Monthly Archives: July 2011

Way Back When Craft – Wood Kitty


I have been crafting for many many years. Even when I was in high school. However this craft isn’t that old. But this one goes back almost 15 years. I was into scroll saw cutting. My grandma and mom bought me one for my birthday. I still have it. I really need to pull it…

Lemon Garlic Pepper Chicken Pasta by Chef Chad


Lemon Garlic Pepper Chicken Pasta- say that 4 times really fast. HA!! This dish was amazing. The family ate 2nd helpings (including the kidlets) and then the left overs were negotiated for lunch This makes enough for at least 8-10 servings. So you can feed guest on just 3 chicken breasts and they are sooooo…

Giveaway – Organizing Utility Tote by Sarah Parris’ Thirty-one


I am SUPER excited about this giveaway!! Sarah Parris’ Thirthy-One gifted us one of these amazing Organizing Utility Totes.  I couldn’t WAIT to hit the beach. But before I even made it to the beach this bag was a life saver in so many ways. We had to make a very quick last-minute trip out-of-town….

An oldie but goodie – Magic Cookie Bars


I grew up in the south all my life. I have had these amazing “Magic Cookie Bars” growing up. This past weekend my beautiful 88 yr old Grandmother passed away. We got to see her just before she left us. Once she passed– if your from the south– comfort = FOOD. Food started pouring in…

Wordless Wednesday – Who I am missing a whole lot!


Never a goodbye- just a see you later (July 23, 2011) Till we meet again. (Taken a few years ago)

CCT – Features & Party #10


Sorry I am a bit behind on this post. I am loving all the creative creations!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE EM!!! Mini Blueberry Muffin Skewers – Homespun With Love This would be just AMAZING for a brunch!! I love how pretty they are. And I bet using brownie bites etc would look great for weddings etc!!…

Apple Sour Cream Crumble Cupcakes


These were so moist and delicious. I enjoyed this cupcake because I didn’t have to frost it. It has a yummy crumble on top This is Chad’s made up recipe. He did a GOOD JOB!! Cut up 1 1/2 cups of apples. We used the canned apples in water. In a skillet we cooked it…

DIY – Assembling the Playhouse (Playhouse Series)


TO VIEW ALL POSTS IN THIS SERIES CLICK HERE Finishing up our Dog Playhouse series. Time to put this puppy together (hahah) Again using my favorite Fabri-Tac glue from Jo-Ann’s Fabric I started gluing on all my pieces. On each of the 4 lime green panels I glued on the triangles and the rectangle pieces….

DIY- Cutting out the felt pieces (Playhouse Series)


TO VIEW ALL POSTS IN THIS SERIES CLICK HERE Continuing our series of our dog play house. (see other previous posts in related links located at the end of this post) Here is our make shift pattern for the dog house. Our card table measures on the top 34 x 34 inches. And 28 inches…

DIY – Felt Accessories and Vinyl (Playhouse Series)


TO VIEW ALL POSTS IN THIS SERIES CLICK HERE I created my Chubbie Puppies to go on a play house. I will continue the series of posts.  (SEE PREVIOUS POST) I wanted to have bones on the play house and simply cut out the pattern on paper, and then pined it on to white felt…

DIY – Felt Chubbie Puppies (Playhouse Series)

chubby puppies

Purchase the colors of the puppies in felt pieces. I purchased mine from Jo-Ann Fabrics. They are 9 x 12 inches. For the body you will need to cut out a 9″ circle of the body color of your choice. Click to download pattern I printed out the pattern and cut out all the pieces….

Wordless Wednesday – FL Rainstorm Friend


(Ignore Chad’s dirty fingers from painting)

CCT – Features & Party #9


Loving all these creative posts!! I enjoy Tuesday because it fires me up for the rest of the week with great inspirations!! Staying Kool this Summer – Happy Home Fairy I love all these KOOL ideas to make with Kool-Aid packets. We are major Kool-Aid drinkers in this house! DIY Puppy Ears – Love &…

Goat Cheese & Spinach Omelet


We enjoy using goat cheese in many of our recipes. If you search for goat cheese on our blog you will see that we use the same spinach/goat cheese mix in many different ways.  Its delicious and it usually makes quite a bit. So we get creative. Start off with our spinach and goat cheese…

Puppy Party – DIY Puppy Leashes


Yesterday I featured how to make the paw print collars. Today I created keeping the party theme colors — made leashes for the puppies. Ribbon in party colors  – I was able to make 3 leashes per spool. Bag of jump rings and bags of lobster clasps. I bought these at Hobby Lobby.  The jump…

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