Friday, November 26, 2010
Sunday, November 21, 2010
Every Christmas I dress my kids in red, black & white. This Christmas I have my daughters in red black & white of course, but they are going to match in similar outfits with Scottie dogs on them. I was shopping online at Ebay, Gymboree & a few specialty online shops for hair accessories to compliment the outfits. I mentioned it to Keri & she sugested I make my own for the girls. We went to Joann & I bought black & white ribbon & I found Scottie dog buttons & she provided red felt. I cut the ribbons into loops, glued them & made bows with red felt circles on the bottom & in the middle, put black ribbon through it, glued it & secured it to a headband. They came out so cute! How adorable will they look wearing these together! Love them!
Saturday, November 20, 2010
It's Autumn & pumpkin is finding it's way into breads, cakes, pies & coffees to name a few places it can be found for a limited time during ths season. This morning after feeding baby girl & laying her on Daddy's chest so they could sleep in, I got to work making breakfast. I made a basic pancake mix, then stirred in lots of McCormick pumpkin spice seasoning. It just adds so much to a simple yummy breakfast favorite & the family loved them! Another great way to include that pumpkin is to brew a pot of coffee & sprinkle some of the spice into the coffee grinds. If you're not a fan of pumpkin, like me, you can add some applesauce, allspice, nutmeg & clove to make an apple pie flavor. I prefer that myself. Whatever you like, mix it up & don't be afraid to add your own creative flair!
Saturday, November 13, 2010
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
I am getting ready to create & send out some beautiful Christmas cards! We had a photo shoot in our home last week & we had some great pics of the kids all together & of the 5 of us for the first time! So how cool is this? I'm very excited about this super deal at Shutterfly I HAD to blog & share! I love Shutterfly- their picture quality is wonderful & they prepare & ship your order fast! Plus I love the prepaid plans! There are 3 main options for Christmas cards; folded, flat stationary, & flat photo cards! There are many designs, styles & colors & they're super easy to create! I picked out 3 of my fave although seriously it was not easy to narrow it down to only 3! These are the ones that stood out to me & I am considering using! The first is this classy Retro Plaid Christmas 5x7 folded card, the second is simple; With Love Chartreuse Christmas Card, the third Faith And Family Religious 5x7 photo card. Check them out & tell me what you're favorites are! If you do....I get free, yes FREE! cards from Shutterfly! I'm lovin the sound of that! I'm going to chose a style that allows me to fill it with various photos from our family photo shoot so it includes baby photos & the kids & all of us! I love the birth announcements & everyday designs too that they offer! I love how you can upload a picture & add a border or writing! Shutterfly is such a fun & easy site to play on & work with!!! My friend Angie posted on HER blog that Shutterfly was giving bloggers 50 free Christmas cards! You can find out more and how by going to this link. Post a comment on my blog & start blogging/sharing this great deal from Shutterfly!