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Monday, May 14, 2012

Adventures in Firsts: Please Vote for ME, and Coffee Mug Swap

There are 2 things I am doing for the FIRST TIME!
#1 I joined my first craft contest! Last week I entered my Spring Vacation Purse

In a craft contest put on by One Artsy Mama

TODAY is the first round of voting!
Would you please click {here} and vote for me (just look for this picture, its #6!)

#2 I did my first swap!!!
I joined the
Basically I signed up with Susan and she sent me the name and address of another blogger who also signed up for the mug swap. Then you check out their blog, find out their style, make a new friend, and send them a mug. 
My swap buddy is 
Jessie from 


And she sent me the most beautiful mug!
I love it so much! It is a little larger than a regular coffee mug (which means more coffee!). I love the lace like details on the top and I LOVE black and white. 
Thanks Jessie for a wonderful mug!

We had a wonderful Mother's Day yesterday.
A house full of family.
Some yummy steaks,
Peach Sangria!
And a simple centerpiece that I will show you how to make tomorrow. 
For now, is a picture!
Happy Monday!

P.S. Thanks for taking a few seconds to vote for me at the One Artsy Mama craft contest!


  1. Glad you love it!! I had a lot of fun trying to pick one out for you :) And that centerpiece is lovely!


  2. Ooooo....lots of cute crafts on that blog....but I voted for you = )