Fun Bathtime Hair Styling!

Fun Bath Time Hairstyling

I used JOHNSON’S® Baby Shampoo to create fun bath time hairstyles for my little one as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #johnsonspartners #SoMuchMore Bath time was a great experience for me as I was growing up.  My parents let me fill the tub with bubbles and we had bath toys too.  I also remember that my mom used JOHNSON’S® baby shampoo for my hair and it always smelled so wonderful. … [Read More...]

Parties

Cinderella Cake!  Such a beautiful cake!  Looks like it stepped out of the movie!

Disney Cinderella Cake!

Cinderella Cake!  Such a beautiful cake!  Looks like it stepped out of the movie!

Are you excited for the new Disney Cinderella movie?  I know I am!  Come see this Cinderella cake I made to celebrate the movie coming to theaters today!

DIY

Cupcake Bouquet Basket!  Such a pretty gift idea or beautiful party centerpiece!

Cupcake Bouquet Basket

Cupcake Bouquet Basket!  Such a pretty gift idea or beautiful party centerpiece!

This Cupcake Bouquet Basket looks beautiful and makes a great centerpiece or Mother’s Day gift idea!  Come see How to Make a Cupcake Bouquet Basket.

Recipes

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Mother’s Day Message Honey Wheat Bread

This fun recipe for Mother’s Day Message Honey Wheat Bread is a sponsored post on behalf of ACH brands. #BecomeABetterBakerMessage Bread 1 copy

I always try and think of something that I can make for my mom every year for Mother’s Day.  She’s a busy grandmother of 7 now and she deserves all the pampering we can give her.  One thing that I know my mom loves is bread.  I made this Mother’s Day Message Honey Wheat Bread with her in mind!  It’s such a fun way to celebrate Mother’s Day and your mom will be surprised to see “Mom” written on it!

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To write the message on the bread I used a mixture that is similar to a biscuit on top of the bread before baking.  It really worked out well and I love how it turned out!

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To get the deep brown color on the bread I used a little brown food coloring.  You can also use caramel color if you want too.

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The ingredients are really simple and I used Fleischmann’s® Yeast for the best result.  I use Fleischmann’s® RapidRise™ Yeast when baking bread and I am always impressed with the results!  It makes bread baking a cinch!  

Mother’s Day Message Honey Wheat Bread
Author: Rachel
Ingredients
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 envelope Fleischmann’s® RapidRise Yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 warm cup water
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg (beaten with 1 tablespoon of water)
  • WRITING MIXTURE:
  • 1/4 cup butter OR margarine, softened
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon water
Instructions
  1. Combine 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, undissolved yeast and salt in a large bowl. Add warm water (120° to 130°F) gradually to flour mixture. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed of electric mixer, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in enough remaining flour to make a soft dough.
  2. Knead on lightly oiled surface until smooth and elastic, about 8 to 10 minutes. Cover; let rest 10 minutes.
  3. Shape dough into smooth ball; flatten to 9-inch round. Place on greased baking sheet. Cover; let rise in warm, draft-free place until almost doubled in size, about 1 hour.
  4. Writing Mixture: Combine softened butter, flour and water in a small bowl. Stir to make a smooth paste. Transfer Writing Mixture to a resealable bag. Cut the tip.
  5. Brush dough surface with beaten egg and water. Write your message on bread with Writing Mixture squeezed through resealable bag. Bake in a preheated 375°F oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until done. Remove from sheet; cool on wire rack.

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Of course the most important part was the taste of the bread.  This bread reminded me of steakhouse bread… very light, slightly sweet and perfect with butter!  I know my mom will love this bread.