Category: Hobbies

Plan with Me – No Stickers!

Hello everyone!  So, I need to go ahead and say I’m sorry for not posting more often.  I’m still working on balance between this blog and my new love for the YouTube!  If you’re not aware that I’ve been doing youtube videos, please hop on over there and subscribe!  If I’m not updating here, it’s…

Crate Expectations – Spring Craft Crate

How many of you like to do crafts with your children?   How many of your children like to do crafts?   Well, this is the greatest craft idea ever…in my opinion.  Introducing the Crate Expectations – Spring Craft Crate!  The shop is The Lighted Branch on Etsy.  The lady who runs it is actually…

Easy Kids Craft – Fall Theme

Yay…It’s Fall Y’all!   I’m so excited for this time of year.  I know many people feel the same way, but I think fall just brings so many happy memories for me… Back to School – in the mountains at Appalachian State University (Love the Clean Crisp Air) Fall Leaves My Wedding Anniversary!! 🙂 And…

Return to the Paper Planner

I’m going to start using a paper planner again.  The only time I’ve really used a planner was while I was in school to keep track of assignments and work schedule.   Those of you reading this probably fall into one of the following two camps: Why?  Don’t you have a smart phone?  You know…

ECU Pirate Groom’s Cake

My friend’s Grant & Mallory were married this past Saturday! 🙂  Mallory asked if I could make a Groom’s cake for Grant as a surprise.  He attended ECU (East Carolina University) and wanted a purple and gold wedding.  She wasn’t so keen on the idea for the Purple & Gold theme, so she wanted to…

Anniversary Cake

Here’s a cake that I decorated for a 40th Wedding Anniversary. My sister-in-law actually made the cake, recipe can be provided if interested. It was basically a chocolate cake, with chocolate buttercream filling, and a whipped chocolate icing. I have never worked with Whipped Icing before, but I know a lot of people tend to…

Champagne Toast Anniversary Card on Cricut

Here’s a quick & easy card that I made for my brother & sis-in-law’s anniversary. I used the Sweethearts cartridge. This card has a neat feature that allows you to make a little pull-out card.  So I chose to use the Champagne glasses. First I cut the the envelope using the Champagne key which cut…