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Happy National Moon Day

Adeina Anderson, from Creative Lifestyles with Adeina, shares a couple of fun ways to celebrate the first moon landing.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich —

Foot Print Cupcakes

Items Needed

  • Cake mix
  • Whit frosting
  • Food coloring – all four colors
  • American flag toothpicks
  • Spoon
  • Fork

Directions

  1. Bake the cupcakes following the directions on the box.
  2. Let the cupcakes cool completely.
  3. Mix all four colors of the food coloring box, red, blue, yellow, and green.
  4. Add more blue to make it gray, you will just be eyeballing this.
  5. Spread the frosting on the cupcakes with a knife, leaving a flat space on the top of the cupcake.
  6. Put the cupcakes in the refrigerator so the frosting can harden.
  7. Use a spoon to flatten the top of the cupcake.
  8. Take the fork and press in on the flat spot to make the foot print.
  9. Add the flag toothpick.

TP Space Ships

Items Needed

  • Toilet paper rolls, emptied.
  • Deco Art paint, red, white, silver and blue.
  • Small paintbrush.
  • White scrapbook paper.
  • Glue dots.
  • Scotch tape.
  • Clothespins
  • Decou page
  • Silver glitter

Directions

  1. Paint all sides of the the clothespins silver, let dry and set aside.
  2. Create fun American spaceship things on the outside of the toilet paper roll with the red, white, and blue paint. 
  3. If the toilet paper rolls aren’t white, you can paint them white to start with.
  4. Set them aside to dry.
  5. To add glitter to the clothespin, paint a coat of decou page on one side and before it dries, pour the silver glitter on it.
  6. To create the cone top, fold a piece of white scrapbook paper into a cone and glue it together.
  7. Cut the excess until it fits the top of the toilet paper roll.
  8. Tape the cone to the toilet paper roll.
  9. Add the clothespins to the bottom.

 

Moon Cocktails

Items Needed

  • 2 Oz Vodka
  • 1/2 Cup of Coconut milk or cream
  • Round Ice Cube (this is your moon)
  • Black berries for the moon rocks

Directions

  1. Put the round ice cube in the bottom of a rock glass or short Champaign glass.
  2. Add the Vodka and the coconut milk.
  3. Place the black berries around the ice cube.
  4. Enjoy!!!

For more ideas from Adeina, visit https://creativelifestyles.tv/

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