Posts made in February, 2013

Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes – Tips And Tricks To Success

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 in Food, Fun for Kids, Gift Ideas, Kids Party, Summer Projects | 10 comments

Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes – Tips And Tricks To Success

So, I’m sure you have seen these adorable ice cream cone cupcakes out there before.  They are pictured on cake mix boxes, and make cupcakes extra special.  Some years ago I tried making these on a few occasions, and was terribly disappointed at their final appearance.  Of course, they never looked as pretty as the ones on the cake mix packaging.  When my little girl told me that she wanted to take these to school as her birthday treat, I was determined to make them a success.  Not only did they turn out yummy, but I made two different versions that were as sweet and adorable as my...

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A Fun Way To Wrap A Present For Two

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 in Fun for Kids, Gift Ideas, Holiday, Kids Party | 0 comments

A Fun Way To Wrap A Present For Two

Have you ever had to give a joint gift to two little ones in your family?  If you have, then you know that wrapping it is key!  If they are different genders you have to find something that works for both, and keep both of their interests in mind.  Here is a super fun way to wrap a gift for two that makes it fun for both of them to open together!  By wrapping half the gift in one kind of paper and the other half in another, they both get the trill of opening their own gift.  Not only does it make it fun for them both to anticipate, but it makes sharing the job of opening it a little...

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Easy Angry Bird Birthday Cake – Dirt Cake Style

Posted by on Feb 22, 2013 in Do It Yourself, Food, Fun for Kids, Kids Party | 0 comments

Easy Angry Bird Birthday Cake – Dirt Cake Style

Your child’s birthday is the perfect opportunity to find creative ways to celebrate them, and the things that they love.  When my son requested an Angry Bird dirt cake for his birthday, I had to improvise and make something that was quick, easy, and super fun for his special day!  This spin on the classic dirt cake would be perfect for anyone  that loves Angry Birds!  This is an easy dessert to put together, and anything that is simple to make and thrills your kids is the perfect combination for a birthday celebration!  This light tasty filling layered into a trifle dish with...

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Pack A Surprise Birthday Lunch For School Aged Kids

Posted by on Feb 21, 2013 in Food, For Moms, Fun for Kids, Gift Ideas | 0 comments

Pack A Surprise Birthday Lunch For School Aged Kids

 Last week was so exciting for us!  Both kids celebrated their birthdays, as well as valentines day!  Let’s just say I baked non stop treats last week and was busily running around trying to make lots of special memories with the kids.  This was the very first year that my son was at school all day long and I wanted to do a little something special for him as a birthday surprise.  I love doing things that don’t cost any money, but make my children feel special and loved.  Here is a simple way to make a packed school lunch extra special on their birthday!  That way, even...

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What I Wore Wednesday – My Heart On My Sleeve

Posted by on Feb 13, 2013 in Clothes, Do It Yourself, For Moms, Hair Help, What I Wore Wednesday | 2 comments

What I Wore Wednesday – My Heart On My Sleeve

Ok…if you were a what I wore Wednesday fan, I have finally got something for you.  I literally am going to wear my heart on my sleeve and also tell you that… there is something about Wisconsin winters makes a lady not want to take pictures of herself on a daily basis.  I miss my sun kissed skin, and healthy fit self from summer work and play.  The most likely reason why you haven’t seen these posts in a while!  But, I guess I need to be honest with myself and with you that we all feel that way from time to time.  Here are 3 fun outfits for ya and a simple DIY that turns...

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