Hi there! {{FIRST POST}} Welcome to my creativity outlet! ABOUT ME - What I love


Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog. This is such a great creative release. This is my very first post so I thought I would share some of the things I love.


My family and friends - I have an awesome husband and two amazing boys. We are such an "on the go, NEVER sitting on the couch" type of family. Busy busy busy but I wouldn't have it any other way. They grow up so quick and we are trying to enjoy every minute! I also have the greatest friends. Without the support and encouragement from family and friends I wouldn't have started this blog.
Thank you!!

Teacher appreciation - I think teachers should be spoiled as often as possible.
Here are some ideas for end of year gifts or teacher appreciation week. 
Hope these give you some inspiration. 

Link to PART 1 teacher appreciation ideas
Link to PART 2 teacher appreciation ideas
Link to PART 3 teacher appreciation ideas
Link to PART 4 teacher appreciation ideas
Link to PART 5 teacher appreciation ideas
Link to PART 6 teacher appreciation ideas
Link to PART 7 teacher appreciation ideas
Link to PART 8 teacher appreciation ideas
Link to PART 9 teacher appreciation ideas

Actually I love showing appreciation and helping in general.
Here are some appreciation ideas for:

First Responders
Senior Care Living
Delivery drivers
Trash collectors and mail carriers

We volunteer on a weekly basis and I hope to spread the love of giving back to my children.

Photography - (my passion) I take photos everyday but it's hard to find the time to review, pick favorites, edit, share and enjoy. I'm hoping that sharing all my creative love will force me to make more time. 

Pinterest - If you are visiting this blog most likely you are a pinterest addict too :)
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Baking - I love creating fun desserts/gifts but we are down sizing to a much smaller kitchen so this "love" might not happen as often any more.

I was know as the truffle queen for some time.
Here are some fun ideas for tuffles or cakeballs.

Halloween - MY FAVORITE holiday of all time. I love parties, decorating, and we do a yearly family zombie photo. 
I'm not a cutesy pumpkin and kittens type of Halloween girl. I love creepy with gory guts, blood, and brains. Can't wait to share some of my ideas! 

I was hoping to share all my October stuff but this is what has kept me so busy.
{{Moving }}

Just a heads up, I'm not a great good writer. Set your standard low when reading. :)

Thank you for visiting my blog. Any questions? Just ask! 

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  1. Your family photo is AWESOME! Love the matchiness - great job! I'm enjoying your blog..
    (my name is all the same letters in your name mixed around differently...) it's a game..

    1. I don't know how I missed your comment. You are so sweet! I haven't done the post here but I made the ties and my belt that day with HOT GLUE!!! Crazy but they turned out so cute. Thank you so much for stopping by! Oooooh I'm thinking.... Alene? Laene? Elane? Leane?

  2. oh, and super fun and creative way to 'tie it all together' in the photo... tee-hee!

  3. You can MAKE a tie with hot glue? Oh man, I have so much to learn!