May 2011

Homemade Dog Treats (recipe)

by ilene on May 31, 2011 · 76 comments

in baking, recipes

Hello!! I’m back from our sailing trip around the Caribbean! We had a great time sailing to different islands around BVI and hanging out with our friends!  This was my first time sailing and it opened my eyes to a whole new way of vacationing and I LOVED it! We would just jump off our […]


Ring Bearer Pillow and Bowtie

by ilene on May 26, 2011 · 0 comments

in sewing, wedding

Some dear friends of ours celebrated their 10 year wedding anniversary with a vow renewalceremony at our church. They have 3 kids who were the “flower girls” and “ring bearer”. It was so cute!  (One of their daughters was actually the flower girl at our wedding last summer!) Their daughters walked down the aisle tossing […]


Ribbon Hairclips

by ilene on May 25, 2011 · 0 comments

in baby, Uncategorized

I made these colorful ribbon hairclips for a sweet 2 year old girl named Maica. These were a pretty quick and easy project that I did watching tv.  Just glue ribbon onto an alligator clip and attach a bow on top: The alligator clips make it easy to clip to a toddler’s hair.  So simple! […]


Hello from BVI!!

by ilene on May 24, 2011 · 4 comments

in travel

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I love love LOVE having fresh flowers around!   Flowers at home (especially if they are from jeff) are one of my favorite things. They totally cheer up a room!  Last week, I picked up a bunch of fresh cut hydrangeas. The very next day, they looked like this: So sad and totally not cheery at […]