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...]

7QT: Cupcakes Birthday Week!

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- 1 - Happy Friday! We're still celebrating Cupcakes' Birthday week!  Tuesday was the actual day; check out the great pictures here: {Wordless} Cupcakes had a Wonderful Birthday! And here's my post from her actual day: Happy 4th Birthday, Cupcakes! - 2 - Dessert of the Week Cupcakes' Birthday Cupcakes! - 3 - Texas Pete Red Velvet Cake Cones Speaking of CUPcakes, this past Sunday, I wrote a post for Texas Pete with a recipe for some awesome Red Velvet Cake Cones.  And what's even … [Read more...]