Month: March 2012

From My Heart To Yours: What if?

  picture source   Over 15 years ago I was standing in the Barajas, Madrid  Airport. { WOW! That’s a long time! } I was just 22 years old with a suitcase in my hand and a pounding heart. There with me were two amazing men that had inspired me in many ways… true friends that I knew wanted the best for me. I remember clearly standing in the line of people that were waiting excitingly to go through customs, thinking if the decision to come to the United States was a clever one.   I looked back many times to the faces of those...

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20 Extraordinary Easter Projects

Do you know what day it is today? It is the first day of Spring!   To honor such a happy day I am sharing a round up of 20 Easter projects from last week  Show Me EXTRAORDINARY Link Party.     Are these little eggs “cosies” from Annemarie’s Crochet Blog cute or what? I love the cheerful colors!     These are some of the cutest Easter Eggs I have ever seen. They are covered with fabric. Visit Lucy over at her blog Craftberry Bush for the full tutorial.       Happy Day! I adore this Baby Chicks Wreath...

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The Best Banana Bread with Almond Orange Glaze!

You heard me right! This is the best banana bread ever!     The first time I had it was right after I had my sweet Anni almost 10 years ago. A neighbor brought it over as part of a picnic basket for our family and it has been a favorite bread since then. Everything inside of the basket was delicious but the banana bread was supreme!   The best part about this recipe is that it is simple to follow. Everyone should give it a try. Trust me!   Ingredients     4 large bananas { mashed }...

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What to Wear: Spring Fashion and Free Printable.

  I am so excited for Spring! I love everything about it, the colors, the smells, the sounds…    picture source   …and the fact that it is time to clean up those closets and put away the winter grays. I am sharing today a few inspirational outfits for this coming season. I hope you like them!   Early Spring The first few weeks of Spring can be a little bit cool in the same way that the first weeks of Fall can be a little bit warm. I wouldn’t put away yet some basic pieces such as leather...

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16 Last Minute St. Patrick’s Day Projects.

  Tomorrow is the BIG GREEN day! Here are a bunch of fun projects that were linked up to the party this week! Please take a minute to visit the links and thank these wonderful ladies for sharing these projects with all of us. Enjoy!   Lucky Eraser Stamp by C. W. Frosting.   Ice Cream Cupcakes by A Pumpkin and a Princess.   Leprechun T-Shirt by beautiful Jaime from Polkadots On Parade.     St. Patrick’s Day Mini Donuts by Vixen Made.     Free St. Patrick’s Day Printable by Family Ever After. Here is another free printable from the...

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Party and Giveaway Time with Appliances Online.

    Hello Lovelies! I hope everyone is having a wonderful day! Our Link Party today is sponsored by Appliances Online .     Let me take a minute and tell you a little bit about them.  Appliances Online are the largest online appliance retailer in the UK,  stocking kitchen appliances from all the major brands. Delivery is available 7 days a week, along with a no fuss 10 day returns guarantee, ensuring the customer is at the heart of everything they do. Today  Appliances Online  is giving away here at The 36th Avenue a $75 Amazon Gift Card! Shut...

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$30.00 The 36th Avenue SHOP Giveaway!

    If you are not a dreamer become one! People say that good things happens to those that wait… I say that even better things happens to those that believe in their dreams!   Just yesterday The 36th Avenue reached 3000 Facebook Fans! For some 3000 is just a number for me 3000 is much more than that.   It is 3000 people that like the things I like. 3000 friends that take a minute to hang out with me. 3000 reasons to keep creating. 3000 faces that have a voice. 3000 thumbs up! 3000 dreams come true!...

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Stenciled Tote Tutorial

Last month I shared over at Tatertots and Jello this tote that I made while working on my kitchen. I can’t tell you how lucky I am to be a contributor to Jen’s blog. I love hanging out there and being a part of such an amazing and inspiring blog. Thank you Jen for being YOU!   I think this kitchen makeover is giving me gray hair. It is done… the weather however is not cooperating and I want to take the pictures on a sunny pretty day! So please my friend bare with me and hopefully the beautiful Southern...

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Number Sign and Pillows.

I know you are waiting to see my kitchen and you will see it this week as soon as I am done taking pictures. However here are two little projects that are part of a bigger project that will be coming soon also. It feels like I am never going to be done with our home!     I made this number sign with some leftover back board that I had from the kitchen.  It took me just a few minutes to do.     I showed you on my Facebook page these awesome fabrics…        Here is...

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For today’s  Best I thought to share with you 20 amazing Easter Egg ideas and tutorials. I hope this round up inspires you to bring a little color into your homes and start decorating for Easter.  I was doing my dishes just a few days ago and I noticed that one of my trees is starting to look green again. It seems to me that we were celebrating New Year’s Eve yesterday but Spring is officially here in less than two weeks. Can you believe it? I can since this week my little savages are having Spring Break!  1 Silhouette Easter Eggs. Simply ADORABLE! Tutorial by...

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