pinterest successes

Pinterest continues to be my favorite way to waste time. Here are some recent successes:

egg boats

Theirs:

Mine:

Instead of getting the little individual loaves, Dan + I got one big loaf. I cut it in half, though, not thinking. Rookie mistake. We tried to shove the ends together, but the egg/cheese/pancetta mixture seeped out a bit. But, this was still delicious! We got cheap, grocery-store loaves, and once they crisped up in the oven, they were just as good as more expensive bread would be, in my opinion. We cut it into little width-wide pieces. And if pancetta isn’t readily available, I’m sure bacon or ham bits would be delicious! Must do this again soon the right way.

Nutella mug cake

Theirs:

Mine:


No self-rising flour, so we made our own. We split this into two separate ramekins and microwaved it for almost as long as was suggested for a mug. It is rich — almost richer than I like — but still super delicious.

pudding mix cookies

Theirs:

Mine:

I’ve probably made these five times in the past month. So easy, and so delicious. I’ve done chocolate chips and M&Ms, but other candies and nuts would definitely work really well! Keep an eye on them in the oven, because they don’t need to be in long and they burn quickly.

clothesline picture frame

Theirs:

Mine:

We made three of these to display pictures at our wedding reception. I got the frames at Hobby Lobby during a sale, and we just pitched the glass and backing. Instead of using wire, we used yellow + white baker’s twine. I didn’t like the look of the circular screws from the one I saw on Pinterest, so Dan carefully hammered tiny nails in the back to tie the twine onto. This was truly Dan’s project — not mine — and he made them look so awesome! This one hangs in our kitchen.

Another social media form I’ve recently fallen in love with: Instagram!

[This post was inspired by Please Pass the Pierces!]

  • I want to try those egg boats!

  • You and your crafty, hip self. I’m sure this’ll inspire Kalyn a little to do some stuff she has pinned on her own Pinterest. =)

    • natalie

      tell her to go for it! it’s seriously fun. I’ve had very few total fails 🙂

  • Looks fun! I love pinterest, and will probably pin some of your pics as well!

    • natalie

      awesome! thank you!

  • Love this post 🙂