Sunday, December 25, 2011

Christmas Ornament

I saw these bad boys on Pinterest and thought I'd give them a shot. For me, they were FREE, I didn't need to buy anything extra, so that was nice. I made one for each woman in the family for Christmas. I thought they turned out pretty cute! :) Merry Christmas everyone!!!

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

It's Official!

trendy pockets has a Facebook page! Check it out and "like" it!!! :)

Saturday, July 2, 2011

***Only 10 more people needed***

Only 10 more people needed to "like" the new trendy pockets page so that I can start the giveaway! :) What are you waiting for???

Friday, July 1, 2011

**LIKE** me!!!

Follow the link below to *trendy pockets's* new Facebook page! Click *like*! I need 25 followers to secure my domain name! There is a GREAT possibility that I may have a **giveaway contest**, so hurry up and get over there!! :)!/pages/trendy-pockets-handmade-crafts/121110814642112

GO! GO! GO!....please?

Head on over to Facebook and "like" my new "trendy pockets" page! I need 25 people to set my domain name! So, for now, you can do a search for "trendy pockets" and it will pop up! Please help! Thanks and have a MAGNIFICENT 4th of July weekend!!!!/pages/trendy-pockets-handmade-crafts/121110814642112?sk=wall

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Garlic Mushrooms

I made these for the first time last night for our "steakhouse" dinner at home. I don't know if it's the most *amazing* recipe, or the hardest, BUT they were delish! =] Here's how to make these scrumptuous mushrooms...

You will need:
1 lb. of mushrooms (I used a mix of baby bellas and white, but you can use whatever you want)
3 cloves of garlic, minced
4 T olive oil, divided
2 tsp. balsamic vinegar
1 tsp. parsley flakes
salt and pepper to taste

Heat up 2 T of the olive oil over medium/medium high heat. When heated add garlic. Let simmer about 1 minute. I just grated my garlic over the oil...I love my new grater!

Add your mushrooms. Saute 5-6 minutes, stirring constantly. You may need to add a little more oil if they are looking dry, not a whole lot, you don't want them to be greasy.

In the meantime, mix the rest of your ingredients together in a small bowl. I hate when recipes say to "constantly" stir something, but wait! You have to do this over here too! I don't have 4 arms, they'll be fine for a minute...

I smashed my mushrooms up while they were in the skillet, I didn't care if they looked pretty, it was only me eating them. But, you can slice them up or buy them pre-sliced at the store. It's all up to you! =]
After the 5-6 minutes, add the sauce to your mushrooms and serve immediately. Enjoy! They are amazing, well I thought so anyways. I had never made mushrooms for myself, and I don't know why, I looove them. But, this is extremely simple and so good.

Here is our "steakhouse" dinner at home. My husband manned the grill and I cooked the shrooms. =] This will definitely be made again! Hope you love it as much as I do!

Friday, June 17, 2011


I'm pretty excited about my next project that I plan on doing. I'm not going to say much about it, and I know this post is random! lol =] I was just bored and felt like typing I guess. So, if anyone is reading this, can you tell me what linky websites are working and free right now? I'm out of the loop and haven't obviously kept up on my linky party! =\ Oops...

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Hoo are You??

Thought I'd participate this time...

1. What is your favorite summertime snack?

Watermelon by far!!! I looove it! I can eat a whole one by myself, and since it's a fruit, I don't feel one bit guilty! =]

2. Do you tan at all?

Nope, I was born fair and freckled! I can't tan even if I wanted to. I don't really care about it, so I don't get a spray tan either.

3. What is your favorite activity to do outside?

Well, to be honest I'm not much of an outdoorsy person...BUT I've just recently started getting into plants and gardening. I like my a/c!

4. Do you recycle?

Absolutely! I don't see why some people don't! In my town they give out free blue bags and you throw everything into it, so sorting at all. It couldn't be easier! I wish more people did it.

5. How hot is it where you live today?

Today wasn't that bad, maybe 80 and no humidity. Usually in the summer humidity is like 5,000%! ugh...

That's a little bit about me! Hope everyone is having a great summer! =]

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Easy 4th of July art

Just thought I'd share my simple 4th of July art...

I made the star embellsihments with my Cricut...

Simple and fun art...sorry there's not much to this post. =]

Friday, June 3, 2011

4th of July wreath

I've included this wreath in a previous post, but I'd thought I'd share it again since it's a little closer to the 4th! Here is one of the wreaths I've been making using tissue paper.

I used my *amazing* Cricut to cut out all the stars and the letters. I think it turned out fabulous! =]

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Even more =]

I told you I had been busy! Everything that I've posted over the last few days is what I've been working on for the craft show I'm entering a week from Saturday. Here are a few more things that I've gotten accomplished. Can you tell me if you think they will sell or not? I've never done a show before and I'm kindof nervous about them not selling...thanks!

18" all white wreath with handmade embellishment

4" Christmas topiary

13" Fourth of July wreath with handmade embellishment

Hope you enjoy! And again, if you've been to a lot of craft shows or even from your personal opinion, can you let me know if you think they will sell? Thanks!! =]

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Other creations

I'll be trying to sell these as well at the craft show...what are your thoughts?

More hand-made wreaths

Ok, let's try this again...I was able to finish up a couple more, so I'll post them as well...

Indianapolis Colts wreath with embellishment

Local school's colors

Large yellow, spring wreath

Thursday, April 21, 2011

So busy...

Ahh...I haven't been on in awhile to check out what everyone's doing. I've been working on my wreaths and such for an upcoming craft show! I concocted myself an *adult* beverage, been on Facebook all night, and now I'm going to post what I've been doing. My previous post had some wreaths on it that I will show again here, but they are 100% complete now, so they look a smidge different. Enjoy! =]

This is one is of my wedding colords, I love peacock feather as well.

I know we're all sick and tired of winter, but I thought this was cute.

An all yellow, spring wreath with butterfly and flower embellishment.

For some reason, it's not letting me upload anymore pictures, so this is all you get! =]

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Some of my creations...

Hi everyone! It's been quite awhile since I've posted anything, but I've been busy trying to get my tiny business together. The wreaths I've posted on here is what I'm trying to sell, I love doing them! I've sold a few, but am trying to get my name out there a little more. I really need to post on Etsy...anyways, hope you enjoy! =] This is an 18" bright colored Easter wreath with small egg embellishments.

This is a 10" local school colored wreath.

This is a 13" Fourth of July wreath (will include embellishments, but haven't cut them out yet =/)

This is a 9" wreath that was inspired by my wedding colors (teal, black and damask).