Thursday, October 30, 2014

GOOD TASTE: Duncan Hines Classic Sock It To Me Cake

Sock it To Me Coffee Cake via homework - carolynshomework (4)If you’re as old as I am, then you might remember this classic Duncan Hines back-of-the box recipe.


Sock it To Me Coffee Cake via homework - carolynshomework (2)It’s an easy go-to recipe for a breakfast coffee cake, brunch item or even dessert.


Sock it to Me Cake Recipe via homework - carolynshomeworkHere’s the recipe. I omitted the pecans because I don’t have nut lovers in my house.


Sock it To Me Coffee Cake via homework - carolynshomework (8)You can use any type of glaze or frosting. I love a simple powdered sugar glaze… on just about anything.


Sock it To Me Coffee Cake via homework - carolynshomework (6)As with any cake mix plus sour cream recipe, the results are a moist, delicious, no-fail cake.


Sock it To Me Coffee Cake via homework - carolynshomework (5)I love revisiting these classic recipes.


 
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

SHOW & TELL: Homemade Gift Round Up

Homemade Gift Round Up  via carolynshomework.comIn a few days Halloween will be behind us and we’ll need to turn our attention to the major holidays that are around the corner. I’ve been thinking about some homemade gift ideas and thought I’d share some things that I found. None of these gifts take major crafting, cooking or sewing skills. I think they’d all be pretty easy to create but would make a big impact. I love homemade gifts and can’t wait to start creating some of these.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The Inspiration Board: Creative Party 178 & Painted Pots

Painted PotsFrom my archives | Distressed Painted Pots


Where did October go? Today is the last Tuesday of the month and Halloween is a few days away. At this pace, the holidays will be here before we know it. Oh my! For today, let’s party. Welcome to The Inspiration Board creative party. Are you ready for some amazing creativity? I know I am.

Link up your own project - something you created, made, did or something that inspires creativity.

Monday, October 27, 2014

SEW & TELL: Yarn Scrap & Paper Mache Paste Nest

Yarn Scrap Paper Mache Nest via homework - carolynshomework (15)A few years back I made a yarn bowl and it is still one of my most popular posts. You can check it out here. It’s been a while since I’ve made a batch of paper mache paste and I’ve been wanting to make some nests so I revisited that yarn bowl project and adapted it to make some fun crafty nests.

Friday, October 24, 2014

The Inspiration Board: Spotlight 177 & Ooey Gooey Inspiration

TGIF friends! I hope you have something fun planned for the weekend! It’s been a crazy week so I’m looking forward to a little relaxation, crafting, cooking and hopefully some more relaxation. Wish me luck on that relaxation part. If you had a crazy week too and didn’t get a chance to pop by, here’s a little recap of what I shared.




Thank you to everyone who shared their projects on The Inspiration Board this week. As always, I was blown away by your talent and loved looking through all the projects. Here are the projects in the spotlight this week.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

INKLING: Dressed Up Envelopes

We R Memory Keepers Envelope Punch via homework - carolynshomework (2)It’s so fun receiving real snail mail and even more fun when it’s something enticing like a pretty envelope. I made several fun envelopes and they were so easy to create. I may never use a plain white envelope again.


Wednesday, October 22, 2014

CELEBRATIONS: Fall Inspiration Round Up


You probably don’t need any inspiration to get creative during the fall. There’s something about the season itself that brings out beautiful creativity, décor and cooking. But here are some things that have me inspired this fall and I thought I’d share.


Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Inspiration Board: Creative Party 177 & Faux Amber Glass

Amber Glass 2[7]From my archives | Faux Amber Glass

Hello, hello everyone. Welcome to The Inspiration Board! I look forward to the creative party every week and love seeing what you’ve been up to. If you’re new to homework, leave me a comment so we can “meet”. New or old, I’m so happy and grateful that you’re here and I can’t wait to be inspired by your creativity.

Monday, October 20, 2014

GOOD TASTE: Warm Pear, Apple & Pineapple Salsa

Warm Pear Salsa via homework - carolynshomework (6)Today I’m sharing some Warm Pear Salsa with you. These pears started as my table décor. I love a bowl of beautiful fruit and pears are definitely one of favorites.