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Bake Vanilla Yogurt Streusel Banana Muffins

March 28, 2014 – 9:00 am | 6 Comments
Vanilla Yogurt Streusel Banana Muffins by The DIY Mommy

I have a thing for sweet muffins (as evidenced by this recipe and the one you’re about to read). I also enjoy making banana bread and banana muffins… we always pile our over-ripe bananas in …

Make a Snow Day Survival Kit Christmas Gift

December 18, 2013 – 9:00 am |
DIY Snow Day Survival Kit Christmas Gift - sugar cookies in a jar, a cookie cutter, hot chocolate mix in a jar, and hot chocolate spoons!

We have had far too many Snow Days here for my liking lately. A couple of weeks ago, the temperature dropped to -44 degrees (celcius) with the windchill! We’ve also had several feet of snow …

Make a DIY Santa Milk & Cookie Set (With a free stencil!)

December 16, 2013 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
DIY Santa Cookie Set - The DIY Mommy

You’re all in for a (literal) treat today – Erin from Made Urban is sharing the most adorable DIY Santa milk & cookie set tutorial with us! Wouldn’t this be the perfect neighbor gift or …

German Baking: Honey Cakes (Honigkuchen)

December 9, 2013 – 9:00 am |
German Baking: Honey Cakes (Honigkuchen) - The DIY Mommy

This German recipe for Honey Cakes (or “honigkuchen”) is from my Great Auntie Betty and it’s a cake traditionally made at Christmas time. I find the taste and texture of this cake very unique, and …

A Handmade Christmas: More DIY Food Gifts

December 6, 2013 – 9:00 am |
A Handmade Christmas: 9 More Favourite Food Gifts

Are you joining me in A Handmade Christmas this year? Edible gifts are so much fun to give at Christmas time! I’m a huge baking fanatic, and I love to give trays of baking to …

Make Salted Chocolate Caramel Pecan Candies

November 27, 2013 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Salted ChocoSalted Chocolate Caramel Pecan Candies by The DIY Mommylate Caramel Pecan Candies by The DIY Mommy

I’m a huge sucker for Christmas baking and candy making. Every year, I try really hard to make a Christmas baking plan in November, and then start executing it weekly until my freezer is full …

German Baking: Marble Bundt Cake

November 17, 2013 – 8:16 pm |
German Baking: Marble Bundt Cake by The DIY Mommy

I finally had a day last week to bake, and it was wonderful. I’ve missed baking. I find it so relaxing!
It’s slightly dangerous, though. I’m a huge fan of eating baked goods too. This marble …

Commit to a Handmade Christmas: 2013 Challenge!

October 15, 2013 – 7:16 pm | 7 Comments
Commit to a Handmade Christmas: 2013 Challenge!

Remember last year’s Handmade Christmas challenge? Well, I’m ready to do it again and I hope you’ll join me! Handmade gifts hold so much meaning to me and they’re far more unique than mass-produced things. …

Make Light & Lemony Easy Eggs Benedict

October 10, 2013 – 10:33 am |
Light and Lemony Easy Eggs Benedict Recipe - The DIY Mommy

I have had a really, really strong craving for eggs benedict during this pregnancy. Like, a really, really intense urge to shove creamy & eggy english muffins in my mouth one after the other.
I have …

German Baking: Apple Crumb Cake (Apfel Streuselkuchen)

October 1, 2013 – 1:52 pm |
German Baking: Apple Crumb Cake - The DIY Mommy

If you come from a German background like I do, you’ll know that baking is very high on the priority list.
I love my German heritage. I think it’s part of why I like to make …