Monthly Archives: June 2011

Wordless Wednesday

After swimming lessons yesterday – much braver than mama! (ok so I lied- a few words)

Creative Creations Tuesday – Features & Party #4

HAPPY TUESDAY!!! It is Tuesday again!! We are already on our 4th week. Almost a full month!! Time flies when your having fun partying? You all are KILLING me with your creativeness. SO MANY projects to see and drool over. Hard to pick just 5. I say that every week- but seriously. I am LOVING…

Brownie & Caramel Milk Shake

It’s summer time in full force here in Central Florida. HOT HOT HOT!! Shakes and Ice cream and Popsicle are a must to keeping cool The kids wanted something different for dessert the other night. I just blurted out- brownie milk shake??  They gave me this look– WHAT??? So I had them help me make…

Father’s Day Grill Sergeant Apron Giveaway Winner Announced!!

Winner of Father’s Day Grill Sergeant Apron — We had 50 entries up until 5pm EST. We used RANDOM.ORG to pick our winner. #15 comment on our blog was- CONGRATULATIONS  Keri Widmann!! Please contact us with your address so we can mail you your prize!! Thank you everyone to entered our Father’s Day giveaway. It…

Washer Jewelry, Bookmarks & Keychain

This is not a new idea by any means. This idea comes from the blog – Not So Idle Hands. In fact- I made these a year ago. I love how they turned out. Not So Idle Hands has a great tutorial on how to make these. I use realllly small jewels and glued them…

Orange Crush Soda Cupcakes – Summertime Sweets

I don’t know about you- but for me Orange Soda reminds me of Summertime. Orange Crush and even the orange creamsicles. YUMM!!! My other favorite was the orange sliced candies eaten during the summer.  Available all year round but growing up- going to my grandmothers home in N. Florida- that is when we indulged in…

Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joes

We got the recipe from  – A Taste of Home Cooking website. We loved it. We will be making this again!! YUM!! Served it with a side of baked beans and had a very easy dinner. Tasted just like a cheesesteak but much easier. Only difference with our version is we threw in a bunch…

Father’s Day Apron { Grill Sergeant } & GIVEAWAY

Father’s day is just around the corner. 10 days to be exact. I found this 3 pack of Aprons at Sam’s club a few weeks ago. And wanted to make some fun Grilling/BBQ’ing aprons for the father’s in my life. Using my Silhouette machine. I designed the apron.  The grill came from their online store,…

Easy Kids Summertime T-Shirt- Beach Crab

Summer is here and our 1st project of the summer is a shirt ready to wear to the beach. 🙂 Cute crab. She is very happy about this shirt because she is a huge spongbob fan. Says her shirt reminds her of Mr. Krabs. 🙂 I don’t care for the show so I am happy…

Creative Creations Tuesday – Features & Party #3

  HAPPY TUESDAY!!! Thank you to everyone that linked up on our party last week!! SO many great inspiring crafts and ideas.  I love my pinterest and saved so many projects. LOVE IT!! Here are 5 projects I would to feature this week. Kicking Off Summer – Watermelon Scratchcakes – Brekke Cakes Ribbit! – The…

Princess & Frog Memory Game

My daughter loves the movie Princess and the Frog. Her last birthday party was that theme. One of the games I made for her birthday party was a memory game. She still loves it and we use it a lot. It was so easy to make. I used my Uchida Clever Lever Mega Craft Punch,…

Cheesy Chicken and Spinach Enchiladas

We love to make our meals around the sales we get at Publix.  This past few weeks we were able to get great deal on chicken, Chi-Chi Tortillas & Philadelphia cooking cream. Also in our stockpile we had plenty of Rotel and frozen spinach. And was able to use our 1.00 off any cheese coupon…

Party on a budget – Graduation Party & Decorations

We had a small party with family for graduation for my kidlets.  I made a pendant banner with the penguins I used in my smartie pants post — see here It says congrats. Printed them out, cut out and taped them on to a long piece of curling ribbon. All the tables had black table…

Graduation Cap Cupcakes

Another yummy we made for our graduation party were toppers for our cupcakes. 🙂 They were so delish too! We simply made our own cupcakes and butter cream frosting on the top. Then made these cute toppers. Wilton Icing Mates in tubes…. Airhead extreme candy (we found this in the 1.00 area of Target store)…

Graduation Cap Brownie Bites

My 2 kidlets graduated this year with fun ages. At the same time so that was exciting. Kindergarten and 5th Grade. 🙂 Over the weekend we threw them a quick impromptu party with family. One of the yummies at the party was graduation cap brownie bites. 🙂 Family LOVED THEM. They are super rich so…

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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