Monday, June 7, 2010

Hey! Look! I'm still here.

It's been a year since I blogged. I'm sure SOMEBODY missed me. Surely, there is at least one person who missed me.

I'll try to post some interesting things soon. But, with my life about to get crazier, I'm not making any promises.

Monday, June 22, 2009

E.B. Spider Summer Sale!

Summer Sun Headband pictured above.

I'm having a summer sale in my Etsy shop, with two ways to save!

Buy a large cupcake purse, get a small one FREE!
(Sale good through June 24th - limit 2 free)

Spend $15 before shipping, get a 10% off coupon - good on your next order (Sale good through June 27 - limit 1 coupon per person)

Custom orders are accepted! Let me make something that your little girl(s) will LOVE!

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Crafting Funk

Do you ever get in a funk; where you just can't be creative? Yeah well, I'm in one of those. I think it's because my house is too messy to even turn around in, or at least it seems that way. I am a messy person by nature, but lately disorganization drives me BATTY!

I would post pictures of my pantry, but I'd be embarrased. It's a wreck. I can't handle not being able to access my stockpile of food. If you didn't know, I'm a coupon clipper, and I stockpile on things when I find a sale. Check out my other blog for all your couponing needs. [/End of shameless plug]

I will soon be opening up a new Etsy shop to sell hair bows. I have really got into making them for my daughter and want to try selling them. I'll let you know when I open up for business.

Until then, I am busy with all kinds of other stuff. You'd think summer would be a little more calm, but not so far. Uh, I can't wait for things to calm down again!

Monday, June 8, 2009

Lovely Blog Award


I was catching up on some blog reading today and discovered that I've been awarded the "Lovely Blog Award" from Crystal of Pampered Papier. Click on that link to go to her lovely Etsy shop. There you will find paper goods for all of your needs. Be sure to check out her blog too. Thanks Crystal!

The rules for this one are:

1) Accept the award, post it on your blog together with the name of the person who has granted the award, and his or her blog link.

2) Pass the award to 15 other blogs that you’ve newly discovered. Remember to contact the bloggers to let them know they have been chosen for this award.

These are the great blogs I am passing the award on to:

Phew, that was hard to work to come up with 15!

Mommy Monday Review - Fisher-Price Snuggle-Kins (Cheetah)


Toys R Us

These newborns come with a line of animals. When the animal is in the upright position, it makes animal like giggling sounds. When you put the bottle in the mouth, it makes feeding sounds. By laying the animal down, the eyes close and it makes cooing sounds as it goes to sleep.

Very cute toy!

Mom of 1 Smart Kid Charlotte, NC 6/8/2009

5 5

Pros: Good Quality, Cute, Snuggly, Soft, Interactive, Perfect Size

Best Uses: All Ages, Imaginative Play, Older Children, Young Children

Describe Yourself: First Time Parent, Stay At Home Parent, Education Oriented

My daughter got money for her birthday, so I knew this was the item we were going to purchase. She played with it every time we went into Toys R Us.

My daughter just turned 2 and can play with this Cheetah very well. She loves the fact that it makes sipping noises when you put a bottle in it's mouth. She is just amazed at how it will drink and fall asleep. Great toy!


Saturday, May 30, 2009


For those of you who don't know, my daughter turned 2 today. We haven't had a party yet. The party will be next week, since it was just more convinent for everyone. Don't worry though, she did get a present today - a sand & water table. She was soaked after about 15 minutes of playing with it, haha!

So, onto the reason for my title...
I get weekly emails from that tell me what milestones to except, parenting tips, kid friendly activities, etc. Last week, the subject of the emails said "My Toddler this Week." I log into my email today, and see an email titled, "My Preschooler this Week." PRESCHOOLER? Ok, I wasn't gonna get all sentimental like most mommies on their kids' birthdays, but a PRESCHOOLER? That just sounds like such a big kid!

I have not shed a tear about her turning 2, nor will I. Now when she was 3 1/2 months old and outgrew her bassinet and thus had to be moved to her own room, in her own crib... yeah that's another story. I was crying my eyes out that night, even though her room was RIGHT BESIDE ours. Hubby thought it was cute that I was crying, but I could tell that he also thought I was slightly crazy.

For some reason, Emma knew a few days ago what birthdays were all about. I'm still trying to figure out how she knew all this. I kept telling her each day, "Your birthday is in 7 days" "6 days" and so forth. I said NOTHING about presents or anything like that. So when it was 4 days away from her b-day I said, "Your birthday is in 4 days." She said "4 days and I get presents." WHAT? Holy cow, this girl is smart! (Everyone tells us this. I think we have a little genius on our hands. I only hope when she gets to be a teenager that hubby and I are still smarter than her, LOL!)

Anyway, after I got Emma up this morning, I sang "Happy Birthday" to her. I fed her breakfast and got her ready to go shopping. My mom was coming over and we were going to go shopping for party decorations and things like that. So, Emma is sitting on the floor, watching what else, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. She looks at me randomly and asks "I get presents today?" Haha! I said "You might get a present today. It depends on what we find when we are out shopping." She looked at me and asks, "And birthday cake?" Ohmigosh. This kid knows everything. I said "Yes you might get some birthday cake today, but you will definitely get some next week at your party."

Luckily, a little later, my mom arrived with breakfast and a dessert. Yep, you guessed it. A small birthday cake. Which reminds me, last year Emma wanted nothing to do with digging into the cake. She stuck her finger in the icing and then immediately wanted it wiped off. I think we'll try again this year. Should be fun to watch!

Friday, May 29, 2009

Crazy Life

Life has been crazy busy for me lately. I am in the midst of planning a Mickey Mouse Clubhouse birthday party. We are trying to do it on a small budget. So far, so good. I'll have to post pics of the handmade decorations I am doing.

If you're like me, you are in a financial crunch right now. Please check out my other blog for coupons and money saving tips: Save Yourself Silly

The party is next Saturday, so after that, I should be back to posting on a (more) regular basis. My little girl will turn 2 tomorrow though!

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