• Slippery Willie’s Stupid, Ugly Shoes

    I was able to review a super cute children’s book called “Slippery Willie’s Stupid, Ugly Shoes” by Larry Peterson.  Such a cute story about a boy Willie who “had slippery feet. They were so slippery that Willie just slipped, slid and spun all over the place”.Willie gets new “Stupid, Ugly” shoes that help him walk without slipping, but they are so ugly that Willie doesn’t want to wear them. What I like the most about this story is the message that kids (us adults too!!) we sometimes worry about things so much that we make it a much bigger deal than it really is.  This story also helps children see that we all have…

  • PAM 1 Connie 0

    I was so excited to be able to be part of the Smiley360 “Mission PAM”.  Knowing full well I would WIN!! I received an exclusive PAM package consisting of a Pyrex glass dish, PAM cooking spray and a can of tomatoes.  The “Mission”?   Make your gooiest ‘stick to the pan’ recipe. I went into this challenge 100% positive that I would beat PAM hands DOWN!!  HA!!! ON PAM!! I made my Mexican Casserole.  It’s REALLY delicious!! HONEST! But the pan is always a soak over night nightmare! The full recipe is at the end of this post.  Mix together all the ingredients together in a big bowl.  Brown the chicken.…

  • Pencil Art

    Again…. I can’t draw a stick figure that LOOKS like a stick figure….. and there are people who can create THIS!?!??!?!  COME ON!!!! Okay…. somebody get me a pencil!!  

  • Pumpkin’ Patch

    Sunday the family went to Bates Nut Farm to check out the Pumpkin’ Patch.   Some of us refused to have our picture taken without our shades on!   Emma rocks the farmer look!!    Alice rocks the do-rag!   Eli looks guilty to me in this shot…. I wonder what he did before Nonnie got the shot??  My sweet niece Jamie.  Baby Alice LOVES Jamie!!  Alice is a CITY baby!!  What the HECK is THAT!??!    Eli told Uncle Zac a great joke.  Or maybe it was the other way around??  Doesn’t this picture just scream “SMILE??  I am sitting in a PUMPKIN PATCH!!!??”    Okay THAT is a guilty look!!!  Try and get…

  • Mixbook Photobook

    Mixbook is by far my favorite place for making photobooks! I LOVE Mixbook!! LOVE IT!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE Mixbook!! You will too! Honest!!I could make a new photobook week! Mixbook gives you so many options! You can choose to have Mixbook load all the photos in pre-designed pages. Load your pictures and click “auto arrange” and Mixbook does the work for you.  Orrrrrr you can design your page anyway you want!!  You can change the background, rearrange the photo’s, add embellishments, turn the photo’s to face anyway you want. Turn them upside down if you want too.  There are just so many options it’s truly YOUR design!! I zoomed in on…