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Thursday, March 31, 2011

The Ultimate Blog Party

Welcome! Come on in- it's warm and sunny here in the Southern California desert. No fooling. If you don't know about this amazing party- click on the link. If you are visiting- well thanks for stopping by!
Be sure to check out the new blog makeover. I'm in love- hope you are, too.
PS I love comments and followers- just sayin {hugs}

Last Ditch Effort


OK Friends- today and tomorrow are the last days to vote. Today is almost over so zip over super quick and cast another vote for the Sweet Spring Baby Mobile. It really only takes a second. I'm currently in 5th place. Help me finish in the top three! Please, pretty, pretty please.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

New items Springing up in the Shop

 Just in time for Spring's arrival- new items are springing up at FairlyFabulous.
This week, new Fabulous Flower Frame styles, and short sleeve Little Mr Tees!

New Spring and Easter items coming next week. Stop by and see what's new and fresh for Spring.
Be sure to grab the new shop button over there --------->

Wednesday

Don't forget to zip over to Saturday Mornings and vote!
Looks like I'm in 3rd place. Come on, friends. Help me get to #1.
If you blog, tweet, or facebook about it leave me a comment and I'll send you a little 'happy'.

Run- Don't walk

Have you seen these little guys?
You can find them in a Target dollar spot near you.
I know, right? Target DOLLAR spot.
As in- they are ONLY A DOLLAR.
I have big plans for these big eyed little guys I picked up last week.
How many will you get?

What I Wore Wednesday

http://www.mommagoround.com/2011/03/real-momma-real-style-7.htmlWelcome to my first What I Wore Wednesday!
OK, not really...but it IS my first post with the new digs.
What do you think?
First time visiting? Thanks for stopping by.
New to What I Wore Wednesday? I started as a follower of the Pleated Poppy linking up with women worldwide attempting to make more of an effort in ourselves. Frumpy no more!
Welcome to week 26.
This week I'm linking up with Momma Go Round, too!
Wednesday- chilly day at Preschool with a pouty Little Sister at picture time
This little girl is such a crab when she doesn't get her way. Not unlike her Mommy and Daddy at 2 1/2 yrs old!
Jean Jacket- NY and Co, Gray cowl neck sweater-American Eagle, Gray crop leggings- Target
Fabulous Cowboy boots-Hand me down from my BFF, Shopgal
 Wooden and Beaded bracelets-Eclectic Elegance
 love the stitch detail in my lavender Anthropologie twirl skirt.
 Little Sister loves Mommy's piggie tails
Thursday-working at the Preschool
 not really sure why my 'bloused' shirt looks like a pot belly
not to say there isn't extra around the middle- but not as bad as it looks in this top
Not a great shot of my new Sugar Blossom Boutique headband - Yeah GroopDealz!
 Blue and white pin stripe, tuxedo front button down-American Eagle
Amber necklace-Eclectic Elegance
fun ruffle on the cuff
 blue drapey sweater- Old Navy
distressed jeans, brown flats- Target
Sunday-Church, then a little Mommy time
Argyle sweater and FABULOUS flower skinny belt-NY and Co
 Gray and White pin stripe 3/4 sleeve top- NY and Co
Black pencil skirt- NY and Co
 Charcoal cable tights-NY and Co
Black square toe pumps-Sam and Libby- super old
 earrings-Bridesmaid gift
Necklace-American Eagle
 it was so windy during pictures
we couldn't stop laughing at my crazy hair flying around
I felt so sassy today. Ditched the skirt, tights, and heels for skinny jeans and flats to run errands. Funny story coming on the afternoon shopping adventure.
Monday-A few errands and home for mounds of laundry

 Mushroomy gray dress, red woven belt-NY and Co
Skinny Jeans-American Eagle
 Gramm sent a box with 2 new pair of shoes-Happy early Easter
don't you love them?!
Tuesday-Meetings and working at the Preschool- weather is turning warmer
Mint pin stripe poplin, white tank-NY and Co
Jeans-American Eagle
I'm really digging the NY and Co Madison shirts. Great fit and super flattering.

Gramm's second amazing shoe find. Tiny gray stripes, gathered fabric AND a bow- could they get any cuter? Love Gramm's 'happies'. 
Thanks for stopping by! 
Don't forget to stop by Saturday Morning and vote for my Sweet Spring Baby Mobile!
 You can vote once a day until Friday. 
If you blog, tweet, or facebook about voting for me I'll send you a little 'happy'. Be sure to leave me a comment so I know you helped me out!

Monday, March 28, 2011

The Old Rugged Cross

We've all seen the super fun specimen art floating around blogland.
You know- cool art like this creepy art from Tatertots and Jello

or this fun St Patty's day piece from Flamingo Toes

I decided to give it a shot, Easter style.

The plan was to go very rustic- rough edges everywhere

and all fabric

Linen seemed like the natural choice for easy fraying.

I wrapped my frame in the linen fabric, then used hot glue to adhere the tattered art piece.

The words are hand stitched- I'm no counted cross stitcher- so this was a little tricky.
Can anybody say carpel tunnel?

Each cross is slightly different and all distressed and rugged

because let's face it

Jesus didn't die to save each one of us on a perfect, smooth cross like the ones we hang on our walls,

or follow to the places we worship.

It's easy to get caught up in the eggs and bunnies.
This Easter- we are reminding our girls the 'reason for the season'.
He IS Risen.
Thank God for the Old Rugged Cross.

Happy Monday

It's not too late.
Don't forget to go vote for my spring baby mobile.


Hugs and Kisses....oh- and good things are coming. Oooohhhh such good things.
PS 97 followers- can we make it 100 today?

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Works In Progress

Are you missing fun project posts from me?
Well, I have several works in progress.
One is a pretty big job, so please bare with me- it could be a while.
Here's a little peek....

Can you guess what it will become?

It's Time, It's TIME!!!

OK, Friends- the time has come.
I NEED your help!


Voting is underway at Saturday Mornings for the Best of March.
I'm one of the 23 finalists for my sweet Owl and Birdie mobile.

Click on over an VOTE FOR ME!

You don't have to be a blogger to vote (Mom, Kristi, Kimberly- this means you) and you can vote EVERY DAY from every computer or smart phone in your house.
The prize pack is AWESOME- and I promise to share. *wink*
So run on over and vote,

then run back on Monday and vote,

then run back on Tuesday and VOTE!

You get the point....
Voting ends April 1st- No JOKE.
Tell all your friends,
Tell all your followers....
Tell the world- Vote for Me....
OK, this is ridiculous.
Just don't forget to vote.
*Hugs and Kisses*