Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Hoot, Hoot

I want these for my bathroom... love the color and the owl!
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Find them here at this Etsy shop.

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Heart Day Cards

I thought this was a super cute idea of Valentine's Day cards. My boys would love them and love to give them for that matter! This great idea can be found here at Zakka Life. Head to Zakka Life to get a printable template for these super hero capes and masks.
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Friday, January 27, 2012

Road Map to My Heart

Have have seen this idea on Pinterest and floating around blogland. I think, if done right, it could be super cute.

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picture via pinterest
You could choose maps for any big events, really. I think I would choose: A map of where we met, got engaged and married.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Heart Day

I love the printable subway art for each holiday. Here is a super cute one for Valentine's day from my fo to Eighteen25. Head here to get your own printable version.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Glassybaby Seconds Sale

I don't know about you, but I love these. The way they glow, the basis for the company, how they give back, how they help local artists. If you have not check out Glassybaby before, you should... head here to check out their website. On January 28th, Galssybaby is having their HUGE seconds sale. This is a BIG deal! People line up, and line up early. They bring laundry baskets to carry their goods in. And let's just say, you can get these beauties for cheap, well cheaper that usual.  

Seconds Sale at the Madrona store on Saturday, January 28. Doors will open at 9:00am this year instead of 10:00.
Pictures Via

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Snow, Snow and Snow Ice Cream

So, winter finally hit around here.... we had a crazy amount of snow, then ice, which cause us to have no power. Thankfully, we are back in the game and got power back yesterday. My friend, Courtney, has this great cooking blog and she turned this snow into something fun to do with the kids. SNOW ICE CREAM!! What could be better!?!?!

Vanilla Snow Ice Cream

All you need is :
8 cups of snow
1/2 cup of sugar
1 cup of milk
1 1/2 tsp of vanilla

Thanks for the great idea and picture Misadventures in Cooking. Check it out here.  

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

What to do with all the kid art...

Is kid art taking over your house?!? It is here. I love the art projects that come home from school, but sometimes I just don't know what to do with them all. Here are some fun ideas to display and keep these projects.

I love these frames because they can easily be changed out and the kids can help pick what art pieces they want to display.

Lil Davinci Art Cabinet

wall frame for kids' art 
 Found here at Cool Mom Picks. You can get yours at amazon.

Make your own kids art gallery like these....
DIY: Kids Art Display
Find DIY instructions here at A Little of This and A Little of That.


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Find DIY instructions here at Apartment Therapy.

Make a Photo Book of all the Masterpieces....

I love this idea and tell all my Kindergarten parents to do this. It is so easy... just scan or take a picture of the art work, upload it to Shutterfly, Snapfish, etc and create a book.


Picture Via Kayne Winiecki



Monday, January 16, 2012

Drink of the Week: Cotton Candy Vodka Ice Shots

We had friends over last night and they brought this.... I am not usually big on shots, but let me tell you, these were fun! I love the ice shot idea. Just fill the molds with water, put in the freezer and you have your shot glass.

Fred Cool Shooters Shot Glass Mold
Get yours here at amazon for $7.81

We used them with this.... Pinnacle Cotton Candy Vodka. I was hesitant at first, once I tried it, I was a fan for sure!
Pinnacle Vodka Cotton Candy 1.75L

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Snowman Kit

It started dumping snow at our house today. My kids are in heaven and have been playing outside all morning. This is the perfect time to pull out our Snowman Kit. Ours was a gift and so fun to play with, even if it is just once or twice a year. Here are a few different types.

Snowman Kit

Find it here at Restoration Hardware.

Snowman Building Kit With Box
Find it here.

Find it here.  

LL Bean has a really cute set, with funny eyes and all different accessories. My computer is struggling today and I cannot get a picture of it. Head over here to check it out.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Aprons for Mom and Tot

I love these matching aprons from Anthropologie. They have ones for mom and little person. Super cute! Mom's $38, Kids $24

Sewing Basket Apron

Tea and Crumpets Apron

Monday, January 9, 2012

Snowman Art

How cute is this?! Simple and kid made snowman art for the garden. Made with a stake and a few things found laying around the house. Great kids craft for a snowy  or rainy day. Thanks mom for the idea!

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Casserole Dish

I have seen these Racehl Ray casserole dishes around here and there. For some reason, I really like a few of them. The shape, color, size, etc.... Well, they kind of make me want to cook. I think I might have to give them a try!

Rachael Ray Bubble and Brown Stoneware Baker Set
Get them here.

Friday, January 6, 2012

Drink of the week: Pear and Cranberry Bellini

I usually go for a Peach Bellini, but the idea of cranberry is interesting. A nice change....refreshing and still delicious. I found the idea here at A Crimson Kiss, but the recipe is, of course, Everyday Food.  


1 bottle of sparkling wine
1 cup of pear nectar
1 cup of cranberry juice

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Organzing Tip for the New Year

Folding a Fitted Sheet

I learned how to do this years ago while working at my grandpa's cleaners. It is so helpful and makes folding the fitted sheet so much easier. Thanks to Martha, there is a great picture guide out there. For written directions go here to MarthaStewart.com

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To go with this, here is another great tip for storing sheets. Storing sheets inside the pillow case. Of course, I did not think of this. Martha Stewart, again!

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