Archive | April, 2011

Sports & Name Sign

30 Apr

If you can pardon the floor shot, I’d like to show you another wood plank I made for a co-worker   I got my wood plank at Hobby Lobby for $6- although my husband usually just cuts a 1×4 for me- purchased longer (from local stores or… 1″x4″ Clear Western Red Cedar 4′ Board [CAPITOL […]

Giveaway Alert!

27 Apr

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of FRESCHETTA®. All opinions are 100% mine. Attention all Pizza lovers! You ain’t had no pizza unless you’ve had Freschetta pizza!( FRESCHETTA® Simply…Inspired™) My house is a house of PIZZA! We love us some good pizza. It’s the only meal I can think of that […]

Oopsey Daisy: Dr. Seuss Celebration

24 Apr

I am such a sucker for themed parties. Check out Oopsey Daisy’s Dr. Seuss Celebration:

Spring Chocolate Baskets

21 Apr

The FACS department at work did the cutest little spring chocolate baskets this year. I had to share them. 1. Using a water balloon or party balloon (depending on the size you want)- blow it up to desired size, and clean the outside. 2. Rub with cooking oil or non-stick spray 3. Dip in melted […]

Creative Urges: Ruffle Romper

20 Apr

When I was pregnant I had purchased this adorable lace romper from etsy: (Jolene age 4 months) And I recently went back on to see about getting one for Jo’s first birthday party (yes, it is coming up! yikes!) when I found the prices have spiked and I just can’t justify spending $34 on a […]

Rhinestone Beagle: Cloth Snack Baggie

19 Apr

A Fine Finds Friday Participant There is nothing I love more than to find a blog with a tutorial of something I’ve been thinking about doing, only to find that I also learn something new from it! Rhinestone Beagle has a tutorial of their Cloth Snack Baggie- at which I learned about Fusible Vinyl! I […]

Gluesticks: 3-D Star Wreath

18 Apr

A Fine Finds Friday Participant For a while there it seemed like the trend in Blogland was to buy a foam wreath (not the cheapest craft) and felt to make your holiday wreath. I tried a couple of them- dang! Pricey! I’ve always been too scared to make my own wreath in fear it wouldn’t […]

Utah County Mom: Board Books

13 Apr

A Fine Finds Friday Participant I tend to follow blogs of people who are in the same stage of life as me. New moms, apartment livers (is that a word?), Working Moms, Married to a student women, etc. Which is why I love Utah County Mom. Her daughter is a month older than mine which […]

It’s A Keeper: White Chicken Chili

11 Apr


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A Fine Finds Friday Participant I love to try new and easy recipes. I am in NO way a chef nor do I think I’ll ever have patience or will power to be a great chef. However! Blogs and Recipes like It’s A Keeper’s White Chicken Chili sure does inspire me! I made it last […]

Calico And Cupcakes: Carnival Themed Party

10 Apr

A Fine Finds Friday Participant I love me a good themed party. I was queen of themed parties in college. I have a themed party in the making currently…. a couple actually… and I love finding inspiration online for things you can do for themed parties. Let’s tuck this one away for safe keeping in […]