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Weekend Project: I Think We All Deserve A Vodka Cupcake

No Baking Necessary!
Satisfy your sweet tooth with these chocolate peanut butter bars. Read More »

As you can probably tell, it has been quite a stressful week here at Frisky HQ. Thanks to a hard drive fire (seriously, a fire!), our admin capabilities has been wavering between being totally broken and pretending to be fixed long enough to let us work for a few hours and then delete everything we did. I knew this week’s project needed to be of the alcoholic variety, but when I found a recipe for vodka cupcakes (let me just say that again: VODKA! CUPCAKES!), I thought, “Damn, even better!” Let’s all whip up a batch of boozy baked goods and forget our troubles. At least until Monday. [The Baking Robot]

Weekend Project: A Girl Scout Cookie Cake Of Dreams

Yes To Dessert!
Why Ami doesn't skip dessert. Read More »

I’m starting to get emails warning me that Girl Scout Cookie Season, AKA The Annual Will Power Challenge That We All Eventually Fail, is quickly approaching. If you’d like to get in the sugary spirit a bit early, or just can’t wait to bite into that first delicious Samoa cookie, might I suggest this breathtaking Samoa bundt cake? Not only does it look like a giant Samoa cookie, it tastes like one too. Good luck, and God help us all. [BetsyLife.com]

Weekend Project: DIY Sequin Cocktail Rings

DIY: Glitter Star Bobby Pins
No excuses, you need these. Read More »

At this point, New Year’s Eve could probably just be renamed “National Sequin Day,” and I, for one, have no problem with that. If you’re in the mood to get crafty this weekend and want to add some extra sparkle to your NYE outfit, check out these awesome cocktail rings made from wooden beads and sequin strings. For best results, pair your new sparkly jewelry with a sparkly dress and sparkling wine. [Martha Stewart]

Weekend Project: Psychoanalyze Your Family Members With Ink Blot Placemats

Want to really delve into the collective psyche of your dysfunctional family this holiday season? Make a set of these Rorschach test placemats, arrange them around the table for Christmas dinner, and let everyone explain what they see. You could even have a prize for the most creative interpretation, but obviously you know the truth: they’re all vaginas. [Whimsey Box]

Weekend Project: Make A Christmas Ornament Chandelier

DIY Ornaments
Make your own Christmas tree ornaments this year! Read More »
DIY: Glitter Star Bobby Pins
No excuses, you need these. Read More »
DIY: Recycled Gift Bags
Cute, colorful, and eco-friendly! Read More »
DIY: Sweater Leg Warmers
Cozy, cute, and practical. Perfect. Read More »

This whimsical ornament chandelier would be a great way to display those extra ornaments that are rolling around the bottom of your Christmas decorations box, but it would be even more fun to hit the thrift store and craft a chandelier out of the most ridiculous ornaments you can find. Can you imagine a sparkling bundle of Dollywood souvenir ornaments? Talk about a conversation piece. [Real Simple]

Weekend Project: Make Some Rad Recycled Gift Bags

DIY: Himmeli Mobile
Geometric hanging art to please your inner math nerd. Read More »
DIY: Macaron Coin Purses
Carry your coins in your favorite cookie! Read More »
DIY: Glitter Flats
Learn how to make your own sparkly shoes! Read More »

I try to be as eco-friendly as possible in most areas of my life, but sometimes my penchant for procrastination overpowers my desire to be green. Example: pretty much every Christmas eve, when I realize I forgot to get any kind of gift-wrapping materials and end up buying a pile of made-in-China plastic gift bags at the dollar store and feeling terrible. This year I’m taking a different route and crafting some of these recycled newspaper gift bags. They’re funky, colorful, earth-friendly, and almost free: what’s better than that? [Yours Truly, G]

Weekend Project: Gourd Vases For Your Thanksgiving Table

DIY: Sweater Leg Warmers
Cozy, cute, and practical. Perfect. Read More »
Everything Thanksgiving!
All you shall need to survive the holiday, Frisky style. Read More »

Looking for a simple DIY centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table? These gourd vases are not only easy to make, they look absolutely beautiful filled with fresh fall flowers. Just cut the top off a squash, hollow it out, and reward yourself for being so crafty by mashing up the innards with some butter and brown sugar. Because edible vases are the best kind of vases. [BHG]

Weekend Project: Make A Macaron Coin Purse!

DIY: Cap Toe Pumps
Cap toe shoes are stylish AND easy to make! Read More »
DIY: Edgy Friendship Bracelets
Who knew chain and yarn could be so badass? Read More »

OK, this week’s project does require a bit of sewing knowledge (or a friend with some sewing knowledge who will help you out in exchange for a mimosa), but  if you can pull it off, the end result is the most adorable little coin purse ever. I’d love to whip up a colorful batch of these and give them to my girlfriends for Christmas. Along with some edible macarons, of course. [Craft Passion]

Weekend Project: Caramel Apple Jello Shots

Hell Yeah: Pumpkin Keg
Serve up some pumpkin ale straight out of a pumpkin! Read More »
Nutella Cheesecake
No baking involved! Read More »

Just because Halloween is over doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy some of the awesome flavors of the season, like caramel apples and vodka. Yep, with a little creativity, clever use of a melon baller, and some gelatin, you can reinvent the traditional caramel apple as a sweet alcoholic treat. Best party food ever. [Buzzfeed]

Weekend Project: A Delicious Chocolate Facial

Weekend Project: Pumpkin Keg
Serve up some pumpkin ale straight out of a pumpkin! Read More »
Cinnamon Sugar Lip Scrub
Make your own lip scrub! Read More »
DIY: Sweater Leg Warmers
Cozy, cute, and practical. Perfect. Read More »
Candy Corn Cookies
So cute, so delicious. Read More »

If you’re planning to hole up in your apartment this weekend to seek shelter from the SNOWICANE, well, there’s no better time to put on a favorite movie and do some DIY beauty treatments. I’m pretty excited to try this chocolate facial, partly because it’s packed with good-for-your-skin ingredients like cocoa, honey, and coconut oil, but mostly because it’s totally lickable. [Pink Pistachio]

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