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Must Have Tools for Making & Designing Jewelry

I hope if you’ve been hanging around Flamingo Toes for a little while, you’ve seen that anyone can make jewelry. I sure try to make the tutorials here as easy to understand and simple to follow as possible. If you have been wanting to give it a try, I’d like…

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Fun Wedding Gifts for Couples

Weddings are my favorite thing. They are so fun – whether they are simple, elegant, glittery or relaxed, it is just the best to be a part of watching two very different people pledging to love each other for their. whole. lives. No matter how different they are, or how similar. Look…

Fresh Style Magazine Feature

You guys – I’m just giddy! I’m so excited to show you what came in the mail a few days ago! Fresh Style is a new magazine full of cute DIY projects, home décor, blogger features and lots more! I am so excited to have two of my projects featured in the…

A Peek at the Week

Hey there! I hope you’ve been having a great week! A while ago I used to share highlights from the week around here in the Crush of the Week post. It was a fun way to give a little peek into what goes on around here, behind the blog. But…

Spring Fling Link Party!

Yay for Spring! If you’re just stopping by, Carolyn from Homework and I are hosting a Spring Fling this week, sponsored by Plaid crafts! Yesterday we shared our Spring projects – and we’re having a giveaway for the supplies we made them with!

The Inspiration Board

I’m excited to tell you about a fun new online website – The Inspiration Board! The fabulous Jamielyn from I heart Naptime created this site and she is having a huge launch this week! There are all kinds of awesome prizes but first let me tell you a bit about the site….

This Year’s “Stuff I’d Like To Do” Post

So as I explained last year – I don’t really do the resolution thing. I think they’re awesome. But they stress me out. So instead I make goals. Things I’d like to accomplish in the year. (These are bloggy/sewing/career related. Cause yeah, I still need to work on cleaning my…

More 2012 Awesomeness!

Soooo  . . . What do you think? Yep!! New Year . . New Site Redesign!! I’m pretty excited about it! I think I’ll be tweaking things some as I stare at them over the next week or so, but I like how it’s coming together! And if you see…

Merry Merry Christmas!!

We made it! Woohooo! I wish I could send you all a Christmas Card but since I don’t want to get all stalker-ish and ask for your addresses – I’ll just post our card here to share with you! Yep – those of you who are a observant will note…

Making the Holidays Relaxing for our Kitties

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Comfort Zone® products for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Ok  – so you might know I’m a bit of a cat person. And I have two little babies that I love dearly. This is Xray – Who apparently…

Visiting and Other Cool Info

I love this time of year! Not only do we get to go to awesome and festive Christmas parties in person, but this time of year in the blogs there are amazing parties and series going on, full of gorgeous Holiday projects, gift ideas, and so much more. All by…

Blogging Adventures and Feeling Blessed

Alternate title: My life in blogging through funny pinterest e-cards. . . Wow – this Blogging ride is quite the adventure. I can hardly believe it’s been 2 1/2 years already! I wanted to take a minute and update you on some things going on – I know most of you…

Finding Some “Me” Time During the Day

Doesn’t it seem like life just speeds up as we head into the holidays? It feels like to me that things just start going crazy after Labor Day and don’t slow down until mid January. With all the business from school and work and family events and holiday time, I…

Some of My Favorite Places . . .

One of the best things about living in San Diego is that there are so many fun things to see and do here. And since the county isn’t huge – heading from North County down to the city is a snap! So I have a little tour here for you…

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New “How To” Pages!

So I’ve been working on some behind the scenes things here at Flamingo Toes that I’m excited to show you – finally!! I have been wanting to do some reference pages for quite a while, for some of the basic skilllllz we do around here all the time. Like french…

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Fun Freebie San Diego Vacation Ideas

In case you haven’t noticed . . . it’s June. Which means summer – and if you’re lucky – summer vacations!! We feel so fortunate to live in Carlsbad, CA – which is about 20 minutes north of San Diego. And since we are living in a place that so…

Help me out here . . .

So. I came back from Snap all fired up. My brain is literally overloaded with ideas, projects, plans and enough enthusiasm to power this blog for years to come. Well – that might be excessive – but I am pretty excited about all the stuff I’ve got planned. And it…

Happy B-Day to Me!!!

Nope – it’s not my birthday – that’s at the end of the month. (Don’t stress – you still have plenty of time to get your gifts in the mail!) Today is my Blogiversary!!!  How amazing is that?! It has been TWO years since I – with my heart in my throat - hit publish on this…

My Other Favorite Magazine

So back in April I posted how the latest edition of Apronology was my Favorite. Magazine. Ever. Well Apronology has to share the love a bit – because I have a new favorite. Yep – I’m fickle. What can I say. Meet the new love of my life. . ….