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Month: February 2014

  • One Little Word: January and February

    One Little Word: January and February

    Loving the process of making my word visible this year by participating in Ali Edward’s One Little Word Class.  Here’s a peak at January: One of the writing prompts included finding a quote reflective of your word.  I had a hard time choosing just one so I created a full page of “Light” quotes.  In…

  • Create Inspiration Party- DIY Spring Cupcake Toppers

    Create Inspiration Party- DIY Spring Cupcake Toppers

    Welcome to the Create Inspiration Team’s February Party! Spring is in the air, friends!  After a LONG winter, our area finally surpassed the 40 degree mark.  Pretty soon, the crocus and daffodils will be blooming and I can’t wait!  In honor of this “spring fever,” I put together a project that is perfect for your…

  • DIY Art Print for St. Patrick’s Day

    DIY Art Print for St. Patrick’s Day

    Some St. Patrick’s Day art inspiration for you this weekend: To complete this simple art print, I used a journaling card from the St. Patrick’s Day Mini-Theme Collection by Echo Park.  Then, I added several text layers and several embellishments, including a center shamrock made out of sparkly gold hearts.  Love this simple quote– perfect…

  • Happy Valentine’s Day

    Happy Valentine’s Day

    Wishing you a delicious day filled with love! *Photo Credit: Tiffany Henning of TH Photography & Design

  • Valentine Recipe Idea

    Valentine Recipe Idea

    A few weeks ago, I attended a class taught by STL Veg Girl, Caryn Dugan.  I sampled tofu and seitan dishes… and actually LOVED them!  I tried recreating one of her amazing recipes at our annual Pinks and Drinks girls get-together before Valentine’s Day. The chocolate mousse was a hit!  After requests, I mailed the…

  • Valentine Countdown

    Valentine Countdown

    Pinterest is exploding with amazing ideas for creative Valentines these days.  When I saw this PIN, I knew I had to try and make these fun airplanes!  As I clicked through to the post for the instructions, I found 7 more darling projects featured on a blog hop.  I instantly realized that these inspiring projects…

  • Valentine Decorations

    Valentine Decorations

    Is it just me or does winter start to feel dreadfully long by the time Valentine’s Day rolls around?  Despite the snow still on the ground, these beautiful tulips make it feel more like Spring. Flower displays happen to be one of my favorite ways to decorate for Valentine’s Day. Here’s a peak at an…

  • Valentine Party Ideas: Pinks and Drinks Invitation

    Valentine Party Ideas: Pinks and Drinks Invitation

    As you might have seen in my Instagram feed, we are decorated for Valentine’s Day!  Each February, I look forward to pulling out treasured Valentine’s I’ve received from family and friends over the years.  I came across an invitation I sent out nearly 4 years ago and couldn’t resist sharing it with you. The inspiration…

  • Charting Progress

    Charting Progress

    Our Parents as Teachers Coordinator stopped by this past week to check on Olivia’s progress and administer her 12 month ASQ Screening.  As I expected, Olivia passed with flying colors and even obtained perfect scores in the gross and fine motor skills categories.  Part of my homework from this session including filling out Year 1…

  • Favorite Green Smoothie Recipe

    Favorite Green Smoothie Recipe

    In the spirit of making my word for 2014 visible and elevating my health, I wanted to share my favorite green smoothie recipe.  It’s beyond simple and requires just a few ingredients: In a typical batch, we blend: 2 large stems of Kale leaves 2 large handfuls of spinach 1 apple 4 carrots a small…