16 Dec

Fail: Mickey Mouse Oreo Cookies

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Pin Reaper: Polkpa

Original Inspiration: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/222787512786898024/, via http://twopeasintheirpod.wordpress.com/2011/09/09/mickey-mouse-oreo-cookies/


What I Did: I tried to make Mickey Mouse cookies on a stick for my daughters 16 birthday bash. I over cooked the candy melts

My Result:



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13 Dec

Fail: Homemade Fruit Roll Ups

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Pin Reaper: Tracy Steel

Original Inspiration: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/173529391865333388/, via http://paleoaholic.com/paleo/paleo-strawberry-pineapple-fruit-leather/


What I Did: Yesterday I attempted to make homemade fruit roll ups because the picture of them on Pinterest looked amazing. I followed the instructions, however the end result was no ooey gooey deliciousness. No, I ended up with a strawberry glass cutter, or a fruity shield that could stop a bullet. My son took a bite and said: “thanks mom for the yummy fruit CRACKERS.” Sigh…

My Result: 

Next Time I Will:† I think it could be saved- it still tasted good! The recipe said to cook the fruit mixture for 7-9 hours. I would cut the cooking time down and see if that helps!

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12 Dec

Win: Mini Pumpkin Pie Bites

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Pin Reaper: Amanda

Original Inspiration: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/104708760060203499/. via http://www.bakerella.com/pumpkin-pie-bites/


What I Did: My Husband has been bugging me to make him a pumpkin pie for a year! So I thought I would make him 24 mini pies! It looked cute and I knew he would love it! The only thing I changed was instead of a pumpkin cookie cutters I did a round! They turned out great! I was so happy! And so was my husband!

My Result: 


Next Time I Will:† I forgot to add vanilla but it tasted just fine! :) Wouldn’t change a thing!

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11 Dec

Fail: Mummy Marshmallows

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Pin Reaper: Brenda

Original Inspiration: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/232568768230616512/, via http://whoneedsacape.com/2013/10/marshmallow-mummies/


What I Did: My son’s room mom chose this and the Cracker Spider to be made for their class Halloween party. Due to miscommunications, we made samples right before the party. Hence the fruit roll-up wrapped phallic turd and the cracker with the black things.

My Result: 


Next Time I Will: Pick a different project. The spiders are just lame.

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09 Dec

Fail: Crescent Mummy Dogs

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Pin Reaper: Katie Kamradt

Original Inspiration: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/90986854945321916/, via http://www.pillsbury.com/recipes/crescent-mummy-dogs/d52a57d7-ab8a-4a1c-8dae-f9f90d03b912


What I Did: They didn’t all turn out badly, but man…my first “mummy dog” was a doozie. I made these for my daughter’s preschool Halloween party. It’s a good thing I don’t derive all of my self esteem from the success of my projects.

My Result: 


Next Time I Will: There is no saving the mummy dog. Enjoy preschoolers!

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