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Blog Swap: Mind Your Bees and Trees


Hey guys! Happy Saturday! Please welcome Kristen of Mind Your Bees and Trees to my blog today! Kristen is so super nice and I've had some great conversations with her through emails. She lives in Japan with her hubby and has some wonderful recipes to share with you today. Take it away, Kristen!*********************** Hello The Cards We Drew readers! My name is Kristen and I blog all about healthy and delicious food over at Mind Your Bees and Trees. I am so honored to be guest posting here today! I first stumbled upon Abbey’s blog a couple of months ago and loved it right away. After I read Abbey’s about page, I felt like we were long lost … [Read more...]

Bridal Shower White Lace Oreos


I'm helping out with a bridal shower this weekend for a friend, mostly doing the dessert table, and I decided to make some homemade chocolate covered oreos for the shower. I know Oreo celebrated it's 100th birthday yesterday and I kept thinking about how perfect posting yesterday would have been, but I just couldn't get to it. So tonight I got home and set out to make my Bridal Shower White Lace Oreos. What you need:One bag of chocolate *your choice on colorCookie moldChocolate Transfer sheetOreosSpatulaCircle Cookie Cutter (or in my case...wine glass) I started by melting my chocolate in the microwave for about 1 minute, stirring, then … [Read more...]

Craft Room Lamp Makeover


Hey guys, I'm so sorry it's been a while since I've posted anything interesting on here. Sometimes life catches up with you and you just need a break. I have had plenty of projects running behind the scenes though, I just needed a nice Ohio weather day to spray paint the last part of my lamp makeover to share it with you guys! Today was amazing, so I took the chance to spray paint and photograph the finished product. Here's the plain Jane lamp I started out with. This lamp has just been sitting in storage in my basement since we moved to our house two years ago. I knew I needed a lamp for my craft room, so I decided I should make use of … [Read more...]

Blog Swap: All in a Day

Hey, hey The Cards We Drew readers!!  I am so ecstatic to be here today, guest posting on Abbey’s blog!!My name is Amy and you can find me over on my little corner of the web at my blog, All In A Day!  I am a stay at home mama to my precious little girl, Emily.I am also a very proud wife to my amazing husband, Scott (who slightly resembles Donnie Wahlberg….I’m just sayin’)!When I’m not blabbing about New Kids On The Block, my super cute daughter, or my hunky hubby, I write about a hodge podge of things, but mostly about the creative projects I do around our home!  Ever since my daughter was born, I have had this huge desire to craft and be … [Read more...]

Making food fun for toddlers


I have a definite picky eater. Fruits, veggies, and just about every food just isn't "his thing". What is his thing? Cookies, candy, donuts, sweets, cake, anything with sugar in it. My coworker suggested trying out raspberries to broach into the world of fruits a little bit more and I'm so glad I took her suggestion. My son now LOVES to eat raspberries with dinner. Mostly because we stick them on his fingers and he can play with them before he eats them. Raspberries have been a gateway fruit to strawberries and even sometimes *gasp* apples. I'll take what I can get people!! :)  Now if there was just a veggie we could stick on his fingers … [Read more...]

Have you heard…?


A few weeks (months?) ago Jen at Craft-O-Maniac put out a blog post taking applications for contributors on her blog. As you know, I already blog for DimplePrints and do the weekly Top 20 Sundae Scoop posts for Jamielyn I Heart Nap Time, so I debated my availability to even consider another blog role, but I couldn't resist the urge! I'm one of those people that's kind of "go big or go home" if you know what I mean. If I'm going to blog, I'm going to put myself out there as much as I can and make it work for myself. I don't do things halfheartedly and I take my blogging seriously because I enjoy it so much. So I sent Jen at Craft-O-Maniac … [Read more...]

Blog Swap: My Life and Kids

Happy Saturday everyone! I'm just getting started on setting up some fun blog swaps with other super talented bloggers and I stumbled across THIS post from darling Anna at My Life and Kids and she's hilarious. I wrote Anna asking if she'd be interested in a blog swap sometime and well, here we are. She's witty, she's funny (everything I'm NOT) and I'm really thinking you'll be into her blog! Welcome, Anna! Hi, my name is Anna, and I blog at My Life and Kids. I'm super excited to be here today!   I had three kids in three years. Then I quit my job, moved to the suburbs, bought a minivan and started wearing mom jeans. In my spare time, I … [Read more...]

New Hobby-Crocheting


Last year I threw my friend a Little Mr. Man baby shower (that I'm still super proud of). At the shower, one of the guests made the mommy-to-be a gorgeous baby blanket that was super soft and was such a nice gift and thought and I remember thinking then how much I'd love to be able to do stuff like that. Fast forward to now and I finally decided last weekend to bite the bullet and sign up to learn how to crochet.I'm sure a lot of my friends will make fun of me for taking on such a "boring" hobby, but I really like what I've learned so far and I plan on signing up for Crochet 102 this week. I signed up for classes through JoAnn's and the … [Read more...]

3 Ingredient Cherry Cobbler


Did you know that today is not only President's Day, but it's also National Cherry Pie Day!? I heard that today and thought to celebrate National Cherry Pie Day I'd share with you the quickest, simplest way to make a Cherry "Pie" Dessert with only three ingredients needed.What you need:8x8 or 9x9 pan1/2 box of white cake mixStick of ButterCan of Cherry Pie Filling Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. 1. Start by spreading the cherry filling down across the bottom of your pan evenly. 2. Next, use about a half box of white cake mix and use a teaspoon to spread it out across the top of your pie filling. Try to get it about 1/2 inch thick and … [Read more...]

SNAP Conference


Have I told you guys? I'm going to the SNAP Conference here in April in Thanksgiving Point, Utah. Not only with this be my first time to Utah, but it will also be my very first blogging conference and I'm SO excited to go and meet some of my blogging idols counterparts. ;)I'm trying to get all my stuff ready for the conference and this week I got my business cards made up and ordered. Since I'm still a newbie to the blogging community, I wanted to make sure I had a killer business card to grab people's attention and I found a KILLER Etsy shop to make it happen for me. Designs by Thoughts on Etsy hooked me up with a custom made die cut … [Read more...]