Monthly Archives: July 2011

Puppy Party – DIY Puppy Collars


Mentioned in previous posts – I am working on projects to get ready for my Daughters birthday. Having a puppy party. Colors are Lime, Turquoise, and Brown. Since the kidlets will be “adopting” a puppy at the party, and then going to various stations getting things they need for their puppies. One of the items…

Lemon Sour cream Cupcake = Delicious Failcake


First things first.  What is a failcake?? Check out the definition of a failcake by Technically this is a Failcake Cheatercake. LOL  I love her terminology. It’s like part of my regular vocabulary!!! HA! Certainly this yummy looking cupcake couldn’t possibly be a failcake. AND the mere fact that I am admitting to my…

Fun Fishing Cupcakes


We featured these at before father’s day and they are still my favorite cupcakes- and would do great for the summer months, and anyone that missed this tutorial I wanted to be sure to share it with our new fans. My husband loves to fish with my son. They love to fish during the…

Wordless Wednesday


P.S. – Best Underwater Point & Shoot EVER!! (my own opinion that is) -Olympus Stylus Tough 8000 12MP 2.7 LCD Digital Camera (Blue)

CCT – Features & Party #8


We’re starting our 2nd month with CCT!! Lots of fun projects to feature this week!!! DIY Birthday Countdown Frame – Love & Sugar Kisses I need to make this for my daughter STAT!! So she knows how many more days till her birthday. She asks me almost every day–sometimes multiple times a day Jewelry Showcase…

I love to see the temple – vinyl on glass block


I am a major procrastinator if you didn’t know. I needed to come up with a project for tomorrow when I go visit some gals from my church for visiting teaching. This month theme is also on Temple and I wanted to give them something pretty to have in their homes. Also Primary is learning…

New Fun Summer Toy


This is alot of fun to have in the pool. It was intended to put in your back yard. But it floats and sprays all the same and is super exciting. It is the – Little Tikes Ultimate Beach Ball Sprinkler Recently on sale at Walmart.  I had it shipped to our home for only…

Summertime Cupcake – Strawberry JAMboree


Strawberries remind me of the summertime.  I was bored the other night and I have been watching far too many episodes of Cupcake Wars on the TV. I was feeling just a tad bit adventurous. Of course I should have tried a bit more of a crazy items but for now I am pleased with…

Kids Summer Craft – Sun Catchers


I love the summer. I get to craft with my kidlets. The other day my daughter and I worked on a sun catcher. I haven’t made one of these since I was a little girl. She has never made one either. I loved watching her little fingers work putting the beads in to the right…

No Sew Blanket – Puppy Party Favor


As mentioned other posts- my daughter’s having a puppy party. So we are slowly getting it prepared and making things along the way so we are not in a mad dash.  I love to play ahead too. Got this really cute fabric – fleece on sale with a coupon from my local JoAnn’s Crafts.  It…

Wordless Wednesday


Thought the July 4th bike parade at church was for the little kids?? Clearly for the young at heart too!

Creative Creations Tuesday – Features & Party #7


  Hope everyone had a great 4th of July holiday weekend. We sure did. The rain here in Central Florida finally let up Friday evening so that we could enjoy the weekend dry. It’s Tuesday again!?!  Lots of great projects linked up. Hard every week to pick just 5. Quick Envelope Pillow Case Tutorial –…

We’re guest blogging over at Oopsey Daisy today!!


GUESS WHAT???  We are guest bloggin over at Oopsey Daisy today!!!  Many of our fans on facebook knew we were working on some really cute “chubbie puppies” for an upcoming puppy party. The tutorial is up over at Oopsey Daisy Blog!! We are so honored to be guest blogging for Alison @ Oopsey Daisy. WOOHOOO!!!…

Happy 4th of July!!!


The North family hopes you and your loved ones have an amazing 4th of July. We are so grateful to live in America. Extremely grateful for the many men and women in the armed forces that fight for our freedom.  We could never repay you- but today we honor you all. Those here and before….

Reuben Burger – YUMMMYYY!!


We love a good Reuben sandwich. But sometimes making corned beef is expensive and time-consuming waiting to cook it in a crock pot all day. Wanted something quick and fast. I found this recipe off  Pinterest. It is from “The Cookaholic Wife” We made a few changes to make it easier for us and to…

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 »