My Planner Week 31: Detroit Trip! #GoWings

Theme: Detroit Trip!  #GoWings ... Last Week ... New Stuff My Zentangle is finished!! Link Up! I am trying to connect with other planner people!  If you're a planner-lover like I am, link up your pictures or inspirations!! … [Read more...]

Fun & Easy Firework Art Project for Kids

  I found this great simple 4th of July art project on Pinterest, and I already had all the supplies necessary to do it!  This was such an easy craft and Cupcakes really enjoyed it.  The tricky part was finding the time when she was awake but Tootsie Roll was napping.  We squeezed it in because she actually woke up before he did during the afternoon nap! Supplies: - Red & Blue Paint - A White Piece of Paper - About 8 Flexi Straws - Scotch Tape Instructions: 1. Assemble the … [Read more...]

Filofax? Week 24: Planner Transition

I ordered my very first Midori Traveler's Notebook, and am anxiously awaiting its arrival.  (From Imperfectly Perfekt on etsy) Transitioning Between Planners I'm slowly backing away from my beloved Filofax because I think this might be a better fit.  I'm going to continue to use it for certain things until the end of the year, but I won't be buying a new one.  I'm still trying to work out how to fit some lists/sections from my Filofax to my Midori: menus / dinner ideas, monthly calendar, … [Read more...]

7QT: Science Fiction & Artsy Stuff

- 1 - #Updates Tootsie Roll had his 1 year doctor appointment last week.  He's still doing well, but his weight is starting to taper off.  Our doctor says that's typical as they start to get more and more mobile.  He's happy and developing on track.  She asked me if he says any words yet, but he does not.  I guess I won't start to get concerned until he's 18 months if he doesn't have any words yet. One morning last week, I was nursing him early in the morning, and when he was done he saw … [Read more...]

7QT: Good Friday… Holy Week Takes

- 1 - #Updates My updates have mainly been about the weather.  LOOK!  It got better again: Today is Good Friday.  We keep solemn between 12pm - 3pm in remembrance of Christ's sacrifice for us on the cross.  #NoGreaterLove - 2 - Blog Stuff My goal is to read one blog post that I've pinned to my Bloggy & Social Media pin board per day.  I particularly enjoyed this one: Pinterest Tips - 3 - Great Target Deal of the Week $5 off the normal price of $50! Tootsie Roll is … [Read more...]

5 Faves: Pinterest Doodles to Inspire My Bullet Journal #5Faves

So you might know that in addition to participating in this lovely blog hop every Wednesday, I also *host* a blog hop about Filofaxes / Planners every Monday.  One of the things I want to do in my Bullet Journal each day is doodle or draw or just CREATE SOMETHING.  And I *love* browsing Pinterest and Instagram for inspiration. Here are a few of my favorite Pinterest doodle inspirations from this past week: 1. RoseyCheeks 2. In the Moleskin 3. Girl in Flying Cat sweatshirt 4. Japanese … [Read more...]

10 Easy St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Kids

  Our St. Patrick's Day Party this past Saturday was so much fun! I had forgotten how amazing / funny the movie Quiet Man is! Cupcakes loved helping me make all the treats for our party, including the cupcakes, haha. Here are Some Ideas for celebrating St. Patrick's Day with Little Kids today! 1. Go looking for shamrocks in the yard. 2. Make shamrock sugar cookies using three hearts. 3. If your kids are old enough explain three hearts ^^^ making one shamrock are like the … [Read more...]

First 7QT of 2015

- 1 - Happy Friday! I am all jumbled up... Hopefully now that the holidays are over and I have my new Filofax set up, I will be able to get my days straight again. - 2 - Dessert of the Week For New Year's Eve, we had pizza bagels, pizza rolls, carmel chocolate popcorn, regular popcorn, and ice cream.  ...  Now it's clear why I have a stomach ache... - 3 - My Bullet Journal If you want to see all my December pages, check out my creativity blog on Tumblr. - 4 - InstaLife  – … [Read more...]

Week 52: Merry Christmas!

Theme: Merry Christmas! Colors: Red, Green, & Gold Materials: Red & Green Washi - Target Holy Family Stickers - Target Dollar Spot Reindeer Washi - Michael's Merry Christmas sticker - Michael's Santa Sticker - Target The Documented Life Project: [From Art to the 5th Blog] Last week was arrows; check out all my arrows below! This week's challenge: Document your Family Holiday Tradition PERFECT!  :) ooo I hope I remember to save some gift wrap to paste in!! New Stuff I … [Read more...]

7QT: Pajama Christmas Adventure!

- 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...]