For those readers who don’t know I am not just a Kobe fan, I am his true number one fan. I have been celebrating August 23rd as a holiday since 1996. Usually for the Black Mamba’s birthday, I bust out my personally recorded VHS highlight tapes and spend my day reliving his career. This yearContinue reading “Happy Heavenly Birthday Kobe!”
The month of June is a special time within the Black community. It is a time where we get to celebrate the amazing musical accomplishments that have contributed to every genre and aspect of music. This year the last month in Spring has served a greater purpose for the Black Community. As we continue toContinue reading “Black Power Brookies”
Materials Denim Jacket 2 yards of fringe (length of your choice) Scissors Measuring tape Straight pins Sewing machine Heavy Thread (Denim, Upholstery, of Coats fabric) Seem ripper E6000 glue Fabric trim (optional) Assortment of iron-on/sew on patches (optional) Instructions Take your denim jacket and measure the length of your arm sleeve. Using your seem ripper,Continue reading “DIY: Denim Fringe Jacket”
Whoopie Pies (adaptive from Wild Whoopie Blueberry Pies- Sinful Nutrition) Sandwich Cookies 1 ½ cups all purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon baking soda 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 2 tablespoons canola oil ⅔ cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 large egg ¼ cup unsweetened almond milk 1 cup frozenContinue reading “Earth Day Whoopie Pies”
Dresser Upgrade Materials 3, Spray paint colors of your choice 1, clear gloss sealant spray 1, drop cloth Medium grade sand paper Microfiber cloth Screwdriver 2, ¼” wood dowels Wood glue Spakling Tape measure Pencil Painter’s tape (the blue kind) Packing paper Drawer knobs Instructions 1. Clean off all dirt and debris from your dresser.Continue reading “Dresser Upgrade”
Ingredients 2 ½ cups of all purpose flour 2 ½ tsp. of baking powder ½ tsp. of table salt ½ cup of unsalted butter, room temperature 1 ¾ cups of granulated sugar 4 large eggs, room temperature ½ cup of greek yogurt 1 tsp vanilla extract Zest of 6 lemons (approximately ¼ cup) Juice ofContinue reading “When Life Gives You Lemons Cake”
Materials Shadow Box Map Colored paper Computer and printer Pencil Scissors Elmer’s glue Glue stick Ruler Stick pins Travel memorabilia Instructions Remove any stickers and price tags from you shadow box and clean glass. Open shadow box, using your ruler measure inside of shadow box where you will be placing your map. Lay out yourContinue reading “Travel Shadow Boxes”
Cinnamon Rolls Dough • 2- 1/4-ounce package yeast • 1/2 cup luke warm water (approximately 140F) • 1/4 cup sugar • 1/3 cup butter, melted • 1 teaspoon salt • 1 egg • 4 to 4 ½ cups all-purpose flour Filling • ½ cup butter, softened • ¾ cup likely packed brown sugar • 2Continue reading “Cinnamon Rolls”
Limoncello (adaptive from What’s Cooking America recipe): 15 organic lemons ( I used 6 meyer lemons and 9 regular lemons) 2 (750 ml) bottles 100-proof vodka ( I used Tito’s) Simple Syrup: 4 cups sugar 5 cups water (filtered tap water or distilled water) Instructions Step One: Clean the lemons to remove any dirt,Continue reading “Limonc”hello””
Pineapple Pie Crust 2 cups All purpose flour 2 tbsp. granulated sugar 1 tsp of salt ¼ cup of melted coconut oil, cooled to room temp. ¼ cup of cold unsalted butter, cut into small cubes * 2 tbsp. of vodka 2-4 tbsp. of ice cold water * (for vegan crust, use ¼ cup ofContinue reading “Pineapple Pie”
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