Monthly Archives: April 2011

The JOY of receiving the Alumni Award from my beloved University!

April 29, 2011 was an extraordinary day! The sun was shining brightly after a full week of rain, the Royal Wedding took place in London and was broadcast around the world, it was my birthday (29 again), and I was honored by Northern Illinois University with the Outstanding Alumni Award. I fell in love with [...]

Frosty gifts for all your springtime occasions!

Egg-cellent votives

  These little egg votives will look very festive sprinkled on your Spring Tabletop. It is a SUPER easy and fast project!!! I poked the tops of several eggs with a pin…gently cracked around the top to make an opening (about the size of a quarter).  I cleaned them and let them dry.  I painted [...]

My Peeps Wreath!

Peeps.  Gotta LOVE those sugary little marshmallow birds that are only around this time of year! My peeps (Annabel and Allyson) and I couldn’t stop eating them.  Look at all the colors they come in? Ahhh!  Well, you know me, I couldn’t resist turning the Peeps into some kind of seasonal and whimsical decoration. Here [...]

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