First Time with my Silhouette Cameo

First Time with my Silhouette Cameo

{Written by: The Mama} So over the Thanksgiving holiday I jumped on the black friday bandwagon and with my husband’s go-ahead, ordered myself a Silhouette Cameo. I managed to find the link that included the Designer Edition software for free. I also ordered a vinyl starter kit, heat transfer starter kit, 2 spatulas (1 for … Continue reading

Calling All Bloggers!

{Written by: The Mama} Tis’ the season for giving. We would like to give some of our wonderful readers and followers the opportunity to write a guest post for us. Anything craft, food, or kid/family related will work for us. In addition to this guest spot we will also annouce it on Twitter and Pin … Continue reading

OCD Christmas Lights

OCD Christmas Lights

{Written by: The Mrs.} My husband and I have been married for over 30 years and I am probably the only one who can truly appreciate his (as my daughter would put it) OCD tendencies. But boy, here is a time where they come in handy. He has created a system for hanging our Christmas … Continue reading

Christmas Lamp Makeover

Christmas Lamp Makeover

{Written by: The Mama} Our house is now in full Christmas spirit. All the decorations have been put out and instantly it makes me feel so blessed with the wonderful life I have, and keeps sparking the great Christmas memories of my childhood. My mom always went all out, something I plan on doing with … Continue reading

Liebster Award Again?

{Written by: The Mama} Yay! So exciting to be awarded a second time, and in such a short period of time. Thank you Silvia of Blogging In The Slow Lane! The Liebster Award is part of the blogging community in which one blogger awards to 11 others for recognition and encouragement for their efforts in … Continue reading

Time’s A Tickin’

Time’s A Tickin’

{Written by: The Mrs.} I thought I’d share one of my living room displays today. I love arranging and rearranging and rearranging and rearranging. My husband and I are avid collectors of almost anything vintage and well of course, anything really really neat. Here are a couple of our collections on display.   My hubby … Continue reading

Santa Beard Advent

Santa Beard Advent

{Written by: The Mama} I am so proud of myself, I accomplished a craft this weekend. With Taylor being 2 1/2 this year she is finally starting to understand Christmas. I had to get an advent made or purchased stat! I came across this adorable Santa’s beard advent calendar at  Oopsey Daisy . I pulled out my craft … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Casualties

Thanksgiving Casualties

{Written by: The Mrs.} Every Thanksgiving in every family there is a little drama. This year we headed down to southern California and went for a trifecta of events: A memorial for a long-lost loved one, a family reunion, and my birthday. Oh yeah, and Thanksgiving. So I guess it’s not a trifecta, what is it if … Continue reading

Travel Tissue Holder

Travel Tissue Holder

{Written by: The Mrs.}  I saw this over at Stamp, Stitch, & Swizzle Stix and thought it was adorable.  Turned out to be very, very easy. I used scraps, as always. I have several vintage hankies and thought they would be really cute as a tissue holder, as soon as I do one I’ll be sure … Continue reading

Pin-FAIL & Cake Toppers

Pin-FAIL & Cake Toppers

{Written by: The Mama} Okay, I’m admitting my first Pinterest fail and I’m sharing it with you. Our youngest, Molly, turned one two weeks ago. I had envisioned creating an adorable three layer 4″ round cake. Something like this…. I came so close to accompishing this. I made the batter and divided into different bowls … Continue reading