Wednesday, October 11, 2017

haunted tree pretzels

oh my goodness...
it's been awhile...
and i know i know!

what started as an intentional 
short summer blog break turned out 
to be an unintentional very very very 
long summer turned to fall whattookmesodarnlongtocomebacktomyblog break.

oopsies!

should i explain with some long drawn out 
story about how i needed a break from creating because 
it was basically consuming my life 
as to what the next post would be 
that i kinda oopsies forgot that i had a family? 
or that some darn thing called irma completely screwed up my 
so called september comebacktobloglife time?

or maybe i was just lost in a forest 
where no one could find me?!?!

like maybe a haunted forest?
hey now! maybe i don't/didn't wanna be found! lol
but heck a halloween baby like me could not 
let her holiday go by 
without celebrating right?

and good thing cuz i really really really
missed creating/blogging.

i guess i will just give up the fact that 
i was born this way as some lady gaga told me
in a song i heard one time or another...

anyway, if you wanna get lost in 
a haunted chocolate forest too, 
here's the lo-down:
do this first and plop them in a bowl:

next up, which is optional but 
it will give you a better idea on placement 
once they are dipped:
ok now here comes the fun part of growing your trees.





i was originally gonna take another 
lighter chocolate and add the trunk detail 
but then i think swirling the bark around 
before it completely dries was much easier 
and looked cooler than if i were to 
pipe lines for trunk detail.

so there you have it.
i kinda love these trees.
no watering or sunshine needed and 
the blacker the thumb you have, the better the tree, 
which is great for me considering 
i kill silk plants without even trying.
dang that felt good to finally do a post 
since over 3 months ago.
yup i know what ya mean haunted tree, 
i know what ya mean!











12 comments:

  1. Ahhh. Finally. I feel a missing piece of me is back! Hi BBFF! Good to see ya! And great to see this idea!! They are perfect! Pinning! Dona

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    1. hey there BBFF! i'm sorry about your missing piece! it kinda started small and got real big but was a needed break too. i've got a lot of ideas stored up that hope will keep ya happy and hoppin'! :>D

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  2. Glad you enjoyed your much needed break-except for Irma-but glad you're back because your tree pretzels are genius!! I love the idea of using broken pretzel pieces for the branches!! Welcome back, Lisa! :)

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    1. thank you Karen! even when i was away my brain still kept working so i just surrended to it!😜lol

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  3. I'm so happy you're back, I love these haunted trees. At a glance, I'm pretty sure you could turn them into Lumiere from Beauty and the Beast too!

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    1. oh wow! see i never thought of that! awesome idea Kim and it's fun to be back with you guys 😁

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  4. Oh my goodness- these are too darned cute! Thanks for sharing! x Karen

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  5. This is great! I am pinning! We just started the Whisk It Wednesday link party and I thought you might be interested in sharing there too! Thanks, Carrie

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    1. oh thank you so much Carrie! i'm gonna whisk away now and check out your party! :>D

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  6. These pretzels are so darn cute. Please stop by Thursday Favorite Things since you are being featured.
    Hugs,
    Bev

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