Thursday, July 15, 2010

Mr. Roboto

Meet Mr. Roboto, or so he will become in November. Even though he is sitting in his sister's pink chair, this kid is ALL {boy}!!! He will be celebrating his 3rd birthday (where does the time go??) at the end of November and the party wheels are already spinning. I have decided his theme will be ROBOTS! I thought it was a little more original than some other themes, but after some internet searching, I am clearly not the only one with this idea. Oh well, it just provides more inspiration for me! Here are some of the amazing things I am finding!

1. Super cute robot cupcakes - Hello Naomi found
2. Mr. Roboto would go ga-ga over this cake at Cookie Magazine
3. More robot cuteness from Hostess with the Mostess
4. Kara has some great decor ideas, including
serving drinks from a gas can!
5. Cute favor idea from My Many Colored Days.
I think I will make them to hold cutlery.
6. Ordered these French Bull plates from Oliebollen!♥

7. Friendly robot invites from mrbeancakes on Etsy
8. Love the wording on Wendolonia's son's invites
9. Geared up robot invitations from lukecommasara also on Etsy

10. Birthday In A Box gives great robot party ideas, like
this TiN CAn RoBOt centerpiece
11. Hey, we've seen this before....See #3 above!
12. 3-D Robot Centerpiece from Meri Meri
13. Kara did it again with an {InGeniUs} idea for party hats!
So copying this!
14. Paperacorn's favor boxes are OUT.OF.THIS.WORLD!!!
15. The kids are going to paint these robot
banks from Oriental Trading.
I am having a BLAST planning this party! Many of these crafts are already in the works. I have also started collecting boxes so that we can paint them and decorate them like robots for the kids to wear. It's only 4 and a half months away - what can I say, I am a planner!

Meet Virginia...

And she may just hook you up with a $25 gift certificate to {Wonderfully Wordy}! So get on over to Meet Virginia and enter! Morgan can take nothing and make it fab - the {QuEEn} of decorating on the cheap! My kinda girl, ya know since we don't have ANY money! I also LOVE her Weekend Wear posts - the girl can dress!


Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Recipe: Mexican Quiche

I have long had an affinity for quiche - all kinds of quiche! And here's the kicker - I don't like cheese & eggs together. Breakfast tacos with cheese - ick! Omelettes - forgettaboutit! But, quiche I {LoVE}! I also LOVE LOVE mexican food. Could eat it every day! So the other day I made a mexican version.

Here's the recipe:

1/2 lb hamburger meat

1/4 c. onion, diced

1 can (4oz) chopped green chilis (I don't drain, but you could)

2 Tbsp taco seasoning mix (I used Old El Paso)

1 1/2 c. grated cheese

3 eggs, beaten

1 1/2 c. half & half

1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. pepper

pinch of cayenne (optional)

1 deep dish pie crust (you could make one from scratch if you're that CraZY!) :)

Preheat oven to 400. Saute together the hamburger, chilis, onions and taco seasoning until browned. Drain, if necessary. Bake pie shell at 400 for 7 mins. While this cooks: In a separate bowl, blend together eggs, half & half, salt, pepper and cayenne. Remove pie shell from oven and reduce heat to 375. Alternate layers of meat mixture and cheese in baked pie shell. Place pie shell on a cookie sheet. Pour egg mixture over the meat & cheese layers and then bake at 375 for 45 mins. I serve with guacamole and tortilla chips or even homemade tomatilla-poblano salsa. Yumm, yum!

My kids go crazy for this stuff and my husband, who does not care for traditional quiches, is even on board! It's a keeper in our house!

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Saturday, July 10, 2010

Teach the Kid His ABC's Already

I ♥ these rag quilt letters I found on Happy Together's blog! So simple, yet kids will EAT.THEM.UP!'s educational! A gal after this teacher's heart! I can't wait to make these for my little bubs! He needs to learn his {whole} alphabet, you know the one that contains more than just A, B, C, D, E - J - P & Z! Ha! This is officially ON MY LIST! Click the link above....she even has downloadable patterns for upper & lowercase & numbers!!! Crafty people...they get me every time!

I envision something like this going on in my house!

Friday, July 9, 2010

Love This Summer Wreath!

I found this snazzy summer wreath at House of Smith's blog swap with I ♥ Naptime with Chocolate Sundaes. I religiously follow both of these crafty ladies and they've done it again! I will be trying my hand at wreath making and "fire flower" making this weekend while the hubs is deep see fishing! Consider it ON MY LIST! Check it here.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Wonderfully Wordy Giveaway

{Love Stitched} is hosting a Wonderfully Wordy giveaway! Wahoo! I am about to embark on a laundry room reno, so some of this ca-ute vinyl is definitely in order! Go on over & enter to win. Or don't - the better my chances are. Hehe!