Monday, April 14, 2014

Go Cards!

Who else is excited that baseball season is here? I love this time of year!
As you can see, we root for the Cardinals at our house! Brody is still a little upset that his favorite player, Kyle Lohse was traded but I can still get him to watch the games with me about half the time. He is even learning all the players on the team.
I catch Sadie and Sammy watching the games, they seemed pretty intrigued by them. I don't blame them.

If you are a Cardinals fan I suggest you check out Manager, Mike Matheny's Blog! It is pretty good.

What team do you cheer for?

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Easter Envelope Bunny

I remember making these bunny envelope treat pouches in grade school almost every Easter. I loved them! I thought it would be fun for Brody to make some with me so I grabbed some supplies and we got to work. This is such a fun, simple craft to make with kids.

White envelope
White paper
Pink paper
Pink pom pom
Googly eyes

Step 1. Seal the envelope using the scissors or a letter opener cut a slit at the top of the envelope.

Step 2. Cut out the bunny ears. you can free hand them or use this pattern from Nestle Nesquick.
We used the pattern and traced them on to white and pink paper.

Step 3. Glue the ears on to the envelope with the opening at the top.

Step 4. Glue on googly eyes and a pink pom pom for the nose.

Step 5. Draw the mouth.

Fill with treats and enjoy!

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Spring Fling: Spring Printable

Hi Everyone!  I'm Krista, the ringleader of the circus over at While He Was Napping!  In a nutshell, I'm a young, twenty-something wife and momma.  My Mr Right is the love of my life and best friend.  I'm a lucky girl like that.  We have three super cute little boys that keep me on my toes.  They have more energy than I could even dream of.  I have always been a creative girl and can't remember the last time I didn't have some sort of project going on.  I am a Jack Jane of all Trades.  I like to try new things and have a nice stubborn streak, just ask the navigation bar on my blog...  While He Was Napping is a collection of my crazy life.  There's a little bit of everything: crafts, recipes, freebies to print, cleaning and organizing ideas, fashion tips, blogging tutorials, giveaways, things for kids and ideas for date night.

Happy Spring!  Hopefully, Spring weather is on it’s way… to help encourage it to come and to add a little bit of color to your homes (or office or where ever), I have a few fun little printables for you.  Hurry, Spring, hurry!

Click the links to download them from 4shared.

I'm definitely ready for some warm weather.  It makes the days so much less hectic and stressful when my crazy tornadoes aren't trapped inside our house.  Yay for Spring!  I'd love for you to come by and visit for a bit.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Spring Fling: Easter S'mores

Hello! Sara from the Homespun Hostess here with a quick Easter treat. I have included both the
EASTER S’MORES and the HOPPY EASTER 5” wide bag toppers free so you can create these too. I like to shop the dollar store for treats that can be repackaged. I found these adorable white chocolate bunnies and with just a little green “grass” and a cello bag made it look a little more like a boutique treat. Another fun one is Easter S’mores….because kids like s’mores all year long! We make our s’mores with bunny peeps as our marshmallows and chocolate eggs as our chocolate. They are cute as can be with all the goodness of a classic s’more. I hope you enjoy these easy treats for classrooms or the special kids in your life.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Graphic Image Giveaway!

I am excited about today's giveaway from Graphic Image! I am a big fan of Graphic Image and all their beautiful leather goods! Their quality is amazing and I would recommend them to anyone!

Graphic Image sells some of the prettiest leather datebooks and planners around! But that's not all, they also carry address books, photo albums, iPad cases, journals and more.They even have leather bound books. And I can't forget about their GiGi New York line of leather handbags and accessories.

Today Graphic Image is giving away a leather passport holder and luggage tag. 
The winner can choose the color and personalization. The perfect thing for your summer travels.

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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Spring Fling: Savory Spring Petal Pull-Aparts

Spring has sprung and I couldn't be more happy! I'm Yvonne from Tried and Tasty and I'm so excited that Dianna invited me to be here for the Spring Fling. When you think of spring what do you think of? I'll tell you what I think of: warmer weather, longer days, spending time outdoors, but most of all: FLOWERS! I have a thing for gardening. Mostly fruits and vegetables but also beautiful flowers. There's just something I love about getting my hands dirty and experiencing nature first hand. 

Savory Spring Pull Apart Made with Rhodes Rolls // Tried and Tasty I was inspired to make these Savory Spring Petal Pull-Aparts by these Breadstick Blossoms that I made for Rhodes last Spring! Don't flowers just make you happy inside? I know I just love seeing the little starts popping out of the ground. Even more I love watching them grow in to beautiful and marvelous plants. 
Savory Spring Pull Apart Made with Rhodes Rolls // Tried and TastySavory Spring Pull Apart Made with Rhodes Rolls // Tried and Tasty So how about these adorable Savory Spring Petal Pull-Aparts? Have you heard of Magleby's Rolls? Oh my heavenly. One bite and they will change your life. I'm serious. They are amazing. For a step-by-step photo tutorial, check me out over on the Rhodes blog. Here's what you'll need:
1 bag of frozen dinner rolls (regular, not Texas rolls), thawed but still cold Mayonnaise (amount depends on number of rolls you are making) Melted Butter Freshly shredded Parmesan Cheese Garlic Powder Dried Parsley Place mayo, cheese and butter in separate bowls. For each flower you will need 4 1/2 rolls. Take the cold, thawed, ball of dough, and cut in half. Dip the top half (of each half) into each bowl starting with the mayo,then the butter and finally the cheese. Form the center of the flower into a ball. Place onto a greased or silicone mat lined cookie sheet (cheese side up). Follow with eight petals placed around the center side-by-side. Sprinkle with garlic powder and dried parsley. Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes until golden brown.

Savory Spring Pull Apart Made with Rhodes Rolls // Tried and Tasty
But wait... there's MORE! If you like the savory variety. How about a SWEET variety as well? Head on over here to Tried and Tasty to see how to sweeten these petals! 

Sweet Spring Pull-Apart Made with Rhodes Rolls // Tried and Tasty Yvonne Feld // Tried and Tasty Connect with me and stay up with all the latest updates and recipes: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Google+ | Instagram | YouTube


Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Spring Fling: DIY Tissue Paper Flowers

Hello everyone, I'm so excited to be here at Whatever Dee Dee Wants! When Dianna asked me to guest post on her blog for Spring, I couldn't say no! My name is Katelyn & I blog over at Learning Creating Living, where you can find easy & inexpensive diy projects, fun crafts & delicious recipes, I hope you will stop by sometime & say hi! Today I'd like to share with you a simple & easy diy project, just in time for Spring!

For this project I bought a pack of pastel colored tissue paper at the Dollar Tree. I laid out the tissue paper I wanted to use, used a glass & traced the rim to get a circle.

I cut out the circles..

...& then used thumbtacks to poke a hole through the tissue paper to make the center.

For the stem I used twigs I had gathered for another project I used (see here) & pushed the thumbtack in the end of the twig.

After that I put the bouquet in a vase I had bought from Tj Maxx to finish off the look. I love how springy these flowers are & how easy they were to make! I don't think I will be able to look at tissue paper the same again!

Thank you for letting me share this diy project with you & thank you Dianna for letting me hang out on your blog today! You can find me here: Facebook, Instagram, Google+, Bloglovin & Pinterest.