Calling All Cupcake Lovers

June 13, 2017 Leslie Simmmons 0

Did you see the adorable cupcakes and mini-cake for Addie’s birthday party?  The body is made from a regular cupcake and the head is from a mini-cupcake turned on its side.  Ears and muzzle from mini-marshmallows, eyes and nose from chocolate-covered sunflower seeds, and tongue from pink Starburst candy.  I won’t say they weren’t time consuming, […]

apricot season

June 13, 2017 Leslie Simmmons 0

The girls always ask me to tell them stories of when I was a little girl.  It makes for interesting conversation as they try to wrap their little heads around images of me when I was their age.  I usually find myself telling them stories about my grandma’s house, especially summer memories.  Picking fresh apricots from the tree, swimming in the local […]

Cutie Patootie

June 13, 2017 Leslie Simmmons 0

When I saw Megan’s ruffle bumsie a little while back, I knew I had to pick up a package of white onesies and perfect my ruffling technique.  I used her tutorial and serged each side of three 1.5-inch strips of fabric leftover from the aprons.  On my sewing machine, I increased the stitch length and […]

and then there was cake…

June 13, 2017 Leslie Simmmons 0

Happy Birthday my sweet sweet baby girl! She wasn’t too sure about that cake at first, but grew to love it. We are partied out!  I am excited to share some more pictures from the party this week!  <!– –>

Got Cake?

June 13, 2017 Leslie Simmmons 0

Seriously, if you haven’t made one of these yet, you have GOT to try it. Isn’t it just scrumptious? It was super easy, too.  Like 15 minutes start to finish easy. Inspiration here: And, just in case you wanted to see how cute the girls were in their green ruffles and flowers, go here. <!– […]

Inspired by Second Sister: April Meeker

June 13, 2017 Leslie Simmmons 0

, Last November, I had the opportunity to play at the best event ever for crafty girls such as myself.  Spark was so incredible – two full days surrounded by others who create!  And the ladies who put this event together – Lizzy, Rhonna, and Margie – just announced that there will be a Spark no. […]