Feeling Fall — Repost from Sept. ’09

I’m re-running this post from last September, because, I am going to submit the pumpkins and the baby shower to the CSI Fall-themed contest this week (plus a couple of other old-but-good pumpkin projects–here & here).  Speaking of CSI, both my robot school treats and my back to school luncheon made the top ten last […]

Spray Paint Project Flashback–Bottle Rocket birthday

You know I love the weekly CSI project challenges!  This week’s theme is spray paint and the winner actually gets a spray paint package from Krylon!  Competition is fierce, because really, who in blogland hasn’t spruced up a boring picture frame with a can of paint or made over a tacky chair?  I actually have […]

Beautiful Bulletin Board

Back to school means back to trying to getting organized!  But, at least in my crazy world, organization should be pretty!  I don’t have the before for this one, but imagine a well-worn, typical, wood-framed cork bulletin board.  I painted the frame off-white, covered it in fabric I found as a curtain valance at goodwill, and […]

We Need a Little Christmas…in JULY!

Join me this weekend for a fabulous Christmas in July party!  Come and link up the projects you have made or will make for Christmas this year.  I am especially interested in homemade gifts, because, let’s face it, we probably need to get started on them NOW if we are going to be ready for […]

Makeover Magic

So we made it back from vacation and jumped right into a crazy week, filled with swimming lessons for 3/4 of my offspring, a husband who is MIA (that’s probably not a good description when he is out bringing home the bacon), preparations for back to school and back to teaching music classes, and lots […]

Summer Giveaway WINNERS!

WINNERS Paper & Cake Winners:Susan @ Poca Cosas Katie @ Katie’s Nesting Spot Danielle Panama Jack Winner: Amy  who said… I follow you… I mean your blog. 😉 Sophie Laree Winners: Megan @ Mommy Minded Momma’s Boys Say it On the Wall Winner: The Mangums Thanks to our fabulous sponsors and congrats to the winners!  I […]

Summer Giveaway–Say It on the Wall

“Mom, I’m bored!  What can I do?”  How many times have you heard that this summer?  Laura from Say It on the Wall, one of my sponsors, has the answer for you! Her “I’m Bored Dice” will banish boredom! One die contains tasks (such as creating a work of art, making puppets and putting on […]

Summer Giveaway–Sophie Laree

For today’s Summer Fun Giveaway, I am excited to introduce you to the cuteness that is Sophie Laree! You have to look cute while having summer fun, right? Sophie Laree carries adorable flower clips pins and headbands, and other fun finds like this amazing denim miniskirt purse: Today Sophie Laree is giving away two $25 […]

Announcing Summer Fun Giveaways

All next week I will be having some summer fun visiting family in Utah, so while I’m gone, I’m going to be running  “Summer Fun Giveaways” here on the blog.  I’ve got several great items lined up!  (I may have space for one or two more giveaways.  If you have something that fits the bill, […]

Father’s Day Linky Giveaway!

The folks at Love and Luck Greetings sent me some of their very cool cards to check out for Father’s Day.  Who knew that Swarovski crystals and glitter could be so manly?  They have several fun designs, each with genuine Swarovski crystals and fun and meaningful messages inside like this one: INSIDE: “I’ll Always Look […]