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Fourth of July Open House at the 1905 Cottage!

1905 4th of july open house

What are you doing for the Fourth?  Every year our community has a pancake breakfast, followed by a down home paradeand carnival. My kids LOVE decorating their bikes and joining in. The 1905 cottage that I've been working on is right on the parade route. I was thinking it would be fun to have the house open after the parade!   Come for the parade at 10 am and then the … [Read more...]

Michael’s Creative Crew Blogger Event!


A few weeks ago I was in Texas, as part of the Michaels Creative Crew. It was a whirwind two day trip filled  amazing information, fun, new friends and crafts galore!! It was such an honor to be one of the bloggers at this fun event. And I think the thing I loved the most about this trip was getting to know the people behind the Michaels brand. First of all, I have to say how impressed I am … [Read more...]

Sun, Sand, New Friends and Crafts — what could be better?


Have you heard about the Craftermind's Cruise?? It is going to be so fun. Amy of Mod Podge Rocks!, Beckie of Infarrantly Creative, Heather from Dollar Store Crafts and I will be setting sail from Port Canaveral, Florida on October 21, 2011 for three days of sun, sand, conferencing, networking, and crafting.  Learn how to grow your blog, meet some incredible new people, exchange crafty ideas, and … [Read more...]

Bonus Weekend Giveaway — $25 to Tom & Lucy’s Art Shoppe {Lehi, UT}


UPDATE --The winner is #13 TJ & Amy  Tom and Lucy is a beautiful shop located in the Ivory Ridge Swim and Tennis Club in Lehi, UT. They feature amazing vendors with products like: Carmel Apples, Jewelry, Sock Monkey Hats, Pillowcase Dresses, Vintage Designs, Bibs, Oil Cloth Bags, Scripture Totes, Baby Blankets, Vinyl, Boots and much much more. And ---- Tom and Lucy are … [Read more...]

Getting Creative at Creative Estates — Spring Bunting Canvas!!


There were a few reasons that Creative Estates was so awesome. One was meeting so many fabulous ladies. Another was the weather. And the third reason I loved it was that it totally recharged my creativity. Being in a room with so many other, creative women was amazing!!  {Ashley, Bev and Becca sporting their beautiful necklaces}  In addition to breakout sessions and speakers, there … [Read more...]

Creative Estates — Recharging my Creativity!!


I spent an amazing weekend at Creative Estates. It was wonderful being around so many creative, beautiful women! Plus, we were in Arizona and the weather was so nice {except for Saturday - lol}. I learned so much, I laughed so much -- it was AMAZING!!!  I just HAD to share a few pictures and details with you!!  {photo via Meg @ Brassy Apple} The first thing we did was check out an … [Read more...]

Giveaway — Faces to Love, blogger makeover project!!


I had such a fun time at Blissdom and met so many amazing people, including Amy and Angie from I Heart Faces!! I Heart Faces is a photography website with weekly photo challenges for all levels of photographers. Co-Founders, Amy & Angie make sure you'll find great photo editing tutorials, camera tutorials, photography tips and giveaways each week. They also host a … [Read more...]

Christmas Cookie Exchange, a Party Craft Idea and some winners!


It was so fun meeting new friends Tuesday at my Holiday Cookie Exchange. Thank you to everyone who came. And for those of you who couldn't come, I am hoping to make this an annual party, so maybe you will be able to join us next year! … [Read more...]

Girls Night Out at Pier1 Imports this Wednesday!!


This post brought to you by Pier 1 Imports. All opinions are 100% mine. . . . . . . . … [Read more...]

An invitation and some winners!


{You are invited to a Cookie Exchange at my house} … [Read more...]