The Top 5 Unicorn Cakes

My daughter's fourth birthday is quickly approaching. This year she has requested a princess-themed birthday party and a unicorn cake. We recently saw a unicorn cake in the Walmart bakery, but I was floored to see the price. $58.00? Really? I don't like cakes that come from grocery store bakeries because they never taste as … Continue reading The Top 5 Unicorn Cakes

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Mother’s Day Picture Frame Project

My daughter Abby loves to do "projects" and wanted to make something for both of her grandmothers for Mother's Day.  She is such a sweet girl who loves to make things to give as gifts for everyone.  I receive new drawings or other artwork daily. During our last trip to Walmart, we found some supplies … Continue reading Mother’s Day Picture Frame Project

Rainy Day Activities for the Whole Family

We have had much more rain than normal over the summer, so Abby has not been able to play with her favorite outside toys as much as she would like. Ususally we enjoy playing in the playhouse, splashing in the water table, digging in the sandbox, riding her tricycle, and driving her Minnie Mouse Powerwheels … Continue reading Rainy Day Activities for the Whole Family

More Acrylic Pours

Last Saturday while the kids were napping I had a little time to experiment with more acrylic pour painting. I was able to do five paintings on different sized canvases. The first is one that I had hoped would turn out better. I had bought a larger canvas than I had ever used before, with … Continue reading More Acrylic Pours

Experimenting With a Dirty Pour and my First Sale

Last summer I saw some videos on YouTube showing acrylic pouring. I found the videos fascinating to watch and really wanted to try a pour. Unfortunately, I have been short on time, money, and space to do it. I did try it for the first time in November at the end of my maternity leave … Continue reading Experimenting With a Dirty Pour and my First Sale

Terra Cotta Wind Chime Project

This afternoon Abby and I had lots of fun making wind chimes. We made one for both of her grandmas and one for her. I had recently seen a photo of similar chimes online, but it didn't have instructions. I thought that it wouldn't be too difficult to put together and would be something fun … Continue reading Terra Cotta Wind Chime Project

Goal Time

  Starting my own blog has gotten me thinking about goals lately.  Short term goals, long term goals,  professional goals, personal goals, "probably will never happen but wouldn't it be awesome" goals... you get the picture. Starting a blog has been on my list for a while, so now I can check that one off! … Continue reading Goal Time