Our Vacay Every Day with Palm Breeze

We had a Honeymoon-Themed Date Night! Hobbs and I love to have a date night at least once a week one one of his days off.  Our sixth wedding anniversary is coming up, and my sister is getting married in a little over a week.  Weddings and honeymoons have been on my mind quite a bit.  Hobbs and I honeymooned in beautiful, sandy Jamaica:   So for our honeymoon-themed date night, we wanted to watch something tropical, wear something tropical, and of course, drink something tropical.  We … [Read more...]

7QT: Weddings and Walking

- 1 - #Updates Tootsie Roll has his 1 year doctor appointment today. As far as other updates, my sister's wedding is pretty much THE update!  The wedding is in just about 3 weeks (is that right?!) and the bachelorette party in 2 weeks!  SO MUCH TO DO! - 2 - Baby's First Steps Tootsie Roll is still getting this walking thing down.  I love how he has his arms out for balance.  He also keeps his mouth wide open for, I think, the same reason. I put some more videos up on my … [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...]

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: Cupcakes Birthday Week!

- 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...]

How To Make Witch Hat Halloween Treats

  How to Make Chocolate Witch Hats For Your Halloween Party or Whatever This is a great treat to make because it requires so few ingredients and kids are easily able to help while having a lot of fun!  Cupcakes LOVED helping me make (and eat) these delicious witch hats. Ingredients   Fudge Striped Cookies Hershey's Kisses Orange Vanilla Frosting (We bought Halloween Frosting that was already orange, but you could also buy regular vanilla frosting and color it with yellow … [Read more...]

7QT: Halloween Baby & other Halloween Stuff

- 1 - Happy Friday! It's been a pretty fun week.  Our little family went to the pumpkin patch, we did more organizing and cleaning… last weekend we had our awesome Stock the Bar Party and it was a great time. Happy Half Birthday to Tootsie Roll! - 2 - Dessert of the Week Halloween Marshmallow Fluff with Gummy Worms and Oreos!  a sponsored post from TruMoo - It's NO BAKE!  Check it out! - 3 - Pumpkin Patch I want to show you all about it, but I kind of think that should be its … [Read more...]

Progress on our House – Party and Wall Decorating

Housewarming Party Theme: Stock the Bar / Halloween We're throwing a housewarming party and the theme -since we don't need any presents - is Stock the Bar!  I found this awesome idea for an invitation.  Here's the top half of ours: I'll write a post all about it after it's over so I can take pictures of everything.  So stay tuned! We Also Put Up Some Wall Decorations In the hallway between the kids' rooms, I put up my old calendar from when I was a Kindergarten teacher so Cupcakes and I … [Read more...]

I Have the Best Friends #BestBabySprinkle

Since I already have a kid, (you might know of her; she goes by Cupcakes on the Internet) my friends threw me a Baby Sprinkle (not a full shower) and it was AMAZING!  I had a blast, and hauled back an incredibly generous load of baby stuff back to my apartment.  I can't believe how nice they are to me!!  <3  To my friends, thank you from the bottom of my heart. And I hope you don't mind me putting your pictures up here on my blog.  ;-) Love this picture <3 Here's the wording on the … [Read more...]

How To: M&M Themed Birthday Party

Cupcakes had a GREAT birthday party!!  And I thought the M&M Theme turned out really cute.  If YOU want to do an M&M themed party for your little one, I can pass on the ideas that I used for Cupcakes'... WHAT SHE WORE: M&M T-Shirt from TV Store Online A Pink Tutu Black Leggings Sparkly shoes INVITATIONS: I added little construction paper circles with the m logo (like an m&m) and wrote: "I'm a princess and I'm turning 3. Come and celebrate with me. M&Ms are my … [Read more...]