Thursday, September 22, 2011

Pop Tab Bracelets!

My friend was wearing one of these the first time I met her.. I knew she HAD to be a crafty person! Whenever I go home to visit my parents..we try to get together and have a crafty kind of day!:)


Yep! These are made of recycled pop tabs! and ribbon!!

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Tasty Tuesday–Pumpkin Pie Milkshake

I found this on Ourbestbites the other day and HAD to try it QUICK! I did and it is AMAZING!! I just need to clear enough room in our freezer to keep some vanilla ice cream more permanently for the next few months! It’s a GREAT way to welcome in the Fall!

Pumpkin Pie Milkshake


(Click on the picture to go to the link for the recipe!)


“HOME” Project & a Puzzle





and a few more I am currently working on for other months.. actually there are a lot more I have done but do not have in my soon as I do, I will post pic! I am gathering quite a few ideas..multiples for each month…

Nov, June, Aug

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For the Birthday Week


Another fun project. I bought (less than $2) a 2x2 board from Home Depot and cut it into square with my Miter Saw. Then I bought a cute little (about 6” x 6”) calendar from Michaels for $1. Cut the calendar to fit the blocks and decoupaged them on. THEN I went over them all with a sanding brick and sanded all the edges and corners. And finally went over the top of them with decoupage again to seal it all. I sanded them after so I could sand down the pics and make them flush with the wood.. I didn’t want the pics to hang out over the blocks. SO this is a 6 sided puzzle. Different pic on each side. My 4 year old can do it..but needs a little help at times. With 54 puzzle pieces..and only 9 needed at a time.. it can be a little hard for young ones! I am going to try this with pictures of the family soon!

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Some calendars from Michaels. I have also gotten them from Target dollar bins in years past.. but don’t pay more than a dollar! You can actually get 2 full puzzles out of one book, since you only need 6 pictures and calendars have 12! Great Christmas gifts too!!




Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Happy Birthday!

This last weekend was my daughter’s 2nd birthday, and also my Mother-in-Law’s!

We celebrated and had a fun weekend!




This is the cake I made for them both. I am falling in LOVE with these Cup Cake Cakes!! It was fun and SUPER easy to make! :) I look forward to the next Birthday!! They both love Hello Kitty!