Friday, March 29, 2013

Happy Weekend!!

Needle Felted White Rabbit by The Artful Fox

Happy Weekend Everyone!!

It's Time!!
Time for Spring to finally arrive...
Time for Baseball practice to start...
Time for the Daffodils and Crocuses to appear..
Time for Terra Firma Farm Camp to open it's doors..
and of course..
Time for the Easter Bunny to hop on down the trail...

We in the Northeast were granted a wonderfully delicious gift today...
50 degree weather..
and from the looks of things...
it will be that way for the next 4 days..

Speaking of gifts...
a special package arrived from Forage..
But
You'll just have to wait and see next week..
exactly what it is...

The Monster and I are off to decorate and bring a little Spring indoors..
A few Forsythia and Apple Tree branches will do just fine..

Be Safe, Get Outside and Have a Great Weekend!!!

Thursday, March 28, 2013

If I had a little girl......

If I had a little girl....
She would be wearing this FABULOUS coat on Sunday...
Honey Bunny Coat by Little Goodall


Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Monday, March 25, 2013

a little glitter to start your week...

A little glitter for your spring toes...
Glitter Ballerinas at Boden (on Sale!)


Friday, March 22, 2013

Happy Weekend!!!

 Happy Weekend Everyone!!

I was hoping to have a few Bunny boards for you this week
but
this lady has been busy busy busy...
I haven't even caught up on my favorite blog reads....
But..
Spring is finally here
(even though I am sitting by our Friday Fire)
and...
I have been thinking about my Frenchie nieces from across the country and wondering if they are as excited about Easter as we are...
Personally, I think this Frenchie Make Your Own Rabbit Kit from MikoDesign on Etsy is the perfect gift for those crafty girlies...
Fingers crossed it will get there on time!!
 

Be Safe, Eat a Croissant and Have a Great Weekend!!

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Monday, March 18, 2013

a little glitter to start your week...


It's no surprise that my favorite bunny just so happens to wear golden shoes...
and if you happen to know her tale...
than you know that golden shoes might just give you that spring in your step to accomplish ANYTHING!!
1. DVF Viv Sandal at Piperlime 
2. Converse Ox Low at Amazon
3. Kate Spade Colby Sandal at Amazon (on Sale!) 
 4. Sperry Maya Ballet Flat at Sperry
5. Kate Spade Norella at Piperlime (on Sale!)
6. Jack Rogers Clare Rope Wedge at Nordstrom
7. Ivanka Trump Ariel Pumps at Lord and Taylor
8. BCBG Paris Faythe Sandal at DSW
9. Vince Camuto Paula Moccasin at Vince Camuto
10. Tory Burch Ginny Sandal at Tory Burch

Friday, March 15, 2013

Happy Weekend!!!

Image by Chocolate Creative Design

Happy Weekend Everyone!!
 What a crazy week... 
60 degrees one day..snow the next..
But..
There were 3 wonderful magical birthdays this week... 
Auntie Egg on Monday, Mr. H's yesterday and The Tall One's is tomorrow!! 

I honestly believe..
One cannot have enough cake...

I am madly in love with the image above...
Taken on a very cold and a very very blustery day..
it basically sums up the relationship between a father and a son...
Trust, Love, Adoration and the ability to communicate without words... 

I LOVE my two Pisces ..
They keep this Leo and the Monsterous Gemini in check.. 

So time to get our party hats back on..
and eat A LOT of ice cream and cake.... 
 
 Be Safe, Bake a Cake and Have a Great Weekend!!

Thursday, March 14, 2013

13

Image by Chocolate Creative Design

You guessed it..
I am now the proud parent of a teenager...

The fact that he is technically 91 makes it a little Benjamin Buttonish..
So...
without being too creepy..
I have decided that he is MY teenager...
And what a perfect one he is..

He doesn't talk back...
He still loves to snuggle...
He never gets embarrassed by his parents..
He is always happy to see us..
He never asks to take the car...
He never complains about our cooking..
He loves to go on family outings
He never breaks his curfew..
 
Now..
 if my other two boys will be just like him..
Then the teen years will be an absolute breeze!

So tonight..
The Tall One has cooked an amazing steak dinner for us..
Luckily, all my boys are serious carnivores..
 so this dinner will be gobbled up in no time..

Mr. H has asked for a new collar this year..
It is one of his favorite gifts to receive..
Who knew that the puppy who once bucked liked a bronco when we tried to put it on him...
 would now...as a older gentleman, carry it around his mouth begging to have it put back on..

Finding collars for boys that are part American Staffordshire and part Wesson is quite tricky..

So..
Mr. H decided to put together a few of his new favorite collars for all of you...

I can only imagine that he has already been hitting up the Easter Bunny to bring a few more... 
1. Kiss My Mutt "Nautical" & "Sea Anchor" at Pet Smart
2. Waterproof Collar at L.L. Bean
3. Mimi Green "Louie" & "Apple" Collars
6.Kiss My Mutt "Cape Cod" & "Barcelona Mar" at Pet Smart
7. Lands End Canvas Collar


Happy Birthday Mr. H!!
We love you so...
We are forever grateful each year that we have you in our lives!!
YOU will make 13 a lucky number!!

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Tuesday Typeface...One to Grow on...

Candle Alphabet by Jessamine Jones 

This one's for all those March Birthdays...
There just so happens to be 3 VERY special ones this week!
Happy Birthday!!!

Monday, March 11, 2013

a little glitter to start your week.....


 Have you seen these DIY Gold Leaf Eggs over at Sugar and Charm yet?
AMAZING!!!
I know right?!
Stop staring and get on over there!!!
What would your golden egg look like?

The Happiest of Birthdays to our Golden egg.."Auntie Egg" !!

Friday, March 8, 2013

Happy Weekend!!!

Image and Felted Bunny by Natasha Fadeeva

Happy Weekend Everyone!!!

Ok..it's my fault...
I did in fact taunt Mother Nature last week...
She brought a whole lot of wind lasting 2 days..
and a few inches of snow today... 
Now I may be a bit sick of this weather
BUT
The Monster got his wish...
No school today...
and since the schools are in State testing mode this week..
The snow day was even more magical!!


 Stay Safe, Make a Wish and Have a Great Weekend!!

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Tuesday Typeface.....Eggtastic!

Image from Martha Stewart

So many eggs...so little time...

There are colorful ones...
1. Lil Luna    2.  Family Circle    3.  Rachel Ray    4.  Readers Digest

There are delicate ones..
Monogram Glass Eggs at Pottery Barn Monogram Egg Place Setting at BHG

There are rustic ones...
Wood Eggs from Terrain

There are ornate ones...
Custom Monogrammed Duck Egg at Twisted Poppy on Etsy

There are vintage ones....
Newspaper Egg from Tinis Vita Hem    Monogram Egg from One Perfect Room

and there are ones that even Martha wouldn't tackle....
Crossstitch Egg image by Britta Matzat

So I guess the question is..
What kind of egg are you?

Monday, March 4, 2013

a little glitter to start your week....


This post is a LONG time coming...
But really...
there is no expiration date when it comes to ALL things glitter!

So let's get on with the SHOW...
so to speak...

This lovely lady that I know..
ALWAYS thinks BIG!
Never small, never medicore..
ALWAYS over the top..
In fact..
I like to think of her as P.T. Barnum..
She is the Ringmaster..
and you never know what amazing thing she has in store for you...

She has the ability to gather the most creative individuals and then
produce the "Greatest Show" on Earth!

She is..
Miss Amy Graver of Elements Design!

I have been lucky enough to work side by side with her on many many projects...
BUT
I think by far her favorite project is...
The Graver Family New Years Card... 
I absolutely love that she puts just as much heart and soul into her personal projects as she does for her Elements clients..

So this Ringmaster wrangled up quite the list of performers for her show..
Jennie Fresa for some glittery beauty...
Anna Sawin for some camera magic..
and
myself for literally creating the "Big Top"...

When it comes to glitter my friends...
how can a girl say no...

It all began with a "secret" Pinterest board...
Balloon Image: Martha Stewart  Tank Top: Target  Backdrop:BashShop on Etsy
Shower Curtain: Anthropologie  Headphones: Amazon  Champagne Tower: Martha Stewart
Glitter Eye:Chrisspy Makeup   Glitter Boots: Charlotte Russe  
Balloon Image: Green Wedding Shoes
Board: Chocolate Creative Design

Then..
the "tent" was raised..
in the Chocolate Creative Design studio...
 Image by Chocolate Creative Design

Miss Jennie Fresa worked her glittery magic...
 Dress: Miss Me     Gold Necklace: Express
Crystal necklace: Target  Belt: H & M   Earrings: Target

The champagne began to flow..
 
Glasses: Arrow Party Rental   Balloons, Tinsel: iparty
Step Stool: Home Depot   Sequin Fabric: Joann
Bracelet: Express   Ring: Target

Tinsel and glitter filled the air!
Sequin Top: Target   Skirt: Childrens Place 
Vest and Shoes; Miss A's own

The music began to play...

and
Voila!!

Miss Anna Sawin captured the magic...

While the Ringmaster herself...

designed THE most fabulous AND of course BIGGEST (8.5 x 11) New Years Card to date...
Let's not forget that it came complete with it's own confetti!

So thanks yet again to that AMAZING Ringmaster, Miss Amy Graver...
for allowing us all to be a part of your MOST creative, MOST fun and MOST glittery traveling circus!

Huge thanks to Allison Keck of Arrow Party Rental for the FABULOUS champagne coupes!