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Champagne & Chocolate Pineapple

August 26, 2016
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While searching “21st birthday gift DIY”on Pinterest, I stumbled upon the below picture of a champagne bottle decorated with chocolates in the shape of a pineapple.  I try to steer clear of the Pinterest projects that everyone does so I was super stoked when I found this project that I had never seen before! Source: http://redefinedmom.com/diy-pineapple-wine-bottle-gift-tutorial/#_a5y_p=4686243 I knew that I could put my own spin on it and my boyfriends sister would appreciate the thoughtful homemade gift for her 21st!…

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Cristine in the Kitchen

I recently decided to learn how to really cook.  I spent my childhood eating my mom’s amazing Italian meals but with only one ear fully open to the intricate directions and secret ingredients. In college, I was content with sandwiches, frozen turkey burgers, mac…

August 25, 2016
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Homemade Peanut Butter Dog Treats

It is hard to believe that my best friend Cocoa turns 18-years-old today!  I am so lucky to have had him in my life for so many years.  In preparation for our birthday party for him, I tried my hand at homemade dog treats.…

May 15, 2016
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Earth Day Cupcakes

Earth Day is April 22nd! Celebrate Earth Day with these cute cupcakes that are out of this world Start by preparing cake mix- I used a moist yellow cake mix Divide your batter into two separate bowls Using food coloring, color one bowl of batter blue and…

April 21, 2016
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She Beads Girls Holiday Outing

One of my favorite parts about Christmas is spending time with family and friends new and old.  This year, I was delighted when my boyfriends mom invited me to her holiday gathering at She Beads, a hand-rolled clay bead studio and shop in Wilmette,…

December 18, 2015
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Girls Night Appetizer: Spa Mask Taco Dip

A few weeks ago, my friend Kaitlin made and brought this delicious and unique appetizer to our Girls Night Gathering.  I hadn’t seen this before, not even on Pinterest, so I knew that I had to try making it myself!  This is Kaitlin’s (below)…

December 17, 2015
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Cupcake Wreath

Happy National Cupcake Day!  After a busy day of doctor appointments and errands, I decided to whip up a cupcake wreath in celebration of National Cupcake Day.  This took very little effort, and is an easy hit at any party this holiday season! Start by…

December 16, 2015
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12 Days of DIY Christmas Ornaments

I cannot believe we are just a few weeks away from Christmas!  12 Days of Christmas has concluded, but the festivities will continue.  There is still time to try these ornaments yourself!  Host an ornament making party with your girlfriends, round up the kids…

December 12, 2015
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12 Days of DIY Ornaments- Day 12: Hand-Painted Ornaments

On the 12th day of Christmas The Global Chameleon Presents to you: Hand-Painted Ornaments a Dried Flower Ornament a Snowman Ornament a Reindeer Ornament a Salt Dough Ornament a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ornament a Thumbprint Reindeer Ornament a Peanuts Ornament a Kid-Friendly Glitter Ornament a Scrapbook…

December 12, 2015
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12 Days of DIY Ornaments- Day 11: Dried Flower Ornament

On the 11th day of Christmas The Global Chameleon Presents to you: a Dried Flower Ornament a Snowman Ornament a Reindeer Ornament a Salt Dough Ornament a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ornament a Thumbprint Reindeer Ornament a Peanuts Ornament a Kid-Friendly Glitter Ornament a Scrapbook Ornament  a Nightmare…

December 11, 2015
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