Thursday, March 29, 2012


The weather outside has been crummy this week and in hopes to make our indoor activities a little more exciting, I decided to bring out the fingerpaints yesterday!

I bought these a little while back and have been so anxious to use them, but I was not sure I was prepared for the mess it would make or if Parker would even get into it....he typically hates being dirty!!

It ended up being so much fun...I see many more art projects in our near future.  I even have a wall picked our for his gallery!!

 Supplies:  10x10 canvas, vinyl (I cut out his name with my Silhouette Cameo, you can use stickers), Crayola Washable Fingerpaint
 checking it out...trying to figure out what those globs were
 about to go in...
 there he goes!
 so focused

 final product before I peeled the vinyl 
(make sure to peel your vinyl or stickers BEFORE the paint dries!)

Final prodcut!  I think it came out beautiful...but I may be biased!!


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Linking up with Tiffanie for her Product of the Week!!

I have been using C.O. Bigelow Rose Salve for years and LOVE IT! 
I was in Bath and Body Works the other day and saw they carry the Lavender Salve and I decided I must give it a try!!


you can get it here
Guess what...I LOVE this one too!!

The great thing about this product(as well as the Rose) is that it is not only amazing on your lips but you can use it on your cuticles and any chapped/rough dry patches (on your face, elbows, etc).

If you have yet to try either of the products, you should.
I always have it in my purse/diaper bag!

Happy Thursday!!  Head on over to visit Tiffanie and show us your favorite product!!

Friday, March 23, 2012


We took Park to the Zoo for the first time on St. Patty's Day!
Finally the temps are warming up here in the northeast and we are enjoying some much needed time outside!

It was a last minute trip so instead of driving to the Philly or Bronx Zoo we went to a small Nature Preserve Zoo that is closer to the house.  They focus on the preservation of endangered animals.  It was pretty neat!

Park would not sit in his stroller AT ALL.  He walked the entire time.
It was such nice weather and no big crowds, so it was a great day!
We did get there during what seemed to be "nap time" for most of the animals but that was ok by us!

 Red Kangaroos
laughing at the kangaroos
 Grant's Zebras

Dromedary Camel
African Penguin
Parkman leading the way!
the view driving down the mountain out of the zoo!

After the Zoo it was Green Beer time for Mommy and Daddy!!
It was St. Patty's Day afterall!!

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Dr. Sears Smoothie Sipper

It is time for Tiffanie and Aly's Product of the week linkup!!

My product of the week is the Dr. Sears Smoothie Sipper.

I picked mine up at my local Wegman's grocery store, but you can find it here.

I have posted before that Parker has proven to be a fairly picker eater.  He is getting better everyday!

I have recently been making myself Green Smoothies(spinach, banana, strawberry, greek yogurt, almond milk) and LOVE them. 

I figured I would let P try and guess what...he loved them too!
After letting him sip them from my cup, I decided it was time to get him his own.

I had heard about this cup from another mommy friend and it is great! 
With the pear shape it is so easy for him to hold and the straw is wide to accomodate the thicker liquids.
The straw also has a little ring inside to prevent him from pulling it out and making a mess!!

So excited to have found another way to sneak fruits and veggies into my little guy and so glad to have found such a great cup to serve them to him in!!

Want to share your favorite products, head on over and link up!!!

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Bella Bean

Please say a quick prayer for our first baby...Bella.

She is having surgery tomorrow morning
to remove a mass on her leg.
They will biopsy it and we should hopefully
know results next week.

Please pray that it nothing serious and for her quick recovery.


Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Laundry Room Sneek Peek!

Few more things to do and I will be done with this Pinterest inspired project that started two Saturdays ago!!!  The main things are it is just final touches!!

 Before (doors being removed!)
 Stripes??  Keeping hubby busy!!
Have you ever had help this cute???

Hopefully I should have everything done this week/weekend!!!

Tuesday, March 13, 2012


In our efforts to eat healthier in 2012, I have really been loving!  I have found so many yummy meals on there that are low fat and that my hubby still eats! 

I am not "officially" doing weight watchers but I do like to always take note of how many points items are.  It is always a good reference to what you should and should not eat!  Love that this site puts points!

Thought I would share a few of our favorites!!
(click on dish name to find recipes and nutritional info!)

There are so many more on the site that I am anxious to try!

I love that each meal has the break down of the calories, fat, etc.  Makes it super easy to transfer that information straight over to MyFitness Pal!

Let me know if you have any good low fat meals you love!!

Monday, March 5, 2012

Stella & Dot

Hi Ladies!

This week I am hosting a Stella & Dot Virtual Trunk Show! 
Thats can shop at home on your couch in your yoga pants!!!

If there are any pieces your have been eyeing, head on over and shop, shop, shop! 
Something nice for you or get any upcoming gifts you need!!

We will be offering different incentives throughout  the week!

If you purchase today, you will be entered into a raffle to win the beautiful Serenity Drop Earrings, I blogged about here.

Here is how to shop:
The party is open ONLINE!!!

- shop, shop, shop!!! Add everything you want into you cart
- once you are checking out it will ask “were you invited to a trunk show?”
- Scroll down until you find “Missy Johnson”, Select my name & proceed through check out!!!

Happy shopping ladies!!

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Top That!

Saw this  on a friends facebook and had to share!!! 

Who else loved this movie and wanted to be Louise??  Me!!! 

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Product of the Week: the POREfessional

Benefit POREfessional
Linking up again with Tiffanie and Aly for product of the week!

I am starting to notice a big trend in my POTW post.  They are all cosmetic related...ha!  I guess the older I get the more I am obsessed with trying to make my skin look better and camoflauging the flaws!

A few months ago I signed up for Birchbox, you should too if you haven't yet!
I look forward to the start of each month and the arrival of my box!

I received a sample of the POREfessional
 in one of my boxes and LOVE it!
Not only does it help to cover my pores and fine lines(yes they are fine!).
But it also helps to give a good base finish to my skin to make the perfect canvas for my makeup!

I went through my sample quickly and headed to Sephora to pick up some more!
It has a very silky soft feeling and the perfect tint to mask minor flaws!

If you are looking for  product like this, try it out!!

Now head on over and link up with Tiff and Aly for POTW!! pictures

We are finally home from two wonderful weeks with family and friends in Texas.  We spent the first week in DFW with Wayne's family and then the second in Houston with mine!

It was such a wonderful time and I dreaded coming back to PA...if my hubby had not already been back up here and I didnt miss him tons...I probably would have stayed!!

Here are some pics of our trip (all iphone pics).  I am slacking with the camera lately!

top left:  Parker about to board the plane to TX!
top right: Wayne and I heading out for a date night
bottm left:  Parker running around the Ft. Worth Children's Museum
bottom right:  Children's Museum

top left:  eating in his booster seat for the first time
top right: feeding/watching the ducks and geese with daddy
bottm left:  running around at Lake Weatherford
bottom right:  Parker didnt want to share the crackers with the duck...he was hungry!

left: riding the carosel with my cousin Raegan!
(she was 3 at my high school she is getting a car!  I am OLD!)
right: Parker with his Great Grandpa (Wayne's PawPaw)

top left: Parker on a dinner date at the country club with Tyler and Sam
top right: with Preston...cannot wait to be back in TX so they can play more often!
bottm left:  lunch with great friends from growing up
bottom right:  Parker and his cousin Carson.  These two are precious together!

This sweet boy LOVES golf cart rides!! 
with mommy, Grandpa and Aunt DeeDee

left: trying to get his girlfriend Aubrey to stand up!
right:  with my best friends 4 boys!! 
The big ones had just gotten off the school bus and Parker was so excited!  He thinks he is big like they are!