Archives for November 2011

Hookin Up with HoH #77

If you want an extra entry in the Dremel giveaway, don't forget to join their twitter chat Thursday night from 6:30-7:30pm CST (details in the giveaway post). So, are you new here? I throw the Hookin' Up with HoH Party every week to give all of you a chance to find other awesome blogs to read. Below you will find several hundred mini links to other people's blog posts. Have fun browsing through the links in search of new ideas. Also, if you are a blogger, please feel free to add your own links to the list! Awesome new feature: Any projects I feature each week I will pin on … [Read more...]

GIVEAWAY: Dremel Trio {squeal!} + a Twitter Chat!

* This giveaway is now CLOSED. The winner is comment #31 Kimie W. * Yes, you read that right. I've got another freaking awesome giveaway from Dremel! But first, I want to invite you to join the Dremel brand for a #DremelDIY Twitter chat this Thursday, December 1 from 6:30-7:30pm CST (that's Texas time to you, yo!) (If you attend the twitter chat and send out at least one tweet during the chat, you'll get a bonus entry into this giveaway!) To join the chat, follow Dremel on Twitter, then search this exact hashtag: "#DremelDIY" (minus the quotation marks) in the search bar. … [Read more...]

The Good Mood Board {Living Room Edition}

It's finally time for our second Good Mood Board hop! Yippie! (You can see my first hop post here.) For this hop, we are doing Living Rooms! Hopefully you can get a ton of inspiration when trying to pull together a room for yourself. Here are all the awesome bloggers participating in this event: Monday November 28th: 1. Remodelaholic 2. Home Stories A to Z 3. The Handmade Home Tuesday November 29th: 4. House of Hepworths 5. Simplified Bee 6. Our Humble ABowed Wednesday November 30th: 7. Design Dump 8. Under the Table and Dreaming 9. DIY Showoff Thursday December … [Read more...]

Quest for cuter glitter {presentation is everything, right?}

When I shared my office filp-flop with you a few weeks ago, I showed off my cute glitter collection and storage basket. Truth be told, I don't really use glitter all that often, but I do love looking at baskets of pretty glitter. :) Well, there was one two things that stuck out like a big ol' fat sore thumb; those honkin' big containers of sparkly white glitter. I knew on my eternal quest for absolute cuteness that I could do so much better than those big eye sores. And a quick trip to my local Dollar Tree proved just the solution. The dollar store has these fun big sugar … [Read more...]

Mini cookie cutouts – fun way to bake with your kids

I'm popping in to share a really quick fun baking craft I did with Kinsey a few weeks ago. Kinsey LOVES to bake. Her favorite are Chocolate Chip Cookies (I use the recipe on the back of the Nestle Toll House semi-sweet chocolate chips bag). We decided it would be fun to get creative with the cookies and make little shapes from them. Have you ever tried to use cookie cutters on Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough? They do not hold their shape when you bake them and turn into a mess. So we baked a cookie bar instead! We just put the entire bowl of dough onto a cookie sheet (bar pan - I … [Read more...]

awesome SILHOUETTE discount (40% off!) and Cameo offer {Black Friday promotion}

The new 2012 Black Friday promotion can be found HERE. Want a new Silhouette Cameo? You can get a very nicely discounted one tomorrow on Black Friday by using this "secret" link: Super Secret Black Friday Silhouette Cameo Link HERE And this code: HoH4ever I don't know the exact discount yet (I'll update you as soon as I know), but it is suppose to be a really great deal. (The deal won't post until 12:01am MST. Don't be alarmed if you click through now and see it at the standard price.) Oh, and I've been told by the Silhouette Man himself that they are expecting to sell … [Read more...]

Hookin Up with HoH #76

Well Happy Turkey Day to you! I hope you are spending the week with the people you love. So, are you new here? I throw the Hookin' Up with HoH Party every week to give all of you a chance to find other awesome blogs to read. Below you will find several hundred mini links to other people's blog posts. Have fun browsing through the links in search of new ideas. Also, if you are a blogger, please feel free to add your own links to the list! Awesome new feature: Any projects I feature each week I will pin on Pinterest for everyone to see! Follow me on Pinterest to get in on the … [Read more...]