06 Jan

Fail: Cheese Pumpkins

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Pin Reaper: Linda

Original Inspiration: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/120189883778923897/, via ‘


What I Did: I thought it would be cool to bring to an office potluck. I figured it was just pretzels stuck into balls of cheese, so it should be easy to make a large batch. Instead, the cheese balls kept deforming in my hands when I tried to make the pumpkin lines with a toothpick. Plus, I only had short, thick pretzels on hand, which I thought would be fine for this test batch. After wrestling with just three of them, I realized that this was not going to work out, and just went with some baked sweet potatoes instead. :-)

My Result:



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25 Dec

Reanimated: Santa Bread

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Ho ho ho! Merry Christmas! Thank you for inspiring me to leave behind the Pinterest Stress by outsourcing the DIY (Do-It-Someone-Else, DISE, if you will). 

Name:  Robin

Original Inspiration:  http://pinterest.com/pin/126593439497579289/

What I Did: Multiple attempts to make this cute Santa Bread. Let’s just say this is the one that turned out the best of all of them. I think I’ve decided that the original pic on the website might be photo-shopped or something. [edited for content].

My Result:

pinterest fail santa bread

Next Time I Will: Next time I would celebrate Hanukkah instead and make braided Challah bread.



23 Dec

Reanimated: Snowman Cookies

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Name: De

Twitter: https://twitter.com/deettepete

Original Inspiration: http://www.somewhatsimple.com/melted-snowman-cookies/

What I Did: Well, I mostly followed the blog, but I only had gel to decorate with and that did not work very well as you can see and I tried a frosting writing pen that really didn’t work so I gave up in the end and we had melted snow cookies!

My Result:

Next Time I Will: possibly, but I’m not going to try…


22 Dec

Reanimated: Baby’s First Christmas Stocking Portrait

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Name: Grace

Original Inspiration: http://pinterest.com/pin/14355292533698907/

What I Did: I had a win putting my little one in a pumpkin for fall, but the stocking didn’t quite turn out…

My Result:

Next Time I Will: Hire a professional :)


21 Dec

Reanimated: Strawberry Santas

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More failed Strawberry Santas. And even more!

Name: Jordan

Original Inspiration: http://pinterest.com/pin/267542034085197367/, via http://www.leannebakes.com/2012/11/santa-strawberries.html


My Result: