I made these fence decorations because I couldn't find wood letters in a font I liked. DIY: Discs are terra cotta saucers. Cut out letter by bettye
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bettye I made these fence decorations because I couldn't find wood letters in a font I liked. DIY: Discs are terra cotta saucers. Cut out letter
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DIY: Discs are terra cotta saucers. Cut out letter. Maybe this will help give my plans some inspiration! by bettye
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bettye DIY: Discs are terra cotta saucers. Cut out letter. Maybe this will help give my plans some inspiration!
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click on this blog and look at these terra cotta creations!  They are made out of those plastic faux terra cotta pots and saucers. by gratzy31
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gratzy31 click on this blog and look at these terra cotta creations! They are made out of those plastic faux terra cotta pots and saucers.
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Here is a centerpiece I made for my co worker's baby shower. Painted the terra cotta pots and saucers. Glued the buttons on with ceramic glue. Made the little inserts with bamboo skewers, nestabilities, and cut the cute as a button out of paper plates. I added a colored clothes pin and some flowers. by essie
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essie Here is a centerpiece I made for my co worker's baby shower. Painted the terra cotta pots and saucers. Glued the buttons on with ceramic glue. Made the little inserts with bamboo skewers, nestabilities, and cut the cute as a button out of paper plates. I added a colored clothes pin and some flowers.
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Really loving the built-in bunk idea for my kids and this one is fab. If I couldn't find such amazing reclaimed wood, I would paint it out white on the outside and let each child choose their interior color. by Macarena Kreps
Macarena Kreps
Macarena Kreps Really loving the built-in bunk idea for my kids and this one is fab. If I couldn't find such amazing reclaimed wood, I would paint it out white on the outside and let each child choose their interior color.
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letter hide and seek.. I hid large letters around the room. I then placed the small letter squares that matched the letters that were hidden into a paper bag. I had each child pick a letter out of the bag and they had to find the letter that was on the small letter square.. After we found all of the large letters we placed them in alphabetical order on the floor. by twila
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twila letter hide and seek.. I hid large letters around the room. I then placed the small letter squares that matched the letters that were hidden into a paper bag. I had each child pick a letter out of the bag and they had to find the letter that was on the small letter square.. After we found all of the large letters we placed them in alphabetical order on the floor.
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maxi dress made out of a vintage sheet.  looks like I need to find a BIG sheet... #maxidress #diy #vintage by reality1205
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reality1205 maxi dress made out of a vintage sheet. looks like I need to find a BIG sheet... #maxidress #diy #vintage
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pinner says Football made by me, my mom, and my husband.  This is my son's football we have in our yard.  My husband cut the football out of wood.  My mom painted it with outdoor paint, I cut out the vinyl letters with outdoor quality vinyl, clear coated it a few times, and then my husband attached it to a stake.  So far, I've made one more, and currently working on two more. by rhea
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rhea pinner says Football made by me, my mom, and my husband. This is my son's football we have in our yard. My husband cut the football out of wood. My mom painted it with outdoor paint, I cut out the vinyl letters with outdoor quality vinyl, clear coated it a few times, and then my husband attached it to a stake. So far, I've made one more, and currently working on two more.
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I made this handy utensil holder out of paper towel and to rolls :) cut, paint, hot glue :) easy DIY!!! :) by federica.mic
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federica.mic I made this handy utensil holder out of paper towel and to rolls :) cut, paint, hot glue :) easy DIY!!! :)
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Edible Rosary - I used Cheerios for the 'Hail Mary' beads, Fruit Loops for the 'Our Fathers' and a Honey Comb for the connecting piece.  The cross is made out of a pipe cleaner. I wanted to use licorice whips for the cords, but couldn't find them so I just used yarn. by kris
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kris Edible Rosary - I used Cheerios for the 'Hail Mary' beads, Fruit Loops for the 'Our Fathers' and a Honey Comb for the connecting piece. The cross is made out of a pipe cleaner. I wanted to use licorice whips for the cords, but couldn't find them so I just used yarn.
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Clothes pin caterpillar DIY kids craft  These turned out SUPER cute, and were SUPER easy! I made a line of glue on the clothes pin, and let the girls pick the colors and arrange them however they liked :) by *take*a*look*and*follow*me*
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*take*a*look*and*follow*me* Clothes pin caterpillar DIY kids craft These turned out SUPER cute, and were SUPER easy! I made a line of glue on the clothes pin, and let the girls pick the colors and arrange them however they liked :)
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cut out of old tshirts! i made 3 and had to stop because i wouldn't have had any shirts left...they were so fun to make! by margo
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margo cut out of old tshirts! i made 3 and had to stop because i wouldn't have had any shirts left...they were so fun to make!
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this is the earring/headband holder I made a few years ago. All I did was find a picture frame that I liked {I found a vintage inspired one at marshalls}, took out the glass and then staple gunned chicken wire to the back of the frame. {you have to cut the chicken wire to the specific measurments for your frame first} After I did that I gave a quick coat of vintage cream color to the frame and took some sandpaper and just kinda scratched up the frame a little to make it look worn, after that I took 2 strands of silk cream ribbon, about 12 inches long each -- double stranded them and made a pretty way for it to be hung, rather than just hanging on the wall; then I started hanging all of my dangly earrings in the wire, along with my headbands! There is quite a few more earrings in there now, compared to when this picture was taken though.. I love it! by queen
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queen this is the earring/headband holder I made a few years ago. All I did was find a picture frame that I liked {I found a vintage inspired one at marshalls}, took out the glass and then staple gunned chicken wire to the back of the frame. {you have to cut the chicken wire to the specific measurments for your frame first} After I did that I gave a quick coat of vintage cream color to the frame and took some sandpaper and just kinda scratched up the frame a little to make it look worn, after that I took 2 strands of silk cream ribbon, about 12 inches long each -- double stranded them and made a pretty way for it to be hung, rather than just hanging on the wall; then I started hanging all of my dangly earrings in the wire, along with my headbands! There is quite a few more earrings in there now, compared to when this picture was taken though.. I love it!
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how they did it: cut out letters- freehand in all different sizes make it especially charming, i think. get long strands of bakers twine (any thin string will do, i just have an absurd amount of bakers twine). using scotch tape, tape the letters to the string, folding each piece of tape from the front of letter, over the string and to the back of the letter. secure string of words to walls. done. by graciela
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graciela how they did it: cut out letters- freehand in all different sizes make it especially charming, i think. get long strands of bakers twine (any thin string will do, i just have an absurd amount of bakers twine). using scotch tape, tape the letters to the string, folding each piece of tape from the front of letter, over the string and to the back of the letter. secure string of words to walls. done.
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Silver peace, love, and happiness cutout necklace is spectacular. A luminous sterling silver pendant features the swirling, decorative letters &quote;PLH,&quote; signifying peace, love, and happiness. Each letter is cut out for an open, airy design. Measuring 1 1/8 i $260.00 by Max & Chloe
Max & Chloe
Max & Chloe Silver peace, love, and happiness cutout necklace is spectacular. A luminous sterling silver pendant features the swirling, decorative letters &quote;PLH,&quote; signifying peace, love, and happiness. Each letter is cut out for an open, airy design. Measuring 1 1/8 i $260.00
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Homemade DIY Advent Calendar I made for my boyfriend last Christmas out of a box made for 24 bottles of wine! Used styrofoam cut outs as doors, covered the box in a tablecloth. Filled it with presents and little notes! by amelia
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amelia Homemade DIY Advent Calendar I made for my boyfriend last Christmas out of a box made for 24 bottles of wine! Used styrofoam cut outs as doors, covered the box in a tablecloth. Filled it with presents and little notes!
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DIY ball pit birthday party. I looked into renting a ball pit and couldn't find one small enough. Then I came up with this idea. Blow up pool filled with ball pit balls. We purchased the balls on-line and used a friends pool. It made for hours of safe fun and a great way to keep them all in one place by malinda
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malinda DIY ball pit birthday party. I looked into renting a ball pit and couldn't find one small enough. Then I came up with this idea. Blow up pool filled with ball pit balls. We purchased the balls on-line and used a friends pool. It made for hours of safe fun and a great way to keep them all in one place
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Lasagna Roll Ups.  My family commented that this was the best lasagna I had ever made!  I made a few mods to the recipe: used 1.25lbs ground beef, because that was what size I bought, used 2 8oz cans of sauce and cut out the 1/2 cup water. Forgot the Parm cheese, but put it on the table for personal choice.  I made 12 rolls, the rest of my noodles were broken, and still had sauce left over for another meal. by kristie
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kristie Lasagna Roll Ups. My family commented that this was the best lasagna I had ever made! I made a few mods to the recipe: used 1.25lbs ground beef, because that was what size I bought, used 2 8oz cans of sauce and cut out the 1/2 cup water. Forgot the Parm cheese, but put it on the table for personal choice. I made 12 rolls, the rest of my noodles were broken, and still had sauce left over for another meal.
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Entertainment Center-Most entertainment centers look dated to me these days. It's a large piece of furniture with room for your TV, stereo, movies etc. Some are free standing and some are built in. I like this one because of it's rustic look. It is made out of recycled shipping crates. A good DIY by julia
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julia Entertainment Center-Most entertainment centers look dated to me these days. It's a large piece of furniture with room for your TV, stereo, movies etc. Some are free standing and some are built in. I like this one because of it's rustic look. It is made out of recycled shipping crates. A good DIY
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DIY Jenga guestbook wedding idea! The sign Build memories sign a jenga piece was made from a wood board with decal letters. Just buy the jenga game and spread the wood pieces out on the table. Buy 5-7 thin point black sharpies so your guests can write on them. Buy a big fish bowl for them to put the jenga blocks in when they were done. Lots of compliments! by lupita m
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lupita m DIY Jenga guestbook wedding idea! The sign Build memories sign a jenga piece was made from a wood board with decal letters. Just buy the jenga game and spread the wood pieces out on the table. Buy 5-7 thin point black sharpies so your guests can write on them. Buy a big fish bowl for them to put the jenga blocks in when they were done. Lots of compliments!
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DIY Jenga guestbook wedding idea! The sign "Build memories sign a jenga piece" was made from a wood board with decal letters. Just buy the jenga game and spread the wood pieces out on the table. Buy 5-7 thin point black sharpies so your guests can write on them.  Buy a big fish bowl for them to put the jenga blocks in when they were done. Lots of compliments! by dbee
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dbee DIY Jenga guestbook wedding idea! The sign "Build memories sign a jenga piece" was made from a wood board with decal letters. Just buy the jenga game and spread the wood pieces out on the table. Buy 5-7 thin point black sharpies so your guests can write on them. Buy a big fish bowl for them to put the jenga blocks in when they were done. Lots of compliments!
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DIY - Paint & rough up some wood (not too heavy- thick) Buy some Burlap from the Fabric Store, Create a Stencil or go to the Office Supply store & have them blow up a letter & then you cut it out for your stencil. Use Spray paint or acrylic paint. For the Pegs/Nails - Home Depot- Lowes should have some. by shopportunity
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shopportunity DIY - Paint & rough up some wood (not too heavy- thick) Buy some Burlap from the Fabric Store, Create a Stencil or go to the Office Supply store & have them blow up a letter & then you cut it out for your stencil. Use Spray paint or acrylic paint. For the Pegs/Nails - Home Depot- Lowes should have some.
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diy breast pads:  I used three different fabrics: the side that goes against your bra is fleece as thin as you can find: it's job is to stop milk from wicking through to you clothes), then in the middle a layer of thin Terry cloth (a worn out towel is great), and on the skin side, a layer of soft old t-shirt.  I traced a cd onto the fabrics, cut out the circles and then sewed as follows: stack them up and sew two straight seams that cross in the center and are about 1/2 to 1 inch apart at the by graciela
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graciela diy breast pads: I used three different fabrics: the side that goes against your bra is fleece as thin as you can find: it's job is to stop milk from wicking through to you clothes), then in the middle a layer of thin Terry cloth (a worn out towel is great), and on the skin side, a layer of soft old t-shirt. I traced a cd onto the fabrics, cut out the circles and then sewed as follows: stack them up and sew two straight seams that cross in the center and are about 1/2 to 1 inch apart at the
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Leather slip-on platform clogs with half moon wooden heel design. Leather is studded to wooden base. Sole lined with rubber. By John Fluevog Leather Upper Rubber Outer Sole Wood Base Made in Portugal 4 1/4 heel 2 1/2 platform The Half Moon Clog is a style inspired by the original clog designed and handmade by John Fluevog in the 1970s. This while preparing for the Museum of Vancouver retrospective on John Fluevog called 40 Years of Fluevog. Because no original examples of this clog could be found a call out to Fluevog fans in Canada and the States was made asking to borrow historically significant styles from the past. Today's version of the original John Fleuvog clog still embodies the true craftmanship and skill that goes into making one pair. The Half Moon clog is completely handmade hand cut hand printed and hand finished in the brand's factory in Peru. Each and every pair is unique. $99.95 by Free People
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Free People Leather slip-on platform clogs with half moon wooden heel design. Leather is studded to wooden base. Sole lined with rubber. By John Fluevog Leather Upper Rubber Outer Sole Wood Base Made in Portugal 4 1/4 heel 2 1/2 platform The Half Moon Clog is a style inspired by the original clog designed and handmade by John Fluevog in the 1970s. This while preparing for the Museum of Vancouver retrospective on John Fluevog called 40 Years of Fluevog. Because no original examples of this clog could be found a call out to Fluevog fans in Canada and the States was made asking to borrow historically significant styles from the past. Today's version of the original John Fleuvog clog still embodies the true craftmanship and skill that goes into making one pair. The Half Moon clog is completely handmade hand cut hand printed and hand finished in the brand's factory in Peru. Each and every pair is unique. $99.95
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They used to use urine to tan animal skins, so families used to all pee in a pot & then once a day it was taken & Sold to the tannery.......if you had to do this to survive you were "Piss Poor"  But worse than that were the really poor folk who couldn't even afford to buy a pot......they "didn't have a pot to piss in" & were the lowest of the low  The next time you are washing your hands and complain because the water temperature isn't just how you like it, think about how things used to be. Here are some facts about the 1500s:  Most people got married in June because they took their yearly bath in May, and they still smelled pretty good by June.. However, since they were starting to smell . ...... . Brides carried a bouquet of flowers to hide the body odor. Hence the custom today of carrying a bouquet when getting Married.  Baths consisted of a big tub filled with hot water. The man of the house had the privilege of the nice clean water, then all the other sons and men, then the women and finally the children. Last of all the babies. By then the water was so dirty you could actually lose someone in it.. Hence the saying, "Don't throw the baby out with the Bath water!"  Houses had thatched roofs-thick straw-piled high, with no wood underneath. It was the only place for animals to get warm, so all the cats and other small animals (mice, bugs) lived in the roof. When it rained it became slippery and sometimes the animals would slip and fall off the roof... Hence the saying "It's raining cats and dogs."  There was nothing to stop things from falling into the house. This posed a real problem in the bedroom where bugs and other droppings could mess up your nice clean bed. Hence, a bed with big posts and a sheet hung over the top afforded some protection. That's how canopy beds came into existence.  The floor was dirt. Only the wealthy had something other than dirt. Hence the saying, "Dirt poor." The wealthy had slate floors that would get slippery in the winter when wet, so they spread thresh (straw) on floor to help keep their footing. As the winter wore on, they added more thresh until, when you opened the door, it would all start slipping outside. A piece of wood was placed in the entrance-way. Hence: a thresh hold.  In those old days, they cooked in the kitchen with a big kettle that always hung over the fire.. Every day they lit the fire and added things to the pot. They ate mostly vegetables and did not get much meat. They would eat the stew for dinner, leaving leftovers in the pot to get cold overnight and then start over the next day. Sometimes stew had food in it that had been there for quite a while. Hence the rhyme: Peas porridge hot, peas porridge cold, peas porridge in the pot nine days old. Sometimes they could obtain pork, which made them feel quite special. When visitors came over, they would hang up their bacon to show off. It was a sign of wealth that a man could, "bring home the bacon." They would cut off a little to share with guests and would all sit around and chew the fat.  Those with money had plates made of pewter. Food with high acid content caused some of the lead to leach onto the food, causing lead poisoning death. This happened most often with tomatoes, so for the next 400 years or so, tomatoes were considered poisonous.  Bread was divided according to status. Workers got the burnt bottom of the loaf, the family got the middle, and guests got the top, or the upper crust.  Lead cups were used to drink ale or whisky. The combination would Sometimes knock the imbibers out for a couple of days. Someone walking along the road would take them for dead and prepare them for burial.. They were laid out on the kitchen table for a couple of days and the family would gather around and eat and drink and wait and see if they would wake up. Hence the custom of holding a wake.  England is old and small and the local folks started running out of places to bury people. So they would dig up coffins and would take the bones to a bone-house, and reuse the grave. When reopening these coffins, 1 out of 25 coffins were found to have scratch marks on the inside and they realized they had been burying people alive... So they would tie a string on the wrist of the corpse, lead it through the coffin and up through the ground and tie it to a bell. Someone would have to sit out in the graveyard all night (the graveyard shift.) to listen for the bell; thus, someone could be, saved by the bell or was considered a dead ringer.  And that's the truth....Now, whoever said History was boring by NoelleGarcia
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NoelleGarcia They used to use urine to tan animal skins, so families used to all pee in a pot & then once a day it was taken & Sold to the tannery.......if you had to do this to survive you were "Piss Poor" But worse than that were the really poor folk who couldn't even afford to buy a pot......they "didn't have a pot to piss in" & were the lowest of the low The next time you are washing your hands and complain because the water temperature isn't just how you like it, think about how things used to be. Here are some facts about the 1500s: Most people got married in June because they took their yearly bath in May, and they still smelled pretty good by June.. However, since they were starting to smell . ...... . Brides carried a bouquet of flowers to hide the body odor. Hence the custom today of carrying a bouquet when getting Married. Baths consisted of a big tub filled with hot water. The man of the house had the privilege of the nice clean water, then all the other sons and men, then the women and finally the children. Last of all the babies. By then the water was so dirty you could actually lose someone in it.. Hence the saying, "Don't throw the baby out with the Bath water!" Houses had thatched roofs-thick straw-piled high, with no wood underneath. It was the only place for animals to get warm, so all the cats and other small animals (mice, bugs) lived in the roof. When it rained it became slippery and sometimes the animals would slip and fall off the roof... Hence the saying "It's raining cats and dogs." There was nothing to stop things from falling into the house. This posed a real problem in the bedroom where bugs and other droppings could mess up your nice clean bed. Hence, a bed with big posts and a sheet hung over the top afforded some protection. That's how canopy beds came into existence. The floor was dirt. Only the wealthy had something other than dirt. Hence the saying, "Dirt poor." The wealthy had slate floors that would get slippery in the winter when wet, so they spread thresh (straw) on floor to help keep their footing. As the winter wore on, they added more thresh until, when you opened the door, it would all start slipping outside. A piece of wood was placed in the entrance-way. Hence: a thresh hold. In those old days, they cooked in the kitchen with a big kettle that always hung over the fire.. Every day they lit the fire and added things to the pot. They ate mostly vegetables and did not get much meat. They would eat the stew for dinner, leaving leftovers in the pot to get cold overnight and then start over the next day. Sometimes stew had food in it that had been there for quite a while. Hence the rhyme: Peas porridge hot, peas porridge cold, peas porridge in the pot nine days old. Sometimes they could obtain pork, which made them feel quite special. When visitors came over, they would hang up their bacon to show off. It was a sign of wealth that a man could, "bring home the bacon." They would cut off a little to share with guests and would all sit around and chew the fat. Those with money had plates made of pewter. Food with high acid content caused some of the lead to leach onto the food, causing lead poisoning death. This happened most often with tomatoes, so for the next 400 years or so, tomatoes were considered poisonous. Bread was divided according to status. Workers got the burnt bottom of the loaf, the family got the middle, and guests got the top, or the upper crust. Lead cups were used to drink ale or whisky. The combination would Sometimes knock the imbibers out for a couple of days. Someone walking along the road would take them for dead and prepare them for burial.. They were laid out on the kitchen table for a couple of days and the family would gather around and eat and drink and wait and see if they would wake up. Hence the custom of holding a wake. England is old and small and the local folks started running out of places to bury people. So they would dig up coffins and would take the bones to a bone-house, and reuse the grave. When reopening these coffins, 1 out of 25 coffins were found to have scratch marks on the inside and they realized they had been burying people alive... So they would tie a string on the wrist of the corpse, lead it through the coffin and up through the ground and tie it to a bell. Someone would have to sit out in the graveyard all night (the graveyard shift.) to listen for the bell; thus, someone could be, saved by the bell or was considered a dead ringer. And that's the truth....Now, whoever said History was boring
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Baked Doughnuts    Makes: About 15 doughnuts (& donut holes)    For the Dough  3/4 cups Warm Milk  1 packet Active Dry Yeast  1 tbsp. Unsalted Butter  1/3 cup Sugar  1 Egg  2 ½ cup All Purpose Flour  Pinch of Nutmeg  ½ tsp. Salt    For the Glaze  * Enough to glaze all the doughnuts  ¼ cup Milk  1 tsp. Pure Vanilla Extract  2 cups Confectioners Sugar    For the Cinnamon Sugar Topping  *Enough to cover all of the doughnuts  ½ cup Unsalted Butter  1 cup Sugar  1 tbsp. Cinnamon     To make the dough, place ¼ cups of the warm milk in the bowl of a stand mixer.  Sprinkle the yeast over the milk.  Let sit for 5 minutes.    In a small bowl, combine the remaining ½ cup of milk with the sugar and butter.  Add it to the yeast mixture.  Stir to combine.  Add the egg and stir until incorporated.  Add the flour, nutmeg, and salt and stir until the dough starts to form.  Change to the dough hook and knead for until the dough starts to become smooth.  If the dough is too sticky, slowly add more flour until it is no longer sticky.      Transfer to the dough to a lightly floured surface and knead for 5 minutes until the dough is smooth and elastic and has formed a ball.  Place the dough ball in a large lightly greased bowl, and cover with plastic wrap.  Let sit in a warm place for about 1 hour, until doubled in size.      Once the dough has risen, roll it out on a lightly floured surface until ½ thick.  Using a doughnut cutter (if you don’t have a doughnut cutter, you can use 2 biscuit cutters – 1 that is about 3 inches, and the other that is about 2 inches for the inner circle) cut out the doughnuts until you have no dough left.  If desired you can gather up the scraps into a ball and roll it out and cut out more doughnuts.  I prefer not too because I feel the dough becomes too tough.    Place the doughnuts on a baking sheet lined with a silicone mat or parchment paper, about 2 inches apart.  Cover with a clean towel and let sit for about 45 minutes.    Preheat the oven 375 degrees F.      Place the baking sheets in the oven and bake for 7 minutes, until lightly golden brown.  Be careful to not overbake these.  You want them to be light and doughy inside.  Let the doughnuts cool for about 5 minutes until ready to top with either the glaze or cinnamon sugar topping    While the doughnuts are cooling make the glaze and/or cinnamon sugar glaze.  Each recipe makes enough to cover all the doughnuts.  I made a half recipe of each and topped half of the doughnuts with each topping.  Or you can choose to just do one of topping for all the doughnuts.      To make the glaze, combine the milk and the vanilla in a small saucepan.  Heat over low heat until just warmed.  Slowly add in the confectioners sugar and whisk until the mixture is smooth.  Remove the glaze from the heat and place over a bowl of warm water.    To glaze the doughnuts, dip them halfway into the glaze and place on a draining/cooling rack set over a baking sheet.  Sprinkle with sprinkles if desired.  Let set for about 10 minutes.    To make the cinnamon sugar topping, melt the butter in a saucepan or a microwave, and place in a small bowl.  Combine the sugar and cinnamon in a medium sized bowl.      To top the doughnuts with cinnamon sugar, dip the halfway into the melted butter.  Then dip them into the cinnamon-sugar mixture.  Set on a draining/cooling rack to set, about 5 minutes.    Serve and enjoy :)!    Baked Doughnuts recipe from 101 Cookbooks.  Glaze recipe from Alton Brown.    *Printed from Krissy’s Creations by aidrealla.gbur
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aidrealla.gbur Baked Doughnuts Makes: About 15 doughnuts (& donut holes) For the Dough 3/4 cups Warm Milk 1 packet Active Dry Yeast 1 tbsp. Unsalted Butter 1/3 cup Sugar 1 Egg 2 ½ cup All Purpose Flour Pinch of Nutmeg ½ tsp. Salt For the Glaze * Enough to glaze all the doughnuts ¼ cup Milk 1 tsp. Pure Vanilla Extract 2 cups Confectioners Sugar For the Cinnamon Sugar Topping *Enough to cover all of the doughnuts ½ cup Unsalted Butter 1 cup Sugar 1 tbsp. Cinnamon To make the dough, place ¼ cups of the warm milk in the bowl of a stand mixer. Sprinkle the yeast over the milk. Let sit for 5 minutes. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ½ cup of milk with the sugar and butter. Add it to the yeast mixture. Stir to combine. Add the egg and stir until incorporated. Add the flour, nutmeg, and salt and stir until the dough starts to form. Change to the dough hook and knead for until the dough starts to become smooth. If the dough is too sticky, slowly add more flour until it is no longer sticky. Transfer to the dough to a lightly floured surface and knead for 5 minutes until the dough is smooth and elastic and has formed a ball. Place the dough ball in a large lightly greased bowl, and cover with plastic wrap. Let sit in a warm place for about 1 hour, until doubled in size. Once the dough has risen, roll it out on a lightly floured surface until ½ thick. Using a doughnut cutter (if you don’t have a doughnut cutter, you can use 2 biscuit cutters – 1 that is about 3 inches, and the other that is about 2 inches for the inner circle) cut out the doughnuts until you have no dough left. If desired you can gather up the scraps into a ball and roll it out and cut out more doughnuts. I prefer not too because I feel the dough becomes too tough. Place the doughnuts on a baking sheet lined with a silicone mat or parchment paper, about 2 inches apart. Cover with a clean towel and let sit for about 45 minutes. Preheat the oven 375 degrees F. Place the baking sheets in the oven and bake for 7 minutes, until lightly golden brown. Be careful to not overbake these. You want them to be light and doughy inside. Let the doughnuts cool for about 5 minutes until ready to top with either the glaze or cinnamon sugar topping While the doughnuts are cooling make the glaze and/or cinnamon sugar glaze. Each recipe makes enough to cover all the doughnuts. I made a half recipe of each and topped half of the doughnuts with each topping. Or you can choose to just do one of topping for all the doughnuts. To make the glaze, combine the milk and the vanilla in a small saucepan. Heat over low heat until just warmed. Slowly add in the confectioners sugar and whisk until the mixture is smooth. Remove the glaze from the heat and place over a bowl of warm water. To glaze the doughnuts, dip them halfway into the glaze and place on a draining/cooling rack set over a baking sheet. Sprinkle with sprinkles if desired. Let set for about 10 minutes. To make the cinnamon sugar topping, melt the butter in a saucepan or a microwave, and place in a small bowl. Combine the sugar and cinnamon in a medium sized bowl. To top the doughnuts with cinnamon sugar, dip the halfway into the melted butter. Then dip them into the cinnamon-sugar mixture. Set on a draining/cooling rack to set, about 5 minutes. Serve and enjoy :)! Baked Doughnuts recipe from 101 Cookbooks. Glaze recipe from Alton Brown. *Printed from Krissy’s Creations
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