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hippity hoppity – easter basket idea for little ones

March 24, 2016 0

Call me crazy, but I'm hosting Easter this year and will have 18 people over on Sunday...eeeeek. On top of that, the hubby came home from a business trip with a cold that I now have and we're going away for a quick trip to Sonoma through Saturday. So yes, I'm slightly crazy! I recently got a Silhouette Cameo and decided that I was gonna put it to use this Easter. I'm a little sad that I didn't start using it sooner! Check out the place cards I made for my table. With 18 people, it's really helpful to give everyone an assigned seat so no one has to go through the whole "where are you gonna sit" song and dance. It's just easier for everyone. Now that I have the Silhouette machine I don't have to sit there and hand cut 18 eggs - it's a...

luck of the irish

March 17, 2016 0

Today completely crept up on me - I don't know where time goes anymore! I blame it on having a baby, but really, the days just fly by. So here I am trying to whip together something easy to celebrate St. Patrick's Day and my solution is this fun box of treats. I was pretty happy about how the boxes came together. What I love most is that you can easily make this for any holiday by switching around the goodies. Maybe some chocolate hearts for Valentines day, pumpkin caramels for Thanksgiving, or peppermint bark for Christmas...you get the idea. I found these boxes at The Container Store. Does anyone else find themselves wondering this store for hours looking at all the fun stuff they have? I go in for a specific item and come out...

pie for pi day

March 14, 2016 0

3.1415926...and that's all I've got when it comes to reciting Pi. While the rest of the numbers are still fuzzy, I can remember seeing the banner hung around the perimeter of our 7th grade classroom. If only I'd paid closer attention in class 20 years ago, I might be able to give you more than 8 numbers! How do I like to celebrate Pi Day? With a delicious treat, of course! I originally had a cute St. Patty's Day craft lined up for the blog today (don't worry, I'll post it soon), but yesterday I realized that I needed something for Pi Day. I totally cheated though, because I didn't make this cherry pie. The amazing people at Susie Cakes did all the work for me and all I had to do was take pictures and eat it (really tough job, I know)....