Monthly Archives: October 2010

Birds On A Wire

What you’ll need: – black jumbo paper clips – 1 sheet of black card stock – Mod Podge Gloss Finishor  Mod Podge ® Dimensional Magic. – toothpick or bamboo skewer – hot glue gun (optional) or glue – black string … Continue reading

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The evolution of our backyard

This was the listing photo of the backyard when we decided to take a look. Not great, but not horrendous either. The reality was a little worse though. It was a dirt and concrete patch! The grass was burnt away … Continue reading

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And the winners are …

The winners for the Built ® Peanut Memory Stick Holders are:     cindi m,  rlma and Gay Vaughan! Congrats!! Please contact me with your details, so I can send your winnings off to you! {My email is linked to … Continue reading

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3D Paper Star/Snowflake

I don’t know about you, but I’m all “halloweened” out! I know that’s not really a word, but it accurately describes the Halloween oversaturation I am experiencing! So, I was aching for a quick project that had nothing to do … Continue reading

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Time for a Give Away!

I thought it’s about time for a giveaway! I have 3 Built ® Peanut Memory Stick Holders to give away! Made from neoprene, the compact and convenient Memory Stick Holder protects your digital life while you go about your daily … Continue reading

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Strawberry Cucumber Basil Salad

This salad is a little different. It’s a refreshing summer salad, but I have to admit that I have made it before for holidays too – yes, because of it’s color   But also because of it can really lighten … Continue reading

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Before and After of a different kind

My twins turned 5 today. I can’t even believe it! Part of me is pretty convinced that I just had them last year and somebody made a mistake But then I look at them and it’s quite clear that I … Continue reading

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Updating an 80s Kitchen

Or how we went from this to this and then some {Excuse the messy fridge door please!}  When we were looking for our second house in Phoenix, there were some things that I was very particular about. The kitchen and … Continue reading

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I think I made my first Tiramisu when I was 15 years old. It was the first time I had watched somebody make it, even though it was certainly not the first time I had eaten it. It never really … Continue reading

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Cute Bucket Desserts

Remember the Starburst Candy Flowers I made the other day? Well, this is how I ended up using them: We probably all know the “dirt” dessert by now. This is just a little variation on the theme, but I think … Continue reading

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