Tuesday, January 3, 2012


Meet Joanna! Ain't she a beauty?

She's our 3rd rescue fur baby. She's a pure bred Boston Terrier weighing in at 13 pounds. She's about 9 years old and full of energy! She keeps up with all 3 kids AND the Weimaraner! We've had her about 9 months now.

She was an owner surrender to a kill shelter and was pulled by a local branch of a Boston Terrier Rescue.

She loves playing ball, snuggling, and following me wherever I go, including in the car to get the kids from preschool.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Easy DIY Wall Art

Soooo.....I found this lovely idea on Pinterest for a monotone wall hanging (click HERE) and thought it'd make a great gift for a baby shower I have to attend.

It's baby #4 and the gender is a surprise. They already have 3 girls and the nursery is a bright yellow.

HEre's my tutorial on how I made this wall art!

First I started with a blank canvas (2 pack at Hobby Lobby for $5.99). I purchased this stuff for $1.99 and a can of Krylon spray paint in Pistachio ($4.99).

Then I printed out the verse I wanted in the font I liked. Cut it up, taped it to the BACK side of the canvas, like so.....
Then I turned it around and traced the letters with the Writer Paint doodad.

And here is what it looks like after I took the lettering off the back.....
And this is what I got after spray painting it! I think I may go over it one more time to even out the color.....or maybe it's just the lighting!

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Is this thing on?
Hi! Remember me? Yea....Almost a full year later I'm dusting off the keyboard.
It's been a roller coaster. Good. Bad. Ugly.

But I'm HERE.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Let me dust this thing off....

*cough cough*


That's what I get for waiting so long to come back to you dear bloggie friends.

Life got a hold of me.

I could go on and on with a list of excuses and reasons as to why I haven't been around.

Some good, some bad.

Some ridiculous-like one of my kids keyboard smashed and somehow zoomed my blogger page to the tiniest view possible and I had no idea how to fix it until yesterday.

But I'm back.
And I'll try to keep up with my blog better than I have. Add that to the list of keeping up with my Etsy store, my facebook (horribly addicted), my facebook "fan" page, e-mail, the kids, and my hair accessory business. Oh...and the dogs and the house too!

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Give Me Your Best Shot ~ Snow in Georgia!

Well...it happened again! February brought a "snowstorm" to NE Georgia! The kids were amazed. I thought we had escaped it by leaving New York! HA!
It was SO beautiful to look at though and it certainly made for some nice pictures!
I caught this little guy at dinnertime.....

The morning after....the sky was breathtakingly blue....no color touch up! That's ALL NATURAL!
Out my backdoor looking out into the acreage. I love the sunshine!

Come join the fun over at Better in Bulk!
Lolli hosts this awesome carnival every week!

Friday, February 5, 2010

Give Me Your Best Shot #17 DR Jekyl & Miss Hyde

So I'm back into Give Me Your Best Shot hosted by Lolli over at Better in Bulk. All you have to do is post your best shot of the week...doesn't have to be a great shot...it can be your favorite shot. Goodness knows I'm not a real photographer but I love taking pictures.
This week I'm entering my youngest, Ella doing her Dr Jekyl & Miss Hyde impression.
Ella, being her adorably sweet self
and BOOM, with one simple word, "NO"....she turns into this!

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Monday, February 1, 2010

A New Home

I finally did it! I created a blog to showcase my hair accessories and personalized digital creations (invitations, announcements, holiday cards, etc).
You can find it HERE.
You can purchase my hair accessories in my Etsy Store, Silly Beanz.