Put Your Heart to Paper this Valentine’s Day #PutYourHeartToPaper

Put Your Heart to Paper this Valentine’s Day #PutYourHeartToPaper

*This post is sponsored by Hallmark* Valentine's Day is just a couple weeks away, and it always gets me to thinking about the people that I love.  Hubs of course, but beyond the romanic love that people tend to focus on around Valentine's Day.  The friends and family members that make life better, that lift our spirits when days are terrible and laugh with us when the days are great.  Those people in my life are amazing, and I know I could do a better job at telling each of them. Living far Continue reading

Team Pride with Jamberry Nail Wraps #JamberryNails

Team Pride with Jamberry Nail Wraps #JamberryNails

Go Big Red!  Yay Huskers!   Ok, now that I got that out of my system I need to tell you about my latest discovery.  Jamberry Nail Wraps!  I was on Facebook the other day, looking at the page devoted to my favorite team, the Nebraska Cornhuskers when in a comment I saw someone post a photo of Nebraska themed nails.  Now I love anything Husker themed, I have a Husker wall, and even a Husker rock for outside that has lived in several rivaling states.  So when I discovered these nail wraps Continue reading

Let’s Celebrate Valentine’s Day Hop

Let’s Celebrate Valentine’s Day Hop

It is the time of year again, where we begin planning how to show the special people in our lives just how much we love them.  Valentine's Day does not have to be complicated or expensive, in fact my favorite years have been simple days spent with Hubs.  This year I am getting a bit crafty for Valentine's Day.  Along with my fun ideas, I am linking up with other great bloggers to bring you some great recipes, crafts and ideas for this year!      Whether you're looking for a red velvet recipe, Continue reading

Love Notes Jar for Valentine’s Day

Love Notes Jar for Valentine’s Day

     I love Valentine's Day, and I love creating fun crafts and things for it almost as much as I enjoy crafting at Christmas time.  So when Oriental Trading Company sent me some of their seasonal goodies, I was so excited!  I love this quick project that I came up with, and you are going to love this one too, because it is so simple and everyone in the house can help with it.        Ok, so the idea wasn't completely mine, I got some inspiration from a good friend and fellow blogger over at Continue reading

Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Cake

With Valentines Day coming up, I thought I would share with you all, my first attempt at Red Velvet Cake.  I had made it from a box mix in the past, but this was the first time I had ever tried to bake this cake from scratch.  Read on for the recipe!I made a huge mess!nom nom filling ;)Cream Cheese frostingRed Velvet Cake:1 stick of butter, room temp1/2 cup shortening3 cups flour sifted.         I prefer to use a cake flower for this recipe 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder1.5 teaspoon Continue reading