Frills Fluff and Trucks Blog Posts

  • Butterfly Stained Glass Craft Tutorial
    on Jun 24, 2011 in handsome crafts tutorial
    My children love craft projects and recently my little boy was fascinated by all things related to we decided to make stained glass butterflies to put up in the kitchen windows. We made these just like the stained glass crosses we m...
  • 4th of July Decorations
    on Jun 21, 2011 in crafts decorating
    The 4th of July is just around the corner! I don't go all out decorating for this holiday, but I do like to have a few patriotic touches out in the house. I fill my white pitcher with American flags and, this year, I glued red, white, and blue star...
  • Summer To-Do List
    on Jun 21, 2011 in family crafts
    School ended Friday (finally!) so today I made a summer to-do list with my children. After I reigned in their expectations a bit (no out-of-state trips or overnights at Great Wolf Lodge), we had a lot of fun. They came up with a lot of ideas all on...
  • Fathers Day Gifts
    on Jun 20, 2011 in handsome princess family
    I think my husband had a good Father's Day--he smiled a lot, at any rate! The children made him (with my help) a handprint tie and they were so proud when he wore it to Mass. They have also insisted that he wear it to work on Monday. I think this...
  • Digital Project Life Scrapbook
    on Jun 14, 2011 in family
    I love to scrapbook, but I am behind. Dreadfully behind. So behind that it feels as though I have a giant snowball rolling along behind me that is going to crush me soon. In fact, I'm not quite sure I still can say that "I love to scrapbook" but r...
  • First Communion
    on Jun 13, 2011 in princess family Catholic
    Last month my daughter celebrated her First Holy Communion. She was doubly blessed because she celebrated twice! Of course only one was truly her "first" First Communion, but she wore her white garments for both.Our parish priest celebrated the Fir...
  • New Shoes or Teva makes Mary Janes ?
    on Jun 8, 2011 in me shopping
    (new Teva shoes -- LOVE them!)Two years ago I blogged about some adorable OKAb shoes that I bought. I still love those shoes...but last week I looked down at my shoes and realized that the sole of one of them was ripping in half! Not a good look.
  • End of Year Teacher Gift
    on Jun 7, 2011 in crafts school
    It's that time of year again...the school year is winding down and it is time to let my daughter's teacher know that I appreciate the time and love she has put into teaching my little girl this year. Last year I painted terracotta pots with chalkboa...
  • Children's Artwork
    on Jun 1, 2011 in decorating
    Displaying my children's art in my home has always been important to me, but lately it has become increasingly important. Although I don't want my house decorated in plastic and primary colors, I do want it to be a place where children are welcome a...
  • Easy Paper Pennant Banner Tutorial
    on May 17, 2011 in crafts tutorial
    We recently celebrated my daughter's First Holy Communion and I wanted a simple "Congratulations" banner to hang for the occasion. I made this banner out of scrapbook paper and grosgrain ribbon in an afternoon. I opted to make a very simple banner,...
  • Tap Dance Headpieces
    on May 10, 2011 in crafts
    Why is it that all projects in my life seem to happen at the same time? Springtime is SO busy around here! I recently finished up thirteen headpieces for one of my daughter's dance classes.This year her studio's spring performance is Peter Pan and...
  • on May 10, 2011 in crafts
    Why is it that all projects in my life seem to happen at the same time? Springtime is SO busy around here! I recently finished up thirteen headpieces for one of my daughter's dance classes. This year her studio's spring performance is Peter Pan and...
  • Vacation
    on May 9, 2011 in family holidays
    Something about this picture resonates with me. I just love it. It is my favorite picture from our Easter vacation week. That is my little boy walking up the beach and the church in the background is the Catholic church we attended on Easter Sunday...
  • Easter Vacation
    on May 8, 2011 in family Catholic holidays
    Happy Easter! It is still the Easter season in the Catholic church, so technically I'm not late with my greetings even if Target has moved on and is selling 4th of July decorations already. We were on vacation for Easter and the week following and...
  • Tulip Fields
    on Apr 22, 2011 in handsome princess family
    As usual in the spring, life is crazy around here. We took a break from the craziness last weekend though and took a trip to visit the beautiful tulip fields.Luckily the weather cooperated and we had a break in our cold weather and pouring rain--it...
  • Wordless Wednesday: Artist at Work
    on Apr 13, 2011 in handsome wordless wednesday
    Linking up to Wordless Wednesday at Angry Julie Monday--go check out the neat parking lot she photographed. I've never seen one like it before!
  • Free Spring Crafts eBook
    on Apr 7, 2011 in crafts me tutorial
    Allie from No Time for Flashcards recently invited me to have one of my crafts published in a great eBook full of spring crafts. Needless to say, I enthusiastically accepted her invitation! There are 25 crafts submitted by 15 bloggers in this great...
  • Easter Decorations
    on Apr 6, 2011 in crafts decorating
    Despite a crazy weekend, I was able to get more of my Easter and spring decorating done--I showed you the mantel last week. Now if I could only get my house picked up too! This little vignette was inspired by the mossy vignette I saw over at Thrif...
  • Easter and Spring Decorating
    on Apr 1, 2011 in decorating holidays
    I spent Wednesday putting away my St. Patrick's Day decor and getting out my spring decorations and Easter decorations. I'm still tweaking some areas, but the mantel and table are least for now!Last week I posted about the boxwood topiary...
  • Wordless Wednesday: Junie B Jones
    on Mar 30, 2011 in handsome wordless wednesday
    Wordless Wednesday--and this one speaks a thousand words to me!Linking to: Angry Julie Monday...