Winter has been hanging around way too long for our liking, and we're pretty sure you feel the same way. Let's sweep the last remnants of cold weather out the door, clear the cobwebs from the corners and start this season off with a sparkle.
Whether you tackle windows, closets or just give the pillows an extra fluff, we hope these ideas inspire you to dive in and spruce up for spring. Let's get started!
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When you're doing the next deep clean in your fridge, why not add a little flair with this ingenious idea? Found on A Pretty Life in the Suburbs, these fridge mats will save you time next time your cleaning for just a few dollars. Keep clicking around Jo-Anna's blog for lots of organizing ideas for the kitchen and beyond!
With St. Patrick's Day coming up this Friday, we know some of you are planning to serve up something special. We've found so much inspiration on Pinterest and even have our own Luck O' the Irish board there.
Even if you're not fixing anything Irish-inspired on Saturday, share your favorite GREEN recipes, be it salad, beans, spinach or maybe even your own Shamrock Shake!
So tell us...
What are YOUR favorite ST. PATRICK'S DAY recipes? Share 'em all in today's Recipe Round-Up!
Emerald Isle Cupcakes Shared by Jackie Smulski of Lyons, Illinois, these lucky little cakes are perfect for celebrating with your little leprechauns. Jackie writes, "These cupcakes are not only good for St. Patrick's Day but are also a refreshing treat to welcome the first day of spring!"
1-3/4 c. all-purpose flour 2/3 c. sugar 3.4-oz. pkg. instant pistachio pudding mix 1-1/2 t. baking powder 1/2 t. salt 2 eggs, beaten 1-1/4 c. milk 1/2 c. oil 1/2 t. vanilla extract few drops green food coloring 16-oz. container cream cheese frosting Garnish: candy sprinkles
In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, dry pudding mix, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, beat eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; add to flour mixture and mix until well blended. Fill paper-lined muffin cups 2/3 full. Bake at 375 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes, until a toothpick tests clean. Cool in tin on a wire rack. Add a few drops of food coloring to the frosting and frost the cupcakes. Garnish with sprinkles. Makes 1-1/2 dozen.