Tuesday, March 31, 2009

with a peek peek here

and a peek peek there...
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And yes I had wayyyy too much caffeine today!

This blogger has been a Bad Girl...

Stupid pun TOTALLY intended there as well. Feel free to laugh at my dorkiness.

I can't believe that I can't find one piddly hour in the past week and a half to sit down and post something on this pathetic blog. BUT I am here for the next 5 mins so I will make it short and sweet.

Tonight is our fabulous VIP kit reveal at Bad Girls! These are always fun and if you haven't been to check one out, well you should.

Wendy has put up an amazing Prize Package this month.

Want to be eligible for this beauty? Here are the rules:

All Add On Kits are eligible for a ticket (excluding cardstock addon)

Eligible purchases must be made between the dates of 3/31/09-4/9/09.

You need not be a subscriber of Bad Girls Main Kit.

Auto Ship Customers are eligible and will receive their tickets automatically into the drawing.

Winner will be announced prior to 4/12/09.Prize package will be shipped with your April Kit Package.

So tonight at 9pm PST the fun begins HERE! And for you East Coast girls out there, Gina will be hosting a fun little something as well. Come hang out with us and find out what Bad Girls is all about :)

And don't forget to stop by my poor blog tomorrow if you want to see what I did with this month's kit. It was a killer one this month!

Friday, March 20, 2009

5 Faves Friday!

I have been looking forward to 5 Faves Friday all week long. I bought a little notebook (that has a little pen attached to the side of it) to help me with those random ideas that pop into my head and it has helped a TON with keeping track of my 5 Faves list as the week goes on. I just run to my purse and jot down whatever pops into my head! Another thing that helped me out a bit was saving images as I found them on the internet. I found some doozies I tell ya.

So here is my list for this week:
#1. Dhani Jones Tackles the Globe- Prepare your eyes for a feast. This man is a beauty to behold. He could be reading the Encyclopedia Brittanica on air for all I care and I would sit and watch it. But luckily enough, his show was pretty interesting and he is downright beautiful!

#2. Sade Lovers Rock- Sade is one of those singers that you kinda forget about, ya know. Highly underrated and in my book she is one of the best female singers ever. Her voice can literally calm crying children. I would play Sade for Zoe when she was a crying, colicky baby. John likes to make mixed CD's and I ran across one in the car and lo and behold Sade was on there. If you find yourself stressed out today, go find yourself some Sade to listen to...trust me it will do the trick.

#3. Orla Kiely dishes at Target- I must have these dishes. MUST! They have pears on them and Orla Kiely is a design goddess. If you want to check out her clothing and purses etc...head to her website. You could spend hours just on the site alone!

#4. DryIcons.com-Found this site via flickr yesterday and if you love free vector files then you are in for a treat my friends. Head here!

#5. Scrappy Fave of the Week-Webster's Pages Sweet as Cherry Pie line! Webster's is coming out with a mid-season release and it is beautiful. You need to head to the blog though to see it! I think this line is set to release in late April. So be on the look out :)
So there you have it. My 5 faves list. What are yours? If you have free time today, take a stroll thru all the other 5 faves posters, their links are in my sidebar.
Today the sun is shining, it is warm and it FINALLY feels like Spring. So I am going to take full advantage of it. I think I am going to grab my camera, go for a drive and go take some pics of all of the beautiful fruit trees in full bloom.
Have a Fabulous Day!

Friday, March 13, 2009

5 Faves Friday the 13th edition

I think I am having deja vu...Haven't we already had a 5 Faves Friday the 13th this year? hmmm

So I am GOING to make a dang 5 Faves post on an actual FRIDAY whether I have to glue myself to this chair until it is posted or not!

Let's roll with it:
#1. Carne Asada at Los Dos- This is one of my all time favorite meals when we go out to eat at Los Dos. I have to have the carne asada. I wish I knew their secret because it is just soo dang tasty. I have tried several carne asada recipes trying to duplicate it and it wasn't EVEN close. And it is always nice to have a banana daiquiri to accompany it as well.

#2. Ben Harper- Ben makes an appearance in the CD collection in my car every few months. And each time I am reminded of how much I love him and his music. This guy has more talent in his little toe than most anyone PLUS he is GORGEOUS on top of it. He can serenade me ANY DAY!

#3. Seventh Generation Natural All Purpose Cleaner- There has been a bit of Spring Cleaning going on around our house lately and this cleaner has been a life saver. Works on just about any surface (the only thing that I don't like to use it on is my oven top, it left things a bit smeary looking ) but it works great on floors, counters, mirrors etc...without a nasty smell and it is non-toxic, biodegradable and vegetable based. Here is a link for some coupons at their site!

#4. Inside a Black Apple-Prepare to be inspired. Most of you probably have Emily bookmarked already BUT just in case some of you haven't, go check her blog out today :)

#5. Scrappy Fave of the Week- I haven't touched a piece of paper for 2 weeks now, so I will share a link to a free and beautiful digital kit that I downloaded yesterday! The Sweet Springtime kit from Summertime Designs! I was blog hopping yesterday and ran across Summer and her beautiful work! I love the little birdies and the colors on this kit, so I had to download it!

So that is it for me! Do I get some kind of bonus for making it on time today?!?!
Now on to Booster Club duties. We are having our Annual Bingo Night at our school, so if you are in town and have nothing to do tonite, come on down and have some fun! 5:30-8:00 in the Fullerton IV gym! I need to go down and help set up.

Have a fabulous weekend and remember to say Hi today!

Monday, March 9, 2009

Worst Blogger EVER

Do they have that award? If so, I am in the running for it. Once again I am 3 days late on the ol 5 Faves list. I am going to have to start writing them during the week or something so I can stay on top of it because Fridays are just getting way too hectic.

Here is my list though-

#1. The BEST snickerdoodle recipe EVER- John actually said and I quote "these cookies are absolutely incredible. They are some of the best I have ever had. How on earth did you make these?" Now that is quite the compliment coming from him ;)
So now I shall share with you the nugget of a treasure:
from allrecipes.com (of course)


1 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups white sugar
2 eggs
2 3/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons white sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
In a large bowl, mix together the shortening and 1 1/2 cups of white sugar until smooth. Stir in the eggs one at a time, blending well after each. Combine the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt; stir into the batter until blended.
Roll the dough into balls the size of small walnuts. Roll in a mixture of 2 tablespoons sugar and 2 teaspoons cinnamon. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake in the preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned, but still soft.

#2. Big Love- This show is absolutely addicting. I can't believe that this season is already coming to an end, when it feels like it has just started. HBO just knows how to put together GOOD shows. Big Love has it all. It is sad, funny, quirky, STRANGE and somewhat creepy at times but the characters are believable and they make you feel like you know them. Good watching. Good watching.

#3. Paul Villinski butterfly art-I found a link to this man's incredible artwork today via the Modish blog (which has been listed as a previous 5 faves) and I find it STUNNING! I am an inspired woman today after leaving his site.

#4. House-hunting- I swear I was a real estate agent in a former life. I love looking at houses, whether it be online or going to open houses. We are on the look out for a larger home and are ready to leave our lil first home behind us. I have spent countless hours scouring the internet, driving thru neighborhoods, looking like some kind of freak I am sure...I am just hoping that the right house will come to us at the right time and when the time comes that we can unload this one LOL. But there is just something to be said about house-hunting.

#5. Scrappy Fave of the Week- Little Dreamer Designs- I think I have had them already as a fave, I can't remember but....dang, I just love this place. Gonna get me THESE and these swirly brushes and I really like these overlays.
An apology to all of the other 5 Faves posters as I have not made my weekly rounds yet. But I am looking forward to it.
Enjoy your Monday everyone!

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Bad Girls and Prima!

Hey did you all see this post over at the Prima blog? Pretty sweet huh :)

I just wanted to invite you all to come to our chat with Sharon Laakkonen from Prima tomorrow night at 6pm PST! And what would a chat be without a giveaway? Sharon will be giving away this bad boy to one lucky chat attendee. So make sure if you do come to the chat, to say HI so you will be eligible! That is one heck of a giveaway prize huh!

I will leave you today with this little gem that Zoe left taped up on the wall for me:
I am your Angel
You are my Sunshine,
You are the best Sunshine
and I am the best Angel,
and nothing changes the difference.
What a kid!

Monday, March 2, 2009

March Madness

It has already begun!! Eeeek. This week is going to be a killer of a week, I can just tell already LOL

Let's start the day off right with some beautiful Prima goodness in the form of the March Bad Girls Kit Windsor Court! I have to say I think this is my favorite kit that Wendy has put together, a tie between this month and last.

Here are the add ons:

I adore the Gossip Girl kit. The colors are phenomenal!

Here is my work this month with the Windsor Court kit:

Also today is Project 52 as well. Our newest Bad Girl design team member Suzanne has got a little treat in store for you!

I am sure I have more stuff to share with you but I must get my day off and started.
Happy Monday!