Archives for May 2012

Rainbow Prairie Wedding Invitations with Storybook Creator

What do you do when your wedding is already creeping over budget, and you haven’t even sent out the invitations yet?

If you have StoryBook Creator from Creative Memories, you’re all set.

Rainbow Prairie Wedding Invitations

Wedding Invitation Front Side

We have talked all about my little sister’s upcoming rainbow wedding, and hoo boy is is getting close. It is now less than two months away! We both realized last week that it was high time to get those invites in the mail.

Ours arrived yesterday (they sprung for rush shipping from VistaPrint), and they look beautiful! Today she gave me the thumbs up to share them with you. I have changed a few pertinent details, but now I give you…the Rustic Vintage Rainbow Prairie wedding invitations.

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Sponsor Leave Me to My Projects in June!

Sponsor Leave Me to My Projects in June!

Oh my gosh, when on earth did it turn into June? It will be a crazy summer full of weddings and gardening and crafts and FOOD! I have all kinds of exciting things in store for you this month, and I would be as tickled as my feet in warm grass for you to come along.

Whether your blog or business is brand new or an old hand, Leave Me to My Projects has a sponsorship slot of any budget. For all the info, head over to the Sponsor page!

You can also contact me for further information.

I hope you are all having a happy fun in the sun Memorial Day!

How to Grill Like a Madman | Mastering the Fundamentals

Grilled food always holds so much promise.

We go to a barbecue (for, I don’t know, Memorial Day?), and we’re excited about the charred and juicy meat goodies to come. The grillmaster comes outside, platter of protein in hand.

Combustion happens. Stuff is cooked.

Grilling Steaks

Sizzle, proteins, sizzle

Chewy, bland, blah. And you are disappointed.

Don’t let this to happen to you.

Grilling is a mix of science and art. No one can tell you how to do it right. It is something you only learn from experience.

But with some good fundamentals under your belt, you will be well on your way to being the badass grillmaster you were born to be.

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DIY Stay-On Mustache | Just Like Daddy

Mustache crafts are all the rage lately.

But where’s the fun in holding a mustache on a straw up to your face all day?

This is a mustache you can wear, inspired by one of Baby Bear’s favorite movies, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs.

DIY Stay-On Mustache

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Quick and Easy Make-Ahead Breakfast Sandwiches

Do you eat breakfast in the morning?

You know it’s the most important meal of the day, your mom always told you that. But no, you don’t, do you?

You hit the snooze button a dozen times. Once it is clear that you will be late no matter how fast you get ready, you compel your body through force of sheer will to toss off the warm hug of blankets and drag yourself to your feet.

Homemade Breakfast Sandwiches

Pure delicious

Then: quick shower, coffee, get dressed, grab your stuff and book out the door. Maybe you have time to pick up a quick little breakfast sandwich at a fast food restaurant or, god forbid, 7-11.

Please stop. That’s gross.

Instead, on your next day off, make up a few of these fresh and homemade breakfast sandwiches. Wrapped in parchment paper, you are just 30 microwaved seconds from a truly delicious, homemade breakfast.

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