Pins-pirations

Since my sister’s and I, the entire family’s really into DIY stuffs especially those shabby-chic-pinteresty types. We’ve been on a constant look out for some inspiration…. and when we were out on one of our trips to the north one day we saw this little store (heima) and  boy what inspiration did we find!

It was like being in a coma and waking-up in pinterest heaven!

The place just lives and breathes design sponge!

They even had these– view master. Wooow! We use to own one of these when we were little talk about major nostalgia so just imagine our excitement. We were totally fighting over who gets to play with it first…childish i know..NOT 🙂

Everything was just so cute and pretty, we wanted everything in that store but the stuff were a little pricey. Good thing the owner allowed us to take all the pictures that we wanted! Now we get to share the inspiration with you, yehey! enjoy!

Heart Shaped Pancakes : )

Hey there!

Ok, so I’ve been putting off writing the first post on this blog probably because of lack of inspiration or just plain-old timidity?! Well now that the dry spell’s over allow me to officially welcome you to our blog. Hoorah! Boom. Boom. boom * fireworks*

A few months back my sister (Ross) stumbled upon this awesome easy to do Martha Stewart Heart Pancake recipe! I know right! Was already sold on the pancake part, and Martha Stewart that’s just ssssweet! I know you can’t wait coz I can’t. So let’s do this.

Here’s what you’ll need

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly, plus 1 tablespoon for griddle

Directions

  1. Preheat griddle to 375 degrees, or heat griddle pan over medium-high heat. Whisk flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in medium bowl. Add egg, milk, and 2 tablespoons melted butter; whisk to combine. Batter should have small to medium lumps.
  2.  Test griddle by sprinkling with a few drops of water. If water bounces and spatters, it is hot enough. With paper towel, brush 1/2 teaspoon butter onto griddle. Wipe off excess.
  3. Fill a pastry bag fitted with a 1/4-inch plain round tip with batter; twist end of bag, and secure with rubber band. Working in batches, pipe heart shapes, drawing V of batter in center of hearts to fill, on heated griddle. When pancakes have bubbles on top and are slightly dry around the edges, about 2 minutes, flip over. Cook until golden on the bottom, about 1 minute.
  4. Repeat with remaining batter, using 1/2 teaspoon butter on griddle for each batch, keeping finished pancakes on a heat-proof plate in the oven until ready to serve.

And since it’s mother’s day tomorrow, we’re making our first post an homage to all of our kind-loving-self-sacrificing-but-sometimes-drives-me-crazy-mothers out there. It’s great that we get to do the first post and dedicate it to all the dear mothers … especially to our very own– Mrs. B. It’s like hitting two birds with a Mother rock! Happy mother’s day!

P.S

Why not give this easy recipe a try and surprise your mom with a special breakfast in bed, tell us what you think and how it went…