Month: March 2012

20 Fun Kid Activities

    Oh yes… Spring Break! The flowers are blooming, the birds are singing, the grass is turning green all over again. The breeze is clean, the air is warmer and after a few days with the kids at home you start hearing… Mom… I am bored!   Don’t worry girl  I got you! My Spring Break is over… consider me a pro! I survived! Here I have for you 20 activities for your bored ones.    Make Paper Bead Bracelets My own Anni taught me how to make these beads. They are cute, easy and fun. Your kids will love...

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DIY Toddler Game Table

  Hey there!!!  I am Summer and I blog over at Made By Munchie’s Mama. I am really, really excited to be guest posting today!  Talk about makin’ it big time.  Desiree is majorly big time status.         My 2 year old is constantly climbing on our nice end tables {well, they were nice before dogs and kids}, so today I am going to show you how I turned an $8 Ikea side table into this toddler activity table.  Hours of budget friendly fun for everyone!     And away we go!!!   Supplies: $8 Ikea side...

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Our White Kitchen Reveal

Sometimes you have to do what you have to do. For the longest time I have wanted to paint our kitchen white and it finally happened. Today I am giving  you my friends a tour of the room where life happens.   Here is our new old kitchen…   It looks different… doesn’t it? I love how bright it is! This next picture was taken around 5:30 pm… my favorite new hour of the day! The sunshine comes right through the window and it makes me  so happy!   My favorite part of the kitchen has to be the white cabinets....

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Kitchen Accent Cabinet Tutorial and Party!

DIY Home Projects sometimes don’t have to be huge. Sometimes small changes can make a huge home improvement. Today I’m going to share how to give your old on top of the fridge kitchen cabinet a new fresh look.   That’s right… Today I am sharing with you what I call the forgotten cabinet.   I am talking about the one found on top of the fridge.  The one that many of us don’t see because BOXES OF CEREAL are covering it. I am talking about this poor sad cabinet. { By the way this is how the kitchen used...

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Pick Your Plum GIVEAWAY!

  Oh Happy Day!  Pick Your Plum is in the house and they are not just visiting they are actually sharing an AWESOME GIVEAWAY!   I am a HUGE fan of  Pick Your Plum myself. I am actually one of their faithful daily visitors. They have everyday the cutest items over at their site and their prizes are EXTRAORDINARY! Check out this sample of goodies that you can find over there! Delicious!     OK! I better focus!  Pick Your Plum is giving away to one of you lucky friends $50 Plum Box full of swank crafting swag!!   Shut UP! I love...

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Washi Tape Window Treatment.

…And it finally happened! My house is a disaster, my kids have eaten a lot of Macaroni & Cheese, my hands have been covered in paint for the last three weeks BUT guess what? Hakuna Matata baby…  because Kitchen week is finally  here!   Can you believe it? Our kitchen has gone through such a big transformation so I decided to bring it to you in pieces… What? I know… there is too much to show in just one post. I’m sorry…     THE WINDOW TREATMENT I have really spent many hours trying to find the right fabric for my kitchen valance and in...

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Sticker Time: Extraordinary ideas made by you.

   Oh my… I am so glad it is Saturday! Don’t you love the weekend? I do! I get to spend the entire Saturday and Sunday with my family. I don’t have to wake up early. I get to eat and I don’t have to cook… {That is always a plus!} You get the point… I am loving life!   Now it is time for Sticker Time!     Let me start this party with classic timeless exquisite style and clean design. There is nothing that the lovely ladies over at JosieJones & CO. have done that I don’t love. Their attention to detail is...

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Scotts Snap Spreader System Giveaway

This post brought to you by Scotts®. All opinions are 100% mine.       With the winter weather going away we have noticed  that our grass is in great need  of  tender care. We had our home rented out for over two years and the lawn sadly didn’t get the love it needed. Let me show you what I am talking about. This is how it looked before we left…     And this is how it looks now. So sad!     While living up North our enemy was the snow, and the damaging winter weather. However now...

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Entry Way Tour and Party Time!

Our entire house little by little is becoming brighter and brighter. Sunshine is entering through every window and I can tell you how much I am loving it! Today I am visiting Tatertots & Jello and sharing with Jen and her readers the tutorial of the pillow and little bunny that I used as part of our Easter decor.     A few weeks ago I found a Hall Tree that fit perfectly in front of the small wall that you see right when you enter our home. I also found these super cute fabrics over at a local fabric store and...

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    Hey Party Animals! Wednesday came way too fast this week… Oh my goodness I can’t believe another party is here. I can’t wait to see your creations. I will start checking them out tonight. Have FUN!     Now, SHOW ME EXTRAORDINARY! You know what to do… If YOU made it share it! IF YOU DIDN’T MAKE it DON’T SHARE it! -SHOPS OR GIVEAWAYS WILL BE DELETED-   PLEASE Button up HERE and let others know that they can party here! Have fun and inspire me to create a new STICKER....

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