Saturday, April 30, 2011

Adelaide Accessories Giveaway Winner!!!

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April 13, 2011 11:00 AM

Alysha (Supermom) said...
Ohhhh I love the headbands... Definitely an accessory all girls should definitely have. My little girly would love it!!!

Congratulation Alysha!!!
Look for an e-mail from me to get details so we can send you off your new headband!!!

Thank you to EVERYONE who participated!!!!

and a BIG, BIG THANK YOU to Adelaides Accessories for sponsoring my first giveaway!! Please be sure to check out all of the cute stuff on their website!!

Friday, April 29, 2011

We love playtime! (and Photo Challenges!)

love.. love.. LOVE being outside! Plus, I'm much better at outside pictures than inside pictures right now so YAY for nice weather!

We played outside for a bit tonight when the girls got home. I couldn't resist grabbing the camera to capture all the fun we had! :) And yes, I even played hop scotch as well. Jaelyn almost has the concept of playing but Abbie.. well she just looks cute jumping up & down on the blocks, haha!
{Click It Up a Notch - April Photo Challenge & The Paper Mama - Multicolored}
The Paper MamaClick it Up a Notch

Sidewalk chalk fun!!!

and then a little relaxing with our feet in the grass... ahhhhhh! So nice!
Jaelyn loves her toes painted and now Abbie does, too! I love that they can be such girly girls at times. I see Mommy-Daughter pedicures in our future!!

Happy Weekend!! Hope you get to be outside wherever you are!!!

***Have you entered my giveaway? You better hurry... it ends TONIGHT!***

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Wordish Wednesday - Easter Edition 2011

Hoppy Easter! Our Easter was somewhat bittersweet. The weekend started on Saturday with a little birthday party for our nephew, Ethan. It's so nice to be around family & friends, I really do love it. A little shout-out to my brother who quit smoking and was nearing a week.. so proud of him! We had yummy food, cupcakes and lots of laughs. Abbie decided to color her arm with a very nice navy blue crayola marker while I was chatting with the girls in another room. THAT was fun! lol! I didn't get a picture myself but I'm sure I can get one as there were about 5 cameras there! I did snap a few pictures but nothing that I liked *sigh* except for these few of Lucy... is she not the most adorable thing ever???
Later that night however, we heard an accident over the scanner & hubby's pager (he's a volunteer firefighter). We learned this was a friend of ours who was struck by a vehicle while taking a walk - tragic accident. She passed away early Sunday morning so Easter was both happy & sad for us. She was a lovely woman of only 37 and a 5th grade teacher. She had 2 boys and touched many, many lives with her beautiful smile. She will be missed dearly. ♥

I didn't really get too many good shots of the girls on Sunday morning. We did video for a change and actually sat on the floor to play with them instead of on the sidelines! Here is a quick shot of their Easter baskets though!

After breakfast and naps and 20 pieces of candy later... we were off to my Sister's house for food, family & fun once again! We had an egg hunt for the kids in the backyard and then yummy stuff prepared by my Sis the Awesome Cook! It was fantastic! The girls were NOT in picture mode though so my pictures are something to be desired, lol. Oh well, they all can't be perfect! They did look cute in their dresses though and had a good time, that's all that matters!!

I hope you had a nice Easter as well!! Bring on SUMMER!!

The Paper MamaLive and Love...Out Loudand then, she {snapped}

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Favorite Things

I'm always browsing etsy looking for new & different things. I'm amazed at all of the creative people who come up with the most adorable stuff! I thought I'd start sharing some of the cute things I find with you.

*I am not being paid by any website or artist for any promotions mentioned here. I am simply sharing my favorite things*

CUPCAKES!! Who doesn't love them? They are fun to eat, cute on clothes & accessories and just all around fun. And, who knew there were so many things with cupcakes on them! I think I want one of each?

Starting from the top left:

Stop by any of the cute shops above to see more creativly cute things!
Then stop over at Supermom and check out her Ten Tuesday Treats.

(she originally gave me the idea to share my favorite things

so I'm giving credit where credit is due!)


Please be sure to go enter my giveaway but HURRY! It ends on April 29, 2011 at 12:00 midnight Eastern Time!!