Project Inspire{d} Week #82

Cupcakes and Crinoline week ending 09 01 2014

Happy Labor Day to those of you in the United States and Happy Monday to all! I'm so glad you are here for this week's Project Inspire{d}. In case you missed it the features were shared on Saturday at What a Great Idea! I have two giveaways going on right now and would love for you to enter ~ the first is the #RocktheLunchbox Giveaway with a prize package and the other is a $150.00 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway. Here's … [Read more...]

Our Favorite Homework Helper Apps

Favorite and free homework helper apps for kids. #homework #apps #school #kids #HTCRemix #VZWBuzz

Our Favorite Homework Helper Apps It's time for school and all that entails, desk work, homework, learning, understanding, growing.....all so important, but sometimes it can be overwhelming.  When kids need help with their school it can be frustrating but thankfully, there are FREE apps to help with their learning and encourage them to learn more!  We use the HTC Remix and HTC One for the majority of … [Read more...]

Healthy Lunch Ideas and a Giveaway #RockTheLunchBox

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Rock the Lunch Box with Healthy Lunch Ideas  #spon: I'm required to disclose a relationship between my blog and Annie's Homegrown. This could include Annie's providing me w/ content, product, access or other forms of payment. Healthy lunch ideas can be daunting.  It seems so much easier to just grab something on the go or something that's quick but that's not what's best for kids {or adults}. … [Read more...]

What a Great Idea ~ Project Inspire{d} Features

What a Great Idea Features from Project Inspire{d}

Happy Saturday and thank you to everyone who linked up at this past Monday's Project Inspire{d}!  Now for the FEATURES!  One Sheet Folded Gift Pocket Book by Crafty Journal Rustic Tomato Zucchini Tart by Walking on Sunshine Tie-Dye Watercolor Scarf by Carolyn’s Homework Popsicle Party Bracelet by Jack O’Lyn Murphy Design Vintage Thermos Lamp by Virginia Sweet Pea Free Printable Kids Chore Chart by More … [Read more...]

How to Take Apart a Pallet Easily {Free Wood for DIYs}

How to take apart a pallet easily for usable DIY wood. cupcakesandcrinoline.com #pallets #RockwellVersaCut #Rockler AD

A few years ago all the craze was pallets.  I had seen so many projects made with them that I thought I needed pallets, you know...to survive.  I was so sure of my need that I made my husband dumpster dive for some.  Poor hubby did the dive and got the prize ~ two pallets for me.  ALL MINE!  I had the pallets....now what?   And so they sat.  I did do some half-hearted crafty stuff … [Read more...]

Blog Tour of Cupcakes and Crinoline and a Few of My Favorite Blogs and Bloggers

Blog tour at Cupcakes and Crinoline

Hello dear friends.  Today I’m doing something a little different than I normally do but I think you'll like it!  I was invited by my friend Heather from Setting for Four to be part of a Tour of Blogs.  I was thrilled to be invited by her ~ we have been blog friends for ages sharing hostess duties for Project Inspire{d} in the past and we also share a birthday.  Heather is an amazingly talented … [Read more...]

Project Inspire{d} Week #81 and a Fun Giveaway

Project Inspire{d} Weekly Link Party Mondays at 8 p.m. EST #linkparty #projectinspired

Happy Monday, everyone, and welcome to this week's Project Inspire{d}! I hope you had a great weekend and are ready for a new week of inspiration.      If you love peaches and fresh berries I shared a luscious, juicy and easy to make recipe for grilled peaches with fresh berry sauce.  The sauce can be made up to two days in advance and since the peaches are grilled this is a wonderful dessert … [Read more...]

9 Mason Jar Ideas ~ What a Great Idea Project Inspire{d} Features

Mason Jar Ideas

I can't seem to get enough of mason jars and what you can do with them, can you? This week's Project Inspire{d} Features are all about Mason Jars ~ 9 Ideas to be exact! Almond and Macadamia Nut Butter by Kleinworth & Co Homemade Marinara by My Frugal Adventures DIY Olive Oil Sugar Scrub by Living Frugal with Erika Homemade Ranch Buttermilk by Fluster Buster Instant Oatmeal in a Jar by A Mom's Take Fall … [Read more...]

Grilled Peaches with a Tangy Fresh Berry Sauce

Grilled-peaches-with-fresh-berry-sauce at cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Grilled Peaches with a Tangy Fresh Berry Sauce There's still some grilling weather left here though the days of summer are waning faster than I care to think about.  While there are still fresh fruits readily available we decided to have a light and tasty grilled dessert made with Fresh Peaches and Berries.   This is a great dessert to make when having guests over because the peaches can be grilled … [Read more...]

The SIMPLR™ Way to Protect Your Stuff and a $150 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

The best protection gizmo and gadget protection plan I know of ~ The SIMPLR plan AD #SIMPLRplan

The Smart and SIMPLR™ Way to Protect Your Stuff I always love when I find out about a new product or service that's not only awesome but USEFUL! Today I want to share what I learned about how easy it is to protect your stuff with SIMPLR™ and not only will you learn something to make your life easier but you can also enter to win a $150.00 Amazon Gift Card.   There will be 30 ~ yes 30 winners!  Gadgets … [Read more...]