Only the Best for the Ones We Love!

petite cafe treat bags inked with sponge daubers and classic ink

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVE!!! Each year we give tasty treats to our friends and neighbors, and this year I wanted to give something that was do-able for the kids to get in on the action.  We decided to whip up A TON of peppermint puppy chow, I shared the recipe HERE.  I know, this sounds nasty {Read More…}

Glimmer Paper… My ONE TRUE LOVE!!

color me irresistible paper

It is crazy how excited I get every Monday evening… as I go to be I am in TOTAL anticipation of what’s going to be on sale Tue. morning.  I was over the MOON when I saw the newest WEEKLY DEALS today- it included GLIMMER PAPER!!!  I admit it… I totally HOARD this stuff, in {Read More…}

Quick, Cute & Simple Tags

angled tag topper simple gift tags using white christmas set

I have to bet that you are on the same track as me right now… racing around trying to get everything done before the big day?  Attending kids concerts, making and delivering teacher gifts, getting neighbor gifts done and delivered, and still working just to name a few… well then you will LOVE these quick, {Read More…}

Get Creative When Giving Treats & Gift Cards This Year!

Simple & Quick Gift idea: Curvy Keepsake Box Christmas Light Treat Pouch Project

It doesn’t take much more effort to get creative when giving treats & gift cards.  Want a super simple project that will dress up ANY holiday treat or gift?  I have just the thing for you!! I had a stamper of mine ask me to create a ton of these adorable little CHRISTMAS LIGHT TREAT {Read More…}

Annual Christmas Party Highlights


I wanted to share some highlights from my Annual Christmas Party this year, it was SUCH fun having my amazing stampers come and spend the afternoon with me stamping, laughing, eating, and laughing some more!  These girls really know how to let loose and give anything a try 😉  We played several “Minuet to Win {Read More…}

60% Off & More?

year end sale

WOW- Stampin’ Up! is just killing it with the specials and sales this year.  I have SO many things I NEED to get and this is SOOOO helping me out.  Thanks SU!  Starting TODAY you can get crazy discounts on all kinds of items during SU’s YEAR END SALE- CLICK HERE TO CHECK IT OUT! {Read More…}

Who’s Ready For A Sneak Peek?!

Occasions Catalog & Sale-A-Bration Brochure 2015-16

I about died when I came home yesterday morning and found that my brown Santa had paid me a visit… O.M.G. My pre-order was here!!!  I couldn’t wait to rip it open so you all can share the moment with me, in all my stinky glory – LOL!! I made a video to show you {Read More…}

Double the Fun With One Simple Tip!

NCR Mistletoe & Holly Christmas Card Class with Paper Pumpkin Kits

I have to admit, that when my Nov. Paper Pumpkin kit arrived a few weeks ago I about went crazy.  The cards were SO cute I about died.  I knew instantly that I had to make them stretch because they were just THAT cute.  Yes, it’s true that I ordered LOTS of refills for this {Read More…}

Simple, Quick & Cute Reindeer Treat Pouches

Reindeer sleeve pouches created using circle and tree builder punches from Stampin' Up!

I have the last of the sweet retreat “SEAT SURPRISES” to share with you today.  I absolutely LOVE spoiling my stampers, which I got to do a little more of over the weekend… more on that later but I want to show you the rest of the goodies that my stampers got that came to {Read More…}

Gold is the NEW Black…

misteltoe & holly paper pumpkin stamps with metallic doily and winter wonderland dsp gift bag punch board

Or is Black the NEW Gold? All I have to say is that foil, shimmer and shine are SO IN right now and nothing makes me happier.  Creating holiday packaging is super simple with a little glimmer and shine.  I was getting some holiday things for the house yesterday and the lady in front of {Read More…}