Easiest Bath Bomb Recipe Ever! Use a mooncake mold to make it even easier! Before3pm.com

The blogosphere is already inundated with bath bomb recipes.

BUT, you will never find an easier or more fun way to make bath bombs than what I’ll show you here.

What makes my version so easy?

It uses already scented and moisturizing epsom salts.  No need for additional coconut oil, essential oils, etc…  (I am a huge fan of Dr. Teal’s products.  You can read about some of my favorites here.)

Also, because I use a mooncake mold to create them, you are not limited in how many you can make at once.  If you use silicone molds, you can only make as many as there are molds (at least at one time).

Easiest Bath Bomb Recipe Ever! Use a mooncake mold to make it even easier! Before3pm.com

What makes my version so fun?

The mooncake molds! Read More →

 

This year, the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival is Monday, September 24, 2018.  This is a festival that is halfway through the autumn season in the Chinese calendar and it is a time to celebrate the harvest and a lot of traditions center around the moon.

Traditional mooncakes are baked pastries filled with lotus flower paste or sweet bean pastes.  I am just in love with mooncake molds, but truth be told, I am not in love with the traditional fillings.

My solution?  Make a peanut butter and chocolate “mooncake.”  This is a perfect way to have the beauty of a mooncake, but with an American twist!

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Kids are always excited for their birthday! Help them plan it with this fun free printable! Before3pm.com

Birthdays are always fun – whether you are a kid or an adult!  I guess it is nice to have a day that is solely dedicated to celebrating your existence!

Like a lot of people, we have certain birthday traditions that our family looks forward to.  In our family, the birthday boy/girl gets to pick what they want for dinner and what they want as their dessert.

Also, I don’t know about your school, but at least in elementary school, bringing treats in to share with the classroom is a big deal, too! Read More →