Tag Archives : Homemade

Homemade Carrabba’s Bread & Dipping Sauce Recipe


Hi all! Today I wanted to share a recipe with you that we’re loving over here at Confessions! It’s the Carrabba’s Bread and Dipping Sauce Recipe! Okay, so I’m sure it’s not the “official” recipe, but it’s as close as we could get and tastes pretty good if I do say so myself!   Now before you read on, I…

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Homemade Glossy Lip Balm Recipe


Happy Friday everyone! I’m excited to share a fun activity we did this past week. As you can see from the picture above and the title of this post, we made our own homemade lip balm! Not only was it fun, but it was much easier than I thought it would be. It’s nice to know what we’re putting on…

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Yummy Homemade Pancake Recipe


Good morning readers!  Today I wanted to share a yummy homemade pancake recipe with you! I’m still working on perfecting these, but for the most part the kiddos like them just as good as the frozen waffles that you pop in the toaster and they’re just as easy, but full of good things instead of processed ingredients that no one…

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Summer Boredom Busters: Bird Feeders


Welcome to another day of Kids Summer Boredom Buster ideas! Today we’re making homemade bird feeders!     Materials Needed: 1-liter empty soda bottle 1 to 2 wooden spoons craft knife and marker small eye screw Bird seed   Directions: Clean out the inside of the soda bottle with warm soap and water then allow to dry. Draw a 1/2…

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Homemade No Cook Play-Doh Recipe


Looking for some fun summer kids activities to stop the “I’m bored” whining fest? For the month of July I thought it would be fun to put out some Kids Summer Boredom Buster ideas. I compiled a list of super easy, fun summer activities to help make your days fun and whine free! So let’s get started! I know this…

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Summer Boredom Busters: Homemade Crayons


Welcome to another day of Kids Summer Boredom Buster ideas! Today we’re making homemade crayons!   This activity is super easy, and chances are you have some broken old crayons already laying around! All you need is a muffin tin, or silicone baking pan and voila! Homemade rainbow crayons!   Supplies: used, broken crayons no one likes to use anymore!…

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Summer Boredom Buster: Homemade Moon Dough


Hi everyone! Well, today I stepped out of my comfort zone and let my kiddos make homemade moon dough. Who knew a little flour and some baby oil could keep my kids busy for so long? Now I must admit, I have a love/hate relationship with moon dough. My kids love it, and I hate the mess it makes! That…

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Handmade Handprint Ornaments


Looking for a fun personalized Christmas activity you can do with your kids this season? You’re going to love these cute handmade handprint ornaments so much you won’t want to part with them! (Though they do make wonderful gifts!) Supplies: Plain bulb ornaments (I used clear ones from Michael’s, but metallic red would be just as cute!) White acrylic paint…

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Homemade Advent Candles


Hi everyone! I absolutely LOVE Christmas time and I thought it would be fun to do a “12 Days of Christmas” blog series! So over the next 12 days I’ll be sharing some of our favorite Christmas traditions, crafts, printables and more! I hope you enjoy the season!   Christmas Traditions: I’m always so excited to create wonderful traditions for…

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Canning 101


I’m not going to say that I’m a great at canning. This is only the 3rd time I’ve done it, but as far as I can tell it’s fairly easy as long as you follow directions!   And as long as you have a helper… I suggest an adult helper… One with good stamina for peeling lots of fruit. If…

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Homemade Raspberry Lemonade Recipe


Looking for a cold refreshing summer drink recipe? This is so tasty you’ll want to run out and buy yourself some raspberries and give it a whirl! (Literally…in the blender…you’re going to whirl it.) And wanna hear the best part? It’s super easy! Here are the ingredients. Don’t blink. 3 cups cold water (I added more just because I thought…

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Homemade Popcorn


Well, not totally homemade, as in I didn’t grow my own corn. (Not that I didn’t try, our corn was just sad last year…) But I sure as heck popped it without the use of a greasy chemically lined microwaveable bag! Okay, I’ll admit that when it comes to popping corn the old fashioned way, I’m a bit of a…

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