Bacon Flower Bouquet

We got some wonderful news today!! My hubby GOT A PROMOTION!!
I am so proud of him!! Over two years with this company, and now he get to be THE BOSS! Sounds very nice, doesn’t it…The Boss! Love it!!
Congratulations Baby! Well Deserved! 
I was thinking all afternoon about what special something, I should make for him. I was going to make him Boston Cream Pie (or cupcakes). I just didn’t have enough time to surprise him before he got home. Then…”liiight-buuulb” …(imagine Mr. Gru saying it, too funny).
What does my hubby love the most? BACON!!
I remember the bouquet of bacon that I saw of Babble and pinned it. Bingo, best of both worlds!

1 package of BACON
Muffin pan
Fake rose flowers, with rose buds taken off

1. Preheat the oven to 400
2. Take the bacon out of the package. Line two slices of bacon, one on top of the other. Place the second slice a little bit higher than the bottom one. (I used two bacon slices for one rose to make it a little bigger).

3. Roll the bacon rose bud. I used two rose buds per one muffin cup. (If you have a mini-muffin pan, you can use one rose bud per muffin cup. ) Finish the package.

4. Meanwhile, prepare the flower stems. Take off the flower petals,  leaving the sticks on the stem. Place the stems into the vase.

5. Line the cutting board with saran wrap and cover with paper towels (it will make for an easy clean up.) When the bacon buds are done, remove from the oven and place on paper towel to cool.

6.  Place the bacon rose buds on the stems.


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  1. Wow these are so cool, I’m sure he loved them!
    Great pictures!
    Congratulations all the way around!

  2. How cool! Congrats to your sweetie…

  3. One my girlfriends made this for her hunny on Valentine’s Day, but she dipped the rose tops in chocolate. Kind of genius…right?

    I’d love for you to come share at my link party. :)

  4. Isn’t that amazing. I’ve never seen anything like this. I bet hubby was thrilled because you’re right,… love bacon (well, me too, but you know what I mean). Congrats and thanks for sharing at our party this week.

  5. Congratulations to your hubby, Yea for bacon!! Hugs and Happy Weekend Wishes xo

  6. Congrats to your hubs!

  7. Wow! How cool is that?!? My husband would be so happy to have these show up on our dinner table (heck, I would too). And kudos to your hubby (and you for loving support) on the promotion.

    Thanks for an awesome idea! And I appreciate the personal photos of execution :)

  8. Wow!
    Haha! That looks so good right now, who doesnt love bacon?!
    Congrats on the promotion!!

  9. How clever! and super yummy too!

  10. This looks ridiculously yummy and I think my husband would get such a kick out of it! Love it!! Visiting from Busy Monday Linky Party


  11. THIS IS SO GREAT. Who doesn’t like bacon. Got to do this soon.

  12. This is brilliant, I must try it for the bf’s birthday soon :) Thanx for sharing!

  13. My husband loves bacon too! Great idea!Have a wonderful week. Diane

  14. Congratulations to your hubby.
    What a great idea – perfect for Fathers’ Day!!

  15. This has got to be one of the funniest things I’ve ever seen :) My husband is a big bacon eater and I can’t wait to surprise him with these. Thanks so much for sharing at Mix it up Monday :)

  16. I was drawn in immediately! Wouldn’t these be cute to give your man on Valentine’s Day? Love the idea! Visiting from Creative Mondays…

  17. Congratulations to both of you Luyba!
    As the wife of a “Retired Boss”, I know that the wife plays a big role it that promotion. What a precious idea and a great celebration! Hope you have a wonderful week and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  18. Oh my goodness, this is so clever! What a great bouquet :-)

    Mal @ The Chic Geek

  19. Hahahah…. now I get it. Good job!! I couldn’t figure out why you made bacon flowers…. Now I get it. he is bringing home the bacon. LOL>>>

  20. This is interesting. I know for sure the bacon lovers in my house would flip over this idea. I will have to keep this bookmarked and tucked away for birthday or something. Thanks for sharing :)

  21. Wow a great idea,love these…thanks again for linking up :0)

  22. What the…? This is the strangest thing I’ve even seen!! What a unique idea. I would NEVER have thought of anything like this. Congrats to hubby!!! Hope he loved them! :)

  23. Funny and clever! One of the best ideas I have ever seen.

  24. What a cute idea, and men love bacon! Perfect!! We hope you’ll be back to our “Strut Your Stuff Saturday”. We loved having you! -The Sisters

  25. Featuring on Thursday at Bacon Time!

  26. Those are brilliant! :-) Congrats to your hubby on his promotion and you on such a fantastic gift!

  27. This is such a great idea! We’ve never seen a bouquet of roses looking to manly haha

    Thanks for sharing at Beautify It Monday – We hope to see you back next week!

  28. What a creative idea! Thanks so much for sharing at Terrific Tuesdays.

  29. These are really cool. I will have to do this for my husband sometime. I would love if you would share this and any other posts at Showcase Your Talent Thursday I hope to see you there!

  30. This is priceless! I love it! Thanks for posting at Scrumptious Sunday!

  31. I just wanted to let you know that I have featured you over at our Sunday Round Up. Come on over and grab a feature button and I hope we see again this week. :)

  32. Hey there! Just wanted to let you know we featured you in our Favorite Find Fridays post over at Whimsically Homemade. We used one of your pictures. If that’s a problem let us know and we’ll remove it immediately. Thanks for your great inspiration!

  33. WOW these are so neat! Fresh bacon buds – that will be so fun to make…for just because!

  34. Wow, Lyuba! These are incredible!

  35. These are amazing! I saw this at your 2012 recap! Must pin!!

  36. Oh, my goodness! This totally made me smile, Lyuba! What man wouldn’t love this! (Congrats to your hubby.) Would you mind if I included this in my Father’s Day round up?

  37. This is so awesome Lyuba! And congrats to him on the promotion!

  38. This is the COOLEST thing I’ve ever seen!!!!!


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