Happy 2011!

I had to write a quick post on 1-1-11 to say “Happy New Year!”  We were snowed-in at my in-laws for a couple of days, which made for some winter fun for the kids.  (I just love this picture of my handsome guys in the snow!) Of course, I am behind on all of my […]

What are you doing New Year’s Eve?

To be honest, I have no idea what we are doing on New Years’ Eve. We had a lovely Christmas in our own home, and since that evening have been at my in-laws, in full wedding prep mode. I snuck away to the computer for a few minutes, in case you are looking for some […]

Family Motto 2009: JOY

  This is normally the kind of thing I might reserve for my personal blog, but because it is a great idea, and because Tip Junkie told me to, I’m sharing my word of the year with you. I think Ali Edwards may have been the first one to come up with the concept of […]

Happy 2009!

I hope you had a “ball” on New Years Eve! I had to scale down my original New Years Eve plan, since we all got sick between Christmas and New Years, and our party ended up being a rather intimate family gathering. Still, I had to pull out a few of the stops for my […]

Top 8 of 2008–Most Insane Moments

Based on your comments, here are your top 8 moments of insanity for 2008! Honorable Mentions (Other posts with lots of comments…or posts that I think should have had lots of comments. :-)): Batiful Invitations Holiday Butter Cookies The Great Pumpkin Cake Homemade Gift Ideas for kids Trenton’s Truck Birthday Nancy Drew Birthday Insanity Did […]

Party like it’s 2009???

Are you still needing a little inspiration for New Years Eve? I outlined some of my ideas for a ball-themed party, here. And wanted to add a few more ideas, in case you are still stumped. First off, I found the instructions for Martha’s little ball ornaments I had mentioned, here, via the Hostess blog. […]

A New Years Ball

We had a wonderful Christmas, and have lots to report, but I have to go travel, right now, so I have to make this quick. New Years is less than a week away! I was asked for party ideas on my facebook page. This is what I would like to do for New Years, if […]