Friday, November 30, 2012


Happy Friday. I just need to start catching up with my blog. Thanks for sticking with me even though I have not posted, but once this week .
I am linking up with life rearranged for another instafriday. Good to back after missing a week.

-chatting it up with papa

She was excited that I was able to attend her feast. You just cannot tell by her face .

Go Ohio State!

Decided to go a different route decorating. I love the way it turned out.

My frame on my door (thanks to my mom.

Letter christmas tree

Well hello Jake!

She loves dogs so fun, I think she wants to be one .

Ready to cook

My pictures arrived ! Now I have to stamp them and address them. That takes forever .

Jake ziplining.

                                               She could write or color for hours . 

                                           @coleyclark30 if you want to follow me.

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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Christmas decorating and 31 party

I love decorating for Christmas. This year I decided to change it up a bit.
I am very happy with it all.

Jake the elf made his way back from the North Pole.


Love my center peice. Can you see the white doves in the birdcage?

 Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? I have a place you can shop. 31 has come out with their retirement list of fabric and products. Have a favorite fabric? Check the list out to see if it is on there. I have a set up a online party, for anybody to purchase anything from the list.  Any purchases from the retirment list will count towards your $31 and you still take advantage of the Holi-buys. and click on retirment party.  Click on this link to take you to the link.  Happy Shopping and let me know if you have any questions.

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Monday, November 19, 2012

Treat by shutterfly

Shutterfly is one of my favorite sites to make pictures on and I like them because they are always adding fresh new ideas. One of their new greeting card is by Treat. I am pretty good at remembering Birthdays and Anniversary's,but not the best on sending cards. Treat just made that easier. It so simple and all you have to do is upload a picture. Treat will do the rest.

Treat is Shutterfly’s exciting new greeting card brand that makes it easy for people to create and send one-of-a-kind greeting cards. Treat cards are perfect for holidays, birthdays, congrats, thank yous and every occasion in between. It’s crazy fun. It’s super easy. And it’s totally personal
:With the holiday fast approaching, we want to leverage the cheer/spirit that the holiday season brings for people and inspire them to let that special someone know that they’re thinking of them, with a totally unique, personalized greeting card from Treat.

 Your holiday checklist just got shorter. Create and send a totally personalized greeting card from Treat for FREE. Whether saying thanks for Thanksgiving, wishing a best friend a holiday birthday, or simply sharing the holiday cheer with a just because card, Treat lets you create a one-of-a-kind card that is sure to impress. This offer is only good for TODAY(Nov 19th) and TOMMORROW(Nov 20th).Use codeTREATBLOGR


     ** I recieved credit for treat for writing this post,but all the opionions are mine. Treat is great.

Friday, November 16, 2012


Happy Friday!
Here are some of our week in pictures.

-cadence asked when she wear these. Never!

Flag football trophies

Fun with eyes

Going to do this

A favorite

She wants to be independent. I let her. Hate to tell her it's upside down

Kendrics football turkey for school.

These melt my heart.

Linking with

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Sunday, November 11, 2012

Thank the troops with Shutterfly

Happy Veterans day to all.
It is. Amazing how many troops are gone and will continue to be gone over the holidays away their families.Over 1.5 million troops serve our great nation. Many of them will be overseas, in harm’s way, and away from their families over this holiday season. Our mission is simple—to send a thank you card to every American hero. To succeed we need your support. Just select a card from our 4 different designs, add a personal message (or photo) and click send. Shutterfly will print and ship your card to the troops at no cost to you. Well shutterfly has extended their thoughtfulness by sending the troops a card to show how much they appreciate their services.
Take a moment and send a card to a love one or to just a troop Member.

***This is a sponsored post written by me for  Shutterfly; however, all opinions are  my own.****

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Thursday, November 8, 2012

Sink it float

A week after Halloween I am ready to get rid of the candy. I am tired of my kids asking if they can have a peice and let's be honest, it's there and I am eating it. I need it gone.
So I found on Pinterest a sink and float activity with candy bars.
All you need is candy bars and a bowl if water.

-our findings.... Kit Kat was the only one that floats.
The kids loved this experiment.

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Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Join the instagram hop

I am very excited to get on the Instagram Blog Hop Train. I heart instagram and hope you will join the fun.
Welcome to the Instagram Blog Hop! This is a party where you link up your Instagram account, find and follow new Instagram friends, and be continually inspired by what you see in your Instagram feed! No need to have a blog, just an Instagram account! AND today we have a special treat for you! Kimberly just posted a quick and easy "Thankful" Instagram Display with PostalPix, an app you can download to your phone to get your pictures printed and mailed directly to your home! And today PostalPix is giving away $25 in prints to one lucky Instagrammer! Simply fill out the Rafflecopter form below, right before linking up for your chance to win!

Now on to the Hop, here are the RULES:

1. Follow your HOSTS on Instagram:
Kimberly | @anightowlblog of A Night Owl 

2. Follow your CO-HOSTS on Instagram:

You can find Breanna here: 


You can find Nicole here: 

3. Check out and follow a couple fellow IGers. 
Tell folks you follow that you found them through the Hop!

4. Spread the word! 

Grab a button HERE for your sidebar!
Instagram Blog Hop

5. Link up your profile from any Instagram web interfaces like these listed here: 
Just log in with your Instagram account, grab your profile URL and enter it in the linky below.

First, enter the $25 Giveaway to PostalPix!

Monday, November 5, 2012

Dayspring devotional countdown

Every year around the holidays, I always want to do sometime of count down,but have never found the right one.
  When I read on The macs blog about the dayspring 12 day count down,I knew I wanted to do this one.
 This one we did at thanksgiving and I forgot to take pictures of the Christmas one.

What I like about it is that it is very easy and visual. It goes into enough detail,without going overboard.
  I love how the kids are so excited to open a drawer and read about the day and what it means. December is a month I wish I could just freeze. It goes by so fast and Christmas is over in a blink of an eye. The kids are so excited and they always like to see the number subtract for the countdown.
The hussle and bussle of the shopping and the crowds.Being surrounded by family, eating good food and then feeling so full.


 There is a drawer at the bottom of the calendar that holds the tiles for each of three holidays: Christmas, Easter and Thanksgiving. Based on the number written on each tile you place it in the corresponding number drawer in the countdown.

The picture on the tile matches the picture on the corresponding story page. Again, the storybook is perfect for preschoolers. There is a verse to read, a truth or something to pray for that day, and a question to ask your child.


At the end of the countdown, it shows a picture of the Holiday.
I cannot wait to get started. Head over to Day spring and buy one. It will be worth it.

What kind of devotional or count down does your family enjoy?