Sizzle Sticks

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Seriously! LOVE this recipe for Sizzle Sticks that I found in Todays Parent magazine (June 2010). Of course I've tweaked it a bit - definitely going to be a summer favorite! "Shake up your next barbecue with this tasty twist on the burger." ... Continue Reading...

Pink Lemonade Cupcakes

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Remember the Bumble Bee Baby Shower that I was planning for my girlfriend? Well she had a GIRL!!! Oh and baby is so cute! 6 weeks early but healthy and perfect! She'll have lots of big 'brothers' to look out for her. Baby girl is such a ... Continue Reading...

Chocolate Chip Banana Bites

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Here's the thing... we eat a lot of bananas.... A LOT OF BANANAS! But even in our house full of monkeys some bananas become too bruised for human (er monkey) consumption. I peel the rejects, put them into a Ziploc bag and into the freezer. ... Continue Reading...

Sewing – Car Activity Shirt

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I LOVE this idea!! So cute! Especially for boys who love cars!!!! Wait a minute...isn't that ALL boys? I found a fab tutorial over at A Lemon Squeezy Home on how to create these adorable Car Activity Shirts. Check it out! "Hey! There's a ... Continue Reading...

Banana Boats

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We're starting to book holidays for the summer!! Camping.... which ultimately all comes down to.... Banana Boats! Check these puppies out, SO YUMMY! Really? Is it possible to go wrong with these ingredients: bananas, marshmallows and ... Continue Reading...

Sewing – Soft Swords

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Remember the Pirate Ship Bedroom that I created for the boys a couple of months ago? Well they are gaga over pirates! Isaiah will find anything (stuffed animals... costume pirate hooks... broccoli) to sword fight with! I created these Soft ... Continue Reading...

Sewing – Car Caddy

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These fab Car Caddies are all over Blog Land! I followed a tutorial over at Homemade By Jill. There are other cute examples here and here. Have you made one yet?I used a 'reusable bag' as part of my caddy - durable AND washable! YAY!!I cut ... Continue Reading...

Sewing – Quick Capris

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You know when you have a pair of pants that are just a smidgen too short? Just 1/2 an inch. It drives a person crazy!?!?! And I'm only 5'2" - I can't fathom how you tall girls do it. Well here's my quick capri solution: The culprits - see ... Continue Reading...

Chocolate Cupcakes

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I know... I need to stop with all of the cupcakes!!!! My kids point to everything that even remotely resembles a cupcake and say "CAKE??!?!?!?" LOL I had to test out my new icing bag and and and.... practice my photography! Yup that's my ... Continue Reading...