Leftover Easter ham chowder

Delicious way to use your leftover Easter ham! Yummy chowder!  (www.rhondasteed.com)

As one of the new monthly contributors, I'm pretty excited to be sharing some recipes here at Lolly Jane! My first recipe is an easy soup PERFECT for the days after Easter dinner and using up your leftovers! Certain foods get equated with certain holidays. In my mind, Easter means ham. Not those boneless precooked ones, but the big, thick bone down the middle, marbled with fat, salty and strong flavored ham. When I was a kid my mom would … Continue Reading...

Pink grapefruit sandwich cookies

Pink Grapefruit Sandwich Cookies. Tastes just like grapefruit... in cookie form! Yum! @lollyjaneblog #cookies

Are you ready for the most flavorful sugar cookie you've ever had?  These pink grapefruit sandwich cookies are seriously amazing! They have so much natural flavor that you can almost taste the fresh juice.  So so yummy! Our dad is a farmer and has the hookup for some amazing fresh fruit.  He often brings home bags for neighbors and the last neighbor who received a good amount of grapefruit returned the favor in form of these cookies, WITH the … Continue Reading...

Sunday Soirée link party

Sunday Soiree group link party! Link to  8 blogs to get YOUR goods featured!

Last week's Sunday Soirée was a huge hit and we are so excited for this weeks link party! In case you didn't see our 15 Spring and Easter ideas featured from the last soirée, check it out! This week we also shared a super yummy recipe from My Recipe Confessions that is seriously perfect for an Easter brunch! Take a look at Carrie's strawberry roll that is simply mouth watering. Mmm! This week we also shared our 3D Bunny Head … Continue Reading...

15 Easter & Spring ideas

15 Spring & Easter Ideas you can make yourself! #easter #spring

Well our first Sunday Soiree was a success and we couldn't notice all of the lovely spring and Easter projects linked up- thank you for playing with us and sharing your amazing creativity! We've decided to round them up with you all in case you missed the party! Here are 15 Spring and Easter ideas you simply must try :) Eye Shadow Easter Eggs | Elizabeth Joan Designs Childrens Easter Brunch | Just Destiny Mag Spring-Inspired … Continue Reading...

Craft Room Reveal

Lolly Jane's fun herringbone bookcase in their craft room! Love this space! @lollyjaneblog

I have been working on this craft room of mine for two years now.  What took so long!?  LOL!  When we moved into our thirty+ year old house, it was mostly white walls with icky baseboards.  A blank pallete for sure.  This room is right off the large entryway when you walk into the house.  It was originally a sunken living room yet the previous owner used it as a playroom and built these awesome custom bookcases.  We immediately ripped out a bay … Continue Reading...

3D bunny head art

3D Bunny Head Paper Art. Cute! #springdecor

Ah, spring is in the air and what's more springy than sweet bunnies? Well Kelli has a real live pet bunny, who poops a LOT, so I am diggin' the alternative to her cute pet with my paper 3D bunny head art! Inspired by a cute bunny head geo bunny necklace from Tuts+, we used their template and made the cute shrinky dink pendant life size! ;) Supplies needed: Poster board size 28 x 22 Craft paper roll, (we snagged ours at Target- … Continue Reading...

DIY decorative vent cover

DIY Decorative Vent Cover tutorial, make these pretty covers to customize your space on the cheap!

This post brought to you by Elmer’s ProBond Advanced. All opinions are 100% mine. Is your air vent in a prime decorating spot? The one in our craft room is and we were having a hard time decorating around it without it being an eye sore. Our solution? Upcycle an old cabinet drawer front into a rustic decorative vent cover! It was a fast project that doesn't require any major tools. We just love how it turned out! Wanna see the before? aka: … Continue Reading...

Strawberry roll recipe

Strawberry Roll recipe. YUM!

We're excited to welcome one of our monthly contributors Carrie from My Recipe Confessions! (: Now that the weather is starting to warm up and everybody has a new spring in their step, I thought it would be the perfect time to share my family's favorite cake. Spring or summer is not complete without eating some strawberry roll! I have been making this cake for friends and family for years now. The original recipe is one I got in my 8th … Continue Reading...