Hunger Games Inspired Party Ideas
The Hunger Games film is coming out in 3 days and we're crazy excited over here at ChickAdvisor. So excited in fact, that we think the 23rd should be made a national holiday, actually, an international holiday and no, we don't think that's over doing it. In preparation for The Hunger Games, we thought it would be awesome to host a Hunger Games theme party with all the...
We Love Fridays: The Obol Cereal BowlThis We Love Friday, we're about to offer a solution to a problem that's too long plagued us all: soggy cereal.
This item is called the Obol, the Never-Soggy Cereal Bowl
, it's US$19.99 and in my opinion, worth every penny. Why yes, you are seeing that bowl correctly. It has two compartments, one for the cereal and one for your milk. Only, and...
Easy Apple Crumble Recipe
(or at least, this is supposed to be
easy to make if you don't get carried away with the flour and cinnamon.)
This apple crumble dessert is silly good and makes your house smell absolutely delicious. Here's what you need:Ingredients
2 cups Oatmeal
1/4 cup Flour
3/4 cup Brown Sugar
1/4 cup Maple Syrup (only the real stuff please!)
3/4 cup Butter, softened
1/2 cup raw or...
Bacon & Egg Breakfast Cups plus 11 More Brunch Recipes to Try
I firmly believe in brunch- it's the best of both worlds! You get to sleep in and then eat an enormous meal of all the best stuff from breakfast and lunch. I'm not sure why anybody eats anything but brunch foods!
Case in point: Bacon & Egg Breakfast Cups...You'll need:Muffin Tray 6 eggs
6-8 bacon strips (makes 6 bacon-egg cups)
Using raw bacon, microwave the...
Old Fashioned Honey Drop Jam-Jams Cookie Recipe
My Grandmother has made these cookies for as long as I can remember. The honey-sweetness paired with the tangy zip of jam makes this the perfect afternoon snack with tea! Or coffee
. Or booze. Really, these are amazing with any bevvie - I shouldn't discriminate.Ingredients:
1 cup soft shortening (or half shortening, half margarine/butter for added richness)
1 cup brown...
Candy Cane Cookie Recipe
My Mom used to make these when I was a kid. My 3 siblings and I would help twist the dough and add the sprinkles or, if I'm being totally honest, fight with each other until they came out of the oven then stuff our faces. The recipe is from a neighbour but I've tweaked it a bit to avoid using artificial food colouring, which as you know, is the devil.Ingredients:
1/2 cup Soft...
Holiday Baking: Chocolate Glazed Coconut Oat Balls Recipe
I love baking Christmas cookies but find myself sticking to a tried-and-true repertoire. (Not that my kids are complaining about being forced to eat Kris Kringles
, Candy Cane Shortbread
, and good ol' Chocolate Chip Cookies year after year. Those little champs really know how to take one for the team...)
Nevertheless, the ChickAdvisor team took it upon themselves to raise the bar and...
Mechy's Cream Puffs Recipe
My Mother in law, Mercedes (alias Mechy) makes the most delicious cream puffs. When she came to visit for the weekend, she showed me how to make them. Unfortunately it's only been 24 hours and I've already inhaled at least 10, but there are no calories in food made from love, right?Ingredients:
1 3.5 oz package of instant vanilla pudding mix (or you can make your own, you Martha...
We Love Fridays: Celebrating Movember
With Halloween coming to an end, it may seem like all we have left is the cold month of November until the Christmas season hits. That isn't the case anymore! Movember
is the new November- the month of growing out our 'staches to raise funds and awareness for mens' health.
Not only is this a great cause but it's a ton of fun too! Think of how cool you'd look with a Tom...
DIY Halloween Decor Ideas: No-Carve Vampire Pumpkin Craft
I'm no domestic goddess by any means, but I do love a good arts and crafts session. While searching for some Halloween décor ideas, I came across this
very easy, quick, simple craft- so simple and easy that even I, clumsy as I am could recreate it- a great alternative for those who are 'pumpkin-carving challenged'. It's a great craft because it's so time efficient...