Friday, July 22, 2011

Oh What do you do in Summertime?

 When all the kids are home!  Well, around here, we've been keepin' busy with chores.  (Much to the kids dismay.)
 But chores only last an hour, most days, and are finished in the morning.  
So they've been able to get some quality play time in.
 My son, Calvin, was finally able to talk his Dad and me into helping him with a project;
  Hoover shoes.
More on that when they're finished.  Now that's one happy boy!
 Pretty cool so far, huh?!
 The girls have really had fun with their dolls, making movies, taking pic's, pretending all sorts of things with them.  It's been fun to watch them play (from a distance).
 Of course, staying cool in this hot, HOT summer by going to pool, 
slippin' on slides, etc.


 Gettin' some quality cousin time in. 


  I've also been sewing away trying to get my sewing to do list done.  I will post those projects soon, so stay tuned!  

Thanks for visiting my site.  Oh yeah, if you have not checked out Chunkybling.com yet or even if you have, go see all the things they've gotGreat jewelry for great prices!  
I personally LOVE their rings!  

We love summer and have had a great summer so far.  How has your's been?
Thanks again for visiting and have a terrific day!

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Cute Hairstyles

These are just a couple of hairstyles that I came up with as I was brushing my daughters hair.  Do you ever do that?  I mean do you ever start brushing yours or your daughters (or anyone's) hair without knowing what you're going to do.  Then it just comes to you, "Hey, this style would look cute." or "Let me try this."  My daughter sometimes hates when I do that, because I try several things, sometimes over and over until I get it right.  She just gets bored and wants to go play of something.
 This one I did for church.  I call it the "Triple flip ponytail".  I'm not very creative with names of things.  So if you have a better name, please share! 
 This is a birds-eye view of it!






 This one is called "Wrap around pony-fishtail".  See no creativity.  Oh well.  
I did this one for school one day when I actually had time to do it.  Usually we were rushing in the mornings. 
 You start out on the top of one side with your continuous pony's...

...and go in a diagonal direction, until you get to the bottom of the other side. Tie it off with an elastic, then do a fish tail to finish it off and add a cute ribbon or cute little clippy.  
This one got a LOT of compliments!
What are some fun hairstyles you've done or have seen lately?
Thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Jewelry, Hairstyles, and a Great Sale!

Well the Fourth of July came and went and we had a good time celebrating it this year.  One of the things that made it so fun was in the morning my Mom, sister and I got out the jewelry making stuff for the little girls in our family and had fun making bracelets and necklaces.




What also made it just a little bit more fun was this cute hair style that I did to my daughters hair.  It was simple and fun to do.  If you don't know how to do it you can go to Cutegirlshairstyles.com to see a video of how to do this and other awesome hairstyles. 
 These are just some cute pic's of my niece's wearing the headband that I made for the holiday. 

  Hope your Fourth of July was memorable!  

Oh yeah, before I say good bye, I just want to remind you of this sale at Chunkybling.com.
There is only a couple days left and these watches are totally cute and at a great price right now.
So hop on over and check 'em out.

Have a terrific day!



Friday, July 8, 2011

Just a reminder!

Chunky Bling is having a huge sale and I don't want you guys to miss out!  Go here to check it out!

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Make your own patches

Here I am dealing with holey jeans again.  Before I made skirts, shorts, dresses, etc. Well this time I decided to try to make my own patches.  I had some cute fabric and some Heat n' Bond.   So this is what I did.
 First I ironed on the Heat n Bond to the fabric.  
Then I got one of my cookie cutters and traced around it and cut out the shape.
 Then placed it over the hole
 Then, peeled the backing off the Heat n Bond and ironed it to the pants.
Then, I stitched around the the patch to keep it from peeling off later after washings and wear.  Note:  I seam ripped the side of the pants to make it easier to sew it with the sewing machine.  Then I just sewed the side of the pant leg back up.  Just a little trick I figured out.
So now go and make your own patches and save those pants!  Have a great day and thanks for dropping by today!


Happy 4th and a great sale!

I hope everyone had a great Fourth of July weekend.  We spent ours up in Sparks, Nevada, where the weather was nice and the company was good!  My whole family got together and had fun playing on slip n' slides, roasting hotdogs/marshmallows, and setting off fireworks.

 My son WAS really happy to be there celebrating...he's just 12!  You know, too cool to smile.  Ha ha!


Enjoying the show!




Anyway, today I'm going to tell you about this awesome website I came across.  It's called "Chunky Bling.com"  They have cute jewelry for really great prices and right now they're having a sale!
This is the biggest sale they've ever had!

Beaded Watches
Check out my side bar and the  top of the page or just go click on the banner or go here.  I think you'll be pleasantly suprised, I was!   Hope  you have a great day and thanks for stopping by.