Tips to making pretty cake pops. Before3pm.com

If you have followed my blog, you know that I really love fun kitchen/baking tools, like cookie cutters, cookie stamps, lollipop molds, special baking pans, etc…

So, it should be no surprise that I own A LOT of silicone molds!  I just can’t seem to resist buying cute molds, but I am usually disppointed when I try to make something in them.  I have tried making tons of things in silicone molds, and they just haven’t been as useful as I’d hoped.  (not that this has kept me from buying cute ones whenever I see them!) Read More →

DIY waffle cone tray using IKEA bed tray. Before3pm.com

Today I am sharing a fun project – how to make your own waffle cone tray!

I know, I know.  How necessary is a waffle cone tray?  Not that necessary, but definitely helpful and super fun!

Since you can’t set a waffle cone down, it makes it a little difficult to prepare several at a time.

Once I got it in my head that I wanted to make a tray, I was on the hunt.  I wanted one that was affordable, easy to clean, and easy to store. Read More →

Homemade lollipops using metal molds. Before3pm.com

Do you call these lollipops or suckers?  I grew up calling them lollipops, although it seems like suckers may be more common.

I also grew up saying soda, although my mom’s side of the family called it sodapop or just pop.

Whatever you like to call hard candy on a stick, they are easy to make and so much fun when you use these nifty molds! Read More →