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13 Must Try Jalapeno Recipes

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There is nothing like the powerful punch of flavor that a simple jalapeno can bring to any recipe or dish! This collection of recipes includes some fantastic options to spice up your meals and add a delectable spicy flavor to the dinner table.



I can't wait to try the Bacon Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese! I can tell you from personal experience that the Jalapeno Popper Spread is fantastic. You will love it spread on crackers, dipped with chips or on a sandwich as a spicy and creamy spread to take the experience to a new level of deliciousness!

If you have a favorite recipe making use of the gorgeous little green pepper, be sure to give me the scoop in a comment! I am always looking to try something new and tasty!


Jalapeno Artichoke Mac n Cheese

Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Black Bean Burgers

Bacon Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese

Cheesy Jalapeno Corn Cakes

Pineapple Jalapeno Salsa

Jalapeno Popper Bread

Jalapeno Popper Wonton Cups

Loaded Jalapeno Bites

Cheesy Jalapeno Mushroom Bites

Jalapeno Popper …

Sock Roses for Teacher Appreciation Week

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If you are looking for a cute way to give an inexpensive token of appreciation to a special teacher this year, this sock rose craft is the perfect way to gift something fun and functional in a unique way.


This project is so easy! It comes together in matter of moments and really adds a lot to the presentation of a simple pair of socks! All you need is:
Affiliate links have been inserted for your shopping convenience.   a pair of socks  a rubber band  a 9" section of ribbon   and a wooden dowel rod or maybe a pencil for the stem


Begin by stacking your socks together and folding up the toe section.


Next, begin rolling from the top. Roll tightly! 
As you get to the folded top section, keep rolling in, this will be your outer petal.
As the socks are tightly rolled, secure them with your rubber band. I knotted it, then knotted it again, on the other side for a really snug hold.
Remove the rubberband.
Gently insert the pencil or wooden dowel into the "bottom" of the sock rose…

Flower Garden Sensory Bin

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Flowers are so much fun for little hands! Harper loves to pick them, plant them and even pull the weeds. I made a fun flower garden sensory bin for her and this super simple bin has not disappointed Harp at all!

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Supplies: Dried black beans Artificial flowers Small terracotta pots Sand toys A clip case box

Instructions:
Pour the dried black beans into the container.
Add Terracotta Pots and artificial flowers. Offer a variety of tools to explore the beans with. Plastic serving tongs, sand toys
like shovels and rakes, kitchen spoons and small gardening spades are all fun options for
small hands. I chose items that would fit into the container with the lid for easy clean up and storage. This is a sensory bin your little ones will want to play with many more times. With supervision allow your child to explore the beans, the tools and plant the flowers.


This bin was so simple. But, the best things in life usually are.
As I put the bin out, Harp was ready to start gard…

Must Make Overnight Oats Recipes

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I have a confession to make.
I, like, never eat breakfast. Mornings are hectic here, and I am not a cereal for breakfast kind of woman. Who has time to actually cook first thing in the morning? Not me!



I resolved to change that in 2018, I am going to make this the year of breakfast! Especially now that I have stumbled into the world of overnight oats by mistake!

Since I am confessing things to you, let me tell you this. I have always hated oatmeal. I have held onto the opinion that it only belongs in cookies or cakes for years. I picked up a huge canister of oats for no bake cookies, and discovered that instead of quick oats, I got old fashioned. What a drag. This massive canister of oats has been taking up space in my kitchen for months now. I decided that I had to use it, and I started looking for ways to do just that.

I made a batch of overnight oats, intending to pawn 3/4 of it off on my husband, while patting myself on the back for eating breakfast. I had no idea a super easy bat…