Sunday, November 30, 2014
Saturday, June 21, 2014
I have seen a ton of these flip flop wreaths on Pinterest and they are so cute for summer.
You will need:
18" MDF wreath
piece of ribbon
19 flip flops ($1 store has them)
Bow/ribbon for the front
Newspaper as a drop cloth
Add your bow to the front and you're done
I saw this wagon at Rodworks in Gilbert, AZ and I had to have it! It will be a great addition to every holiday display. I had the chalk board and drew the American flag. I found a few flags, sparkly star sprigs, patriotic flowers, and garland and threw everything in the wagon. Use books to prop decor up higher.
Happy 4th 2014!
Monday, April 7, 2014
Despite my busy crazy life in graduate school, as a wife, mommy, and caring for my home, I still think of all the time I wish I had for more crafts and subsequent updates on the blog. I honestly have not decorated since Christmas (hence the lack of anything!) My poor little 7 year old was begging for me to put out some Easter stuff, so here is this year's table display. I hosted a bridal shower and bought some Cherry Blossom fresh cut branches from Costco for $9.99, which made the display more real and not too cute-sy (technical term ya know). They look better up close and would be awesome for a high end wedding centerpiece. My niece said a friend of hers actually hot glued on more little pink flowers, which is a great idea. I didn't have time to do that this time around. Nonetheless, the display turned out cute :)
The whole she-bang. The tricycle is actually a wine rack.
My simple 36 inch wreath uses full tulip bouquets from Michael's and burlap ribbon
Lanterns are always there, I just put some eggs in there.
The little egg tree on the right and frame in the middle are from the $1 store
Monday, December 16, 2013
This year I wanted to do a themed card. I love our pretty family pics, but themed ones are so fun! The kids are obsessed with The Incredibles so we decided to put on some super suits and run around Mesa. Thank you to the man who pretended to text someone when he was actually taking our picture. Hey buddy, you might not want to laugh and stare while you're "texting." Oh and I highly recommend you park right in front of a wedding hall like we did. It gave the wedding guests something to stare at during the cocktail hour. I cannot believe I got my husband to agree to this, but somehow I did. Anyway, the kids had a blast, we had a blast, and I LOVE the way they turn out. Kara May was our talented photographer! Christmas card and letter courtesy of Dean Works on etsy.com.
Sunday, December 1, 2013
You will need:
mashed potatoes 3-4 cups prepared
1 pound cooked ground beef
1 can of corn (or use leftover corn from the feast!)
1 can diced tomatoes (DON'T DRAIN)
1 T sauteed minced onion
1 tsp salt
1 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp pepper
1/2 cup shredded cheese
Mix together all ingredients except cheese. Put in 13 x 9 inch dish, cover with cheese and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until browned and bubbly. Enjoy!
Saturday, November 30, 2013
Here is your free Elf on the Shelf introductory note! I saw one on Pinterest/Etsy but it is $10. This is one I whipped up tonight. Leave this with your elf to start off the season and remind your kids to be good this year :). Right click "open in new tab" to print