Singing songs with Elizabeth

My new commute to work (I find it very relaxing and de-stressing)

My ipod touch

Warm days and rainy nights

Cuddles in the middle of night during thunderstorms

My spinning wheel

Everything BBQ’d

Fresh coffee in our new coffee pot  (grinds then brews the coffee, so yummy!)

Dancing with Elizabeth

A good book

Morning hugs and kisses

Weekends off from work!


Yesterday was Elizabeth’s third birthday and she had a blast!  The weather was okay, we got a spot of rain at the beginning of the party, but luckily it stayed away until the party was done.

The birthday girl in her mommy-made dress:

Presents are fun!

It was a princess party, so we had to have a mommy-made princess cake!!

We had a second choclate cake for the candle blowing, but you don’t want to eat the flowers!!

Of course, who needs cake when you have a big piece of icing?

Happy Birthday Toots!  Mommy and Daddy love you and hope you had a wonderful day!!

My daughter is very much into princesses and pink 🙂  I was blessed with the ultimate girl and I couldn’t be happier!

Her birthday is just around the corner (this Sunday) and I’ve been working for months with an online friend to have a doll custom made for her birthday.   Now, I’m a crafty mama.  I knit, sew, crochet, spin and so much more.  I attempted a doll for Elizabeth for Christmas last year and it was a disaster.  It was the scariest thing I’ve ever made or seen LOL  Definitely not my forte 🙂

So I commissioned the work of my amazing friend E.V. of Bungalow Bear and Friends to make us a custom doll.  And here she is!

Isn’t she amazing! I just know that Elizabeth will love her and she is sure to be a treasured keepsake that she can give her daughter!

Unfortunately I can’t take in this great offer being in Canada, but I thought I’d share the knowledge –  maybe you could use some paint for an accent wall or a small surface?

The Glidden(TM) National Paint Giveaway

Let me know what color you chose!  I would have gotten Pink Peony for DD’s room if I could have!

I have decided to start my one and final weightloss blog…follow along if you’d like!