Tuesday, September 6, 2011
So as the title says it's back to school week #2! Man! I can't believe how the time flies, I mean one minute I am hanging at the pool and the next I am having homework out the wazoo!!!
My life has been interesting... I have been trying new things, doing well in school, and I have my fingers crossed to get this job at my Church!! So yeah, life has been good! :) While expanding my mind, I have also been trying some new recipes and thought I would share.
Pancakes have been on the brain... These are by FAR the best pancakes I have had! Not only are the healthy (as pancakes go) but they taste amazing!!! Get the recipe here.
I also found the MOST amazing spelt cracker recipe! Again, these are healthy and DIVINE! :D I can't wait to make them again! My sister and I ate almost the whole batch, but shhhhh... don't tell anyone! Get the recipe here.
And a recipe that I REALLY want to try this week is.... Peanut Butter Chocolate Crunch ‘Blizzard’!! Does that not sound amazing!? Plus it's RAW! Try it here
I am really hoping to get back to blogging, I just haven't found time to! But I promise to try! :)
Friday, August 26, 2011
Here are some of my favorite now.
Doesn't thing make you want to drool??? via
This is just awesome! via
One word for this. WILD! via
I WANT!!! via
I showed this photo to my Mom who say honey (my dad) someone took a picture of our house! YES! I would love to live there!!!! via
I am pretty sure I need this! via
Head on over to pinterest now!! :) Also, you can follow me here!
Monday, August 22, 2011
A. age - fifteen
C. chore you hate - Pulling weeds! It's a total bummer!
D. dogs - One, yellow lab.
E. essential start to your day - Fruit, smoothie, or juice. Raw people! ;)
F. favorite color - Fuschia! Bring. It. On.
H. height - 5.5 1/2.
I. instruments you play - none... but I love to rock it on band hero!
L. live - in Kansas... that's in the USA a fyi!
P. pet peeve - chewing with you mouth open! AGH!!!
Q. quote - Umm... I have lot's! ;)
S. siblings - 3. Sister and Two Brothers.
U. university attended -not yet but SOON!! :D
W. what makes you run late - my family!
X. x-rays you’ve had - I broke my wrist (left one) by slipping in the mud.. yeah, not the best day.
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
I just want to take a moment to share some things that have been happening to me these last couple of months.
First off, I was inspired by a fellow blogger to try going raw. Raw meaning nothing heated over 118 degrees, and when I say raw I mean in food in it's purest form! ;) I am excited to share my raw "journey". I can't wait to share recipes, swaps blogs, and inspire others to try going raw!! All I could think when I started was... I don't want the same foods for the rest of my life. Boy was I wrong about eating the same foods over and over, but more on that later!
Also, I have been teaching a friend of mine how to sew! She just made the cutest pillows!!! I can't wait to share more! :)
How is everything in your part of the world?? I will be getting back to blogging soon!
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Here's what my tutorial is about... see these lovelies?
Sorry for that sudden absence but I have been under the weather lately... stiff joints, stomach, head... yeah, the whole sha=BANG! I am starting to get better and I can't wait to show you what I have planned! But, in the meantime head over HERE to see my latest tutorial. Although it's not mentioned in the tutorial all I spent to make these were $0.20! Pretty sweet huh? :)
Be back soon!
Thursday, June 30, 2011
I have been going through my craft room lately, looking through all of my "needs to be refashioned pile" and I found this old yet still cool Rain Forest Cafe shirt... I loved the rain forest cafe! I totally recommend it to anyone! haha Now as I was saying I found this old ribbed knit (has to be a knit) tie dyed t-shirt that was begging to be made into something pretty... do you ever have clothes that you want to refashion and know just what to do with them? That's the kind of moment I had with this shirt...
I give you... Upcycled String T-Shirt Scarf!Just grab any old (or new) t-shirt, scissors (or rotary cutter and mat)... Let's get started!
Put the bottom of the T-shirt together (the hem) and cut it off (shown in two photos below).
Cut the shirt into 2 inch strips all the way up to the arm pit seam. You should get 4-6 strips depending on the size.
Now take a strip of the shirt, I had a total of 5, but you can have as many as you want! The shirt could be white and you could dye it or you could even have (I thought about this a lot, okay) multiple t-shirts with ton's of different colors!
Stretch the strip as far as it will go!
You DONE! Think of all the fun colors and ways you can wear it! Here are three ways... #1 Just put it over your head.
#2 Wrap around your head twice!
#3 Knot to bottom..
Monday, June 27, 2011
I am so excited and can't wait to share all the photos and especially the "action" shots of my sister sewing her first quilt! Ahhhh... good times! What are you doing this week??
Last bit of news I leave you with is... This BEAUTIFUL photo!
Friday, June 24, 2011
This has to be one of my favorite tutorials of all time!! This is so simple, quick, fun, easy, and stylish! I think it took me less than ten minutes to make, so that's extra brownie points! wink! I know that you are dieing to make your own... here's how.
I bring you....
Here's what you need to make this awesome bag!
An old shirt, any size, shape, or style....Might look awesome made from a tank top?
Let's get started!
Gather all your supplies. Lay your T-Shirt out flat. Since my shirt had exposed seams I didn't need to flip it inside out, but if yours doesn't have them like that then flip it!
Next cut off the sleeves.
Now cut the neckline down a bit (as I found mine to be too small) and don't worry about sewing it if your shirt is a knit because it rolls and doesn't fray.
Sew about 3/4" in from the hem with a straight stitch. Then go back and sew a wide zig zag next to it!
Flip back out and your bag is ready to hit the stores! They are Eco friendly and super cute!! Just take a look at the images below!
It matches my sisters outfit! WAY cute!!
Thursday, June 23, 2011
So I have been working on this project for almost a week now, first I thought it needed straps (that's why it almost didn't happen, but I won't go into it)... Here's how it decided to turn out...
I've had these pants since I was 8 or 9. I thought they were the COOLEST thing! I used to drive my Dad (my Mom liked them) crazy wearing them everywhere! (I mean everywhere!) Those pants held a special memory that will be with me forever. But sadly they didn't fit and were stuffed into my refashion box where they were hiding until I happened to spy!
So for this tutorial you could add straps, but as I said before they didn't wish to be on my bag...
Let's begin shall we??
Here's what you need:
1 pair of pants (jeans, cotton...etc.)
Sew on Snaps
Scissors or rotary cutter and mat
Gather all your supplies! Lay your pants out flat and cut an even line directly above the crotch. Edited in later~~Be sure to save you pant bottoms! Waste not want not! wink!
Turn your pants wrong side out and sew a 1/2" seam (I sewed my twice for support) all along to bottom edge.
You clutch is almost ready!!! Now sew on a snap to keep it closed AND you now have a one of a kind clutch!
My sister is modeling the bag for me. I think it goes great with her shirt! ;)
I was thinking of all the different types of pants/jeans you could use! Like a high waisted jean pant (the top would fold over), or even some rad colored pants (like mine)!
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Monday, June 20, 2011
Meg to Mom: Uh! No.... We better hurry though so they can clean it today!
Envision a mad scramble to get ready ~~ Dressed in ten and we're out the door! (we took the photos after we returned home! ;)
Do you ever have one of those days where you forgot to do something and you just throw on whatever looks good? Well, this is just one of those days! Teehee... Enjoy!
Friday, June 17, 2011
I have a quick tutorial for you today... it's super easy and they taste SO good!!
I bring you... (wait for it)
How yummy do they look?? Bet you want to make your own!
Here's what you need:
Popsicle Mold ~~ Wal-Mart, Target, or your can find them online.
Naked Mango Liquid smoothie ~~You could subsitute this for anything liquid and you can add fruits, sweets, etc. Have fun making them!!
Gather all your supplies beforehand!
Shake up your liquid.
Enjoy! The cool thing about these is that you control what goes into it, and you can make your own flavor!