Savory Mac & Cheese Cupcakes, Please!

OOOOH WEEEE, MAC & CHEE!!! There’s nothing we love more than taking the foodie treats of our youth and revamping them into something a bit more ‘grown up’. Case in point – Macaroni & Cheese. (Or as we lovingly refer to it in our house – Good Ol’ Mac & Che) When we were below 4 feet in height, all it took was the promise of “The Cheeseiest” courtesy of Kraft on our plate and we were on our best behavior the whole dayRead more

Get A Golden Glow With…LETTUCE?

Its no secret that when it comes to seasons, Summer is one of the most loved. Hemlines get shorter, sleeves become scarce but the abundance of sunshine gives a warm glow both inside and out. That golden glow is coveted long after the summer months have gone and often maintained through the use of self-tanning products like lotions, sprays and hours laying in tanning beds. Despite the many health risks associated with these not-so-sunny tanning methods, the sunless tanning industryRead more

On-The-Go Peppermint Cocoa Kits

When the weather get’s chilly, all it takes is a mug of chocolatey cocoa goodness for us to get warm. Add a touch of peppermint and ‘monster mallows’ to the mix and we’re in heaven. Since most of our friends & family feel the same, we decided to come up with a super easy kit to give on the go with ease. The best part is it’s cute, cheap and 100% delicious! Regardless of your gift giving packaging, you’ll need aRead more

Wrap Your Valentine In Velvet – Red Velvet!

Through the years, the traditional Valentine’s Day items have solidified themselves into what I like to call the C.R.B.C – Cards, Roses and a Box of Chocolates. Clearly they work otherwise they wouldn’t be the go-to staple each February 14th but what if your sweetheart isn’t the C.R.B.C. type? Is all hope lost for a lovely Hallmark Holiday? The answer, dear kiddies, is NO, not on DIY2EMC’s watch! The answer? Red Velvet Milkshakes! These little sweet treats are the perfect blend ofRead more

Opening Pesky Plastic Packaging With Ease

Although we know that scissors do wonders, who knew the can opener could be so handy? Given we almost indirectly slit our wrist trying to open the packaging of our upholstery staple gun, silicone basting brushes and a myriad of other kitchen items, this is DEFINITELY our go-to when opening that insanely sharp fitted plastic packaging. Can Openers = Genius! If what’s good for the can, is also good for the plastic then is there nothing this little wonder can’t do? SoRead more

Keep Your Spit Outta My Seven Layer Dip

Chips and Dip. It’s easy peasy and yet so incredibly delicious. They’re the practically the go-to staple for most Super Bowl parties and often is the first thing to quickly go empty. One of the most beloved dips of all time is the Seven Layer Dip. With yummy layers of beans, cheese, sour cream, guac and salsa, it literally has something for everyone. Including other’s saliva, germs and double dipping finger goop when made in one large communal bowl. Wanna get the sameRead more

Super Stuffed Avocados

We all know the super properties of the incredible fruit, Avocado and its highly tasty & versatile properties. Now it’s time to showcase more of it’s super yumminess. We’ve seen the stuffed avocado everywhere but now here’s the simplest of simple versions that’s guaranteed to please herbivores and carnivores alike! Ready to be the hostest with the avocado mostest? Then Lets Do The DIY Thang! Grab some ripe avocados, a few small tomatoes (diced), crumbled feta cheese, a lemon (for a squeeze or two ofRead more

Delicioso Avocado Spread-o

With our love of this fruit and all of its versatile super powers it was only a matter of time before it received it’s own post. We’ve decided to expand and focus on its versatile yet super yummy nature. Seriously, there’s not much this fruit doesn’t sing with and we thought to take this baby to super dip and sandwich spread stardom. Ready to add some POW to that next loaf of bread? Then Lets Do The DIY Thang, shall we? First up, grab yourself aRead more

Avocado – The Super Tasty Super Fruit

OOOOOWEEEEEEE, we love Avocados. We could eat on them on the daily and in fact, we do. Okay, bacon and chocolate too but since we’re focusing on the healthy super powers of the scrumptious fruit, Avocado, we’ll keep those indulgences for another day. Back to the ‘Nutrient Booster’ at hand, this is the ode to Avocado. First off, it’s a fruit not a veggie. It’s actually a large single seed berry to be precise. The oldest evidence of the avocadoRead more

The Best Post-Holiday Soup. EVER.

Ahhhh, the holidays. Time spent with the ones you love is definitely a treat, as is the non-stop fun and food. Now that we’ve filled our bellies with cookies, turkey, latkes and sides, glasses of eggnog and endless slices of pie, we desperately need to give our poor tummies a break. It’s all about salad and soup with high fiber options for the next few days and as much as we love us some pumpkin, we’re craving something new. Enter one of our fave fiberRead more