Easter Bunny Butt Carrot Cake

Easter Bunny Butt Carrot Cake

This adorable Easter Bunny Butt Carrot Cake is an eye-catching and sweet Easter centerpiece for your buffet table! Your guests will love a 3-dimensional, fuzzy coconut covered bunny cake that not only looks fantastic but, also tastes fresh and delectable. By making a bunny butt cake yourself, you won’t have to stand in a long line at the busy bakery the day before Easter to pick it up when you have a million things to do at home that day. You can use any cake recipe you like but, this carrot cake is moist and delicious. It is so fitting […]

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DIY Dollar Store Easter Wreath

Dollar Store Easter Wreath

With all of the celebrated holidays during the year, you’ll spend a lot of money buying decorations for each of them. Plus, if you are only the tiniest bit crafty, you can make some decorations yourself and have fun doing it. The decorations for this cute Easter Wreath only cost me $8 and I re-purposed an old grape-vine wreath. Get your glue gun ready! I’ve been saving this grapevine wreath for years thinking I would someday decorate it. I had torn off the previous outdated decorations and saved the wreath. Yesterday, I was getting greeting cards at the Dollar Store […]

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The Less Stress Easter Dinner Planner

Easter Dinner

The Easter Bunny is coming soon and although you don’t have a lot of gifts to buy as you do at Christmastime, there still could be a good deal of preparation, especially if you are hosting Easter dinner and/or out-of-town guests. If it is your first time hosting, it can be incredibly stressful. Enjoying the holiday becomes almost impossible if you are not organized and don’t plan ahead. Procrastinating can cause a lot of stress! This detailed Easter Dinner Planner will help you be prepared and less stressed out! The Less Stress Easter Dinner Planner Checklist (click on the link to […]

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Almond Sour Cream Pound Cake with Heart-Shaped Strawberries

Heart-shaped naked cake with heart-shaped fresh strawberries

Every year as Valentine’s Day approaches, do you feel guilty that you haven’t planned something ahead to give to your significant other or to make with your kids? I know I’ve felt like that so this year, I planned ahead. I used the heart-shaped baking pan that I bought last year and never used. I thought about which cake recipe I’d use and how I’d decorate the cake. Pink icing was a must! Heart-shaped strawberries seemed perfect. I made this buttery, Almond Sour Cream pound cake with pink Almond butter cream frosting and fresh heart-shaped strawberries for my husband and […]

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How to Fold a Fitted Bed Sheet Like Martha Stewart!

How to Fold a Fitted Bed Sheet

Have you ever folded a fitted sheet and the result looks like a big linen ball that just came out of the dryer? And if someone walked past it, they wouldn’t even know it was folded. How is that going to fit in your linen closet? See my 90 second “how to” video on You Tube! Video: How to Fold a Fitted Bed Sheet Like a Pro! Subscribe to my new You Tube channel: No Plate Like Home on You Tube I’m pulling out my domestic skills here and am going to show you how to do it. I believe […]

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5 Easy and Cheap DIY Christmas Decorating Ideas

Tis the season to decorate! Turn on your favorite Christmas music, make some peppermint flavored coffee and pull out those Christmas decorations! I love decorating for Christmas and celebrating the season with friends and family. Seeing the multicolored and white lights in our home at night is cozy and uplifting. Although decorating can be expensive, it doesn’t have to be. After Christmas is a great time to get decorations for a fraction of the retail price. I try to go shopping every year on the morning after Christmas. I stock up on gift wrapping essentials and always peruse the Christmas […]

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The Less Stress Thanksgiving Planner

  Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday in which we give thanks for all of our blessings but, if you are hosting Thanksgiving, it can be more stressful than waiting until Christmas Eve to start Christmas shopping! I am a proponent of planning events early in order to minimize my own stress levels on the holiday. Do you really want to be running around like a chicken with its head cut off (sorry for the gory vision) on Thanksgiving afternoon doing the tasks you could have done weeks ago or, would you rather be sipping on some wine while the turkey […]

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Cute Finding Dory Bathroom with Tropical Fish

Finding Dory Bathroom

When our two toddlers ripped two towel racks and a bath tissue holder out of the walls, I decided it was time to repaint the bathroom. I wanted to do a toddler theme and always liked an aquatic theme for a bathroom. When my BFF gave me a Finding Nemo step stool and knowing blue is my older son’s favorite color, I decided to go with a Finding Dory theme and we are very happy with the outcome. First, I looked on Pinterest for ideas and found most of them had similar blue colored walls so, I went over to […]

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