On the second to last week of school for Suraya, she came home with a packet of poems. My favorite one was a poem called Louder Than a Clap of Thunder by Jack Prelutsky from The New Kid on the Block. Personally, I like to call this poem Ode to Fathers (or husbands). ;) Louder than a clap of thunder, louder than an eagle screams, louder than a dragon blunders, or [...]
Does everyone know what they are doing for their moms on Mother’s Day? I’m still trying to figure out what I’m doing for my mom… but I do have some ideas. I know I don’t have much time so I better get moving! In case you are in the same boat as I am, here are some ideas I found around the web that I thought are adorable. Ruffles & [...]
Today I want to share with you some cute and creative Teacher Appreciation gifts from fellow bloggers. Get ready for some creativity folks! I was head over heals for Dixie Delights’ picked strawberries gift! The strawberries were freshly picked, packaged using a recycled cherry tomatoes container… and for the finish a cute label that says “I couldn’t have picked a better teacher!” Now, how cute is that? Cute and healthy! [...]
Meet my two and half year old nephew Gabriel. Don’t you just want to eat him:P He is the happiest, funniest, sweetest, silliest, smartest, most loving, lovable, friendly little boy I know. He LOVES to socialize and talk and talk and talk! He also gives the best hugs on the planet!! He’s my little buddy whom I love with all my heart! Gabriel was born with Spina Bifida. Before Gabriel, [...]
As each year comes to an end, there is always a sense of sadness because it makes you reflect on the time that flew by and what you have done in that time. At the same time, there is a sense of joy as we look onto the new year with good things to come…so we hope:) In relation to blog land, 2011 was a year of beginnings for me. [...]
Has anyone seen these pumpkins at Hobby Lobby? As soon as I saw them I thought “Missoni!” :P With the Missoni craze at Target and Anthropologie carrying their scarves, I thought maybe Hobby Lobby joined in too! Hehe! I thought of getting one, but it would be more fun to make one:P Just need to find the right fabric!
Hi everyone! Newbie blogger here. Just a little about myself and why Ode to Inspiration. About 3 years ago I began my journey into the craft world, starting with cake decorating. I’ve always loved baking and never really thought about getting into cake decorating. On a trip to Michael’s, I saw a sign for a Wilton cake decorating class and thought “why not?!” From there my journey began. After taking one [...]