Thursday, May 31, 2012
The Lundy Life blog is hosting an Online Craft Show for the month of June. Go check out this blog to see several vendors, including myself. There is a wide variety of handmade products made by these vendors. If you see something you like you can shop or follow their store for future purchases. Hope that everyone finds something that interests them!
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
The first thing I used the olive oil was to make pesto. I loved the way the pesto tasted. Then I used the olive oil in cooking in exchange for butter. I honestly could not taste a difference then when I use butter, which is good because the Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil is healthier. I plan on trying the Olive Oil in other recipes that I make to help make the dishes a bit healthier.
Here is a picture of my pesto I made. It is not that great of a photo since I had to take it with my cell.
It is great having a product that I feel safe cooking with for my family, and know that it is healthy. I have been having several health issues lately, and using this Olive Oil will be one good way to help these issues. Along with the Olive Oil came a pamphlet about Living the Mediterranean Way. It has some great steps of things to change in eating habits that will make you healthier. A few that I am starting with are enjoying fresh fruit for dessert, eat at least a few vegetarian meals each week, and snack on nuts, seeds, and fruit rather then processed food snack. If you are interested in Living the Mediterranean Way then check out filippoberio.com for further information. Lastly, I did receive some coupons for purchasing Filippo Berio Olive Oil along with some recipes if anyone is interested.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Thursday, May 24, 2012
M on her first day of school. This picture brings back so many memories. I was so excited for her but sad at the same time that I was sending her off to school. She was my little girl that was very attached to me and not use to being left with anyone other than grandparents and aunts. That day she amazed me so much, she just walked into her classroom without turning around and saying bye to me or her dad.
Sunday, May 20, 2012
A wonderful crafter and mom, I met online at Cafemom, that makes Mon-stors has made a special Breast Cancer Awareness Mon-stor. She is raffling it off to help raise money for the Susan G Komen Foundation to donate free breast cancer screenings to clinics, so that women without insurance and money are able to get the screenings and treatments needed. Please go to her blog post here to see how you can make a donation and be entered to possibly win this cute Mon-stor. After you purchase a raffle ticket there are a few other ways to enter your name into the raffle also.
Mon-stors are a patent and copyrighted creation created by Lu & Ed and cannot be copied, replicated or reproduced in anyway.
Friday, May 18, 2012
I have never read anything by Tracie Peterson before, and am now a fan and looking to read some of her other books along with the rest of the books that she writes for this series. Chasing the Sun is book one in the series, and I look forward to reading the rest. I enjoy reading before I go to bed, and found it very hard to put the book down to go to sleep at night. One thing I really enjoyed about this book was that it had me in suspense up to the very end as to what was going to happen to Hannah. It was a great story to read about a women that kept looking to God to get through all the rough times and issues that she was dealing with. Loved the way it ended and would love to read more about Hannah and her future.
I received this book from Bethany House Publishing Group for free to read and review with my honest opinions and thoughts.
I have completed another one of my crochet monsters. This one was made for my son A. There are a total of four monsters that I will be making so I only have two more to make. If you are interested in purchasing one click on my storenvy page button on the right side of the page or click here. I will be selling them for a reduced cost until I have completed all four.
Friday, May 11, 2012
I made these easy, cute flowerpots for Mother's Day. First I printed several black and white photos of my kids, and then figured out where to place them and cut down to size I needed. Then using mod podge I attached them to the flower pot, and then mod podged over all the pictures a couple of times. After it was dry I sprayed a sealer over the pictures. I picked out a cute ribbon to wrap around the top. Lastly, the kids picked out flowers and planted them in the flower pots. We will be giving them to my mom and mother in law as gifts for Mother's Day.