I’m SO SO excited to share this collaboration I’ve been working on! I designed this pillow for Latter Day Home and I’m so happy with the way it turned out! The gold is super shiny, which is important for gold, and I love the message. Obviously. It’s one I’m happy to have in my home. I hope you like it too!
My girl Jylare Smith came over on Saturday and took some super fun Valentine’s day family pictures with a boatload of “Love One Another” pillows. Jylare just moved back to town, and I couldn’t be happier about it because she is SO fabulous behind the camera and helps direct the family so well!
I can’t wait to show you our family pictures, but for now, here are a few sneak peeks. Oh yeah, and some of me with my pillows.
The family pictures are TOO fun so stay tuned for those!
In middle school, and perhaps high school, I would make my friends DIY day-of-the week-underwear with pictures of their favorite heartthrobs, members of NSYNC, or pictures of us at like the Zoo. The usual.
So now that Gigi is potty trained, and little people undies are the CUTEST THING IN THE ENTIRE WORLD, I thought it would be fun to make her a set of day of the week underwear as a Valentine’s gift.
And you know who likes pictures of themselves even more than bloggers? TODDLERS. So I used some Instagram photos of Gigi to embellish her undies.
What I like about these is they can be a totally fun, non-sexy gift for a tiny person, or you could doll up a real nice pair o’ panties for your lover. I put some pictures of myself on boxer briefs for Eric. HAHAHA.
All the details are in the video! I hope you enjoy it!
Oh you know I’ve been ALL about the disco ball lately. EVEN MY NAILS coordinate.
Anyway, I first used these disco balls to dress up a booth at a farmer’s market for a friend, then I used them on my Christmas tree…so the next obvious step was to turn them into something I could keep on my person at all times.
Well I came up with 7 questions to ask your man, to help you find out the perfect Valentine’s day gift. I asked them to Eric and got the funniest answers! AND they blew my mind because I would have never guessed what it is he really values in a gift!
Did that adequately convey my enthusiasm? I hope so. And if it didn’t, me in this video certainly will.
These mini heart shaped donuts are SO freaking cute! I WILL SAY THIS: These do not, I repeat DO NOT taste like donuts. Donuts are fried, these are baked. These taste like yummy little dense cupcakes. So you’ll want frosting or icing with them. And I think they are good, but like, they are no replacement for an actual donut. So just don’t expect that when you eat them and you’ll be just fine with the outcome.
Mini-Heart Shaped Donut Recipe
2 cups cake flour
¾ cup sugar
2 tsp baking powder
¼ tsp nutmeg
1 tsp salt
¾ cup buttermilk
2 eggs lightly beaten
2 Tbls butter melted
Spray pan with cooking spray. Combine ingredients and mix well. Pour into piping bag. Pipe the hearts half full. Bake at 425 for 4-6 minutes, or until donut pops back when lightly touched.
Ice or frost!
Buttercream Frosting Recipe:
1 cup room temp butter
4 or so cups of powdered sugar maybe more
1/8 cup cream
1/8 cup milk (or 1/4 cup milk if you don’t have heavy whipping cream)
1 tsp vanilla extract
Cream the butter with the paddle attachment on your mixer. At least 5 minutes or so. Add the sugar and milk and whip for a few more minutes! Add color if you’d like. Add more sugar or milk depending on your needs, or add more butter if it gets too sweet. You want the frosting stiff enough to pipe, so when you pull your spoon out the peak should not flop over at all. We call that a stiff peak!