Cupcakes’ Christmas Wedding

For this week's Saturday Laughs, I'm going to recount for you Cupcakes' description of her "Christmas Wedding".  It's pretty much the cutest.  In her words... On The Guest List: Mommy, Grandpa, Nana, Tootsie Roll, Daddy, Grandma, Poppa, Auntie Jenn, Uncle Jeff, Uncle Bob, and Auntie Amy. Decorations: Christmas Tree.  I moved it and put it in her bed to climb on top way up high.  There's a bow on the Christmas tree and decorations. There's going to be flowers in the aisle - those … [Read more...]

Christmas Laughs 2014!

5. A Funny Face.  Cupcakes is excited to open her stocking. 4. I love this picture of TR opening his gifts, haha! By the way, he's sitting up on his own now!  That started a couple of days ago, but since it's so gradual, I'm not sure which date, exactly.  Oops. 3. Look who's already in Blogger Training!! 2. Day After Christmas Cuddles! 1. My aunt gave them each a gift card to Toys R Us.  So we had a shopping spree yesterday.  Look who Cupcakes found! Linking up these laughs … [Read more...]

Merry Christmas from Our Family to Yours!

  Merry Christmas to you and yours!!  I hope you have a wonderful and blessed day!  <3 … [Read more...]

Baby Proposals!! and other Saturday Laughs

5. Cupcakes' Godparents got her a Christmas gift, which included this adorable knit Cupcake hat:   She loved it so much that she insisted on sleeping in it and then the next morning she told me all about how great it was to have slept in it.  Ha! 4. Tootsie Roll proposed to my future daughter-in-law this past week.  He gave her this lovely light up ring for a Christmas present.  Also, he's able to sit on his own now (for a few seconds)! 3. Cupcakes thought it was … [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...]

Easy Snowman Craft to Make Ornaments or Whatever

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...]

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

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: - Coat … [Read more...]

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

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!

- 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...]

7QT: Video Games, Halloween, Christmas, Tumblr and More

- 1 - Happy Friday! Halloween is over.  ::Sigh::  Holidays passing has always been hard on me.  Oh well; moving on.. - 2 - Dessert of the Week My kids' candy.  Obviously.  Ha! - 3 - Halloween was a BLAST! Even though it was practically a blizzard here in Chi-Town... did you see our Halloween Photo Dump? - 4 - What Do You Think of Video Games? I wrote a hub called "Why Video Games Can Be Good for Your Kids (From a Mom's Perspective)"  I'd like to know what you think, though! … [Read more...]