Monthly Archives: April 2011

Almond Joy Layer Cake

I made an Almond Joy layer cake for Easter dinner and it was a big hit.  It really tasted like Almond Joy!  I made mine in the shape of a lamb for the holiday using the Wilton lamb 3D cake … Continue reading

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Free Admission to Your Local Botanical Gardens May 6

May 6 is National Public Gardens Day and you can celebrate by enjoying FREE admission to your local botanical gardens.  Go to the website and fill out the form to see the list of participating botanical gardens and print out your … Continue reading

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How to Weave Palm Fronds Into a Cross

  My first attempt at weaving a cross from a palm frond I found a great video on how to weave palm leaves or palm fronds into a cross.  It’s easy to follow and doesn’t take very long.  My first attempt … Continue reading

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National Park Week Free Entrance April 16-24

National Park Week begins on Saturday, April 16 and they are celebrating by offering free admission to more than 100 National Parks that normally charge entrance fees.  Go here for details.

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Trapeze School!

Flying through the air Fly through the air with the greatest of ease – take your turn on a flying trapeze!  Okay, that was a cheesy rhyme but you get the point.  There are trapeze schools across the country and … Continue reading

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Bumper Sticker Life Advice

  Even when others aren’t

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Even a Weed Can Be Beautiful

I love this picture. I love the colors, the detail and the uniqueness of the flower.  Only it’s not a flower.  It’s a weed.  The kind that grows in your lawn and you pull up in frustration.  The kind you … Continue reading

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Make Bunnies & Other Cool Things out of Napkins

I noticed on Chinet’s website that they have instructions on how to make napkin oragami.  I love the easy step by step instructions.  The bunnies would be great to make for Easter.  You can also learn how to build a rose, … Continue reading

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Volunteer & Get a Coupon for a Free Newman’s Own Product

Newmans Own is rewarding people for volunteering through their Nourish the Good program.  Just sign up for and complete a project through Volunteer Match during the month of April and you will receive a coupon for a free Newman’s Own … Continue reading

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Free Pass For Unlimited Admission to Sea World for Teachers in Florida & Southern California

If you’re a teacher in Florida or Southern California you can get a FREE Sea World Teacher’s pass for unlimited admission good though Dec 31, 2011.  Between now and May 31, 2011 Teacher’s Pass holders will recieve $20 off up to 6 … Continue reading

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