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Au Jus Gravy Roast{Slow Cooker Meal}

Awww……..the slow cooker!
Busy weeknights hero!!!
With just 5 ingredients, you have a dinner cooking all day.

Be sure, before you add all of the ingredients pictured that you add 1/2 cup of water to the bottom of the slow cooker.
Now, add the roast, ranch dressing, au jus gravy packet and a stick of butter. I cut […]

By |January 26th, 2015|Recipe|0 Comments

Mint Chocolate Valentine Wafers

Make me a Valentine treat that is so sweet!
I affectionately call these Valentine fries. Could be my cute container from Pick Your Plum. Pair that with twine and a cute tag from Pick Your Plum and you have a “Valentine Fries.”
Grab some Strawberry wafers, Andes Mint Chocolate baking chips and some “bling, bling” aka […]

By |January 19th, 2015|Valentine's Day|6 Comments

Top 3 lessons Martin Luther King Jr. & Winnie the Pooh Taught Us

Today, as we do every year, we celebrate and remember an incredible man, leader and believer in the good of the world. His name was Martin Luther King, Jr. and he was a great civil rights leader who dared to “dream”. He dreamed of a world with no hate. A world that believed character […]

Lessons I learned at a Dance Party with an 8 Year Old

Happy New Year from the CSI Project!

There is nothing like a kid to remind you what life is all about.
To help you feel like all you need are stuffed animals to join you at a tea party or a good ole’ fashioned game of Old Maid.
For me, 2015 started off enjoying the simple things […]

By |January 3rd, 2015|Challenge|2 Comments

Easy Christmas Tree Kids Craft

Soon it will be time to start entertaining the kids with an easy, inexpensive Christmas kids craft. Bring on the holiday cheer!
All you need is:
~ 2 to 3 Paper Plates with edges that look like ruffles
~ Paint
~ Toilet Paper Roll
~ Glue
~ Pencil
You can make small Christmas trees with toilet paper rolls or use a […]

Christmas Card Holder

Wood Christmas Tree: Hobby Lobby in Christmas Craft section. 50% off
Beadboard: Had at home
Stain: Bought at Home Depot. Look in paint section
Mini clothespins: Bought at Pick Your Plum a few years ago but have seen them at craft stores
Burlap Christmas Chip board: Bought at Michael’s
Burlap bow with bell: Found at Target in $1 aisle

I […]

By |November 13th, 2014|Challenge, Christmas, crafts|2 Comments

Gold + White Thanksgiving Table with a Pop of Pink

Thanksgiving has become one of my favorite holidays to decorate for and to celebrate. I love it because it isn’t about gifts or other things that distract us. It is about eating, spending the day with family and setting a beautiful table to eat at. I also love the cooking part of it. It […]

Craft Your Turkey Feather + a GIVEAWAY

Happy Friday, my crafty friends!
Hope this weekend brings fun, maybe some crafting and creating.
Today I am sharing a Thanksgiving craft and guess what?
You can win the same kit that I used!!!!

All you need is a craft kit from Pick Your Plum.

When I saw these, I ordered enough to make gifts for friends, family and […]

Gratitude Keeper

This the season when we typically think about the many things we are grateful for. I love the idea of sharing with your family one thing you are grateful for the entire month of November. With that in mind, I came up with a way to “count our blessings” and share them as a […]

No Tricks, Just Treats this Halloween!

Let’s celebrate the candy, the treats this Halloween!
I wanted to feature the candy, the goodies, the cute ways to give out the candy,
so enjoy the treats, not tricks here!
Push Up Pumpkin{With candy corn snack mix} from Dukes and Duchesses.

I just can’t get over how cute this is! Push up pops are adorable no matter […]

Frankenstein DIY Candy Dish

Last week, I shared an easy candy dish made from a pumpkin.

This week, I have another. Frankenstein inspired meets Halloween Candy Dish.

I used a glass vase and a glass candlestick from the Dollar Tree. With a little paint, vinyl and felt this candy dish was complete. Oh, and googly eyes. Who can forget the […]

By |October 12th, 2014|crafts, Halloween|0 Comments

DIY Pumpkin Turned Candy Dish

With a Dollar Store Pumpkin and a candy dish idea in mind, I got crafty!
These pumpkins found at The Dollar Tree are perfect for crafting.

They are very easy to cut into since they are styrofoam.
So, that is what I did. I cut off the top.

Nice hollow inside.
I knew I wanted to paint a witch […]