Make a Felt Avocado Toast Christmas Ornament For Your Favorite Foodie

I know people love to mock Millennials for our devotion to avocado toast, but I have no problem admitting that it's one of my favorite breakfasts (and snacks). If you have anyone on your Christmas list who is a fellow avocado-toast-lover, this might be the perfect handmade gift for them.         

Materials

 

  • Dark brown felt
  • Tan felt
  • Light green felt
  • Dark green felt
  • Thread
  • Needle
  • Batting
  • Clear or silver seed beads
  • Scissors
  • Pins
  • Printable template

Step

Print and cut out the paper template, pin to the felt, and cut out the following pieces:

(2) pieces of toast from the tan felt

(4) larger crescents from the dark green felt

(4) smaller crescents from the light green felt

(1) 14 1/4-inch by 3/4-inch strip from the dark brown felt

(1) 2-inch by 1/2-inch strip from the dark brown felt

In addition, cut a piece of batting slightly smaller than the toast template.  Continue Reading

Make Ghost Toast

Perfect for Halloween breakfast is this quick, easy and yummy ghost toast recipe from the Culinary Corner of The Charlotte Weekly.

1. Spread soft butter or margarine on a large slice of white bread.

2. Carefully cut or tear a ghostlike shape out of aluminum foil.

3. Press the foil shape on top of the buttered bread. Sprinkle the bread generously with a mixture of cinnamon and sugar.

4. Place the slices on a baking sheet and slip under a preheated broiler for about two or three minutes or until the butter is hot and bubbly. Continue Reading

Endlessly Customizable Toast!

“Nothing gets your morning going like a cup of joe and a piece of toast slathered in your favorite spread. Of course, it can also be the time of day when things are hectic to start. Kids running around, people in and out, everyone trying to remind everyone else about the super important soccer meet after school. Next time, put it on toast.

This toaster by Sasha Tseng incorporates a little message board where one can read quick notes. Continue Reading

Possibly the Coolest Doorbell EVER

Doorbells, the parts that make the ding-dongs anyway, are notoriously goofy. Boxes that hang onto the wall much like Toad. And the mundane ‘ding-dong’ itself? The basic tone hasn’t changed in years. Until now, that is. Check out Peter Van Der Jagt’s absolutely fabulous ‘Bottoms Up’ Doorbell. When your guests press the outdoor button, inside their arrival is announced by a toast. How cool is that?! At $151, it’s kinda spendy, but I’m thinking it might be DIY-able. Continue Reading