Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Easter Cake

Come on over to The Peppered Pantry to see what all the fuss is about:) I'm excited for Y'all to see....
See ya there:)

Friday, March 26, 2010

Green Velvet Cupcakes

Green velvet cupcakes:
1 box white cake mix {mix in usual way}
Add 1/4 c. cocoa powder
1 T. green food coloring-or as much or as little as you like

Divide between 2 cupcake pans.

Bake at 350 for 15 mins.

Decorate how ever you want:)

I was gonna do a salad for my green recipe but totally forgot when I went to the grocery store!


Thanks to all of you who entered!!:) The winner of the Puzzle Piece Magnets is.....Karen from Insight Into Karen's Life! Yay:) I'll be sending them out soon:)

Friday, March 19, 2010

Unusual Green....

Ok so this is my unusual green project-I was going to skip this one because I just could not come up with anything. Well, now this is the unusual part-I was in the bathroom this morning...uh...yeah anyway lets get past it tee hee I looked down and on the floor was a puzzle piece! That's when I remembered the craft project I had seen here ...I was so excited!! I hurried and made the boys some lunch and rushed them off for their naps {I bribed Max with candy-is that really bad??} lol oh well he is a happier boy for it!! So If y' all want to know how to make these let me know-I took pix along the way-but Lindsey has a nice tutorial over there:)

Puzzle Piece Magnets

I made a set of 4.
If you like them let me know they could be yours;)
Yes I'm giving them away...so all you closet readers of my blog come out and leave me a comment-never know might be your lucky day!!
You can enter on Facebook as well.
You have 'til Thursday, March 25th 9pm Pacific time.
I'll draw and post the winner on Friday:)

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Today felt like 2 really long days! My sister Lily asked me if I could make some cupcakes for O'Brady's since it will be their last St. Patricks Day celebration as they are having to close because of the hi-way they are putting in. Anyway O'Brady's {in case you don't live around here} is an Irish Drive In so as you can imagine they really get into the St. Patricks Day thing:)

Every year they give away green ice cream and do face painting- the kids absolutely love it:)
So every year I take them and stand in a ridiculously long line to get a green ice cream and then again for the face painting, but it worth it:)

I mean look at that face!!

And this one:)
He lost his ice cream and didn't even care-his favorite part of the thing is the cone anyway!

Shane chose-"Kiss me I'm Irish" ;)

How cute is that??!!

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Green Craft

I'm loving this Color My World Challenge-craft week! Getting alot of my project done this way:)
For this weeks craft I decided to do a sign for the boys room. Lucky for me they have green in their room:)
Below is the color of the stripe going around the room-its called "green onion".

Above is the piece of wood from their great grandparents old farm:)

Here it is...

Hanging it...

Just so you all can see the stripe. I like it. I just need to move on to the rest of the room now:)
What do ya think?? :)

A Little Easier

Really quick update:)
Friday nights game was once again Pictionary-kids edition this time, making it easier for the kids.

Tiera giving a thumbs up on this game night snack:)

I made these Peanut Butter Bars they were a hit!!
If you want the recipe I will be posting it over at The Peppered Pantry either Sunday or Monday morning. Also if you haven't been by you should!! :) Just click on the link above or the button on the upper right hand side of this blog. We now have printable recipes too, makes it easier for everyone to send them to the printer.
Anywhoo, shall we get back to the game night;)

Shane approves!

Tiera drawing the word "teddy bear"
Pretty good hey?!

Shane on the same word. He did a good drawing too but I was on Tiera's team and didn't want to miss out on guessing!

The boys team game piece:)
They won....again....I was really tired though!!

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Saturday Project

Finally getting around to some of the thing I've been meaning to do like getting my little reading/nursing spot done-it's not totally done. I'm still on the look out for a small black side table and small ottoman and maybe a new throw blanket:)
For the time being I've been using this little trunk and odd yellow barstool;)
Here's to making do right?!

Here's the sweet shade.

Hanging above the baby bed that still needs bedding;)
One thing at a time though.
I love the way it looks here, what do you all think??

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Happy Birthday Joshua!

So this post is a couple weeks old but better late than never:) Anita decided to have Joshua's 3rd birthday at good 'ole Chuckee Cheese-the loudest, craziest, most kid friendly place in the world I'm pretty sure;) The kids had a blast though and that is what it's all about I suppose.
Anita and Joshie getting ready to open presents:)

Anita trying {in vain} to get all the kids to stay still for just 1 group shot!

Josh just loving the spotlight!
He was so excited when chuckee came out to do his thing:)
Kamdyn also thought that chuckee was pretty cool.

Joshua and you know who!

I volunteered to make the rainbow cake again for his party, the hostess asked Anita where she got the cake and Anita told her my sister made it the hostess was like this is the coolest cake I've ever seen!! lol That felt pretty good;) Then she proceeded to cut massive pieces for everybody-keep in mind this is a 6 layer cake!! Oh well...

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Green Favorites

Green color photo challenge


Green olives...Yum!

Need I say more??

Green bags-literally;) lol
Love these things they just hold so much more stuff!

Little boys in green... :)

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Goodwill Goodies:)

Just wanted to share with ya some of the cool stuff I came across on a thrifting trip:)

This shade I just love! It was all wrapped up in bubble wrap and tucked in a corner:)
I was thinking I would hang it above the crib.

I'm gonna put the wire plant hanger in Katiera's room for some of her favorite stuffed animals:)
Another wire basket- not sure what I'm doing with it yet...
Then there was that pink embroidered bag.
Max thinks it cute;) lol
Front and Center some ramekins.
Then there is the locker type basket for Shane's room.

Oh forgot about the glass juice bottle/jug.

A little closer look at the bag.
And that white shelf in the background I forgot to put it in the picture, is for Katiera's room as well. It needs a little or alot of TLC:)

Adorable Giveaway!!

There is an awesome giveaway going on at The Vintage Pearl today!! Head over there to check it out!! Tell her I sent you;)

Monday, March 1, 2010

Another Go at Monopoly

The kids chose to play Monopoly again and they did really well. It was cool to see them enjoying them selves and learning at the same time:) It funny how the game is so different every time you play it- this time Bruce wasn't doing very well and Shane was buying up properties like crazy! Tiera and I held our own though:)

Tiera looking pretty pleased with her purchases:)

Shane- notice how he has all his little toys;)

Tiera had to pretty much climb on the table each time she had a turn.
She didn't want anybody to move for her!

Here's Shane- the winner!
Yay for him!