Birthday Party Fun ~ Adventure Time Style!

For Nicholas' recent 7th birthday party, he chose an Adventure Time theme. We love Adventure Time in our home...and it's possible that we watch it even if the boys aren't home. For the first time, we had a birthday party someplace other than a relative's home, so I knew there wouldn't be too much in the way of party decorations. But, I wanted to have something that was Adventure Time, so I did a … [Read more...]

Scrapbook Saturday: Pregnant Belly & Meeting Little Brother

Happy National Scrapbook Day! This isn't really a post about that, but I thought I'd wish you all a good one on our national holiday :) I'm slowly making progress on Tobin's first year book. Here are a couple of layouts I've finished that I wanted to share because of some details. The Expanding layout I like for a couple of reasons: (1) The extra spacing between the letters of the title … [Read more...]

Making Spring Wreaths

It's Spring, ya'll! Or practically Summer if you go by the temperatures we've already had here. And the mosquitos. They are going to be epic this year. But that's not my point! My point is, it's Spring and I wanted some color on my doors. So, I whipped up a couple of wreaths, one for the front door of the apartment and one for the hall closet (if you can call the space between the refrigerator … [Read more...]

What’s In It For Me? Or Why I Have A Blog

When I was getting ready for BlissDom '12, one of the many questions that came up was what my blog was about. There are people who write on blogs who have very specific niches, and some, like me, who don't (although I have more of a niche than a lot of people). I have a little blog, I don't have advertising, I haven't done any sponsored writing, and the giveaways I've done have been wonderful … [Read more...]

Scrapbook Saturday: Pregnancy Test & Boy Announcement Pages

I'm finally making some progress on Tobin's first book (conception through one year), and these are two of my favorite layouts so far. The first is the page that tells the story of finding out we were pregnant with Tobin. My favorite part of this layout is the white crayon I used for the journalling and to doodle on the edges of the scalloped paper and around the photos. Supplies: Die … [Read more...]