Monday, September 27, 2010

More Birthday Celebrations!!

This week is my sweet Husband, father, and father-inlaw's birthday!! Yup, the boys!! So we decided to celebrate on Sunday!! We went to El Puerto for dinner, they have the best selection of meats ever!! The atmosphere is very bright and festive too!! You can find this great restaurant in Historic Ybor City. After dinner we headed back to our place for some homemade birthday cake!! Yup, I made another one. No complaints either ~;o) We had a fantastic day celebrating with family!! Happy Birthday to my sweetheart Emmanuel!! And happy birthday to my wonderful father and father-in-law!!

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LOVE how this came out!!

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You can find this cute little clown HERE.

Hope you all are having a fabulous week so far!! Cheerio for now ~;o)

Sunday, September 19, 2010

a simple cotton tote.....

.....so I tried my hand at making something new today, this was my first handmade tote. I had a lot of fun sewing this, I was going for a shabby/cottage style.....what do you think?

A Simple Cotton Tote.....

A Simple Cotton Tote.....

A Simple Cotton Tote.....

Whatever you do, work at it wholeheartedly as though you were doing it for the Lord and not merely for people. ~Colossians 3:23 (ISV)

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Curly Ribbon Cake Picks

Spruce up a plain cake with Curly Ribbon Cake Picks!! These are so easy to make and can be done in any color combination to match your party theme ~;o) All you need are twisties, curly ribbon and a pair of scissors....thats right just 3 items!! My kind of project, fast and simple ~;o)

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Just cut your ribbon to desired length, curl each color on each side, place the twisty in the center of the curled ribbon and twist tightly into a straight line, all the way down....and tada!!! You have your sweet little cake embellishments!! Then just push them into the desired spot on your cake.

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In this small 6" inch round smashcake that I made for Isabella, I created 4 Curly Ribbon Twisties for the cake, I added edible confetti sprinkles, and topped it off with a cute Mickey and Minnie Mouse character. My daughter absolutely LOVES Mickey Mouse!!

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A close up of the details...

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Btw, I found the Mickey and Minnie Mouse characters at Party City for 99 cents each! They have all kinds of different characters at dirt cheap prices. Happy Baking!!


Tuesday, September 07, 2010

A Birthday Celebration!

Today is my baby girl's 1st Birthday!! We celebrated with family and friends this past weekend, and then took her to the zoo for the first time today!! We couldn't have asked for better weather!! I took over 481 pictures, way too many to post.....so here are bits in pieces of the festive atmosphere, and some of the lovely faces that attended ~;o)

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I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well. ~Psalm 139:14

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Happy Birthday Isabella! Mommy loves you!!
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