Monday, January 2, 2012

Happy New Year!!!

I want to wish you all a Happy and Healthy New Year! I have so much to share with you all, but first let me share this great new special from Close To My Heart. It's called Rock the Block. This is a fantastic 3D item, My Creations Collage Cubes. It includes 9 cubes that you can use your imagination to decorate with papers, pictures and what ever you can dream of! The possibilities are endless! Not only do you get the blocks but you get the "tray" that holds the block that once again you get to decorate and coordinate with your blocks, you also get an E Size stamp set that includes stamps that fit perfectly onto the blocks! How cool is that? It's super cool!
How do I get this amazing set you ask........ Well all you have to do is place a $25 order and you can get this set for just $15.00. Wow... that's a savings of $29.95!! It's like getting the Stamp set Free!!!!

Here is a peek at the Stamp set. This set is only available through this promotion only. So grab yours today!!


Our December activities are like most every one else has. Shopping, baking, wraping, decorating and parties.  Mike and I were invited to his firends for an "Ugly Sweater Party". "Oh how fun" I thought. I have the perfect shirt. (Ofcourse it's not my shirt) I wanted to borrow my mom's sweat shirt that has a huge Christmas tree that lights up! Yes it lights up. But unfortunatly the lights were dead and needed to be replaced. So Mike and I were off on a mission to find some ugly sweaters. We went to Thrift stores and found nothing. In True form to my husbands last minute doings... we found a red long sleave shirt for him at wal-mart and a cute sweater for me. But Renee, you said that it's an "Ugly Sweater" party, you ask?
Here is a pic of the before, Sorry I thought that I had one of Mikes shirt too:

Not too bad right?!
Here is the pic of the shirts/sweaters after! 
Here is a pic of the whole gang!!

   I want to thank our great hosts for having us for a fun time!!!

My Brother and Sister in law came up from Florida and I was lucky enough to watch my niece Katie!
We had tons of fun together. We made cookies and bread. She would watch the oven waiting for the bread to get done. Who would have thought that a three year old would want the bread more than the cookies!
She is a great baker too!  Hmmm I think she gets that from her Daddy!

Sorry about the quality, these were taken from my cell phone.

Christmas Eve was the Farkle Feast of the Two Beefs. For dinner we made Pot Roast and Veggies and Pepperoncini Beef. (it is supper delish and easy to make)

Then after dinner, Katie took the Reindeer food and sprinkled it on the lawn so they would be able to find her!

But as the day was just beginning, Katie Saw that Lawdy the elf had come back from the North Pole with some gifts for her,her mommy, Chutchie and Gram. Her face just lit up.

She brought Pj's for Katie and Slippers too!

Mommy, Gram and Chutchie all got slippers but Katie's was the best they matched her new PJ's!

Christmas Day! All the anticipation and preparation has come down to one day! Katie was sooo cute and wanted mom to help her open her stuff. WE thought for sure that she would gasp at each gift that she opened, (only because she would gasp at her gifts from Lawdy before they were even unwrapped) but nothing..... Not until she opened up Matthew's gift her.

Matt was on the ball with his gift giving this year. He even made Grams day by giving her a step stool!

So that's what's been going here. I can't wait to get back to creating!
Happy New Year!!

1 comment:

  1. Wow! You have been busy. Love all the pics. I want to plan an ugly Christmas party for next year. Looks like fun!