Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving

Just wanted to share a simple card I put together for Ryan to give his staff at the office.
Fun and simple to create!

Friday, November 6, 2009

Sweet 16

A friend called me a couple days ago and asked if I would be able to make a cake for her daughter's 16th birthday party. She wanted it red & black and modern looking.
After a bit of brainstorming this is what I came up with...The bottom layer is Styrofoam. I added it just to give it the oomph it needed
The other layers are chocolate and vanilla both with vanilla mousse filling. I created the 16 topper and monogram A on the bottom just to give it a little bling and personalization, not to mention a little frill with the bows. I also glimmer dusted the entire cake for more sparkle. She seemed very pleased with the design. I hope the birthday girl is just as happy with it.
I had a lot of fun creating it even if it was a last minute design and creation.

Love at Home

Along with my Fall decor and Conference Talk Highlights I decided to do a little extra for one of the talks.
I chose the talk given by Elder David A. Bednar , More Diligent and Concerned at Home
I created a little Post-it note holder to give each sister.
Inside I have highlights of the 3 steps Elder Bednar suggested.
1. Show Love
2. Bear Testimony
3. Be Consistent

Then I have a Post - it pad for them to use to write little love notes to their family.
I wrote on the first page with ideas of where to leave the notes.
Now I just need to make one more for myself so I can practice what I preach!


In case you haven't noticed (because you live in Las Vegas) .... It's Fall!
I love everything about Fall...
The weather, the Holidays, the Baking and the gifts.

For Visiting Teaching this month we are supposed to teach about a talk from Conference.
It's sooo hard to choose just one sooo...
I chose 4 and decided to present them in a little fall decoration for the house.
I liked it so much I created one for myself too.
(As I've mentioned before... it's a huge motivator for me to go if I have a gift to give them)

So here is the Front with the Fall decoration
Then on the back I created pocketsInside the pockets I printed 4 talks from Conference (a bit abbreviated so they would fit)They can use these as FHE lesson ideas for each week in November or as a personal reminder of the talks given. To get them started I also created a little handout to go along with one of the talks ...(photo coming soon)

Now they are ready It's time to get my visits done!

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Ghoulish Goodies

I went a little crazy this year making Halloween goodies.
Without having a class room party to bring treats for I had to find a substitute "class" to receive my treats.
So Miranda's Seminary class received a treat a day
and Smart Night kids and tutors benefited too...

Oreo Suckers
Special tags created for the Smart Night Tutors
Chocolate dipped Sugar Cookiesand the ever popular.... Peanut Butter EyeballsI just love the fun treats for Halloween!
Now.... what to make for Christmas???

Personal Gen Con Kit

I thought I would share a little ditty I put together for the sisters I visit teach. We were able to visit them the day before General Conference (talk about getting it done the first of the month) and I thought this little kit would be fun since I'm not one to show up Visit teaching empty handed too often. Besides, if I have a gift planned it helps me remember to go!

Here is the card....

Inside the basket I had, Microwave popcorn, Take 5 candy bar, Lotion and Bath Gel, Extra gum and a notebook. Each of them coordinated with the saying on the note.
Just a simple little way to let your sisters know you are thinking of them.