SALT DOUGH ORNAMENTS

By | December 20th, 2017|Christmas, DIY, Home, Kids, Let's celebrate!, Little creators|

What you need: 2 cups bread flour 1 cup salt ¾–1 cup lukewarm water ½ teaspoon oil acrylic paints fast drying clear coat ribbons Method: Combine the flour and salt in a bowl. Add the water and oil and stir with a wooden spoon. Place on a board and knead for about 10 minutes. [...]

WINTER WONDERLAND

By | December 11th, 2017|Christmas, DIY, Home, Let's celebrate!, Presents|

Create the warm atmosphere of your home with lanterns designed after a frozen city… What you need: 1 jar (1 l in volume or larger) black glass marker black acrylic paint glass contour paste (without baking), pearly gray or dark blue artificial snow spray a piece of wire a candle or small, battery-powered [...]

CORK WREATH

By | November 22nd, 2017|Christmas, DIY, DOM, Home, Let's celebrate!, Pokloni, Presents, Slavimo, Uradi sam|

What you need: 1 straw wreath (30-35 cm in diameter) corks (70-80 pcs) 4 candle holders 4 candles holly (artificial) hot glue & gun Stick the candle holders into the straw wreath. Using the hot gun, glue the corks to the wreath and one another. Insert the holly into the “cracks” between the [...]

HONEY COOKIES

By | December 18th, 2016|Christmas, Desserts, Food, Let's celebrate!|

Recipe by the fabulous pastry chef Mirjana Špoljar Ingredients: For the dough: 8 dag margarine 40 dag plain flour 14 dag sugar 12 dag honey 1 egg 1 dag baking soda 1 ½ g ground cinnamon 0.6 dl water For the glaze: 2 egg whites 12 dag sugar Method: Bring the water [...]

TRIPLE CHOCOLATE COOKIES

By | December 14th, 2016|Christmas, Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food, Kids, Let's celebrate!, Little chef|

Ingredients: ½ cup butter ½ cup granulated sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1-2 tbsp milk 1 1/8 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 tbsp cocoa powder ½ cup dark chocolate, chopped 1/3 cup milk chocolate, chopped Method: Beat the butter and sugar. Add the egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, salt, baking [...]

AMRA’S INSANELY DELICIOUS COOKIES WITH DRIED FRUIT AND CHOCOLATE

By | December 14th, 2016|Christmas, Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food, Kids, Let's celebrate!, Little chef|

Ingredients: 150 g rolled oats 300 g flour 2 eggs 250 g butter or margarine (at room temperature) 150 g icing sugar 400 g dried fruit (figs, cranberries, apricots, prunes…), chopped 150 g hazelnuts, toasted and chopped 100 g dark chocolate, chopped a pinch of salt spices to your liking (vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg…) Method: [...]

COUNTING DOWN TILL CHRISTMAS

By | November 28th, 2016|Children, Christmas, DIY, Home, Let's celebrate!|

What you need: 1 wooden cutting board with a handle acrylic paints (red and yellow) chalkboard paint a ribbon a piece of string glitter glue (a tube) a glue gun scissors chalk a small round bowl Method: Place the bowl upside-down on the board, in a place where you want to write the number [...]

CHRISTMAS NO-NAME CARDS

By | January 7th, 2016|Christmas, DIY, Home, Let's celebrate!, Presents|

For years now we have been making Christmas decorations with the names of family members and friends. We use them to tag presents, and to simply hang them on our Christmas tree. The idea is to collect a sufficient number of tags for decorating the entire tree which will thus become a living time-machine and [...]

NEW YEAR’S CHEESE CAKE

By | January 4th, 2016|Cakes & Pastries, Christmas, Desserts, Food, Let's celebrate!, Special Occasions|

Ingredients: For the dough: 200 g plain flour 50 g sugar 125 g cold butter 1-2 tbsp ice-cold water For the filling: 500 g mascarpone cheese 2 eggs 100 g sugar 200 ml sweet cream 2 tbsp bitter cocoa powder 250 g chocolate 50 g butter 1 tbsp vanilla extract Method: Preheat the oven [...]

STRING ORNAMENTS

By | December 19th, 2015|Božić, Christmas, DIY, DOM, Home, Let's celebrate!, Pokloni, Presents, Slavimo, Uradi sam|

Decorate your home and Christmas tree with DIY ornaments What you need: string (or twine) glue (I used Drvofix) balloons golden/silver spray paint satin ribbons wooden beads, pine cones, dried lemon/orange slices, … rubber gloves Blow up the balloons to the size of your desired decoration. Place it on top of [...]