My family has become much closer during our time being quarantine together. We’ve done yard work, planted a vegetable garden, finished up our list of “honey do” and repair projects and rediscovered hobbies that were neglected. Even though we only ventured out a few times for necessities, we accomplished so much and I feel like… Continue reading Rekindling an old Friendship
Welp, dang it. That corona virus has got us all topsy turvy. While I’m hibernating, I might as well use up my stash to make something purty. If you’re stuck at home too, come check out the new Cupcake Inspirations challenge – we want you to add some butterflies to your projects! I’m combining a… Continue reading Gotta Bur in my Saddle
I don’t know wine, but I do know what tastes good. My family owns an Italian restaurant and I have been introduced to the “good stuff”. I’ve sampled numerous varieties over the last fifteen years and I’ve narrowed down my favorite grapes to pinot noir and pinot grigio. My oldest son is the wine aficionado… Continue reading Carpe Vinum!
My best friend and my valentine… he plays both positions on this team. We got married 29 years ago, when we were both babies! We’ve grown up together. We started out “playing house” and built our family. My “valentine” has a raunchy sense of humor, doesn’t mind offending people, likes to be the center of… Continue reading Rock of ❤
Happy Valentine’s Day! There’ll be lots of hearts, flowers and chocolates passed around today. My family owns an Italian restaurant and Valentine’s night is always crazy busy, especially when the holiday falls on the weekend. My husband and my sons will go in early to prep and I won’t see them until the wee hours… Continue reading Hearts and Flowers
The new Cupcake Inspirations Challenge is up and it’s a color theme! This was a good opportunity for me to play with some of my neglected supplies. I pulled out my Perfect Medium and some coordinating Perfect Pearls for dusting and created this fun card! (All available supplies will be listed at the end of… Continue reading Happy Camper
Hi there it’s Wendy! Today’s post is part of the Taylormadecards4u inspiration team monthly video hop featuring the new digital kit An English Garden! TMC4u is also the sponsor for the Crafter’s Castle Challenge blog and the winner for this month’s challenge will win the featured kit, so be sure to link up to the… Continue reading An English Garden Par-tea!
No, this is not going to be a post about the British royal family…though I have been keeping up with the gossip online. “Megexit” is oddly fascinating, but who has time for that? I have my own life to worry about and crafting deadlines to meet! Sheesh, all of that pish posh gives me a… Continue reading You Give me a Royal Headache
Janie “The Craft Princess” has asked some of her fellow crafters to be a part of a 10,000 Thank Yous celebration video hop as a way of saying THANK YOU to her 10,000 subscribers! Ten sponsors, who have been an important part of Janie’s crafting journey, have donated a total of over $450 in prizes!… Continue reading 10,000 Thank Yous!
It sounds gross, but it’s not! I’ll take one with an extra cherry on top, please! “Shake One in the Hay and Spit on It” is soda jerk lingo for a strawberry shake with raspberries on top. These guys had a slang all their own for calling out orders. Soda fountains had handbooks of recipes… Continue reading Shake One in the Hay and Spit on It!