Sponsor Spotlight & Giveaway from Above All Fabric

Congrats #63- Elaine, you win!I’ll have Melanie get in touch with you. I think it’s safe to say that a lot of 30days readers sew. Right? Have I got a post for you.And if you don’t sew, well now you have good reason to. ;)Say hello to my friend, Melanie. She owns Above All Fabric (and has a cute button over there on the right ——->). Above All Fabric is [Read More...]

My Ultimate Family Vacation & Do What You Love Sweepstakes

Sponsored ByCheerios® is giving you the chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, your ultimate family vacation. As part of a paid promotion for their “Do What You Love” Sweepstakes, Cheerios® is sponsoring my post today about what my ultimate family vacation would be. Read mine, Enter the Sweepstakes for a chance to actually win your own fantasy family trip or one of a bunch of other great prizes. ………….{picture from [Read More...]

Pity Party 8

{Image from French Knot} If you are new to 30days (hi! welcome!),I’m hosting a Pity Party to link up to each week.The rules? Simple:Link to a specific post, not your blog in general.No shops or products please.(they will be erased)Be creative. The two that stood out to me last week: Bugaboo, Mini Mr & Me’s magnetic spicesFrom Blank Pages’ cash envelopes Happy Friday!

You might want this one too…

No, I’m not turning this into a recipe blog. I have one of those. A realllllllly outdated one….anyway, just thought you might like another recipe that reminds me of fall.In honor of all my favorite tv chefs, PLEASE ENJOY. (ever notice they always say that?) Another terrible picture. Taken a couple years ago. oops. 1 1/2 cups sugar1 cup shortening2 eggs, beaten1 (8 ounce) carton sour cream2 tablespoons grated orange [Read More...]

One for me, one for you

Just for fun, I wanted to share one of my most favorite desserts with you. It’s ridiculously easy and super yummy too. I think I found the recipe in a Kraft magazine (??). Every time I make it, people want the recipe. ;) It’s a kind of cheesecakey with cinnamon/sugar on top. Every time I make it, people want the recipe. ;) So now I’m sharing it with you: The [Read More...]

One month countdown…..

I have a few fun guest posts, tutorials and projects in the works. But in the mean time, I wanted to make sure everyone in Southern California (or anyone up for a road trip to beautiful San Diego) marks their calendars. the Queen Bee Market is one month from today!!! My stomach is in knots from excitement and stress (the good kind…….if that exists??). Jess and I are working, working, [Read More...]

Sponsor Spotlight: Night Owl

Lucky #22, Marlena wins!Thanks for playing. ;) Happy Monday! To kick things off on a good note this week, I want to introduce you to another friend on my sidebar- Night Owl.Trisha has fun items in her shop. She’s a big believer in refashioning. I love that her tags are made from fabric scraps. And look at these cute dresses: And we are all about the hooded towels in my [Read More...]

Pity Party, Take 7

{Image} Thanks to everyone who linked up last week.It’s so.much.fun seeing what everyone is up to. If you are new to 30days (hi! welcome!),I’m hosting a Pity Party to link up to each week.The rules? Simple:Link to a specific post, not your blog in general.No shops or products please.Be creative. The two I fell in love with last week:DIY yarn wreath from take heartChild’s apron tutorial from My Blonde Ambitions [Read More...]

What’s stopping you?

Just wanted to throw it out there today- What dreams do you have? {Image} What’s stopping you from doing them? I had a few dreams in life:Become a:WIFEhair stylist teacher graphic designer/advertiser MOM(a mom really was what I always always wanted to be) do SOMETHING CREATIVEhello 30dayshello Queen Bee Market Does life go as planned?Absolutely not. Not.at.all.But that doesn’t mean you can’twork HARDanddream BIG.{Image from the CUTEST wedding I have [Read More...]

Spotlight on: Doodle Bugs Paper

It’s been a little bit since I got to introduce one of my friends over here on the right ——-> I wanted to share some of my favorite things today from Doodle Bugs Paper. Kacey just set up her Christmas products: But she also has such cute stuff for all around the year too. She has such bright and fun colors. Want anything paper related? She’s got it- notecards, notepads, [Read More...]