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I’m Going to SNAP!

I’m Going to SNAP!

Hi friends!  I leave today to travel to Utah for SNAP! If you want to follow along on all the SNAP fun, now would be a great time to follow me on Twitter and Instagram.  My username is @CheSaysCheryl for both! You can also follow #snapconf and #snapsnippets as well! Make sure to BE BACKContinue Reading

The Flu Sucks

Hey everyone!! I still have some great “winter” posts to share, along with some great appetizer ideas for your Superbowl party, and some seriously cute Valentine’s day projects!! I promise to get them posted as soon as I can beat this flu! Ryan and I have had it since Sunday! Thankfully, he is now doingContinue Reading

A Sad Day…

Friends– In the wake of today’s news of the elementary shooting in Newtown, CT, I am going to postpone today’s 25 days of Christmas series post.  I will just extend it out one more day.  Posting a tutorial on a holiday craft seems trivial in light of the hurt and fear that these families andContinue Reading

Che Recommends–November Sponsor Love

Che Recommends–November Sponsor Love

I am a lucky lady to have had such fine company in my side bar for the month of November!  If you are interested in joining the party, you still have time!  My 25 Days of Christmas advertising still has spots available.  You can read more about that here.      The Pinterest Project Jaime andContinue Reading

Che Recommends–October Sponsor Love

Che Recommends–October Sponsor Love

I am so very happy to have had these fantastic sponsors in my sidebar this past month!  I hope you will consider joining me in November!  You can see my advertising information here. BlueMing Deals BlueMing Deals is a daily deal site where you fill find crafty goodness.  I have made several purchases from BMDContinue Reading

{Che} Recommends–September Sponsor Love

{Che} Recommends–September Sponsor Love

I’d love it if you’d take a minute to send some love on it’s way to my September Sponsors!  They are just fabulous and I promise you won’t be sorry you did!  Blue Ming Deals is a daily deal site where they offer fabulous supplies at fabulous deals to make your finished projects…well fabulous!   Continue Reading

Let’s Drink…Shall We?

Let’s Drink…Shall We?

A few weeks ago I was asked if I’d be interested in trying out the new Michelob ULTRA Light Cider. Um….YES?!?!? Have you read my about me section???? Seriously, I am German, Irish and Catholic. That right there is the trifecta of love for adult beverages :) I was happy to participate! I have hadContinue Reading

Blogiversary Giveaway #1–Plaid Crafts

Blogiversary Giveaway #1–Plaid Crafts

***This Giveaway is now CLOSED*** Let’s get this One Year Blogiversary Celebration started with a bang…shall we? I want to thank the folks over at Plaid Crafts for the awesome crafting swag that a lucky reader will get shipped to their doorstep!  Seriously…the winner is one lucky duck!  I know that I LOVE using theirContinue ReadingContinue Reading

One Year of Blogging

One Year of Blogging

In celebration of this sweet blog of mine turning ONE, I have one heck of a week planned for YOU, my awesome readers!!!  THANK YOU for reading my blog!  THANK YOU for leaving such kind comments.  THANK YOU for liking my Facebook page!  THANK YOU for pinning my posts!  Thank you for re-tweeting my tweetsContinue Reading

What I Wore–Bloggy Boot Camp 2012

What I Wore–Bloggy Boot Camp 2012

I don’t normally do these kinds of posts…well, because I normally wear Victoria’s Secret Sweats all day long!  Ahhh the life I lead!  So since I actually dressed up a bit AND I took some of my FAVORITE things with me to my first blogging conference, I thought I’d share! Friday Night Cocktail Party PurpleContinue Reading

Bloggy Boot Camp–St. Louis, MO

Bloggy Boot Camp–St. Louis, MO

I attended my first blogging conference ever this past weekend.  Bloggy Boot Camp hosted by the SITS Girls!  It was such a great experience!  I’ll give you the details as they happened! Friday night we met at the Millennium Hotel in Downtown St. Louis and had a cocktail party hosted by Charmin.  Yep, as inContinue Reading

Just a Bunch of Words…

Just a Bunch of Words…

Amidst the Washi Tape craze that is going on here, other stuff is happening also. It’s good to be back in St. Louis.  If you follow hockey, you then know that the Blues are in the Stanley Cup playoffs.  If you follow baseball, then you know that today was the Cardinals home opener.  It rainedContinue Reading

It’s getting to be that time…

It’s getting to be that time…

This little space of mine will be 1 year old at the end of this month!  I am so excited to have all of YOU with me through this past year that I want to celebrate!!! I am looking for shop owners to host giveaways for the week of April 30-May 4 for a BlogContinue Reading

Moving Sucks

Moving Sucks

Yep, as the title of this post suggests…moving sucks!  Hmm…where to begin? 1.  Ryan decided to get hand, foot and mouth disease and be MISERABLE for about 5 days prior to the move.  It was super awesome. He couldn’t eat and couldn’t sleep because he was hungry.  Score!  I started out…TIRED! 2.  Utilizing the awesomeContinue Reading

I Heart Faces Photo Challenge

I Heart Faces Photo Challenge

I take a ton of pictures…a ton.  I like to think I am pretty, fairly, mostly good at doing something with them.  I put them in frames and I make a yearly book for the boys, Michael, well I have 3 of his 5 years of life documented.  I want to do better.  I alsoContinue Reading

Goodbye Google Friend Connect

Goodbye Google Friend Connect

I am sure you have heard by now that come March 1st, Google Friend Connect will be going away for all non-Blogger blogs, which includes mine.  I heard through the blog-land grapevine that it will eventually go away for Blogger blogs also. Look…they even give me the bad news on my widget itself!  Here isContinue Reading

Playing Catch Up

Happy New Year! Well it’s the first post of the new year!  I hope everyone enjoyed my 25 Days of Christmas Series as much as I did!!!  I love doing it however I also kind of missed just “talking” with you all.  With all the projects for the series, the shopping, wrapping, baking, decorating, Pre-KContinue Reading

New Year’s Bucket List

You know I love lists, right?  Well, I made one of these last year but didn’t’ really stick with it.  I am hoping that by sharing this with all of you it will prompt me to be better at sticking to it! I don’t believe in New Year’s Resolutions.  You make them and they areContinue Reading

2011 Wrap-up

I haven’t been blogging an entire year but have been blogging for enough of 2011 that I thought a wrap up of this year wouldn’t be totally out of place!  I have had such a fun time this year and have been so humbled and flattered at each comment, page view, and new friend IContinue Reading

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