Thursday, March 17, 2011

Wow! 2 post-1 day!

I had a little unexpected scrappy time today, so I thought I would get this one card in for a challenge over at Sketch Saturday. I am squeaking it in at the last minute, but at least I got it in on time this week!
Sorry for the dark photo, I tried with the flash, but all I got was glare. Thanks for stopping by and having a look!

A BitterSweet Day

Today my emotions are all over the place! Thirteen years ago, my little boy was born and placed into my arms. I can still remember how he felt all bundled up in my arms. I was scared and thrilled all at the same time. Today I find that I am feeling those same emotions. He is no longer my baby, and has been growing into quite a young man that am so proud of! I feel like a Momma bird who has to teach her little one to trust in his wings and learn to fly solo. He is that little bird who so eager to go, but a little hesitant of the fall that might come when he takes that leap. I know I sound sappy, but you have to understand that my little boy has overcome, so many obstacles over the last few years and has grown more than I thought possible in the last two years. I am so happy to call this little/tall kid my son! I am sad to see my baby go, but I can't wait to see what kind of man he will turn into!

Happy Birthday Bud!!!

Now onto less Sappy stuff. Jared had some friends over last night and they all slept in the basement, At 3 am they were still going strong and watching movies. (Maybe that's why I am so Sappy this morning!LOL!) He keeps saying that he's half Irish, because his birthday is on St Patty's Day,  and because his favorite colour is green. So this year I wanted to make his cake with the St Patty's Day theme. So I thought what says St Patty's Day better and a pot of gold?
 With a little something to make it shine!
 Then I started to think about a way to give it a little WOW factor. Then I thought of a cake I had made a few years ago,(A rainbow cake) and I knew it was perfect! Where do you normally find the pot of gold? Well at the end of the Rainbow of course!!!
The kids loved it! The layers were covered with a Peanut Butter mousse and chocolate icing. Yummy! Mind you we don't have very many coins left this morning. The goblins kept stealing them throughout the night. LOL!

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

I know it's been a while since I last blogged. We have been busy around here and trying to get into a regular scheduel, with Jeff working 3-11 every night, I have essentially become a single Mom. But we are managing!
I have a few things to share with you today. First off here the cake that I made for my aunt's 50 th birthday.
She runs/wons a spa and does Hypnosis as well. So my mom really wanted a cake that had some kind of theme around that. So the first thing that popped into my head when she said that she was turning 50 was 50 pink flamingoes on the lawn. So then Jeff pipped up why not put it in the tub? So that is why she has a very big pink flamingo relaxing in the tub for her cake. If you are wondering why the eyes are so large it is because they are cucumbers to help her relax. LOL!

Next I would like to share a little something that I did for Scrapbook Star. All of you who are scrappers will understand what I mean when I say that I hate it when my rub-ons dry out! I have so many packages from a long time ago, that all I see are dollar signs flying out the window! Well last week I took another look at those dried out rub-ons and came up with a clever way to use them on LO anyway! I cut around the image and then glued them onto the Layout!
The flowers were part of the rub-ons. So what do you think? Think you might give it a try too? I hope so. If you do please be sure to let me know.

And lastly I wanted to share this with everyone. Here is a chance to win some monthly kits for a year from We Scrap Kits blog. (
Be sure to go and check them out! It's well worth it!