Happy May everyone! May has always been one of my favorite months of the year. We get such beautiful weather this time of year–not too hot, not too cold–and I just love bringing out all my warm weather clothes! It’s like going shopping in my own closet. I’ve got some great things planned this month, and I’d love for you to join me on the journey.
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It’s that time of week again–time to share my five weekly highlights with you, dear reader! I’m gonna keep it short and sweet, because I’m exhausted… you’ll just have to come see these pics for yourself!
Spring is the perfect time to start an herb garden. Since I’m STILL obsessed with Mason Jars, I decided to plant my garden IN some mason jars! Fun, right? Check out my tutorial–there are even videos!
It’s already time for another Date of the Month Club post! This time we’re making it a family outing and traveling to the Strawberry Festival in Oxnard, California. We had a blast sampling every possible strawberry food you can name–it is definitely worth a visit!
National Scrapbooking Day was May 4th, and though it was a couple of weeks ago–it’s still National Scrapbooking MONTH! I’ve been meaning to share this coral & mint layout with you, and I finally got a minute to jot down all the products I used. I just love layered looks! Come check it out.
This week has been so much better than last! Maybe it was our mini-vacation at the beginning of the week, spending Mother’s Day with my family, or the warmer weather… but I’m fina
I’m on a pinwheel-making roll! Inspired by my last Spring Initial Wreath, which featured a homemade pinwheel, I’ve made a new wreath with even MORE pinwheels! It’s the perfect way to welcome our breezy, sunny Spring weather.
Looking through my photos from this last week to pick something out for this week’s Wordless Wednesday, I realized something about myself: I am the ultimate photo goob. If you’re not sure what that means–well–just click through and see for yourself!
The Husband and I had to slightly rearrange our plans for our April Date of the Month Club Date, but we had a fantastic time in spite of the last minute switcharoo! Come check out all the fun we had at one of the biggest Renaissance Faires in the country, followed up by late night Disneyland antics.
Disney manages to make everything magical–especially Mother’s Day! My family continued our yearly tradition of spending Mother’s Day at the Disneyland Hotel’s Royal Buffet Brunch. It truly is a memorable experience!
One thing I love about H54F is that it helps you focus on the great, positive things that have happened in the past week. I felt like I had a terrible week–until I went through my photos for this post! I love being reminded to appreciate the little things.
Let the world know that Spring has sprung! This adorable Spring Initial Wreath is as easy as it is cute. Hang this on your door and revel in blue skies and sunshiney days!
One of my biggest goals here on the blog has been to keep everything positive… but sometimes, life just too much. All I can say is, “I’ll try again tomorrow…”
Did you celebrate Cinco De Mayo this weekend? The Husband and I had a last minute celebration by whipping up these easy cocktails. These CoronaRita’s are refreshing and fun–perfect for your next get-together or party!
Just in time for Cinco De Mayo, I’ve got one last recipe headed your way. These cupcakes look like they took forever to make, but really, they’re not hard–I promise! Impress your guests with these multicolored cakes just bursting with mini candies.
Cinco De Mayo is THIS Sunday–and I’ve been working HARD to round up the best Mexican recipes I could find to make sure your Cinco De Mayo celebration is one to remember. I’ve got everything you need here, from appetizers to main dishes to desserts and cocktails! Whip up some guacamole, pop open a Corona, blast that salsa music, and let the festivities begin!
I am so excited that May is here! I love the weather, the flowers, the warmth–everything! I’ve had a pretty great week–and I hope you have too. Come check out my top five highlights of this first week of one of the greatest months of the year.
Cinco De Mayo is coming up this Sunday–are you ready? I love any holiday that gives me an excuse to eat my favorite Mexican food! I’m sharing my famous homemade guacamole recipe today–it goes great with EVERYTHING (and I may have been known to eat it by itself from the bowl with a spoon). You’ll be glad you found this one!
I’m bringing back an oldie but a goodie this week for Wordless Wednesday. This is a classic, oh-so-me moment that my husband managed to capture on film. You won’t want to miss this one!
One of my favorite weekend outings in Southern California is visiting the Fashion District in Downtown LA. I’ve been going with my mom since I was a little girl, but I always find something new to love about it. If you ever visit LA, you’ve got to check out this crafter’s paradise.
This has been an absolutely insane week for us here at our house! At least I was able to pick out five little random moments of happiness, right? That’s one thing I love about #H54F!
If you’ve been following this blog for awhile, you might remember that I have a serious popcorn addiction. From time to time this results in me creating a new, crazy, off-the-wall popcorn recipe. Well, today is no exception! My popcorn craving and serious love for Oreos has led to this: Oreo Chocolate Cake Popcorn. You’re welcome in advance.
I’ve always wanted to learn how to quilt, and now I’m finally going to take the plunge! The fantastic gals at Becoming Martha and Create.Craft.Love are hosting a Quilt-Along, starting soon. I’d love it if you’d join me–we’ll all learn something new together! Beginner or experienced quilter, it doesn’t matter–everyone is welcome!
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