Tuesday, June 23, 2009

leftover vases & baby frame

A couple of months ago, I was watching Trash to Treasure on HGTV. They said something about leftover florist vases and it caught my attention because I have a LOT of them. They spraypainted the vases, and turned them over to make them into candle holders. So I decided to do my version of the project, plus a little lamb figurine I've had, that didn't have a home:


The other day I was at Storkland looking for a baby gift for my friend & neighbor, Tara. I saw these cute baby frames, but they were priced a lot higher than I was willing to pay. Then it occurred to me...hey - I can make one of those! So I did:

Friday, June 19, 2009

my own blog helped me

I just went back and re-read this blog post, and the comments from the readers are so encouraging to me right now. I just needed to hear some encouraging words, cause me & Baron are struggling with some of the same emotions I expressed in that former blog post. That's all...I just wanted to share! :-)

Saturday, June 13, 2009

book review

Ok, so I'm not typing an actual review of this book, but some of you have asked me to let you know what I think of Stephenie Meyer's The Host. In a nutshell: read it. It's so good. Go get it now!! I've decided Stephenie is my new favorite author. She better keep writing; and I don't even care if it's more Twilight or what, just keep writing, Stephenie!!