Monthly Archives: May 2011

Banana cupcakes in a jar

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I love anything in a jar, or glass. Something about receiving a gift in a cool jar is fun. Start off by making 24 cupcakes using our very own recipe by Chad – Chad’s best ‘nanner bread I may be biased but hands down this is the best ‘nanner bread ever. (Its a sweet version)….

Giveaway: Cupcake Stand & 75 Damask Cupcake liners

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Our 1st ever Giveaway. I am so excited. I promised our fans on our Facebook page once we hit 500 we would have a giveaway and they have surpassed. WOOHOO! Were giving away this beautiful Black and White cupcake stand and 75 brand new damask cupcake liners! I am a huge fan of black and…

DIY- Inexpensive Dad Frame with Quote

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I wanted to have a nice framed piece for the special dad in my kids life. I plan to give one to my father in law as well.  Sad my dad isn’t here to get one too. But it’s the thought that counts he knows I would make him one in a heart beat. I…

Yummy Blueberry Cupcakes

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Feels like summer time here in Central Florida. One of the many favorite flavors of summer is the blueberry. At leas it is for me I love blueberries and every year I get a huge 5 lb bag ordered from the farmer. YUM! Since Chad and I have been in cupcake mode lately we wanted…

DIY- Pretty Cupcake Stands

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I wanted little cupcake stands to show off cupcakes we create lately. We have kind of joined the cupcake craze. So everything we make is a cupcake now. Invite us over for dinner– OK– we’ll bring cupcakes. Been learning how to frost them etc. I needed something more than my cake stand. So Chad and…

Father’s Day – iDad Chocolate Candy

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What dad doesn’t want a sweet gift? I know a bunch of dad’s would LOVE an iPad for Father’s day.. but I think this is the 2nd best thing to get. Get a big DADDY size chocolate bar. We used this one (will fit the freebie wrapper we are offering) Printed off the wrapper and…

Father’s Day – Love you to PIECES

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I plan on making a basket of goodies for Father’s day. Different items my husband enjoys to eat. So to start off my basket I added a jar of his favorite candies. Can you guess? He is a major peanut butter lover! I used an empty frappuccino bottle I got from a friend. (I love…

4th of July Pillow Case Dress

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One of my very 1st dresses I have ever sew was this one last year. I love how it turned out. The little American flags, and used maroon fabric to accent it. Its great to also wear on Memorial and Labor day.  I also sewed it a bit long so she could wear it for…

DIY- Baby Burp Cloths

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Another incredibly easy baby shower gift. I used the same fabric as I did the other 2 shower gifts. (found here) I gave these, 2 binkies and a pair of shoes for shower gifts. They were the hit of the parties. Everyone ooh’ed and ahh’ed over them. Almost made me want to have another kids….

DIY- Baby Binky Leash

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Another QUICK and easy Baby shower gift.  I have gotten so many comments back from my girlfriends that received these that these hold on to their son’s clothing far better than the commercial brand. That makes my heart sing. Something better than a store brand– ME?? I made?? WOOHOO Sew 4 Home- has this great…

DIY- Adorable Cloth Baby Shoes

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I used to not be able to sew. Yesterday being Mother’s day I got to reflect on all the wonderful things my mom has taught me. It then got me to thinking that I have been also equally blessed with great friends that are mother’s and they have taught me some really great things. I…

Happy Mother’s Day

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To all the wonderful mothers out there- Happy Mother’s Day to you!!

Cheater Spinach & Artichoke Quesadilla

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As much as we love to cook- we are just as excited to come up with something “semi-homemade”. But we call them cheaters. Because we felt like she cheated through this dinner. We made this dinner for Cinco de Mayo. Inspired by Tijuana Flats. Pack of 10 large flour tortillas Started off with our favorite…

Thanks for helping me bloom – Teacher Appreciation Week 2011

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This is the last gift my kids teachers will be getting. I followed the flower instructions from the website MADE. I loved out it came out. Chad sprayed them all. He is an even spray painter. I would have drips all over the silly thing. My best friend saved me a bunch of coke bottles….

Sweet Teacher candy bar – Teacher Appreciation 2011

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Last minute gift. I made a wrapper similar to this for my children’s school PTA. It was on a much thinner candy bar that they gave out to all the teachers and staff this week. I wanted to have one myself that would fit a Hershey bar. I could use it at the end of…

Both deaf since the age of 3, Chad and Mary Beth enjoy not only raising their little family but photographing together, cooking & crafting as well. Living in Central Florida with their ... Read More About Us »
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