When you think of a daisy, you think of a small white round flower with a round yellow center, right? Well, here’s some fun facts about daisies… A single daisy flower is actually made up of two separate flowers. The center petals are one flower surrounded by the “rays” of another flower. Daisies grow all… Continue reading Daisy, Daisy!
Today starts a new challenge at Cupcake Inspirations and the color theme is orange, teal and white. This week’s sponsor is Inspired by Stamping and they are generously offering a $15 gift certificate to our randomly chosen winner! Thank you so much Joanna! Orange is not my favorite color so I really had to ponder ideas… Continue reading Mermaid Kisses
I’m definitely Zelda. I follow the rules when I drive (and bike!) and it makes me insane when other people don’t. Am I crazy? Probably. I get really crazy when drivers don’t watch out for bike riders. I’m always on guard. Sigh…that’s why I wear a full cranium cycling helmet that my kids say makes… Continue reading World of Wizards and Witches
Today starts a new challenge week at Cupcake Inspirations and the theme is… In the Garden! There isn’t a sponsor this week, so Cupcake Inspirations is generously providing a $5 gift certificate to any one of our 2017 sponsors! Club Scrap® ‘s July 2017 Vintage Botany kit was perfect for this challenge! I combined the kit… Continue reading I was Made for Sunny Days!
I haven’t had much sugar in the last few weeks and these look DELISH! This week’s color challenge was sponsored by Stamplorations and they are offering a $15 gift certificate to our randomly chosen winner! The inspiration photo reminded me of the circus! Flashback to 1993…We were college students living in New Orleans and got… Continue reading The Art of Making Others Happy
The summer of 1986… I was seventeen, the summer before my senior year in high school. My grandparents took me to Europe to visit my Aunt and Uncle in The Netherlands and my friend Birgit in Germany. I spent two months traveling through six different countries. It was the trip of a lifetime! At the… Continue reading Summer in Paris
If you ask my nieces (and sometimes nephews) what they want to do at Aunt Wendy’s they will say, “Arts n’ crafts!” What kid, old or young, doesn’t like to get creative?! One of the things that I love about budding little artists is their artistic freedom. The sky can be purple, the trees can… Continue reading Arts n’ Crafts