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Minion EggsMinions Eggs, How to make Minions Easter Eggs, #Minions, #Eggs, #Easter

Does your family LOVE minions? My kids absolutely adore them…. that is why this year Minions will make a special appearance in their Easter Basket.  I mean come on, how can these little guys not make you smile… they are SO CUTE! Easy to make too!  You can watch our video, we showed you how to make Minion Eggs live!

To make your Easter Egg Minions you will need:

Minion Eggs, How to make Minion Easter Eggs, #Minions, #Eggs, #EasterFirst step is to separate the yellow and blue eggs, and then mismatch them. So one will now have a yellow top and a blue bottom. Cut the black electrical tape into a thin strip and stick it to the top yellow half.  Use a glue dot to stick a wiggly eye in place, draw on hair and a mouth with a black sharpie marker. EASY as that you have a bunch of adorable Minions to call your very own.

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Lawn chair GLAMPER upcycle, use printed duct tape to personalize your chair and make it super cute, DIY, Camping, Fun Family reunion ideas

This is one of those ideas that makes you think… WHY DIDN’T I think of that.  I see these woven lawn chairs ALL the time at yard sales for just a few dollars. You can upcycle these with a little bit of duct tape to make a fun custom chair.  The one above was made with patio themed duct tape, for a “glamper” a camper that has been re-done with a bit of glamour. Thanks to Renee Moore for letting us share your photo.

There are so many fun themed duct tape, you can turn a chair into just about any theme you want. Everything from bacon, minions, super hero, rainbows, cupcakes…. so many cute prints. I can see tween or teen thinking this is would be a fun project.

Below are just a few options to pick from, keep your eyes open for these chairs at 2nd hand stores or yard sales!


Rio Brands Rio Deluxe Web Chaise Lounge

  • Rust-resistant, powder-coated steel frame
  • Durable steel frame stands up to the weather
  • Polypropylene webbing in brown and cream
  • Hardwood arms with marine-quality poly coating
  • Adjusts to several positions, folds flat for transport

 
Rio Web Chair 22″ X 21.5″ X 35″

  • 22″ x 21.5″ x 35″
  • Weight capacity 190 pounds
  • Powder coated steel frame
  • Reinforced hinges
  • Solid hardwood arms


 Flamingo Printed Duct Tape, 1.88 Inches x 10 Yards, Single Roll

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Minnie Mouse Printed Duct Tape, 1.88 Inches x 10 Yards, Single Roll

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St Patricks Day Crafts For Kids, Free Printable – Rainbow Seeds Treat Bag

St Patricks Day Crafts For Kids, Treat Ideas for St Patty's Day. FREE PEINTABLE RainbowSeeds, Skittles Rainbow bag topper

Rainbow Seeds FREE PRINTABLE St Patrick’s Day Treat Bag

Do you remember chasing rainbows as a child? Or trying to catch Leprechauns on the Eve of St Patrick’s Day. In the eyes of a child all things are possible. That is why these “Rainbow Seeds” are a fun treat idea for a party or to toss in their lunch for a fun surprise.

Rainbow Seeds Free St Patricks Day Printable

Rainbow Seeds free printable

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All you need is a snack sized zip lock bag and some candy Skittles. Or you could even wrap them around a bag of the individual wrapped Skittles.  If you do not have Skittles, you could use Fruit Loops or M&M’s.

Watch our How-To video Here

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Something fun to do with the Skittles is to make a magic rainbow out of them.
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How to make Butter – Homemade Butter in a Jar

How to make butter

It’s Matt. I made Butter in a Jar back when I was a kid at a youth activity. Making butter at home was very easy and just took some time. So the other day at the store I grabbed some Heavy Whipping Cream and planned a night with the kids to make show them how to make homemade butter. It is really easy and will provide some tasty and easily homemade butter!

How to make butter

home made butter in jar

Ingredients:

  • Heavy Whipping Cream – any amount 6 cups makes about 1 pound of butter
  • Salt – 1/2 teaspoon per pound of butter- optional, used for preserving butter
  • Jar – with lid, any size, baby food jars are great for kids to make it with

home made butter heavy whipping creamDirections:

Pour Heavy Whipping Cream into jars no more then 3/4 the way full. It is best to leave room for the shaking and turning action. Next begin shaking! And Shake and Shake. Some music to shake too makes it fun for the kids and helps pass time. Something with a fun and quick beat. The best way I figured to shake the jar was to hold it length wise in my hands with the lid in my palms and the base of the jar wedge in my forearms.

It takes about 5 minutes before you notice a thickening forming in the jar. This heaviness is the beginning of the fat changing and sticking together. At this point you really just have a thick whip cream in the jar. Keep shaking. At this point the jar edges will look like:
home made butter foam

 

As another 5-10 minutes pass you will notice the jar filling with the foamy cream.  It feels as if there is no room in the jar as the thick Heavy Cream is aerated even more with the shaking, but keep shaking. It will look like this:

 

home made butter cream

Keep shaking and don’t stop you are almost done when it gets thick. I have heard some add a large marble to the thick foam. But I don’t think it really matters. Just the pressure of the shaking will continue the fat to congeal together. Don’t worry if you don’t think the foam is “churning” or rotating in the jar, gravity and pressure is still working to form the butter.
Before you know it you will see the foam separate and a thin liquid forms in the jar. That thin liquid is buttermilk! The butter is in the last few moments of shaking. Keep shaking until the butter or mass inside is a consistent size.
home made butter buttermilk
At this point you can separate the buttermilk out and save it for biscuits or pancakes and other fun recipes. Then you can add the 1/2 teaspoon salt which is optional. Some say the taste is different, but the main reason is to preserve the butter. Now with the remaining butter you can place it in a small container for refrigeration and easy of using it. So congrats you just made you own butter!  Enjoy your work!
home made butter bowl
As the butter sets you may see drips of buttermilk on the butter. Just let it drip off and drain.
home made butter
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Ingredients

  • Ingredients:
  • Heavy Whipping Cream - any amount 6 cups makes about 1 pound of butter
  • Salt - 1/2 teaspoon per pound of butter- optional used for preserving butter
  • Jar - with lid any size, baby food jars are great for kids to make it with
  • home made butter heavy whipping cream

Instructions

  1. Pour Heavy Whipping Cream into jars no more then 3/4 the way full. It is best to leave room for the shaking and turning action. Next begin shaking! And Shake and Shake. Some music to shake too makes it fun for the kids and helps pass time. Something with a fun and quick beat. The best way I figured to shake the jar was to hold it length wise in my hands with the lid in my palms and the base of the jar wedge in my forearms.
  2. It takes about 5 minutes before you notice a thickening forming in the jar. This heaviness is the beginning of the fat changing and sticking together. At this point you really just have a thick whip cream in the jar. Keep shaking. At this point the jar edges will look like:
  3. home made butter foam
  4. As another 5-10 minutes pass you will notice the jar filling with the foamy cream. It feels as if there is no room in the jar as the thick Heavy Cream is aerated even more with the shaking, but keep shaking.
  5. Keep shaking and don't stop you are almost done when it gets thick. I have heard some add a large marble to the thick foam. But I don't think it really matters. Just the pressure of the shaking will continue the fat to congeal together. Don't worry if you don't think the foam is "churning" or rotating in the jar, gravity and pressure is still working to form the butter.
  6. Before you know it you will see the foam separate and a thin liquid forms in the jar. That thin liquid is buttermilk! The butter is in the last few moments of shaking. Keep shaking until the butter or mass inside is a consistent size.
  7. home made butter buttermilk
  8. At this point you can separate the buttermilk out and save it for biscuits or pancakes and other fun recipes. Then you can add the 1/2 teaspoon salt which is optional. Some say the taste is different, but the main reason is to preserve the butter. Now with the remaining butter you can place it in a small container for refrigeration and easy of using it. So congrats you just made you own butter! Enjoy your work!
  9. home made butter bowl
  10. As the butter sets you may see drips of buttermilk on the butter. Just let it drip off and drain.

If you enjoyed making your own butter, then you will enjoy making your own cheese!

DIY Make your own Cheese

 

 

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