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Muffin Tin Monday – Red, White & Blue

Happy Monday & Happy Memorial Day! We are so grateful to have this day to celebrate and honor the brave men & women who help to protect our freedom. Today we take time to honor the heroic soldiers who help make it possible for us to live in this great country...THANK YOU!It's Muffin Tin Monday and today's theme was "choose your own" We decided to go with a Red, White & Blue theme to help celebrate Memorial Day. Since we will be out and about later today enjoying the beautiful weather we had … [Continue reading...]

What’s Hot Wednesday’s

Welcome to "What's Hot Wednesday's." I have decided to feature a new product/idea from the many talented people I know and the hundreds of creative blogs I can't seem to stay away from. I hope to promote small businesses, do-it-yourself craft projects and ideas for your home that will keep you inspired. So here we go...Today I am featuring a dear friend of mine and her adorable step stools. Sharon is a very talented woman and I am always amazed with what she can do with a paint brush. … [Continue reading...]

Muffin Tin Monday

Today over at MTM there was no theme, so we decided to use the same one from last week (Children's Literature) since I loved it so much.I picked the story "The Little Mouse, The Ripe Red Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear" by Audrey and Don Wood. This is a great children's story with vivid pictures and simple text for even the youngest readers. The little mouse is trying to keep the strawberry away from the bear, and his adorable attempts to hide it our guaranteed to make you laugh!Here is … [Continue reading...]

Lions, Tigers & Bears…Oh My!

This morning we woke up and the sun was shinning (it has been raining a lot here lately) and Daddy suggested we do something fun today as a family. We decided to take a trip down to the Dallas Zoo.We got everyone dressed, packed the million things that you have to take when you plan an outing with 3 little ones, loaded everyone in the car and headed out. Aubrey was so excited about seeing the animals and even more thrilled when we stopped to get donuts for breakfast.We had a great time and … [Continue reading...]

MTM – Children’s Literature

Today is Muffin Tin Monday! I LOVED today's theme, Children's Literature. We had lots of fun with our muffin tin today and enjoyed making a craft to go with it.Our book selection for today's theme was "The Very Hungry Caterpillar." Here is what the very hungry Aubrey had for lunch today...Side: Banana CaterpillarFirst Row: Apple, Pear, StrawberriesSecond Row: Oranges, Cheese & Sausage, Chocolate Cake & Pretzel ButterflyHere is a close up of our Hungry Caterpillar.Our craft project for today … [Continue reading...]

5 Things I Love About Being a Mom

Today was Mother's Day and I was fortunate to be showered with love from my beautiful family. I am so very blessed to have 3 beautiful children, an amazing husband and a supportive extended family who all help me as I travel down this path of motherhood. I decided today would be a great day to reflect on why I love being a mom.1. Being Inspired . I may not be following the path I had dreamed up for myself, but I take great pride in my current accomplishment of bringing 3 wonderful children … [Continue reading...]

Tea Time

"If I had a single flower for every time I think of you, I could walk forever in my garden" - Claudia GhandiIn honor of Mother's Day I threw a Mother-Daughter tea to celebrate the beautiful women in my life, my mother, sister and daughters. We had a lovely afternoon, I only wish all of the wonderful women who are part of our lives could have been here to share this moment.Here is a quick snapshot of our tea party...InvitationsThis is the outside of the invitation given to guestand the inside … [Continue reading...]

Not What I Expected…

So this week has not gone quite like I planned, but then again do they ever? As you may have read in my post from Monday we started a pinata to help celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Tuesday. It was supposed to dry overnight and then we would finish it Tues morning, as you can see this did not happen.I took the twins to the Dr. Tues. morning and after a catheter, 4 tubes of blood drawn, and double ear infections nobody was in the mood to come home and finish our craft. I thought we would do it after … [Continue reading...]

Muffin Tin Monday Fiesta

Today is MTM and since there was no theme I decided ours would be a Fiesta theme to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Here is what we had for lunch today...Front Row: Cheese Quesadillas, Guacamole, RiceBack Row: Cantaloupe "Maracas", Chips, "Sombrero" CookieBefore our yummy lunch we made Maracas to help celebrate Cinco de Mayo tomorrow. Here is how we did it.1. Gather your supplies - 2 plastic cups, beans, foil, paper scraps, flower punch/stickers, scissors tape, and glue.2. Pour the beans into 1 … [Continue reading...]

Ocean Commotion

This is our project from Friday (I took a nap Friday instead of getting on the computer so I am a little bit behind). We wrapped up our Ocean themed week by creating our very own ocean, here's how...1. Gather all your supplies - White cardstock, colored construction paper, blue paint, cling wrap, paper muffin liner, tissue paper, fish templates (or you can make your own), crayons, scissors, and glue.2. Aubrey colored her fish while I got everything else ready. Take your white card stock and … [Continue reading...]