7QT: Pajama Christmas Adventure!

Candy Cane Lane

- 1 - Happy Friday! Can you BELIEVE we're about to be entering into Christmas week?!  This is such an incredibly exciting time of year! - 2 - Dessert of the Week My sister got the family a French Silk pie from Baker's Square (as you know that's my favorite pie), but shockingly no one at my parents' house ate it.  (?!?!?!)  So my mom brought it over to my house.  We ate it after bedtime over the course of a few days and it was absolutely delicious.  PLUS it was Christmas decorated - red … [Read more...]

Easy Snowman Craft to Make Ornaments or Whatever

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I need to do more crafts with my kid(s), and what better time to start than Christmas time??  I found an amazing one on pinterest from the blog, Crafts for All Seasons: Glue Snowmen. Supplies Needed: Wax Paper Elmer's Bottle Glue Sequence or Small Buttons Christmas Ribbon Bits of Scrap Paper for Top Hats Beads & Fun Beads   Method: - Put out a sheet of wax paper. [I used Parchment Paper here, and I think that was a HUGE mistake.  I should have just gone out and bought … [Read more...]

{Wordless} Christmas Tree Decorating at my Parents House

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My Mom’s Rice Krispie Treats – Way Better than the Box!

Rice Krispie Treats

My Mom's method isn't too much different than the box, but if you do it *EXACTLY* like this, they will turn out DELICIOUS!  I know they're not the healthiest dessert so I try not to scarf them all down at once, but it's almost like I can't stop myself... Here are our Christmas Rice Krispie Treats: INGREDIENTS: 1/2 Stick of Butter + Butter for coating 5 Cups Rice Krispies Cereal 4 Cups of Mini Marshmallows Optional: Food Dye of your choice Casserole Dish Wax Paper METHOD: - … [Read more...]

Filofax Week 51: Sweet Christmas

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Theme: Sweet Christmas Colors: Pink, Red, & Green Materials: Christmas Stickers: Target Dollar Spot Washi: Target Thin Washi: eBay The Documented Life Project: [Art to the 5th Blog] From last week's challenge, I drew my packing list for my dream vacation spot: Jamaica. * shorts * bullet journal * colored pencils / pens * bathing suit * a book to read * skirt * mascara & lipgloss * phone * passport * tablet * ziplock bag for sea shells * perfume * rosary * purse * … [Read more...]

Lights, My Eyes, Green Bean Games and other Saturday Laughs

Caleb with Ball Dinosaur

5. I went in Cupcakes' room to say good night two nights ago... ME: Hey Princess, what was your favorite part of today? CUPCAKES: When we ate food and had a chocolate and played with your lambs and dinner.  And your eyes. *** AWWW *** ME: Awww your eyes are *MY* favorite!! 4. Tootsie Roll has a new favorite toy!!   3. For some reason I think it's hilarious to string the Christmas tree lights around my child: 2. Uncle Bob gave Cupcakes a new adorable Elsa doll. … [Read more...]

7QT: Decorating our First House for Christmas!

Birthday Cake

- 1 - Happy Friday! I'm still trying to clean up the house from Cupcakes' party that took place last Sunday.  Eep. - 2 - Dessert of the Week Cupcakes' Birthday Cake, which I so obviously made myself, lol.  But, hey, give me some credit; this was my very first three-tiered cake! - 3 - Cake Cones to Help FEEDING AMERICA! I'm still promoting this post to raise money for charity!! : Texas Pete with a recipe for some awesome Red Velvet Cake Cones.  And what's even more awesome is that … [Read more...]

{Wordless} My Little Pony Birthday Party

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  Details Here: How to Throw a Fabulous My Little Pony Party for your Little Girl!  Everything is on theme: Food, Games, Activities, Outfits, Nail Polish, Loot Bags, etc.  Check it out, and if you like it, please share!  :) … [Read more...]

Filofax Week 50: Christmas is Coming

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Theme: Christmas is Coming (2nd Week of Advent) Colors: Red, Green & Blue Materials: Reindeer Washi: Hobby Lobby Red & Green Washi: Target Christmas Stickers: Michaels The Documented Life Project: [Art to the 5th Blog] You'll find my handprint from last week's challenge in the next section.  I used Cupcakes' hand because she turned 4 last week.  :)  I have a four year old... woah! This week's challenge: Pick a Fantasy Vacation Spot and Write a Packing List.  Money is NO … [Read more...]

Golden Arch Thief & other Saturday Laughs

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Sorry this is going up so late; Cupcakes' big birthday party was this weekend and I was crazy busy getting ready for it!! So anyway, here are my laughs... 5. I caught this little gem while listening to her play the other day: "Princess Aurora stole the Golden Arches!"  Bahahaha! 4. She likes to pretend (all the time) that she's the mom and I'm the kid.  When we play this game, I don't have a name; she just calls me Kid.  Which is pretty funny.  Here's a hilarious snidbit: "I'm going to … [Read more...]