Back to School Breakfast: Reese’s Cookie Batter Oatmeal


Every parent knows, trying to get your children out the door to school in the morning can be a challenge. And while breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, we’re often in such as rush that it simply doesn’t happen.

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Make Your Own Crate Footstool by Country Chic Cottage

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You can turn any wood crate into a footstool in a few easy steps. Old Time Pottery has lots of crates that are perfect for this project. Be sure to grab some fabric or even a kitchen towel to cover the cushioned top while you are there. This is an easy DIY project that can…

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Cinnamon Roll Waffles


Add some sweetness to your mornings with cinnamon roll waffles! These decadent treats take only minutes to make and will satisfy any sweet tooth. Ingredients: Cooking spray 1 (14 ounce) can cinnamon roll dough with cream cheese frosting 1 tablespoon corn syrup 1 tablespoon water Directions: 1. Preheat a waffle iron according to manufacturer’s instructions….

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Starburst Utensil Clock by Dreamingincolor

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 If you look in all the magazines lately you will see another “old” trend resurfacing. Starbursts! Starburst mirrors, clocks and wall decor. The are made from everything, wood, metal, and various objects. If you look at this trend you will also notice they can be quite pricey. When I see something too trendy I decide…

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Fruit Pizza

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Celebrate going back to school with a fun and festive fruit pizza. It takes only a few steps from start to finish to have a colorful and delicious dessert your whole family will enjoy! Ingredients: 1 (18 ounce) package refrigerated sugar cookie dough 1 (7 ounce) jar marshmallow creme 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese,…

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S’mores Brownies

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Bring the campfire inside with these S’mores brownies! Make them for your next backyard barbeque or get together. They are sure to take you back to your childhood and are always a crowd pleaser! Ingredients: 1 (21.5 ounce) package brownie mix 6 graham crackers 1  1/2 cups miniature marshmallows 8 (1.5 ounce) bars milk chocolate, coarsely…

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Easy Chocolate Lava Cake


Indulge yourself with these chocolate lava cakes! They are easy to make and have a WOW factor, making them the perfect dessert for your next dinner party. Ingredients: Centers: 2 ounces Ghirardelli 60% Cacao Bittersweet Chocolate baking bar, broken or chopped into 1-inch pieces 1/4 cup heavy cream Cakes: 4 ounces Ghirardelli 60% Cacao Bittersweet…

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5 Minute School Command Center by Country Chic Cottage


Get organized for back to school with this school command center that you can make in just five minutes. The fun whale theme is perfect for kids big or small. Don’t love the whale? We have tons of wood art options at Old Time Pottery that can be substituted. Pick the one that will fit…

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Southern Peach Cobbler


Take advantage of Summer’s sweet peaches. This dessert only takes 3 steps, making it the perfect recipe for any occasion or summer gathering. This Southern Peach Cobbler is definitely a crowd-pleaser! Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup milk 1/2…

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