Daily Archives: 8 July, 2010

Several New Layouts

Week27 LO:
Template: JulieMomof4 (make sure you check out her Template Pack for weeks 1-10)
Background: Independence by Kathy Winters Designs
4th of July Word art: Independence Word Art – Decorated by Kathy Winter’s Designs
Girls of Summer word art: Summer Lovin’ by Kathy Winters Designs
July: Everyday Happenings by Misty O’Brien and Spinky Dink Scraps
DOTW labels: Make It a Date Doodles by Teri Mayo
Bottlecap: Backyard BBQ by the GS designers
Font: Pea Nancy
02: Josh was off, and we got Madi’s hair cut! She lost at least half her length but it completely suits her!
03: Clouds rolled in and it so didn’t look like it was going to be a very good day. Got pretty cloud pictures though, so worth it, I think!
04: Happy 4th. We didn’t see the fireworks at the lake but the kids enjoyed the day anyway, I think.
05: Josh had the day off again, and we enjoyed a lazy day at home. Very nice to be able to do that sometimes.
06: Did some laundry, and since I figured out “bulb” on the 4th with fireworks, tried it with the water.
07: Another shot of water, and I’m so excited, since I used MANUAL focus on it!
08: I played around with the settings on the camera, really using manual mode. I even got an over-exposed shot! I was excited!

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Two Recipes My Family Liked

Peanut Clusters {in the Crock Pot}

Whole family loved these!

1 white almond bark {the big bar style one}
4oz german chocolate bar
12 oz milk chocolate chips
24 oz dry roasted peanuts {I used mixed nuts 😉 )}
Most of the ingredients are found in the baking aisle. Nuts, for me, were in the snack aisle


  1. Turn crockpot on low.
  2. Layer ingredients in order given.
  3. Cook about 1 to 1.5 hours.
  4. Stir well after this time
  5. Drop onto wax paper by spoonfuls
  6. Cool until set
  7. EAT and enjoy

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