Monthly Archives: April 2013

Teacher Appreciation Week – I MENTO tell you thanks…. Mentos Gift


Tag reads “I MENTO tell you thanks for being such a great teacher” My son too wanted to give a little something to his teachers. Being a tweener- its uncool to be a teachers pet in middle school. But a little gift he still wanted to give. And this one he was excited by. It…

Teacher Appreciation Week- Teachers can’t live by apples alone….they need chocolate!


Teacher appreciation week is coming!! NEXT WEEK!!! This is a very simple gift   If you are in a pinch this works great –Gable boxes found at Michael’s. –Cut out apples on my silhouette machine. –Filled it with candy. That happen to be buy 1 get 1 free at Publix. –Add a tag…the tag says…

Western / Cowboy Theme Cub Scout Blue and Gold Banquet 2013

Western / Cowboy Cub Scout Blue & Gold Banquet |

Last night was our Blue & Gold Banquet for our Cub Scouts   Since I am the Pack Committee Chair I wanted to do Western theme and all the parents were up for that. It was a great night. One of my favorite Blue & Golds. This is my 5th year planning it and executing…

Nutella Banana Bread – Why haven’t I made this before?

Nutella Banana Bread |

I was cleaning my cabinets out this morning and I came across 2 jars of Nutella. That just won’t do. I can’t have any of this wasted. In thinking of how to use some of it up I also realized I had very ripe bananas that needed used up immediately. They were almost too soft…

Lemon Pepper and Cheese Asparagus

Lemon Pepper and Cheese Asparagus |

Lemon Pepper and Cheese Asparagus YUM!!!!! I got these vegetables from Aldi’s. Do you have that store? I love this store. I wasn’t sure if I would but I really do!! I love their selection of vegetables too. Sadly I have never made fresh Asparagus before. So I asked a bunch of friends how do…

Loving these new Ball Heritage Collection Blue Mason Jars!!

Blue Heritage Collection Mason Jars - Ball |

Have you seen the new Ball Mason Jars – Heritage Collection in BLUE?? I LOVE THEM!!! 2013 marks the 100th Anniversary of the first series of jars designed by the Ball brothers.  They are offering these great jars in BLUE!!! Ball Jar Heritage Collection Pint Jars with Lids and Bands – is where you can…

Central Florida Readers? Come out and support a great cause!!

Many of our readers may or may not know- we are a deaf family of 4. All 4 of us wear hearing aids and are bilingual (American Sign Language) I volunteer for a very great organization called “Florida Hands & Voices” Florida Hands & Voices is a state chapter of the nationwide organization, Hands &…

April Fool’s Day 2013 – Grilled Cheese Peas & Carrots for Dessert

April Fool's Day 2013 - Grilled Cheese Peas & Carrots for Dessert |

April Fool’s Day was alot of fun and so very easy. I almost didn’t do anything for the day since Easter was just 24 hours before. However I couldn’t stand it and decided to go ahead with the plans I had originally wanted to do. This did not take me long at all and I…

Easter & Visiting Teaching April 2013 Candy Flower Favors

Easter & Visiting Teaching April 2013 Candy Flower Favors |

I made these for both Easter Sunday favors and made extras for my sisters in church I will go Visiting Teach. April and Spring/Flowers seemed appropriate. They were very simple to make. I collected baby food jars from friends. I LOVE LOVE LOVE JARS!!! I have an addiction to all types of jars! I simply…

From our family to yours!


I know this is belated but we hope everyone had a wonderful and blessed Easter weekend! From our family to yours!!  

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 »