2/24/12

Last hoorah paintings



Pardon my parking lot iphone photos, but these are paintings commissioned by a sweet family. Below are the girls (Miriam & Emily-the top two) trick-or-treating with my kiddos. A wondeful family & they are so kind to my kids. Emily loves music & singing (she requested the guitar & microphone).

2/23/12

taking a baby break

So I am due to have a baby any day now & I'm going to take a little break from orders. I will resume in a couple months-in May? You understand-right? I love my little projects, but for sanity sake, I should take a time-out.

2/11/12

birthday luv!

I get so sad after my kids' birthday parties, in a mopey litlte sugar coma. We had so much fun & I'm so glad I could fully enjoy it before this baby boy steals the show. Ruthie ate it up, loved seeing her sweet friends from her class-she's a social little thing. I'm glad only family was around to see her open presents-she was like a tasmanian devil & then it was time for a nap.
 ruthie & her honey.
 Henry said he would wear his pink shirt if da-da would wear his.




 ruthie's little timeline.
 my friend sherry (your party pixie) let me borrow lots of her cute orange/pink fabric.
 Got this awesome stamp set like this and it came in handy.



 Got this idea here.



 Ruthie loves strawberry cake (and I do too). I used Paula Deen's recipe. If I can do it, you can. I don't bake much.

 Okay, so I got a Silhouette CAMEO™ for Christmas and did these little heart cut-outs for the mailbox favors (Target dollar bin) & cupcake holders. I could really go berserk with this thing, it overwhelms.




2/10/12

remind me who i am----LOVED



I shared this song & its message to my Bible study girls the other week. 

Thought it fit with Valentine's Day, I'll tell you why. 

So sometimes, I will ask hubby to tell me why he loves me-he squirms & lists stupid/sweet things. But as women-we so want to be loved and can really put the heat on (and not in a good way) our significant others to show their love.

Over the course of our time together, I've tried to lesson the demands of Tim to prove his love and turn to God. Not that hubby is off the hook (nothing shows some love like loading that dishwasher). But we gotta know that we are loved regardless if we get it from our marriages/relationships-God loves us more than any other human is possible.

I have sweet friends who are going through a ick season in their marriage & there is a love shortage in their union-this song is to remind us that God's love is so very great & if we accept His love, we can be filled up.

God loves you & will fight for you & walk your life with you.

Remind Me Who I Am by Jason Gray

When I lose my way,
And I forget my name
Remind me who I am
In the mirror all I see
Is who I don't wanna be
Remind me who I am

In the loneliest places
When I can't remember what grace is

Tell me, once again
Who I am to You, who I am to You
Tell me, lest I forget
Who I am to You, that I belong to You
To You

When my heart is like a stone,
And I'm running far from home
Remind me who I am
When I can't receive Your love
Afraid I'll never be enough
Remind me who I am

If I'm Your beloved can You help me believe it

Tell me, once again
Who I am to you, who I am to You
Tell me, lest I forget
Who I am to you, that I belong to You
To You

I'm the one You love, I'm the one You love
That will be enough, I'm the one You love

Tell me, once again
Who I am to you, who I am to You
Tell me, lest I forget
Who I am to you, that I belong to You

Tell me, once again
Who I am to You, who I am to You
Tell me, lest I forget
Who I am to You, that I belong to You

To You

To You

kiddo art

Check out this child's own site. Saw it from my friend at Whatever. She doesn't realize she's my friend.

I love the quirky drawings my kids do, a peek into their little heads. So hard for me to part with some of them-although there has to be a realistic limit on what can be kept-right?

2/7/12

fancy pants commercial



Does this make you laugh? Why does it crack me up so? Reminds me of when I get miss fancy pants and forget my life sometimes. Like when Tim & I get out for night out & I eat yummy food & return to the out of control laundry & dirty dishes. And thinking to tomorrow when I have a back-to-back beauty treatments-haircut & then massage. Please God, don't let me go into labor before I have this day.

2/3/12

valentine cards



Here are the kiddos vtine cards this year. Used this choo-choo one last year. Really wanted to do one like below, but I needed to use the energy for something else.

2/1/12

jcpenney commercials

So it looks like JC Penney has a new ad agency and doing some fun new tv spots for them. This one made me happy, not sure it will make me shop at JCP, but happy nonetheless.