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How to Make Face Paint

You know those days where you have been running around from store to store to just get a couple things? You can only find like one thing at each store. So long ensues your scavenger hunt around town to finish checking off your list.

Then… you get home and realize that you still forgot something! Ahhhh!!!!

You might have guessed this is what happened to me today.

Tonight at our church we had a trunk-or-treat activity and of course the kids dress up. Well, to complete their outfits, the kids needed some face paint. That is exactly what I forgot.

This is such an easy DIY face paint recipe for kids!  Click through to the article for step by step tutorial on how to make washable homemade face paint using only four products!

 

Just the thought of running out to the store one more time was torture on its own! 

That’s when I thought. “I wonder if I can figure out how to make face paint?”

Cue the choir! Hallelujah! Thank you Pinterest!

I can’t believe how easy it is to figure out how to make face paint! All it takes is four ingredients that you already have at home, mixed together in a bowl, and done! If you want to know how to make face paint, this is the easiest way possible! Continue Reading →

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Perfectly Gooey Rice Krispie Treats

There is one dessert that is sure to win over the hearts of all consumers no matter their age. The answer, rice krispie treats! The reasoning might be a little nostalgic but there is no denying that it is almost impossible to limit yourself to one treat!

As soon as I find Rice Krispies on sale at the grocery store, I match them up with a coupon (Casual Couponing 101), and stock up! I never pay more than $1.50 per box and that might be higher than you could find it in other parts of the country.

So watch for the sales, stock up, and make everyone happy with this recipe for the most perfect gooey rice krispie treats!

Rice Krispie Treats Recipe - Not too gooey but perfectly ooey, easy, and cheap dessert recipe for rice krispie treats!

Almost every time I need a last minute dessert or treat to bring to an event or friends house, these are what I make!

There are three qualifications to earn the title of Best Rice Krispie Treats Ever.

  1. Plenty of marshmallow goodness!
  2. Can not be dry!
  3. Perfect crispy to gooey ratio!

Rice Krispie Treats Recipe - Not too gooey but perfectly ooey, easy, and cheap dessert recipe for rice krispie treats!

This rice krispie treats recipe is extremely qualified in all three categories! There are two levels of marshmallow, melted and halfway melted, leaving no room for abrasively dry rice krispie treats! Also leaving these delicious treats perfectly gooey but aren’t falling apart all over your hands. Oh. Yum!

The trick to leaving pockets of gooey marshmallow is to put a few extra cups of mallows later on in the recipe. Make sure to read to directions bellow for more detail!

Rice Krispie Treats Recipe - Not too gooey but perfectly ooey, easy, and cheap dessert recipe for rice krispie treats!

Having a recipe where the end result is extremely indulgent but easy to make is a huge win! Bonus, they are cheap to make!

Rice Krispie Treats Recipe - Not too gooey but perfectly ooey, easy, and cheap dessert recipe for rice krispie treats!

Rice Krispie Treats Recipe - Not too gooey but perfectly ooey, easy, and cheap dessert recipe for rice krispie treats!

Make sure to save this recipe on Pinterest because it is now going to be your very favorite rice krispie treats recipe! This one is a keeper for sure! And by you sharing my recipes and articles not only shows your love but it is a huge help in growing this website!

You are the best!

If you like this recipe I know you are going to love these:
Triple Chocolate Brownie Bundt Cakes
Inside Out Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
Best Sugar Cookies Ever!

Perfectly Gooey Rice Krispie Treats

Rice Krispie Treats Recipe - Not too gooey but perfectly ooey, easy, and cheap dessert recipe for rice krispie treats!

4 Tbs butter
1 ½ packages of mini marshmallows (10oz + 5oz)
5 cups rice krispies cereal

  1. Start by greasing an 8”x8” deep sided pan with butter or baking nonstick spray.
  2. Next, in a large pot melt the butter over medium heat.
  3. Add in just one package of marshmallows, stir until almost completely melted. You should still be able to slightly see small lumps of unmelted marshmallows floating around.
  4. Remove from heat and let cool for 2 minutes.
  5. Next, mix in the cereal and the remaining ½ package of mini marshmallows.
  6. Poor into your prepared pan, get your hand slightly damp with water and press down the treats into the pan.
  7. Let cool for at least 30 minutes then they are ready to be sliced and served.
  8. Enjoy!
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Get Your Shine On Link Party 19 – All About The Kiddos

 

Are your kids out of school yet? If they are or are soon to be this week’s featured picks are perfect for you and them! 

Get Your Shine On Link Party - penniesintopearls.com - Link party with tons of fresh ideas for crafts, DIY projects, and recipes

Welcome to week 19 of the Get Your Shine On link party! We had so many terrific posts last week. Thanks for stopping by and visiting us! Donella from Wife Mom Geek chose this week’s features. Be sure to follow us on all our social media accounts to see our shares every week. This week’s features have been pinned to the Get Your Shine On board on Pinterest. Check it out!

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This week’s features are all about the kiddos!

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Toddler Hairstyles for Girls from Just Another Mom

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Watermelon Pops from The Gracious Wife

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How to Keep Your Child Learning in the Summer from Sleeping Should Be Easy

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  1. We want to see all your best recipes, crafts and family-friendly posts. Basically, anything goes except links to other parties, Etsy shops, giveaways or product reviews.
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