Creative Crafting, Life As I Know It

Christmas Tree Decorating {an art}

There is something my mother can do with a Christmas Tree that I can only hope to replicate someday. The lights, the decorations...it is truly an art in our home. Today I want to share with you a few tips I've picked up from my mother over the years... Let me warn you that these… Continue reading Christmas Tree Decorating {an art}

Daily Notes, Mmm...Food...

Cupcake and Cookie Decorating Party

Apparently, cupcake and cookie decorating parties are all the rage among middle school girls.  I'm not sure if it's entirely true, but when we hosted the 7th and 8th grade groups this past weekend, it became apparent that these middle school girls loved it. Katy and I spent plenty of time baking cookies and cupcakes… Continue reading Cupcake and Cookie Decorating Party

Daily Notes, Picture Taking Time

A Beautiful Evening {wine and cheese}

As I mentioned Tuesday, my roomates and I had a wonderfully classy wine and cheese party last weekend!  Here are my favorite shots.  I was so proud of the way everything looked!  Roommate Kate ingeniously put flowers not just in wine bottles, but in wine glasses too.  The grapes in wine glasses and pears on… Continue reading A Beautiful Evening {wine and cheese}

Blogging Blah Blah, Mmm...Food...

Cake Wrecks

Thanks to my coworker Margaret who sent me this wildly hilarious blog: http://cakewrecks.blogspot.com/2008/08/why-are-children-screaming.html Here's a sample: I have very little words to describe it, so I highly recommend that you check it out, especially if you need a little pick-me-up to carry you through to the weekend!  And if anyone ever wondered why you were… Continue reading Cake Wrecks