Archive for October, 2010

A Camping Party

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

My daughter wanted a camping party for her birthday this year. Her birthday is close to Halloween, so we added a few Halloween details. The guests were welcomed by a “camping buffet” which consisted of hot dogs, of course, and other meal items. They took their plates out to the big tent my husband so kindly set up in the backyard. When finished with the meal, they made “mini-s’mores”: Roast one mini-marshmallow on a toothpick over a candle. Place roasted marshmallow between two Golden Grahams cereal squares and add a chocolate chip. They really enjoyed that part! Soon it was time for the birthday girl to blow out her candles on her giant s’more cake. Then it was back to the tent for hot cocoa and a movie: Wallace and Grommit’s The Wrong Trousers. A microwave s’more kit was given to each as a party favor. What fun! (click on any of the images to view larger.)


Rainbow Birthday Party

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

For my daughter’s 7th birthday, we had a rainbow party. It was so much fun! We had the guests pop “white clouds” (balloons) to make the rain and rainbows come. We strung froot loop neckaces and ate rainbow sherbet with rainbow cupcakes. (click on any of the images to view larger.)


Halloween…It’s Almost Here…

Thursday, October 28th, 2010


Lovely Bride

Monday, October 25th, 2010

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I recently designed this for a bridal shower invitation for a lovely friend. She was a beautiful bride at her wedding. I thought of this for the Illustration Friday prompt of racing. Weddings are beautiful and fun, but it seems like there is a lot of racing to get all of the preparations done beforehand!

A Day at the Zoo

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010


Nothing like a fall day visit to the zoo with cousins!

Witches’ Brew

Monday, October 18th, 2010


A spooky scene: Three witches making brew!

Tooth Fairy Visit

Saturday, October 16th, 2010

We had another tooth fairy visit this weekend! My little one lost the other front tooth so now she can sing “All I Want For Christmas…” (love it when my husband writes the notes!)




Just Some Birds

Thursday, October 14th, 2010


These are just some birds I did a while back, but I revisited them with a new color scheme. Hope you’re having a great Thursday!