Monday, February 14, 2011

something from nothing

A new music bag.

for. me.

Made from nothings:
Little pieces of decorator samples
and other little bits and pieces.

Inside linen leftover from my Christmas quilt.

You KNOW I love to make 
something
from
Nothing.


Now Here's something that's NOT from nothing.....

Blackbottom Cupcakes.

This recipe's an OLD, OLD favorite.
It goes WAY back to when I began dating my husband!!
SOooooo....
Of course...
I had to make them TODAY!!!
It being valentine's day and all.
Right?

*1 pkg. Devils food cake mix.

Prepare cake mix according to package directions.
Fill cupcake papers 1/3 full with mixture.
In separate bowl mix together:

*1 (8 oz) pkg. cream cheese
*1 egg
*1/2 C. sugar
* 1 C. chocolate chips

 Drop a small spoonfull of this on each cupcake.

Bake according to cake mix instructions.

Then....
Try NOT to eat them all before your husband
gets home from work!!!!!

12 comments:

  1. OOH, yeah, I might have to polish off the cupcakes asap... they look really good... ;-)
    love the something from nothing bag!

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  2. Don't you just love it when you can make something for nothing. Love that bag. Cupcakes look mighty good too!!

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  3. I love the bag. The embroidered flower piece is beautiful and it looks like the whole bag flows around this piece. I love these kinds of challenges.

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  4. Great bag Beth and that is exactly the same recipe that is a hit at our house!! Easy and good!

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  5. I feel so free to create with those little leftover scraps, no loss if it doesn't work out, but the project usually becomes a favorite!
    :-}pokey

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  6. Great bag Beth. But, I'm not looking at those cupcakes.

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  7. Beautiful bag, and it does feel so good to take "nothing" and make something useful and beautiful! Good for you.

    Thanks for the yummy recipe!

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  8. Love the B&W, and yes it is fun to make things from leftovers! Got your book in the mail today, haven't got a chance to look but hope to soon. Thanks again!

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  9. I made black-bottom cupcakes yesterday, too! What a coincidence. They are SOO good! (and Jacob liked them)

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  10. cute bag! Love that yellow lining.
    thanks for the recipe, it looks yummy!

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  11. Great bag! I love those something-from-nothing projects.

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  12. Yup, I love that bag and I love that it's made out of bits and pieces of this and that although it doesn't have that look at all. It looks expensive to me!

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