Monthly Archives: April 2012

Finally got my “button” to work!

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Will you add me to your sidebar please??? I just learned how! I’m figuring this blogging stuff out one tensy step at a time! Thanks to this wonderful blog tutorial, I could do it! http://bloggingwithamy.com/how-to-make-a-blog-button

Thanks!

ipinterest.me

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I won the Sunshine award!

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I feel so blessed to have earned another award! Thanks so much to another wonderful blogger, Easy Going Organizer: http://easygoingorganizer.com/ who nominated me for the Sunshine Award! I will be the first to say that blogging is a lot of fun, but it definitely takes a lot of work! It’s been tough some days to get some posts out, but I really am learning as I have been going, and I would like to keep going!

The Rules:

The Sunshine Award comes with a few rules:

    • Include the award’s logo in a post or on your blog
    • Answer some questions about yourself
    • Nominate some other fabulous bloggers
    • Link your nominees to the post and comment on their blogs, letting them know they have been nominated
    • Share the love and link the person who nominated you!

The Questions:

Love or Money? Love (it’s the greatest commandment)

High salary or job satisfaction? Satisfaction (I’m a teacher!)

Favorite Book? The Bible, anything that I’m reading with my 2 girls!

Television character that you simply adore? tough one…anyone on Modern Family

Favorite Music? Anything country and on Christian radio!

Favorite type of movie(comedy/romance/suspense/action/horror): romantic comedies and  musicals

When I feel very sad or depressed I….. go shopping!

Now for my nominees –

1.  http://beholdahoneybee.wordpress.com/ Love to get fashion ideas from this blog!

2.  http://pastaprincessandmore.wordpress.com/ amazing cooking blog!

3. http://3tmom.wordpress.com/ a great mom blog where she’s trying to balance everything that life has to offer!

4. http://theworldswardrobe.com/ another great fashion blog!

5. http://everydayepistle.com/ a very inspirational blog!

6. http://pineatreview.com/ a pinterest blog where she reviews the recipes she’s done!

7. http://yasmincruz.me/ wonderful fashion blog!

I was featured!!!

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A wonderful blogger that I love to follow, Leanne at “Because I Think I Can”: http://www.becauseithinkican.com/2012/04/20/fame-on-friday-4/ featured me on her post entitled “Fame on Friday’s”! If you haven’t been to her blog before, you should definitely stop on by! Thanks so much Leanne for featuring me!

day 144: cooking it up/super yummy baked creamy chicken taquitos, a definite keeper!

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MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

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• Project: day 144: cooking it up/super yummy baked creamy chicken taquitos, a definite keeper!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1 (really, it was a 1, even for me!)
• Would I do it again? oh yes, and I already have! I made it once for Hayden’s teacher Abby who just had a baby without the onions and cilantro, and then again for us with!
• What I would do differently: We modified them a bit for Abby’s family, but I tried one and it was still good! We like a bit more heat, so we kept it the same for us, and it was SO good!
• Items used: for this amazing recipe head to: http://www.chef-in-training.com/2012/02/baked-creamy-chicken-taquitos/
Until ipinterest tomorrow!

Karie J 🙂

day 144: cooking it up/ diy healthier microwave popcorn, in a paper bag!

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MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

 

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

Source: squawkfox.com via Karie on Pinterest

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  • Project: day 144: cooking it up/ diy healthier microwave popcorn, in a paper bag!
  • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
  • Would I do it again? yes! This is a much healthier way to do popcorn versus store-bought microwave popcorn and it is super easy! We never buy store-bought any more, and usually always use our stove top to do it, which we love, but this microwave version is much faster!
  • What I would do differently: we added your typical salt, pepper, and butter, but it would be great with many other popcorn toppings!
  • Items used: paper bag, 1/2 cup of popcorn kernels, and recipe from: http://www.squawkfox.com/2010/07/27/popcorn-recipe-gourmet-popcorn/

Until ipinterest tomorrow!

Karie J 🙂

day 143: get crafty/ free printable kids birthday questionnaire for scrapbooks or project life, with video!

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MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

 

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

  • Project: day 143: day 143: get crafty/ free printable kids birthday questionnaire for scrapbooks or project life, with video!
  • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
  • Would I do it again? yes! This is the second time that I have done the birthday video idea from Pinterest, but I found this adorable free questionnaire that I just had to use for Hayden’s birthday Album!
  • What I would do differently: keep it going every year!
  • Items used: iPhone video and adorable free printable from: http://leeloublogs.blogspot.com/2011/09/free-birthday-questionnaire-printables.html

Until ipinterest tomorrow!

Karie J 🙂

day 142: cooking it up/ simple sleepover breakfast with personalized spoons, donut towers, and a pillow fight!!

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MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

 

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

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    • Project: day 142: cooking it up/ simple sleepover breakfast with personalized spoons, donut towers, and a pillow fight!!
    • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 2, the names took a bit of time, but they turned out so cute!
    • Would I do it again? yes! The girls just loved them all!
    • What I would do differently: nothing 🙂
    • Items used: plastic spoons, letter beads, hot glue gun, ribbons, personal sized cereal boxes, donuts, cake stand, and pillows!

Until ipinterest tomorrow!

Karie J 🙂