I have entered the world of blogging! My purpose? To stay connected to friends and family and invite you into my world. A world filled with fun, tears, laughter, excitement, elation, disappointment and all the blessings of being a mother and wife.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Cath Kidston Give Away!

There is a great give away going on over at 521 Lake Street! Go have a look and leave a comment for a chance to win! The give away ends on Saturday.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Wordless Wednesday

I've seen Wordless Wednesday postings but have never participated. But when I snapped this photo of our two girls, I thought "this is perfect for Wordless Wednesday" (I really did, as I type this I think, that is a little strange that I think in terms of scrapbook layouts and blog posts!).

Our girls sharing a nice moment together.

Touches of RED around our home

I've said it before and I'll say it again, RED is my FAVORITE color! So, I love to participate in Rednesday over at It's A Very Cherry World. Today I thought I would share some of the RED found in our home.

These RED "spots" are in our office (probably my favorite room in the house).

This little shelf is in our entry, to the left of our front door. And my purse. I had a friend ask the other day, "Do you use that purse?" Yes, I do! The pegs on the shelf help keep the purse safe from little hands! :-)

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

CLEAN office table!

Just to motivate myself a little to finally clear off the office table (AGAIN!) I thought I would do before and after pictures for Tackle It Tuesday over at 5 Minutes for Mom. Quick and simple, even though I had to stop to make a third piece of peanut butter toast for Miss Jilian. :-)



Ahh...it feels SO nice, now IF I can only keep it this way...

Friday, February 12, 2010

Valentines and Princess Clips

Today was Grace's third grade Valentine's Day Party. Grace decided she wanted to make cookie lollipops for her Valentine's and rice krispy treats to share at the party. She did an awesome job frosting the cookies, she was so proud of herself.

Some how my baby girl has grown into a little girl! She is talking up a storm and talks about being a princess, when did this happen?! Today she had to have her "princess clips" that her Aunt Holly gave her last weekend even though she insisted on taking them out again...and...again...

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Touches of Valentine's around our home and Vintage Valentines for Rednesday and Vintage Thingies Thursday...

I had great plans to make some new Valentine decorations this year but after all I crafted for Christmas, I just didn't have the energy to do it! But I did manage to get a few little touches around the house, some store bought, others I made last year.

I just received this precious beauty from my Mystery Mom at MOPS! It is a paper box adorn with glass glitter. Mystery Mom if you read my blog, I LOVE IT! :-)

Now for a couple of my favorite vintage Valentine postcards....

I actually did find the time to make this Valentine block this year.

Monday, February 8, 2010

Almost a month?!

I was doing SO well keeping up on my blog posts but now it has almost been a month! After the Christmas rush I felt overwhelmed with the rest of life I had set aside. I hope to post more, I do love blogging, as I've said before. I just got back yesterday from a wonderful trip to California to participate in my best friend's (from high school) wedding. Pictures to come soon! :-)