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I was Made for Sunny Days!

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!

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The Art of Making Others Happy

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

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Summer in Paris

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

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Arts n’ Crafts

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

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Oh, Fudge…

My mom loves chocolate. She always has a stash of M&M’s in her bedside table. Ask the grand kids, they know EXACTLY where it is! Mom always made fudge for the holidays, not the easy microwave kind… the kind you need a candy thermometer for. For some reason, I wasn’t a fan until I got… Continue reading Oh, Fudge…

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You Make Me a Happy Camper!

I snorted when I wrote that title! I’m not a fan of primitive camping (click here for the back story)…BUT I will do a “glamping” trip! I found this great post by Whit’s Wilderness about a Texas tipi retreat. We have a girls’ trip planned for the fall! Road Trip! Today starts a new color challenge… Continue reading You Make Me a Happy Camper!

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Faith, Trust and a Little Bit of Pixie Dust

I loved the book Peter Pan. The Walt Disney movie version was my favorite, but Hook kinda grew on me! This scene is so sweet and just tugs on your heartstrings… Wendy was always my favorite character, of course! I think we all have the memories of that “in-between” stage… not quite an adult, but you want… Continue reading Faith, Trust and a Little Bit of Pixie Dust