December 2011

A Pinterest Do – Better Smelling Mattress PLEASE!

One day my son is going to regret me writing this...but it's true... LilMan doesn't seem to care that he wets the bed at night - I get the image of Lloyd from the movie "Dumb and Dumber" saying "just [...]

Holiday Traditions

New Year’s Traditions/Superstitions

Ring in the New Year with lots of noise and a tall dark and handsome man at your door! Since we had kids, our New Years Eve tradition is to get together with my parents (who live only 4 miles [...]

Reflection on the Year

I started sharing my crafts, paintings and ideas in September and I love hearing from you all, the smallest response makes me giddy.  :) Before I start a new year, I have to reflect on this one which is why [...]


Elf on the Shelf – TOO MUCH FUN!

Over the last several days while I've been away the Elf and family has been up to a lot of fun! Pin It On Wednesday morning the Elf was found at LilMan's computer with the Elf on the Shelf story [...]


Prepare for Fun in the Snow: How to Make a Snowman Kit

Get ready for the snow and building family memories while building a Snowman!  You can make this snowman kit during nap-time! In the South we do not get a lot of snow, but when we do we want to make [...]


Elf on the Shelf – Story Time – TOOO CUTE!

I'm so proud of my hubby!   While I'm away he sent me pictures of what the Elf has been doing:  this morning Ben sent me pics of the Elf reading his story to the other stuffed animals on the stairs...it [...]


Shopping Find! – Christmas Vacation Moose Mugs!!!

Can you relate to the movie "Christmas Vacation"?  If yes, you have to get these mugs!  If not, you still have to start some funny conversations. Every year when the kids are asleep we watch "Christmas Vacation " movie, the [...]


Elf on the Shelf – Shoe Shopping

This morning the Elf was easy to find, he was trying on the kids shoes!   We are always catching the kids (both of them) trying on my pretty red heels and walking around, I guess the Elf thought it looked [...]


Christmas Macarons! – Sparkling Treat for your Mouth and Table

Make a dessert that will delight the eyes and the tummy; a wonderful Sparkly French Macaron!    Look how gorgeous these are!! Amanda and I have made a total of 10 batches of Macarons together over the last 3 months, [...]


Elf on the Shelf – Monkey Business

 This morning we found the Elf hanging out with some high fliers. Spiderman and the monkeys are hanging out with the flying elf (a way from the dogs - the elf got carted away by one of the dogs the [...]


Elf on the Shelf – Who Sank my Battleship?

Looking for a Elf on the Shelf idea where the kids will engage? This is the one! All it takes is a Board game! Pin It This morning the kids were so quick to play the game, I didn't get [...]


Elf on the Shelf – Playing with the Dogs

We are dog sitting for Kevin and Amanda while they are on a trip.  The kids are having so much fun playing with Howie and Miley that the Elf had to join in. He took the ball! The kids walked [...]