Month: June 2012

Ten 4th of July Delicious Treats

I can’t believe the 4th of July is almost here. Can you? This year is going way too fast. I love to eat so today  I am sharing 10 of my favorite treats  from the link party.   Here we go! Red, White and Blue Blondie by Your Homebased Mom     Family Ever After shared this delicious Red, White and Blue Salad.   Easy 4th of July Treat by Winthrop Chronicle     Red, White and Blue Strawberry Cupcakes by Bird On A Cake   Patriotic Chocolate Goodie Bags by Design, Dining and Diapers   Crock-Pot Steel Cut Oats Recipe...

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Mess Free Sugar Cookies

       I love Sugar Cookies but I really dislike the mess that comes with them. Today I am going to share a super easy and mess free alternative to the traditional sugar cookie. They are a family favorite!    RECIPE Ingredients   1 Box of White Cake Mix 1/3 Cup Oil 2 Eggs and Frosting.   DIRECTIONS First combine the cake mix, oil and eggs together. Keep your hand mixer in your kitchen cabinets… remember we are talking about no messes here. Stir with a SPOON until it’s thoroughly moist. That was fast!   Shape dough into 1″ balls. Place...

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Show Me Extraordinary Link Party 62

  It is time to party! We have been playing all day so I will do Sticker Time on Friday! BUT I have something for you… Here is a list of some of my favorite fonts… Are they cute or what?    You can download most of these free fonts HERE. Download JL Hidden Vains HERE and CASTELLAR HERE.   And I made a Free Summer Printable to bring some sunshine to the party!   Keep Swimming 8×10    I will be linking UP to these amazing parties… make sure to check them out!     Now it is time to...

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Real. Life. Photography. Giveaway

I can’t tell you how excited I am to open my blog to super talented Rebecca from  Simple As That.       I could spend an entire post talking about how much I love her work. Her photography is beyond beautiful, each of her pictures say a story and that is what makes her photos unique and simply magical. Today I am honored to present you Rebecca’s latest e-book Real. Life.Photography.   As I went though the pages of her book besides the gorgeous pictures that Rebecca shares,  what caught my eye was the easy to follow instructions on every page.  One of the challenges...

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30 DIY Fourth of July Projects

Getting ready to celebrate?     I am featuring today 30 Patriotic Projects that were linked up to the Show Me EXTRAORDINARY Link Party in honor of Independence Day!   …Here we go! American Flag Pallet by Mom 4 Real.   Patriotic Free Printable by A Night Owl.   DIY Patriotic Necklace Tutorial by Tattered and Inked.   Rockin’ {Pringles Can} Rocket by I Gotta Create!   Here is one of mine… DIY Tie Dye Pillow by The 36th AVENUE.   AMAZING Armoire by Pressing On.   Patriotic Earrings by Seven Alive.   Wreath Pin by The Scrap Shoppe Blog....

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Navy Teal and Coral Fashion

   items source HERE.   I am doing this post for a reason. I know we are in the beginning of the Summer but before we know the Fall will be here. All of the outfits you are going to see are Summer inspired, however they were put together keeping in mind the next season. These are clothing articles you can use now and reuse later. That is what I call smart shopping!   DRESSES I love dresses. They are feminine, fun and perfect for any occasion. Here are three looks for you…   Going to WORK! items source HERE.   This...

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Make 4th of July Lollies

I love the 4th of July! The parades, the barbecues, the patriotism, the fireworks, the enthusiasm in the air and the sense of unity. To add to the fun this year we are making these  festive Star Lollies to our celebration.    They are super easy to make. You may want to keep the recipe handy since you can change the color, flavor and shape to match any other Holiday.   INGREDIENTS 1 Cup Sugar 1/3 Cup Corn Syrup 1/2 Cup Water 1/4 tsp. Cream of Tartar Optional: You can add any flavor extract that you like.   DIRECTIONS Just mix...

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Nikon D3100 Giveaway

I am excited to share with you an AWESOME giveaway today, sponsored by our friends over at GroopDealz.   GroopDealz is an online deals boutique that offers the greatest variety of on trend jewelry,  accessories, home decor, party trends, children’s goods and so much more all at a fraction of the retail price!   Every day GroopDealz features a variety of great limited finds that have been hand picked for a great shopping experience! Be sure to come and see what great deals are waiting for you today and sign up for their daily alerts so you never miss...

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Nautical Summer Wreath and Mantel

  Hello Everybody! Today I am visiting my friend Jen over at Tatertots and Jello and sharing there the tutorial of how to make a NO SEW fabric and Washi Tape Banner!       I used the banner to make a non-traditional nautical wreath…   …to decorate our family room mantel.   Let me start from the beginning. The first thing I added to this empty space was an old black mirror that I painted in white and antiqued it with a dark stain.     The mirror looked great at this point but it was missing charm. To give...

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Sticker and Party Time 61

Summer starts TODAY! Are you hot yet? We are over 100º here in Southern Utah.  I am melting!  Anyways, we are having Sticker Time right here right now and party time right here but later at 6:30 pm. SO let me start giving some stickers!   I am giving the… …to Scattered Thoughts for her Mini Ham and Cheese Quiches. Don’t you think they would make a great snack or appetizer? Yum!     Check out these Turban Headbands from Winthrop Chronicles. Super cute and hip… Thank you Sarah for sharing a great tutorial!   I am giving Sarah the…    ...

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