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And, we have a winner…

The winner of the J. Crew giveaway is Jess, who said, “I beat the heat by having lots of ice cream, snow cones, smoothies, popsicles, etc.” Congratulations Jess! Please get in touch with me so that I can send your gift.  Read More →

She liked it, she really liked it!

Oh my goodness. Kami over at No Biggie featured my Evo ‘10 business cards on her site today. It totally made my week! She’s also featured a couple other really fantastic business card ideas. Hop on over and check them all out! My favorite card from the event was a beautiful white letterpress card from Rachel at Black Eiffel. Unfortunately, I couldn’t get a great photo of her card…white on white... 

Hot, hot summer seersucker and a J. Crew giveaway

Hot, hot summer seersucker and a J. Crew giveaway
There is absolutely no doubt that summer is here and with it, the quest to stay cool, even in unbearable temperatures. I am sure by now you’ve read about millions of ways to keep cool in the heat – keep your air filters clean so that your air conditioner runs efficiently, draw your drapes or close your blinds during the day and open your windows at night. I even posted about dodging the dog days... 

Icy pops: a frozen revolution

Icy pops: a frozen revolution
Move over cupcakes, it’s time to welcome summer on a stick – popsicles – as the hottest gourmet food trend. Don’t get me wrong I love a good cupcake, but summer’s this hot are measured by frozen treats and trips to the pool. images via Martha Stewart, People’s Pops, Hostess with the Mostess So this week, we are trying out a couple new recipes for the frozen desserts. Although you can... 

Welcome to the dog days of summer…

Welcome to the dog days of summer…
Dog days of summer. Where does that phrase come from??? Well, if you lived with us, you might think it was a reference to the conspicuous laziness of domesticated dogs: However, in reality the steamy, sultry days of summer that make us all “dog tired” have nothing to do with man’s best friend. Rather, they refer to the ancient belief that Sirius, also called the Dog Star was responsible for... 

Happy Fourth of July

Happy Fourth of July
Hope you have a happy holiday! This year, we are once again celebrating with pop rockets. We found this fun idea over on Alpha Mom last year. (Check out the great tutorial and photos they have for this project.) The kids really enjoyed making them and popping them open. In the past we followed the tutorial and filled the rockets with confetti, however after weeks of cleaning up little bits of paper... 
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