Tuesday, October 27, 2009

I mean Seriously...

would you let your 9 year old wear this outfit and that make-up! I realize it's for Halloween but come on Billy Ray, pull it together. What are you trying to do, pimp out your 9 yr. old?

~Noah Cyrus, Billy Ray's daughter~

Monday, October 26, 2009

Baby "Sister"

Ty has been so excited about holding his new cousin. He likes to refer to her as his "sister." He is so gentle with her and So Sweet!!! If only he was this way with his brother! HA!!!

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Etsy Love - Together

I love this plum bag. It has such great character and would go with so many outfits. Also, plum is a fresh, great color for the fall!!!

Weekly Inspiration

The moment a child is born,
the mother is also born.
She never existed before.
The woman existed, but the mother, never.
A mother is something absolutely new.


Thursday, October 22, 2009

Etsy Love - Cat Seto

How cute is this?! I think this great little calendar set would be a great holiday gift for anyone! Check it out here.

Weekly Inspiration

~perfect sentiment~

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Finally Here...

I have been waiting for this for my sister for so long. I am so proud of you Amy and am so in love with my new niece! Maddy you are BEAUTIFUL!!! More to come soon!

Friday, October 16, 2009

Mouth Watering...

Saw these over on Design Sponge and they made my mouth start watering! I may have to make them this weekend!!!

Gruyere and Herb Scones, adapted from The Cheese Board: Collective Works

3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
1 pinch cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons finely ground yellow cornmeal
½ cup plus 1 tablespoon cold unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch cubes
½ pound Gruyere cheese, grated
½ cup chopped herbs (I like thyme and chives)
½ cup heavy cream
1 cup buttermilk
1 egg, beaten

Preheat the oven to 375°F and line a baking sheet with a baking mat or parchment paper. Sprinkle lightly with cornmeal.

Sift the flour, baking soda, baking powder, cayenne pepper, and salt together into the bowl of a stand mixer. Add cornmeal and whisk together.

Add the butter to the dry ingredients, and, using the paddle attachment, beat on low speed until butter is the size of small peas. Add the Gruyere and herbs and mix just until the ingredients are evenly distributed. Put the buttermilk and cream together in one bowl or liquid measuring cup, and then slowly add to the mixture on low speed until it is just combined and there is a little flour left on the bottom of the bowl. You may not need all of the liquid!

Empty the contents of the bowl onto a floured surface. Pat the dough together and work in any pieces of dry dough. Sprinkle some flour on the top of the dough, and, either using a rolling pin or just your hands, press the dough until it is about 1 ½ inches thick. Using a circular cookie cutter, dipped in a little flour each time, cut out the scones. Feel free to roll any scraps together and cut those, too. (Alternatively, you can shape the mound of dough into a rectangle about 9 by 6 inches, divide the dough in half lengthwise, and then cut each piece into 6 even triangles.)

Place scones onto prepared baking sheet about 2 inches apart. Brush the beaten egg onto the tops of the scones and bake for about 30 minutes, rotating the pan about halfway through, or until light brown on top.

Yields about 12 smaller scones or 6 big scones.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Wish I was here...

driving in a convertible with the top down!


Sunday, October 11, 2009

Etsy Love - Imnoprint

These drawings are so cute and would look great anywhere!

Weekly Inspiration

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.


Thursday, October 8, 2009

Monday, October 5, 2009


How many of you love them!? Whenever I hear one of their songs I can not help but start singing! Especially their famous song, Don't Stop Believing! I saw on Oprah that they have a new lead singer Arnel Pineda. The band found him on You Tube singing a Journey song. The crazy thing is that he was a street kid from the Philippines. What an amazing story! By the way, they have a new album out! I think I may just have to pick it up.

~Below~ Don't Stop Believing, Faithfully and Open Arms


I love this picture and would love to have one for both of my boys and mine and Kris' anniversary. What a great way to remember the date for so many wonderful occasions. Check it out here!

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Etsy Love - Modern Pop

I love this picture and may purchase it for Tucker's big boy room. You can get a lot of the pieces customized with your childs name. Check out Modern Pop, art for your home!

Weekly Inspiration

~Perfect Sentiment~

Friday, October 2, 2009


How gorgeous are these tea towels and pot holder! Wouldn't they refresh and brighten your kitchen?