Monday, April 29, 2013

Birthday Share!!!

It is TIME for this Mama to come out of DENIAL...and ADMIT.. to this.. I am the MAMA OF 2 TEENAGERS!! It all happened last week when this SWEET girl of mine joined the TEEN rankings with her brother! WHERE oh WHERE has the time gone?!!!  I have LOTS to share!! Thank You in advance if you make it to the end of the post! :)


She is in LOVE with anything OWL! :) So this is her birthday card I made her this year- (challenges listed below!) The owl itself I found HERE.. it is a cute key chain pattern I just adapted it for the card!
and her birthday cake.. this was a combonation of ideas.. 1 on pinterest, 1 on a magazine and a little of my own! She LOVED it!!!
 Here THREE Birthday Desserts!! Lucky Girl!! HA HA!! :)

This was her SURPRISE dessert on her birthday.. we girls LOVED the Warm Chocolate Melting Cake on our Cruise.. someone in our group shared the link to the recipe.. SOOO I made it.. it was FABULOUS! Tasted just like it! Next time I will take it out at the 15 minute mark! and I did add some Vanilla to it.. other then that.. easy peasy.. and so GOOD! She LOVED it! Recipe is HERE!

A few Birthday Party Photos to share!! 
Such a FUN day for her.. we went and painted ceramics, then back here for cake and fun! We did have our Mom and Me day.. she got to skip school.. we went to lunch and shopping! I have those photos coming! :) 

If you have made it this far THANK YOU!!! 

Challenges for Birthday Card-
 Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes 
  The Sisterhood of Crafters - Anything Goes  
Pennys - Anything Goes 
 Craft Room Challenge - So Sentimental  
Paper Crafting Journey - Sentiment 
 QKR Stampede - Favorite Things (Dies, Felt, Stitching, Buttons)
Dream Valley - Things With Wings
 Challenges 4 Everybody- Anything Goes
Aud Sentiments Challenge - Birthday Sentiment
 Make it Monday - Anything Goes
Crafty Bloggers Network - Anything Goes

Hope you all have a GREAT day! Thanks again for stopping by!!!

Sunday, April 28, 2013


Happy Sunday!!! It is time for a PIO challenge! Our theme is April Showers Bring May Flowers!

We are sponsored this week by Gingerloft Digi Stamps, (THANK YOU!) and one lucky participant will win 3 digi stamps of their choice!
My Card-

PIO- April Showers Bring May Flowers-
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Through the Craftroom Door - Anything Goes
Crafting by Design - anything goes
Creative Moments - spring
Penny's Paper Crafty - anything goes

Thank You for stopping by!! Hope you will join us this week!!!
Have a GREAT day!! 

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Card Kit Share!

Happy Sunday!! Hope your all  having a GREAT weekend!! It is time for our card kit share!!! Our hostess was Mara this month! (THANK YOU!) and the kit was so PRETTY! I LOVED the colors!!

With our crazy busy month  I was only able to get 1 card finished!! But here it is!!!  I have linked the rest of the group below!

Thanks for stopping by! Have a GREAT day!!

Monday, April 15, 2013

Happy Birthday Share!

Happy Monday!!! Hope you all had a GREAT weekend!!!

 Today I was feeling a bit creative, and thought I would whip up a Birthday Card for my stash!!!  

I used my new MFT dies for this one!! I am LOVING them so much!!! Gonna enter a few challenges.. they are linked below!

Scrappin Mojo- My Color Challenge
Simon Says Stamp - April Showers or Spring Flowers
  Diva's by Design - Flowers
 Crafting for all Seasons-Floral Delight
 Make it Monday - Anything Goes
CardMania - Punches/Diecuts 
 Crafty Bloggers Network - Anything Goes
Thank You for stopping by!! Have a GREAT day!!

Sunday, April 14, 2013

PIO- Embossing!

Happy Sunday!! It is time for another PIO Challenge.. this week it is embossing!! 

We have a brand new sponsor for this challenge and that is Red Rubber Designs (THANK YOU!) and they are giving a $10 Gift Certificate to our winner. We hope you will join us this week!

PIO- Embossing
Through the Craftroom Door - Anything Goes
Make it Monday - Anything Goes
Inspire Me Friday:-Anything Goes

Card Crafters Circle: Die Cuts and or Dry Embossing
Simply Create Too-use your stash 
Cute Card Thursday - Butterfly Kisses 
Have a GREAT day!! Thanks for stopping by!!

Monday, April 08, 2013


Hello!! I am BACK!!! We were off for a FABULOUS vacation over the kiddos Spring Break! We actually left a few days earlier! (less airfare.. how can we not! LOL!)

We headed to Galveston TX for a few days.. then we SAILED away on a 7 Day Caribbean Cruise! Such a WONDERFUL trip!!

I do owe LOTS of blog visits and plan to get on that tomorrow.. today has been filled with uploading photos, laundry, groceries, lunch out with my hubby (he snuck off one more day today!) thought I would share a few photo collages with you!! :) 

Here they come!!
 Cruise FUN!

 Grand Cayman-
There ya have it a QUICK overview of our trip.. I took over 1200 photos! LOL! :) I need to delete some and then get SCRAPPIN! :) 

THANK YOU if you have made it this far!! I will be out and about in blogland tomorrow to catch up with you all!! Have a GREAT day!