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Centerpiece Wednesday- Life is GOOD!

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

So sorry I'm late posting Centerpiece Wednesday again :( life has been crazy busy but sooo good! First up my nephew Weston is doing AMAZING!! (He is the one who was in a horrible car accident back in May and experienced traumatic major brain injury, broken jaw, punctured lung, received a tracheotomy, feeding tube, metal plates in his jaw and is now blind in one eye) but he is truly a walking miracle! We were down in St. George visiting him for the first time since the accident. On Monday they did find out that he is blind in one eye :( but he said it's ok...I can still see out if the other one...he is so upbeat and positive. He just got all the wires removed off of his mouth (his jaw had been wired shut for 6 weeks) you can read all about it HERE then on Monday we hosted a huge neighborhood block party! It was a blast! Yesterday I worked on creating a google doc for all the boys parents in my Cub Scout den!..LOL yes I am now a bear den leader and I do not really know what I am doing yet! Cray Cray! But Life Is sooo Good!

Ok let's party!!


Cute idea to spruce up a waster bottle adding twine and burlap HERE

Gorgeous Beachy decor HERE

Very cool wall art HERE

You won't believe the deal she got on this bedding! HERE

Super cute tablescape by the pool HERE

I am so into shell art these days check out this tutorial HERE

Centerpiece Wednesday- Tablescapes and String art

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Welcome everyone!! It's Centerpiece Wednesday once again...I can't wait to see what y'all have been up to. For my round up I was inspired by the beautiful tablescapes and some fun string art..take a peek below.


Love the seascape tablescape Here

I am in love with these white dishes Here

A natural elegant tablescape Here

This seascape tablescape is loaded with eye candy...textures, linens and dishes Here

Loving this nautical string art design Here

Come on in and join the party!


Pick Your Plum- Chevron clutch purses

Monday, July 21, 2014

They are back!! And they are only $6.99 plus shipping....These adorable chevron clutch purses from Pick Your Plum are back but only for a limited time.

Hurry and get yours today! I just ordered 2 more because the gals in my family LOVE them!! Just click on my Pick Your Plum ad on the right and it will take you to the page of what is available right now :)

 

Tip toe through my garden

Saturday, July 19, 2014

My gardens are looking so pretty right now I just wanted to share it with all of you.

This is actually and hanging pot filled with lots of colorful flowers...we bought it around Mother's Day from Costco and when I took the picture it looked really good but recently we've had some hot days and it is suffering a little bit :(

Petunia

I love poppies

And hydrangeas

Hydrangea

This is the front yard ...look at my man spraying for weeds...he is the gardener man

Remember when my hubby and daughter made these garden beds for me for Mothers Day you can see it here. This year we have green peas, green beans, thyme, green onions and lots of tomatoes.

We also planted this pear tree just last year and we have quite a crop growing...I'm super excited!

How is your garden growing this year?

 

 

Pick Your Plum Deal- fold up picnic blanket

Friday, July 18, 2014

I was browsing on the Pick Your Plum site and noticed these SUPER CUTE fold up picnic blankets that fleece on one side and waterproof on the other. Helo it get any better than that?!!! You can click on their ad on the right side of my blog and if you purchase anything I get a little commission :)

Pick your plum picnic blanket
Perfect for the beach or park
Pick your plum blanket

I love how they fold up so you can keep them tucked in the car or even in my bicycle basket ready to go whenever. I am ready to go! They are only $12.99!!! I am getting one! Hop on over before they are gone!

Pick your plum blanket

My grandkids are coming into town so I am so excited to use one of these!

 

Fashion Friday- Yellow, Black and White

Bumble Bee or fun fashion look? You decide but im going with fun fashion look :) I can't remember where I found this cute striped skirt..Walmart? Target? but it was super cheap and it is super comfortable and non wrinkly!
Fashion Friday, fashion for 50 something's
I paired it with this Jcrew outlet cream colored blouse with a black stripe all around the collar and down the front..gives me the look of a longer torso.
The yellow bubble necklace is from Walmart! Yellow gold sweater is from Jcrew outlet

Once again I belted the blouse because it hung too long on my short torso.

I love the length of this skirt not too short and not too long...seriously this length is so hard to find! Everything is sooo short!

Do you like my sandals? I think they are so "chic" and mostly fun. Very comfortable and a low heel but still have that sexy look don't you think?

Of course I have to show off my grandma glasses

Grandma glasses, fashion Friday

There you have it my bumble bee Fun Fashion Look!

Fashion Friday yellow black and white

 

Popcorn Vendor Tray Tutorial

Thursday, July 17, 2014

I was asked by our stake Young Women's camp director from our church to see if I could come up with a cute popcorn vendor tray...to serve popcorn to the young women while up at camp. I was up for the task and began my search to find something that would be sturdy enough to hold lots of bags of popcorn and yet not be too heavy hanging around the neck. This is what I came it with!

Popcorn vendor tray tutorial, popcorn vendor costume

I happened to be at Costco checking out and saw a huge stack of these canteloupe boxes and asked if I could have 4 of them. FREE Ka-Ching!

Popcorn tray tutorial

Then I hopped over to Lowes to get some spray paint. I really love Valspar spray paint it covers so nicely. I had some white spray paint in the garage but it was super runny...Valspar wins for me!

Valspar spray paint

I sprayed the boxes on the outsides and tops in red white and blue..I did not spray the insides.

Popcorn vendor box tutorial

Outdoor movie popcorn holders
I found the free clip art on the internet...I like the white stripes with the yellow popcorn and how it looks combined with the popcorn word clipart...also free clipart. You can right click on the popcorn image and save to your computer and put four on a page and print out.
Popcorn clipart

Once you print your images...cut them out and use a glue stick to adhere them to the boxes.

Make sure you get the glue all around the edges otherwise it starts lifting

Popcorn vendor tray tutorial, take me out to the ball game

I was racking my brain to come up with a strap that would be comfortable around the neck and cheap. I was just about to buy some canvas fabric at Walmart when I spotted shelving liner stuff! It is soft, easy to cut and tied onto the boxes perfectly!

It comes in a variety of colors and with the left overs I can line a few drawers!

Even my teenage nephews thought the were so cool and thought I had bought them! So....I would say

"Nailed it"! LoL

Baseball popcorn vendor trays

I can't wait to see them being used up at camp and I am going to figure out other ways to use them here at home....I see an outdoor movie night in my future!