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Unicorn Poop Cookie Recipe

Melissa Bastow

Tags birthdays, recipes

Unicorn Poop Cookie Recipe

Are you ready to join the unicorn craze?  Clearly I’ve been on the unicorn train since it first arrived. I mean, who can resist all the magic, rainbows, and glitter that a unicorn has to offer?  These meringue cookies hold their shape really well and are perfect for making adorable “unicorn poops.” Plus you can make them in whatever color you want, and they're not too hard to create.  The trick to making these cookies is making sure that the batter remains cool and stiff. This way, they keep their “poopy” shape even before getting them in the oven.  If the batter gets too warm things...


Printable Unicorn Bookmarks

Melissa Bastow

Tags birthdays, educational fun

Printable Unicorn Bookmarks

Is your little book lover needing a magical bookmark?  These unicorn bookmarks aren't just magical, they're also adorable and functional!  And they're not just for kids either.  They will hold any place in any book for anyone!  All you have to do is clap your hands and say you believe in princess unicorn mermaids. This printable is super easy to use.  Just right click on the image below and select print or save from the menu that pops up.  Then print the bookmarks on white cardstock and cut them out on the thin gray outline.  You can cover them in...


Monster Cupcake Tutorial

Melissa Bastow

Tags birthdays, halloween, snacks, tutorials

Monster Cupcake Tutorial

These monster cupcakes are awesome.  AWESOME.  They are perfect for class parties, birthday parties, family parties, Halloween parties, the kind of party where you just want to eat a cupcake for no reason (that totally counts as a party).  They're not too hard to put together and they'll impress anyone who sees them - because they're awesome (did I mention that before?) This is what you'll need: Prepared Chocolate Cupcakes, unfrosted 1 Can Vanilla Frosting Food Coloring—orange, purple, green Toothpicks Tacky Glue Googly Eyes, multi-colored Plastic Vampire Teeth Make some cupcakes (using a cake mix is easiest) and let them...


Donut Party Banner Printable

Melissa Bastow

Tags birthdays, printables

Donut Party Banner Printable

Are you hosting a donut party?  Are you decorating in a donut theme?  Or do you just really love donuts?  (Who doesn't?)  Then this is the printable banner for you!   These print great on white cardstock.  And you can hang the cute donut flags from anything too - ribbon, string, yarn, shoelaces, whatever.  You can even just stick them to a surface without stringing them at all! To get this free donut party banner printable just right click on the image below and select print or save from the menu that pops up.   And if you want to...


Brownie Pops Recipe

Melissa Bastow

Tags birthdays, recipes, summer

Brownie Pops Recipe

These brownie pops are adorable, taste fab, and are really really easy to whip up.  And they'll be perfect for any summer party whether it's a birthday, bbq, or just a day at home! This is what you'll need: 1 pkg. Fudge Brownies, prepared Wilton Chocolate Melting Discs, White Wilton Chocolate Melting Discs, Pink Wilton Chocolate Melting Discs, Brown Popsicle Sticks Jimmies or Sprinkles Make some fudge brownies according to the package directions and let them completely cool.  Cut out six popsicle shaped brownies. I made mine about 3 inches long and rounded the top edges.  Whatever brownie pieces are...