On Creating A Jar of Dates!

Hi there!

Life is going good, I am a busy bee these days! I had made my boyfriend a little surprise present for all the support he gives me; day in and day out!

This is the Jar of Dates!

Materials:

100 Popsicle Sticks

Sharpie’s (If I could go back, I would use The Ultra fine tip instead of Regular Fine tip, the thicker ones seem to bleed a bit on the wood)

Mason Jar – Purchased mine at Walmart for 97 cents!

Black- Stay at Home dates. Very little money. Red- Types of places to eat/ Types of food!  Green- Ideas for a day out, and things to do without spending too much. Blue- Go for one of these when you're ready for a nice break- except some planning & a lighter wallet ;)

Black- Stay at Home dates. Very little money.
Red- Types of places to eat/ Types of food!
Green- Ideas for a day out, and things to do without spending too much.
Blue- Go for one of these when you’re ready for a nice break- except some planning & a lighter wallet πŸ˜‰

I Separated the sticks into 4 Categories and went from there!

I did a little research online to find a variety of date ideas πŸ™‚

Here are some I came up with;

Here are some I came up with! IPHONE 448IPHONE 445IPHONE 446IPHONE 450

 

 

 

 

 

Anddd DRUMROLL PLEASE….

The final Result! For whenever you are bored, indecisive or you just can’t compromise! Sounds familiar πŸ˜‰

IPHONE 443IPHONE 442

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On the baby’s present!

For the present for baby Liam’s & mommy-to-be’s baby shower I wanted to do something special. Usually my family would all chip in for something together, but I knew I didn’t want to do that. I checked her registry at Babies R Us & Buybuy Baby. BINGO! I figured out what I was going to do. When the mommy first put up her registry, we were talking about the difference in baby bathtubs, and how she loved the one she picked.

The "Whale of a Tub" Bathtub

The “Whale of a Tub” Bathtub

Mommy's Little Monster Outfit

Mommy’s Little Monster Outfit

Bath Safety Duck that tells you if the water is too hot & a cute octopus sleeper :)

Bath Safety Duck that tells you if the water is too hot & a cute octopus sleeper πŸ™‚

 

Also included a whale wash mitt, 3 hooded towels, 8 washclothes, bath toys & a Mommy & Me kit from Aveeno with lotions & soaps for mom & baby!

Also included a whale wash mitt, 3 hooded towels, 8 washclothes, bath toys & a Mommy & Me kit from Aveeno with lotions & soaps for mom & baby!

Finished product! I left out the book by accident, but it goes in the top left corner! :)

Finished product! I left out the book by accident, but it goes in the top left corner! πŸ™‚

 

Just got a text from Mommy-to-be saying she read the inside of the book that says, “Liam, I love you to the moon & back. Love Auntie Shan” & she said she loved that saying so much she bought it on EtsyΒ to hang over the crib! πŸ™‚ SO happy πŸ™‚