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Good afternoon!

I have to say that the weather has been absolutely amazing the past few days here in the South.  We do not get many real Spring days and nights but this past weekend has been just perfect. So perfect,  that I have been working on some little projects.  The one I am sharing with you today is an Up-Cycle project. I came across it on a site I happened upon here on the world-wide web.  I have seen it shared on Facebook I think.  Anyway, I thought it was a great idea and it will help to keep my pantry a bit more organized.  It is almost time for the seasonal pantry makeover. I  am really looking forward to it!!

So any way with this project I used my Silhouette SD to cut my vinyl words.

  I saved my coffee creamer containers and took the labels off, washed and dried them then filled them with a few staple items from my pantry.

I need to get a few more of various sized for smaller items. but there you have it.

A simple, handy and cheap up-cycle project.

I also made a label for my popcorn jar. I eat popcorn almost every night and have a ton of it in my kitchen. I thought it was a cute touch to the glass jar.

Until Then,

Wende

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What a beautiful day.

I have been enjoying the cool mornings and mild evenings having coffee in the back yard.  It has been wonderful. I really hope that this weather lasts a while.

So I found this recipe the other day and I really wanted to try it.  This was my first attempt at tiramisu and I have to say it was a complete success!

Tiramisu

2 Tbsp Instant Coffee/ or strong coffee

1 Tbsp. sugar

1 cup boiling water

2 pkg. (3 oz. each) ladyfingers, split, divided

2 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Fat Free Cream Cheese, softened

½ cup sugar

2 cups thawed COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping

1 tsp. unsweetened cocoa powder

Make It

Combine coffee granules and 1 Tbsp. sugar in boiling water. Arrange 1 pkg. ladyfingers on bottom of 13×9-inch dish. (I used a strong cup of coffee from earlier that morning)

Brush with 1/2 cup coffee.

Mix cream cheese in large bowl with coffee mixer until creamy. Add 1/2 cup sugar; mix well.

Whisk in COOL WHIP.( I added whipped til I liked the consistency, did not use all of it.)

Spread half the cream cheese mixture over ladyfingers in dish; top with remaining ladyfingers.

Brush with remaining coffee mixture; cover with remaining cream cheese mixture.

Sprinkle with cocoa powder. Refrigerate 4 hours.

My Husband really liked this dessert, and it did not take long at all.

You can soak the ladyfingers for a stronger coffee flavor. I will do this next time I make this delicious treat.

Until Then,

Wende

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