Recipe: Parmesan Hash Brown Cups

I came across this recipe for Parmesan Hash Brown Cups on The Yummy Life blog and thought I’d try it because I still had some shredded potatoes left over from when I made the Breakfast Cupcakes recipe.   I followed Monica’s recipe pretty closely, only making minor additions, so be sure to also stop by and check out the post on her BLOG and see what inspired her to make them ;)   Ingredients Needed: 1 bag of Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns 3 Green Onions, Chopped 1/2 Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 1/2 Teaspoon Black Pepper 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil   Optional: 1 Tablespoon of Minced Garlic   Before you start: Pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray your muffin … Continue Reading

Recipe: Breakfast Cupcakes

While browsing Pinterest, I came across a pin for bacon, egg and toast cups from MarthaStewart.com. My family loves having breakfast dinners so I decided to try making these. I made some changes to the recipe so here is my version.   Before you start: You will need to decide what ingredients you want included. I used a variation of eggs, bacon, sausage, and cheese. These are totally customizable so feel free to experiment. Pre-heat your oven to 375 degrees. Lightly grease a muffin pan and set aside.   Step 1: I deviated from the original recipe and began by cooking the bacon and sausage first. You will want to cook them half-way because they will finish cooking in the oven.   Step 2: Take 6 … Continue Reading

DIY Nail Polish!

Have you ever wanted your nails to be a certain color but no store had a color remotely close to the one you envisioned so you had to settle for something else? Why not make it yourself?!   I came across an awesome DIY Nail Polish tutorial by Lindsay @ Delighted Momma and couldn’t wait to try her advice! You can check out her original post HERE.   So here is my experience with making my own ;-)   First, you will need a few things to get started: A bottle of clear polish Eyeshadow to color the polish. Feel free to be creative! A couple of toothpicks A funnel or something to make a funnel   Since this is the first time I have … Continue Reading

Welcome to Blooming with Jaidis!

  Hi! My name is Jaidis Shaw! Most of you may know of me through my other blog, Juniper Grove. I play many roles each day including Mother, Wife, Book Tour Coordinator, Author, Friend, and Insane Multi-tasker! Two roles that I love have withered from my life and I hope to bring them back. Those roles are Crafter and Chef. With everything on my plate I needed to prioritize my life and now I believe that I am ready to bloom once again!   I invite you to follow along on my journey to ignite those passions again! This blog will be a place of inspiration, imagination, and hopefully a learning experience! I will be documenting the DIY crafts and recipes with photos and instructions … Continue Reading