Easy Easter Crafts…

Cute Sock Bunny...

It was a lot of fun to host yet another craft party!  It isn't often that I have the time to relax and enjoy some time with Little Miss Sunshine and her friends.  I like to put together crafts that are easy to make and can be easy to repeat ... [ Read More ]

Spicy Shrimp Soup

spicy shrimp soup

A few months ago my father {the chef} created the most delicious spicy mushroom soup.  I was eager to try my hand at something similar, so I combined the idea with some past memories of shrimp soup.   Here are the pictures of the ... [ Read More ]

Simple Paleo Rolls

Simple Paleo Rolls

I was a bit apprehensive about this whole Paleo "bread" situation.  It has been a few months now...and I have been without bread!  I have used several gluten-free bread recipes, and although they were good...they were not that great the ... [ Read More ]

My jewelry at Von Maur…

Von Maur

The first time I had ever stepped into a Von Maur store...I was in high school.  I somehow managed to convince my parents to allow me to go to a school function in Iowa!  I went with our high school group FBLA {Future Business Leaders of ... [ Read More ]

The Martha Stewart NYC Trip

Martha Stewart Show

Two years ago, as I was lacing up my shoes to start my workout, dreadful words were being spoken over the news,”The Martha Stewart Show was coming to an end”.  I had started watching Martha in the early 90′s.  I dreamt of one day taking on ... [ Read More ]

Valentine’s Day Crafts!

This year we painted heart trees on canvas paper, painted little monsters, and we stamped a Valentines Day card.

Here are a few pictures of the Valentine’s Day Crafting Extravaganza!  This year we painted heart trees on canvas paper, painted little monsters, and we stamped a Valentines Day card. We did a cute and simple snack set up.  I cut an ... [ Read More ]

First Communion Bracelet Workshops

First Communion Bracelet

Yay, it's finally here! It is time for First Communion Bracelet Workshops!!! As many of you know, I have made jewelry for years.  I really enjoy making new pieces and gathering inspiration from nature, but by far, one of my favorite times of the year ... [ Read More ]