Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Craftastic Tuesday

Wow, this holiday weekend really flew by.   It was super busy and then it was over.  
No fair, I want more!

Well since I can't make the weekend last longer I guess I could show you
 some of the things Jacob and I did for fun. 

We decided to create something.  I have saved a ton of Similac
Formula cans for "someday" when I'd use them for "something".
You know what I mean, you just save everything and hope that someday inspiration 
will smack you in the face and you will create a masterpiece, lol.
Well, it happened.   Of the 3,999,999 formula cans I've saved, 
I've finally used 1.

  We created this cute little supply holder.  
This was super easy and so much fun to share with Jacob.

Supplies:  crayons, glue, empty can, ribbon tape measure.
That's all!

We spent about an hour making this cutie.  
Jacob had to taste test a few of the crayons so we used a few extra of those for munchies.  

And no crafting project is complete without some snacks, right?
So we made some chocolate chip cookies.   
I love cookies when they are warm straight from the oven. 
Ummmmm, warm, melty chocolate.  Can't you just taste them?
Oops, I'm making myself hungry again.

After a day of cookies and crafts we decided a nature hike sounded good.
We took a 4 hour hike and Jacob loved it. I thought he would give
out after an hour or so but he just kept on going.  Me, well
I gave out and was exhausted.  But we had a blast.

Jacob spied this huge tree and couldn't wait to climb on it.
Did I say climb, I meant fall off of it. lol
Then climb up and fall off it again and again.
All boy.

We did stop and smell the roses for awhile.
Isn't this yellow rose beautiful.  I just love roses.
Jacob likes to touch the petals with one fat little finger.
He's so cute when he does that, he's very gentle.
I've taught him that in stores we only touch things with one
finger so we don't break it, so now he touches everything with one finger.

This cute little duck was swimming in the lake making all kinds of noise.
It followed us around the lake for a long time and Jacob
loved it.  He wanted to take it home with us of course.
Thank goodness the lake only went so far, right.

We found this adorable little baby bunny hiding under some old grass.
What a cutie.  We just looked, no touching.  

Then we finally went home and just crashed.
I'm such a wuss in my old age, the kids keep going and I'm
whining about how everything aches.
Oh well, living the dream?

We had a great weekend.  Hope all of you did too.
Thanks for visiting me today and have a wonderful rest of the day.

Till next time


  1. I never would have thought to use a Similac Can for something that ingenious and cute. And the cookies looked yummy, too. By the way, I would have loved to prolong the weekend one more day, too, but at least it is already Tuesday!! :)

  2. It´s great to see what you've created... I also have tons of cans and I used one or two only! This is a great idea :)
    Yumm... yumm... the cookies look so yummy!!!
    Ardilla :)

  3. That is such a creative idea, and so cute!! You and the little man had quite an adventurous time together.


  4. Hi Angel. - so cute that he touches everything with just one finger - just makes you want to squeeze them and kiss them up.

  5. Love the roses! Yellow are my favorite..

  6. What a cute,colorful way to store crayons and color pencils! Those cookies look delectable. Save one for me!

  7. I had no idea you could make use of all that empty formula containers this way.. And I am trying to decide which one I like most- the supply holder or the cookies :)

  8. Haha Angel...now to find something to do with the remaining 3,999,998 cans, LOL! Looks like you and Jacob had so much fun...he's a cutie!! Ahhh, long relaxing weekends...gotta love them! Thanks for stopping by and linking up...have a lovely week! :)

  9. Looks like you did have a busy but fun weekend!
    Happy WW :)

  10. What a fun day! Love the supply holder...great idea.

  11. LOL on the # of cans saved. :) This project came out great!

    Visiting today from the Raising Imperfection hop. :)

  12. Lovely, crafty and yummy! Craft plus cookies is always a good idea :)

    Thanks for linking up!

    Sarah @ A Cat-Like Curiosity

  13. That crayon craft is super-cute. I love roses too as well as baby bunnies - they are all over my yard nibbling on my lilies. Coming over from Sunday Handmade Bloghop


  14. Very cute! I also have a load of empty cans to be turned into, hopefully, something useful, soon ! {my husband already says we have more metal than a scrapyard ;-) } Thank you for sharing at our ALL MY BLOGGY FRIENDS party !

  15. You and Jacob certainly had a fun weekend. The pencil holder is so beautiful. You are very creative.

  16. Love your pencil holder :)

    Thanks for sharing with us at the hop


    1. Featuring your post this week at Creative Mondays and pinning :) hope you can stop by and link up again this week :)

  17. Angel this project is so cute and I can't wait to try it out! Just stopping by to let you know that I have featured it on this week's Get Crafty Friday party. I hope you will stop by and take a look =)