Wednesday, December 7, 2011

And then my glue gun went AWOL and I might have had a stroke.


I wasn't even planning on making this a craft for this week, JUSTSOYOUKNOW. But here it is in all it's glory, it's "Hot Cocoa in a Mason Jar." Found while spending hours on Pinterest (what, you were surprised I didn't say DAYS!? And the recipe is easy peasy.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar $
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup powdered milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt $
  • 1/2 cup miniature chocolate chips $
  • 1/2 cup miniature marshmallows $

Preparation

  1. Layer sugar, cocoa powder, powdered milk, salt, chocolate chips, and marshmallows.

I used some snowman shaped french vanilla Marshmallows for flare. Seeing as I had an entirely different project going all day until my glue gun decided to disappear, this is as pretty as she's getting. Lillie and I made this one particularly for her Preschool Teacher and it's got a cute little note to go with it.

The hunt for the missing gun continues... y'all keep your fingers crossed! Maybe it'll show up before I completely lose it tomorrow (either that, or let's hope good ol' Elmers Glue can keep this craft from LITERALLY falling apart!)

I am sharing my holiday home decor and cleaning tips for the chance to win prizes from The SITS Girls and Great Cleaners.

6 comments:

  1. yeah, right -- Li'l L noticed Gamma had bought a brand new low temp gun and some glue sticks this past weekend after Gamma's glue gun went missing. Is there a Glue Gun Gang running around stealing glue guns for the Columbian Drug Lords?

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  2. How fabulous is Pinterest? You've just reminded me I need to go on the prowl there for school teacher gift ideas - thank you! Your jar looks wonderful, and I'm sure anyone would be happy to receive one of those.

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  3. Ma, I think Lillie is hording them somewhere. Even if I tear the place apart tonight I won't have time to get this craft put together. Looks like crazy glue it is!

    MJ, Pinterest is ADDICTIVE. I could spend days there (and I need to start knocking items off my boards to make room for new pins.)

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  4. Uh oh... have you tried retracing your steps? Maybe it has been misplaced by accident?

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  5. Reviewer, I moved my craft room downstairs and then right back up. My Husband also used it sometime during that time period. We're gonna blame it on him. ;)

    Andrea, I'm gonna be making many more of them. My littlest one loved shoving the marshmallows (in her mouth) errr... in the jar. :)

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