Are you ready for some FOOTBALL?! Well, here’s some yummy tailgating snacks to help round up the football fans! Citrus Guacamole by Recipe Girl (pictured above, yum!) Cheesy Spinach Bacon Dip by A Southern Fairytale Crab Stuffed Mushrooms by Furey and the Feast Teeny Tiny Tacos by Time in the Kitchen Here’s a few more […]

You’ve seen the fun caricature drawings people get at carnivals and festivals. I love them. They find the silliest features your face might have and bring it to life. Gabriel Olsen is one of those amazing illustrators and is a master at caricatures. He was kind enough to give me the two drawings below. I […]

I’ve just spent the last two days at Alt Design Summit in Salt Lake City, UT. Happily it was in my hometown, so I didn’t have to travel far! This conference was all about design. Design in blogs, crafts, food, photography, home, everywhere. I learned a ton, thinking about how I can improve the design […]

I just found this movie clip over at Clover Lane, (who has a fun crafty blog. Check out these Winter Decorations!) Although this movie isn’t out yet, I know I’m going to love every minute of it. It’s a documentary about 4 babies growing up in 4 different parts of the world. It’s going to […]

I just finished reading the book Hunger Games and Catching Fire (it’s sequel), and January is not even over yet, exceeding my New Year’s Resolution expectations! Now that I’m finished, I have a few thoughts. Then I want to hear what you think! SPOILER ALERT – Read the books and come back! I absolutely loved […]

Day 3 of StartNOW @PCSki

by Marie on January 8, 2010

We’re on Day 3 of my son’s StartNOW program, sponsored by Park City Mountain Resort. He’s really getting the hang of it and having a lot of fun. I feel like he’s progressed a lot since his first day. I even took him out on a few runs after his lesson this time and he […]

As mentioned in my New Year’s Resolutions, I’m running a relay this year! I’ve ran a relay before back in 2007 with my family and it was so much fun that I had to do it again. So I decided to organize a team of few running women bloggers I know and create a relay […]

For me, 2010 is the year of the mind, body, and soul. Even my milk jug lid knows it’s going to be a good year as I found this image the other morning for breakfast! Below I’m making some resolutions in each of those areas, along with a few links to go with them. Mind: […]

As I’ve written in an introduction post here, Park City Mountain Resort is sponsoring my son through their new program StartNOW. He’s had his first lesson and well on his way to calling himself a skier! Below I’m sharing a few of the things we learned on our first day at ski school. Snow Clothes: […]

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Utah is one of the BEST Ski destinations on earth. And happily, I live here! I’m teaming up with Park City Mountain Resort for a winter wonderland campaign. They’ve just introduced a new program called StartNOW, an opportunity for Utah locals to start skiing NOW! Here’s how the program works, all for just $25: You […]

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. Congrats to the winner #540 Melinda. Have fun crafting with paper! Do you love to craft? (well, you’re here, so hopefully that’s a yes!) Do you love paper? Are you a Scrapper? Do you love to design, give gifts, make banners, hang signs, fill journals… […]

Along with our Grand America spa day, a few bloggers were treated to dinner by The Melting Pot. I’ve always wanted to go there for dinner and try out their fondue goodness. And I have to say it was heaven! We started with cheese fondue, then dipped and cooked our meat and lobster in Coq […]

Last week I received an invitation from Salt Lake City’s Grand America to come spend a night in their 5 star hotel and enjoy a spa day on them. I was also joined by a few fun Utah blogger friends, Jyl, Carina, Janet, and Allison. What more could a girl ask for? Facials, food, friends, […]

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. Here are the winners (I’ll contact you for details): Richard Scarry’s Busytown: #517 Jenn The Gathering of Friends Cookbooks: #12 Courtney Klutz Book Bundle: #663 Lori A. Park City Ski Tickets: #722 Melissa Hearthsong Potter’s Wheel: #894 Lauren S. Cuisinart Rice Cooker: #706 Jenny Crocs […]

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. The winner of the Belle Baby Carrier is #99 Britt . The winner of the Handmade Fleece Blanket is #139 Anne Marie. Have fun snuggling your cute little babies!! Today’s giveaway is brought to you by one of Make and Takes sponsors, Around My Baby. […]

I’m happy to announce Make and Takes DIY Holiday Gift Guide for 2009. It’s full of fun, affordable, and crafty DIY projects for your Holiday wish list. There’s something for you, your kids, fun in the kitchen, and crafty DIY books. I’ve also added some of my favorite children’s picture books (those are just for […]

Giveaway: Photo Jewelry Kits

by Marie on November 20, 2009

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. Congrats to Carmen, Myrnie, and Sarah F. You’re the winners of some fun DIY Photo Jewelry. I’ll email you details. Have fun crafting. I’m happy to have one of Make and Takes sponsors Photo Jewelry Making offering a fabulous giveaway today. These jewelry kits are […]

Whether you are a fan of the Twilight Saga or now tired of seeing Bella pine over Edward for the 100th time, the movie is still coming… in just 3 days!! I’ve gathered a few craft related articles for your enjoyment, helping to celebrate the movie release if you happen to be throwing a party. […]

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. Congrats to #10 Wendy, #73 Carrie Lim, #90 Margo, #102 Hilary S., #108 Pepper. I’ll be emailing you to get you your prize. Have fun with My Printies! My Printies is here today sponsoring a fabulous giveaway. They sent me a sample of these fun […]

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