Sunday, October 7

Project BAM Book by Kathy Orta

I just came across Kathy Orta work about a week ago...I love her...I am inspired to create 3 BAM Book (Book About Me) one for each of my kids...I am going to give them this book once they become adults...I think book for parents to create to leave behind...


BFF Baby Shower

I helped planned and setup my best friend Koretta Harris baby shower. She is expecting her first child and it's a girl....We are so excited for her. Everything turned out so pretty....I created all the invitations for this shower. I will be attaching photos of it as well...

Saturday, July 7

Missing you cards for my daughter

These were all the cards I made my daughter while she was at camp... I could have made several cards everyday to send her but I didn't want to spoil her with to many cards...

Brownie Blast Girl Scouts Camp

My daughter attended the Brownie Blast Girl Scouts Camp from July 1-6..This was her first camp and she had a really good time...I emailed and mailed her cards daily...The pictures of the cards will be posted...

Monday, June 25

Homemade Pound Cake

I made this delicious pound cake this past weekend for my family. My mom actually told me that it's better then her recipe...I was like wow...My mom is a very good cook..The recipe is listed below...Enjoy


  • 1/2 pound (2 sticks) butter, plus more for pan
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pan
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
With a mixer, cream butter and shortening together. Add sugar, a little at a time. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each addition. Stir dry ingredients together in a bowl and add to mixer alternately with milk, starting with the flour and ending with the flour. Mix in vanilla. Pour into a greased and floured tube pan and bake for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.

Friday, June 15

Homemade Brown Sugar Scrub

I am going to make some this homemade brown sugar scrub to keep on hand to give out as gifts. This recipe is below:Project Recipe
Cardstock from Papertrey Ink
Spring Moss, Berry Sorbet, Sweet Blush, Rustic White
Pattern paper from PTI: Pink Patterns
Textile Cuttlebug embossing folder
Glassine sack from PTI
Martha Stewart Coarse Glitter
Bakers twine from the Twinery in Peapod
Red Rosebud crinkle ribbon from Kristen Swain's Etsy store
Rose Red ink from Stampin Up
Tiny Tag die from PTI
Circle cut from Mini Monograms at 2.7
Scalloped circle cut from Mini Monograms at 2.7
Flower cut from Flower Shoppe at 1.25 and 1
"Happy Mother's Day" from My Pink Stamper: Happiest Moments

Vanilla Brown Sugar Body Scrub
2 cups brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
1 cup sunflower oil

1.  Mix sugar & brown sugar together until there are no lumps.
2.  Stir in vanilla extract & sunflower oil.

Homemade Lemon Sugar Scrub

I am going to be making this treat for my daughter's girl scout troop leader. She is the best. Here's the recipe below:

Cardstock from Bazzill & Stampin Up
Birthday Doodles Kit papers, Pink Pirouette, Bashful Blue, Rel Red, Ripe Avocado
Cuttlebug Spots & Dots embossing folder
Glossy Accents
Martha Stewart Sugar Cube glitter
Button from Papertrey Ink
The Twinery Bakers Twine in Buttercream
Crinkle Ribbon from Kris Swain in Butter and Snow
Lemonade cut from Just Because Cards at 3.47
Lemon cut from Just Because Cards at 1.63
Circle & scalloped circle cut from Mini Monograms at 2.61

Lemon Sugar Hand Scrub
2 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup extra virgin olive oil
4 tablespoons lemon juice
*Stir together sugar & olive oil.
*Add lemon juice.
*Makes about 12 ounces!!