White Chocolate Raspberry Blondies


For those of you following me on Instagram you saw the massive amount of chocolate I got for Valentine’s day (total surprise).  Within that were two bags of white chocolate chips and a white chocolate baking bar.  While the baking bar didn’t make it, along with the Hershey kisses and milk and white chocolate hearts, the chocolate chips survived.  I didn’t want to eat them plain, so I held on to them hoping for a better way to use them.  I’ve made blondies before and they were amazing, so I decided to try them again and put a slight twist to them.

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How I Used My Decorated Mason Jar


I saw a meme circulating through Facebook at the beginning of the year about writing positive things down on a piece of paper and putting it in a jar.  Then at the end of the year, you read everything and it shows you just how great the year really was.  I thought it was a cute idea, but I already have a glass half full type of attitude so I shared it and went on about my way.

A few weeks later I’m approached by a friend who saw this same meme and decided to put a spin on it.  She’s making a basket for someone and in it she wanted to put a mason jar filled with nice things about her friend from all of her friend’s friends.  Get it?  Anyway, she asked me to decorate her jar (pictures at the end of the post).  I was pretty darn pleased with it and my friend was in love.   Her plan is to get pieces of scrapbook paper and write on the blank side.  After it’s folded, the pretty side will make the jar super colorful (but, knowing her she will settle on all black).  I had so much fun making this that I decided to do one for myself.  Watch the VIDEO on how I did it on my YOUTUBE channel, then come on back here.  Go on now.

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