Monday, April 30, 2012

Miscellany Monday

Write random and link up!!

::Pinterest Party::
was a success as always!

For this particular craft party, jewelry making was a popular theme.
Hair Ties made from baby headbands. 
(Hobby Lobby or Dollar General)
Clay bangles. 
(Colored Clay from Hobby Lobby)
Washer Necklace
 (Washers from Lowe's, Ribbon and Metallic Spray Paint from Hobby Lobby)
Chandelier Necklace
(Gold Chain, Hooks, and Paint from Hobby Lobby)
Wrap Bracelets 4
(Gold Chain from Michaels, Hooks from Hobby Lobby, and Suede Cord from Michaels) 
I love black and gold together so I plan on getiting lots of use out of my new washer necklace and wrap bracelet.  :)

::Recipes::
Along with crafts, we try to make new recipes from Pinterest to bring to our parties.
We had some amazing food this time around.
I made little bite-size S'mores that were delicious.
We also had...
Talk about a yummy spread!!

::Relay for Life::
Our Relay for Life event was Friday night.  It was so rewarding seeing all of our hard work come together.  My team had a pretty good turnout and we raised a lot of money.  We had pizza and balloons donated to sell and I had also had T-shirts made.  My sister and I did face painting and we also had cornhole.  Our community raised close to $30,000.
This was a cause near and dear to my particular school because we have had a couple of teachers with cancer this school year and we also have a third grader that had cancer this year.
It was really amazing what this little girl's classmates raised in honor or her.
::School::
I cannot believe that there are only 4 more Monday's of school before summer break.
May will be a busy, busy month.  There is something going on every weekend, including tons of IEP meetins and transition meetings.  I think I can, I think I can.
::Books::
I finished the first 50 Shades of Grey...OMG so good!
Someone instagramed this picture the other day saying that he would make a good Christian Grey and OMG I couldn't agree more.
I started 50 Shades Darker Saturday night.
To come...
50 Shades Freed
The Fame Game
Insurgent
There are so many great books out right now!!
Speaking of, I am going to get in bed and read right now.
Happy Monday lovelies!
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14 comments:

Katie said...

um I need to come to one of your pinterest parties!! I want to make a chandelier necklace and eat that food!! Have a good monday steph!

Jessica @ Lovely Little Things said...

I need to read 50 shades of Grey after Insurgent!
I seriously hear about it EVERYWHERE!

And that Pinterest party looks like SO MUCH FUN!
I'll be driving to Alabama for the next one ;)

Happy Monday girl!
xo

Amanda said...

Who is that actor?!?! He would most definitely make a great Christian Grey. I actually read the second book first, but I'm almost done with the first one, then I can't wait to read the third! Woohoo1 Also, I'm so impressed with all your Pinterest crafts! That necklace is gorgeous! We need a proper catch-up soon please!

Meghan @ More from Meg said...

Your Pinterest party looks like a blast!!! I'm reading 50 Shades of Grey soon - I can't wait! :)

Neely said...

Let me know if Darker is better than the first

Beverly said...

omg snickers dip?!?! I have gotsta make that... and have just a TINY bit! Looks superb along with your mini smore cookies! You go girl aka Betty Crocker!!

I've been wanting to read 50 shades of grey... gotta wait for the summer when my dissertation is done WAHHH! Good to know it's worth the read though :)

Happy Monday friend!

smk053078 said...

Okay, we need to live closer because I want to come to your Pinterest craft parties!! I want that washer necklace, chandelier necklace and wrap bracelet!! Will you make me one! Pretty please? How hard were they to craft...need directions...absolutely in LOVE...seriously!!
xo,
Shanna

Tabitha Mahoney said...

So glad your event went well. Umm 4 Mondays til summer break, are you taking the summer off? I so wish we could all have summer break like the kids.

Love that series. Just wait! It only gets better.

Tab

Jess said...

I love that you had a Pinterest party-so clever! BTW-I'm almost finished with 50 Shades of Grey and CAN'T wait to go to book #2. And whoever that guy is in that picture would be the perfect Christian Grey. I know they are looking at Ryan Gosling and I love him, but he wouldn't be a good Christian. Agree?

carissa at lowercase letters said...

must plan a pinterest party asap. oh what fun!!!

Jamie said...

Those little s'mores look sooo good!! Also, that picture DOES remind me of Christian from 50 shades! I started it the other day and have such a hard time putting it down!!

Have a good week :)

<3 Jamie

Tiffany said...

umm what a freakin awesome idea!! I've always wanted to do projects with my girlfriends....pinterest parties sound freakin awesome!!!
I love the chain & black bracelet!!

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