Iron Man Crochet Pattern

6 Awesome Iron Man Crochet Patterns

I first learned to Crochet when I was in girl scouts. I remember the first blanket I ever made was with a single stitch at a time and without a pattern. I just kept going until it was the length … Read more

10 Best Hot Spiked Holiday Drink Recipes

10 Best Hot Spiked Holiday Drink Recipes

Tomorrow with six days left before Christmas, the weather in Houston is forecast to be an 80 degree day! The good news, a cold front is supposed to move in Thursday and stay through Christmas. With cooler weather and a … Read more

My Favorite Elf on the Shelf Photos

9 Awesome Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Elf on the Shelf Ideas This was our first year of “Elf on the Shelf” adventures with our children, and boy is it a lot of work! It’s also a ton of fun for us and the kids. After the … Read more

Brownie Brittle Eggnog Cheesecake Bars

Brownie Brittle Recipe: Eggnog Cheesecake Bars

I love the holidays. My favorite time of year are the months between October and January. Between Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year and our anniversary I’m never feel more festive. I love the decorations, traditions, the music and of course … Read more

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9 Best Holiday Movie Quotes

“It is the most wonderful time of the year!” If you’re a fan of holiday movies, then you know that these words sum up what it’s all about. In addition to making cute holidays treats, every year I look forward … Read more

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Recipe & How To: Bullseye the Target Dog Cake Pops

Another fun Bakerella creation is Bullseye, Target’s mascot and resident hound. I love Target and these Bullseye cake pops are darling (the lifesaver collar? Brilliant!). Target also carries a Bakerella Cake Pop Kit in stores that makes creating and presenting … Read more

15 Unique Bridesmaid Gift Ideas

15 Unique Bridesmaid Gift Ideas

Has your best friend been a maid of honor before? Is she getting married soon? Then you should be on the lookout for some awesome bridesmaid gift ideas to give her. We all know, the friends we ask to stand … Read more

Fun and Fabulous Toddler Activities

Fun and Educational Toddler Activities

Summer is winding down and the big kids are returning to school. Some of you are relieved the kids will return to a routine and the house will be quieter. My house, however, will still be full of chaos as … Read more

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Grapevine, Texas: A Small Vintage Town that’s Big on Charm!

Destination #Grapevine #Texas: A Small Vintage Town that’s Big on Charm! What to see, do and eat https://www.surfandsunshine.com/things-to-do-in-grapevine-texas/ #travel Grapevine, TX is located between Dallas and Ft. Worth and is a small, vintage town that’s BIG on charm and activities. … Read more

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10 Reasons NOT to Buy the New iPad 3

The rumors surrounding Apple’s new iPad 3 are running rampant. There’s so much talk and speculation about, well so far about nothing, really. People are talking about when the iPad 3 will be released, discussing the anticipated higher resolution and … Read more

free pumpkin carving stencils

1000s of Printable Free Pumpkin Carving Stencils

Here is my huge collection of free pumpkin carving stencils along with my easy pumpkin carving tips and ideas for the best Halloween jack-o-lantern ever. Autumn brings cooler air, falling leaves, and fun decorations. In fact, Halloween is the second … Read more

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