Monday, July 27, 2009

FREE Mocha Mondays

McDonalds is still having their Free Mocha Mondays. Go check it out and try one of their delicious mochas. I still haven't had a chance to go. I just love mochas and need to try them out. I am a Starbucks girl, but I will not pass up a free mocha from McDonalds. lol Go try one and let me know what you think!

Monday, July 20, 2009

Check out this brand new Etsy Store here.
It's actually my store. My hubby and I are going into business together!
MyStyles was started by a team of husband and wife who just love to be creative. We love being together and working together and this gives us an opportunity to spend even more time together!
This is the Milkyway Bangle. Don't you just love it!!! Check out more bangles at MyStyles.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Birthday Parties

I've had the privilage of throwing my boy 2 birthday parties so far! The 1st birthday was awesome! I did everything in 2 different shades of blue and polka dots. The cake was my favorite part! We had balloons and streamers and decorations all over the house. We have a playground in the backyard and the kids had a blast! The 2nd birthday we had was Mickey Mouse themed. I had Mickey everywhere. I even made rice krispie snacks in shape of Mickey. This year, I think I am going to do a CARS theme. But I have not decided yet.

For more birthday party ideas, check out Kelly's Korner.

1st birthday

2nd birthday

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Wordless Wednesday

I am starting him early on coupon clipping! lol

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

ha ha Tuesday

A strawberry blonde was weed-eating her yard and accidentally cut off the tail of her cat which was hiding in the grass.

She rushed her cat, along with the tail, over to WAL-MART!


WALMART is the largest re-tailer in the world!!!

Monday, July 13, 2009

FREE Mocha Mondays

Can you believe that on Mondays McDonald's are giving away 1 free Mocha. Check it out... It's from 7 am to 7 pm. Guess where I am headed today? :) I want to try the caramel one!

Friday, July 10, 2009

Show Us Where You Live Friday - Entry Ways/Foyers

Well, this Friday I decided to participate on Kelly's Show Us Where you Live Fridays. I just redid my formal living room/ foyer area and I love it! I got some new decorations. My favorite is the initial on the wall by the front door. We don't have a big house or anything like that, so our foyer is not a grand entrance. lol It's just a simple house that we've made into our home. For more tours, check out Kelly's blog.

This is the table on the foyer. I just got all those decorations. You notice I blacked out our name on the plate sitting on the table. But that is brand new! We just got it! Everything else you see on there is from Kirklands. I got some amazing deals!
The letter my hubby bought for me from Kohls. It was also on sale.

We bought the chandelier at Lowe's and put it up right after we closed on the house. they had an ugly gold one on there and I hated it! Throughout the house we have that same look. I love black and decorated most of my rooms in black. lol

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Tag - You're it!

Throwing a shower or party?
These tags are great to add to any party favors! Make your party favors stand out with your custom made tag!!!
These 3x6 tags are great for you to tie to a baggie for a party favor. You can also use them as bridal shower tags, wedding tags, birthday parties, Christmas, Valentine's Day and more!
Check these tags out at My Printed Memories.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Summer Time

Summer is upon us. It can get very hot!

Keeping a 2 year old active can prove difficult when we have 100 degree weather. We've taken him to Dave and Buster's and he loved it! His favorite was the cars - he liked driving. Boy, it's starting early!

We are also doing swimming lessons twice a week. We don't have access to a pool, so that's all the swimming he gets.

We also go to the beach too. I love the beach and so does he!

What do you do for fun if it's too hot to play outside?

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Blog Hop Picture

I am participating on the blog hop today. It's fun! I have way too many favorite pictures. But this is one of my absolute pictures. We went to the beach last year and got some great shots. I really wanted to do one like this and I love how it came out. I love my family!
I have all my links on the bottom of my blog for the blog hop. Check out all the other blogs!!!

Craft Idea for your Child

It's summer time. If you have kids at home, they must be bored.
I have been trying to do more crafts with my 2 year old. I found this idea and thought it was so cute. I am going to try it out. You guys try it and let me know how it goes.

You can make a raccoon, dog, cat, rabbit, bunny, mouse, pig, panda, or frog.

I think we are going to make the dog.

Supplies needed:
Paper bags
Scraps of construction paper
Markers or crayons
Optional - googly eyes, pipe cleaners for whiskers

Fold the two square edges of a paper bag under (at the dotted lines), to form the animal's head.

You now have the shape of the animal's head.

Cut out ears, eyes, a nose, and a tongue. Glue the tongue inside the mouth. Glue the eyes, nose, and ears to the dog's face.

Enjoy!!! Let me know how it goes.

Monday, July 6, 2009

Happy 4th of July

I hope everyone had a great 4th of July. I did! We had our families over for some good old fashioned 4th of July grilling.
We had hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, potato salad, apple pie, ice cream and cake. Everything was so yummy!
I even decorated my table. I have this red and white plaid tablecloth that I got as a wedding present. But my favorite part of the table was the centerpiece. My mom made it. Isn't so patriotic and super cute? I just love how it turned out!
How about you? How was your 4th of July? Did you have fun?
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