish revamping, you may want to create your own custom curtain rod. This designer window treatment is secretly a PVC pipe with a finial attached to the end.  Want to learn more? Head over to In My Own Style to get the whole scoop.

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April McCrumb

I'm April McCrumb ~ a creative gal from Michigan that loves to share clever gift ideas, simple recipes, my favorite tunes & all things crafty. Thanks for stopping by my whimsical world. I hope you enjoy your visit.

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