Good intentions

I had every intention to post a full week of Mother’s Day ideas. But it just didn’t happen. By now, it’s kinda too little too late. I still have 1000+ posts in my reader and I might just have to hit “mark as unread.” And I would hate that. I like to be in the know. I always hated going to bed because I thought I would miss out on [Read More...]

New trend: Baby gender reveal parties

Recently I’ve seen a few posts about parties centered on pregnant mommas announcing the sex of their baby. I’m game for any excuse to have a party. And I think the idea is so fun. Here are some posts: Cookie Mondays’ “revealed” party Life Sweet Life’s boy or girl party Create My Event’s gender reveal party Jack & Izzy’s baby gender party The Busy Budgeting Mama’s ultrasound reveal party

Feeling good…

I’ve posted a few times about crafting for good. When there’s some kind of charity involved in anything I participate in, I feel good. Real good. This weekend we got to raise money for Pennies 4 Penny & Surfers Healing. Obviously Surfers Healing tugs at my heartstrings (BIG TIME). In addition to raising funds, our favorite SoCal photographers- Blue Lily- were beyond generous in giving away a mini photography session [Read More...]

Guest Post: Nancy from My Blonde Ambitions

Right about now I am frantically running around finishing last minute details. I was lucky enough to get Nancy from My Blonde Ambitions to fill in for me. I met Nancy over 10 years ago from a friend of mine in college. The thing I remember most about Nancy is that she is hysterical and easy to talk to. At the time little did I know how much creativity she [Read More...]

Glad to be a girl, take 3

….still over 500 unread posts in my reader. I’m feeling so way behind. But here are a few ideas thatI have totry when life gets back under control(5 days until this): Corner Crafts’ silhouette jewelry In My Own Style’s glasses to jewelry Trey & Lucy’s lace trim earrings Dear Lizzy’s ruffle t I Am Momma Hear Me Roar’s J Crew shirt Happy Monday-whatcha doin’?

Happy Earth Day!

Thurs morning and have I done anything for Earth Day? Nope.If I’m being honest, not sure if I’ll be able to get to these cool projects this year.But they’re still cute and I’m just way ahead for next year, right?If you have time to squeeze in some fun today, take a look here: Crafts and Treats Roundup at the Crafty Crow Earth day tshirt from Just Another Day in Paradise [Read More...]

In the loop

Remember I mentioned some exciting stuff on the horizon? Well one has to do with one of my favorite stores. Can’t quite share with you….but wanted to tease you a bit. DownEast just received their swim line in. And they are offering a special “Buy 3 – SAVE $15” promotion. Buy any three mix-and-match swim pieces and save $15 on the entire order now through May 2. Enter promo code [Read More...]

***The comment section wasn’t working earlier over there.It is now!! Sorry about that.****With only 12 days to go, the Queen Bee Market is coming together nicely.We need your help…but don’t worry,there’s a nice little incentive.We need help spreading the word,in exchange for the chance to win1 of each of these: {Necklace image courtesy of Becky Earl} 1 pair of To Match Your Rosy Cheeks earrings, your choice of color1 large [Read More...]

The best of the best

Can’t get enough of the all the goodness at my sponsors sites. (those guys, right over there on my right sidebar———–>) Here are my faves: A special welcome to: Honestly (by far) my favoritedigital scrapbook site. Check it out.Will post more about DHD very soon. And when you have a second, visit: Jeannett has such a cool thing going on.She’s featuring Julie from Joy’s Hope.Read all about it here.