Monthly Archives: August 2011

Wordless Wednesday – Back 2 School


I know its wordless wednesday– but I have words with this. My man off to middle school. Makes me sad. I sneaked a photo of him getting on the bus. Totally uncool in his eyes. I am not allowed to take him to the bus stop any more or pick him up. So this is…

CCT – Features & Party #13


Back to school here in Central Florida now I can get back to some serious crafting!! Here are a few fun features from last weeks partttttaayyyy.. No-Sew Nap-Mat – For You By Love Most Viewed link last week by our viewers!! WOOHOO!! Peanut Butter S’More Cookies – Chef in Training Peanut Butter S’Mores??? YUMMMMM Buttermilk…

Guest Blogger – Brekke @


I am so excited to share with my readers another guest blogger here on Nothing But Country. Brekke Felt of!! She is also a fellow photographer as we are and loveee that!! She makes amazing cupcakes and she has the most humorous names for her cupcakes. Failcakes, Scratchcakes and Cheatercakes. Wanna know what those…

DIY- Fabric Headband Tutorial {Halloween}


One of the easiest things I feel I make for my daughter are her fabric headbands. The fact I can make it to the correct size for her head is great. Her head is a little bit bigger than her friends but not as big as an adult so its hard to find perfect fitting…

Glitter Halloween Ghost T-Shirt & Giveaway (Over)


Halloween is just around the corner. Believe it or not. I know it’s still SO HOT outside, but I like to get a head start on my Halloween craft making so it doesn’t run up too closely to Thanksgiving and Christmas.  My favorite time of the year is here for getting creative!! JoAnn’s now carries…

Rag Garland – Puppy Party Theme


I love all the rag garlands I see for birthday. I wanted one to hang between my dining room and kitchen to dress it up a bit for our party. Our Puppy Party coming up soon theme colors are Lime Green, Turquoise & Chocolate. So we found some fun fabrics. I cut my fabric in…

Summer Cashew Chicken Salad Sandwich


I have never made this before or even eaten it.  Years ago a friend mentioned making it for a party. It just sounded good. Well as many of us know– it’s HOT OUTSIDE and I just did not want to cook and some odd reason I remember this chicken salad out of the blue. I…

Happy National S’mores Day – August 10


Did you know today is national S’mores day. When I think of S’mores I remember these S’more brownies Chad made for us to take over to a friends house. And like any S’mores I eat, I love my marshmallows very toasty. Well– this recipe we got them toasty. He caught them on fire in the…

Wordless Wednesday – Almost 7 years ago


April 13, 2004 – Hurricane Charley $75K in damages – fire, lost all kitchen appliances, roof redone and structural beams replaced, lost our porch, spa and pool (all replaced) Living in FL isn’t all Sun & Fun.

CCT – Features & Party #12


Alot of new crafters last week stopped by and linked up and we had some great creative creations. So excited to see new faces & always love to see our regulars too what they are creating. It keeps me so inspired. THANK YOU EVERYONE!!!   Dumpster ROcker – Domestic Imperfection I can’t get over the…

Guest Blogger – Maria @ Love & Sugar Kisses

I am so excited for today’s Guest Blogger post.   Maria @ Love  & Sugar Kisses is here with one of her amazing tutorials!! She is also a very talented cake decorator. I have been drooling at some of her wonderful creations. Her cake she recently made for her daughter’s puppy party was A-MA-ZING!!! You…

Dog Days of Summer Treat {Freebie}


It’s hot outside- the end of summer is approaching. Seems the last few weeks are dragging. Wanted to make some cute treats to give out to friends that eventually these HOT days in Florida will soon end. August is one of the hottest months of the year. Cute dog Graham cracker cookies I found at…

Sarah Parris’ Thirty-One Utility Tote Winner


I am so excited to announce our winner of the Sarah Parris’ Thirty-One Utility Tote Bag!! This was our largest participation to date. Using to select a winner- Our 127th comment (and I recounted all the comments over and over again to be extra sure)… 127th comment belongs to….. GWEN JOHNSON!!!!! Congratulations Gwen. Please…

Bathroom Framed Art – Free Download & How To


This is one of my favorite pieces of art that is in my bathroom for a number of reasons. 1- It’s of some special cuties n the tub having a great time with bubbles. 2- I love Shel Silverstein as a kid (and still do) 3- It matches my bathroom 4- I made it I…

Sewing Tip – Ironing hems


Hems!! My least favorite thing to do when sewing. Is turning under hems evenly. A girlfriend gave me a tip on how to make them happen a little quicker and nearly pain-free. (Already started on my Halloween sewing   ) I use a piece of card stock paper and mark my hems that I need….

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