Archives for February 2013

T.G.I.F. Linky Party #86

Hi everyone and welcome to this week's T.G.I.F. Linky Party! Our most popular linked up item from last week's party is these St. Patrick's Day Burlap & Clover Wreath by....Silo Hill Farm click here to see this fantastic wreath! Click here for the featured button code.       … [Read more...]

Lenten Mantel ~ 2013

When I took down the Valentine Mantel decor I found my mantel bare again.  For me, it's too early for St. Patrick's Day and Easter/Spring decor so this desire came over me to add some Lenten decor items to my mantel to remind our family of what this season is all about.  Being catholic my entire life I've participated in many lenten seasons but for some reason, this year I find the enthusiasm to … [Read more...]

Printable Lenten Calendar for Kids

In my search for Lenten activities for my Sunday School class I found this Printable Lenten Calendar for Kids and thought some of my readers may enjoy it as well.  It's a great visual for kids to countdown to Easter Sunday.  It's also available in several languages.  :) click here to download this calendar Enjoy!  … [Read more...]

T.G.I.F. Linky Party #85

Hi everyone and welcome to this week's T.G.I.F. Linky Party! Our most popular linked up item from last week's party is these Valentine's Day Vignette by....Sarah SaturDIY Click here for the featured button code.     … [Read more...]

Have a Fabulous Day! Valentine’s Wish to You!

HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY ~ 2013 my sweet blogging friends!   I wanted to stop by and wish you all a wonderful and sweet day; thanks so much for visiting, commenting, emails, messages and just "being here".  Even if you don't comment, email or message -- please know that I appreciate you all the same.  It is a thrill to see my page views and I love you all. xoxoxoxoxoxo  I covered large … [Read more...]

Pencil Valentines with [Cutie Cupid Tag] Free Printable

Creating just the "right" class valentine is hard work especially with a 6 year old little boy who has his own opinions of what he wants his valentines to look like.  I jokingly told him (but I was somewhat serious) that "your older brother never did this to me, he always liked my valentine ideas." -- ha!  He's a chip off of the old block and loves to throw out crafting ideas.  Remember his … [Read more...]

{Trash to Treasure} Free E-book from Fave Crafts

One of my favorite crafts is Recycled, Repurposed or Trash to Treasure crafts.  I do love to "take this" and "make that" out of it so I was extremely thrilled when I found out that Fave Crafts offers this fabulous free e-book ~ 28 Trash to Treasure Crafts…. It's a must have….and its a free download.  Yay! "Looking for some clever ways to use up items around your home? If you have an overflowing … [Read more...]

Rich Cheesecake Bars

photo courtesy of Taste of Home I made these yummy cheesecake bars for a family gathering recently and they were a hit!  I will definitely be adding this recipe to my collection of favorites and wanted to share with my readers too.   Ingredients 1 package (9 ounces) yellow cake mix 3 tablespoons butter, softened 1 egg TOPPING: 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened 2 … [Read more...]

Christian Valentines with Free Printables

I {love} Valentine's Day crafts -- I think it's one of my favorites to plan for.  For my Sunday School kids I found these fun Valentines for their treat bags….and thought I'd share them with you too.   Valentine Cards Valentine Memory Cards Remember these fun paper catchers.  You fold the paper and ask the person a number, you count that number of times with the folded paper, then read … [Read more...]

T.G.I.F. Linky Party #84

  Hi everyone and welcome to this week's T.G.I.F. Linky Party! Our most popular linked up item from last week's party is these Free Valentine's Day Prints by....The Gingerbread Blog Click here for the featured button code.     … [Read more...]