Monday, June 22, 2009

Toy Time



We finally bought a toddler bed for the little one. My oldest wanted his brother to sleep in his room, so we stuck the bed in there. Now I'm cleaning out toys like crazy, every inch of his room has toys in it. I decided to buy 2 small toy boxes, one for each of them, and purge the crazy mess of toys. Whatever doesn't fit in the bins will find a new home out of my house. I had been looking for toy boxes for the longest time, and not finding anything that matched either room. I finally found some unfinished wood boxes on sale at Joanns. I asked my oldest what he wanted on his box and he replied "A scary T-Rex!" So I got to painting, and even let him help. I like they way it came out. I still have one to go. My son stamped the footprints, I made the stamps out of fun foam.

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Look mom I'm baking!

Well I'm not the best cook in the world, but I love to make things. I have this crazy part of my brain that thinks I can make anything I see. My friend and I have been planning a joint birthday party for our little ones, they are 1 week apart in age. We decided on a pirate and mermaid theme. We were trying to decide what kind of cake to have, and came up with a sandcastle. Both of us are artist, we love to craft, but cooks we are not. So I decided to give it a test run and try to make a sandcastle cake. I didn't turn out perfect, but now I know what I need to do to make it right for the party.

These are the test run cake pictures. The next one will be bigger, better, and neater. It was fun making it, my grandma supervised and gave me tips on how to make it better. I will post pictures of the party cake next month after the party :)

P.S. Excuse the messy kitchen, it's been a long day.