Thursday, March 25, 2010

Super easy dessert...

Ok, so every year when the Daddy Bird's birthday rolls around, I get really excited about the possibility of creating some fantastic, gourmet confection for the big day.  The first 5 or so years of our marriage, this is what went down:

Mama Bird: Happy Birthday!  Look at this yummy (fill in the blank here, I've made cheesecakes, cakes, pies, etc. etc.) I made to celebrate!

Daddy Bird:  Uh, thanks...! (Mustered up enthusiasm here)  You really shouldn't have gone to all that trouble.

Mama Bird:  I LOVE to bake!  Especially for you!  Just try some.

Daddy Bird:  It's really, really great, but what I really want for my birthday next year is...


Are you kidding me?

So I thought I'd share this recipe for a super easy dessert that I'm actually embarrassed to admit making.  It's not even baking.  But it is really yummy. :)

Cool Whip Cherry Pie

1 small carton of cool whip, thawed
1 8oz cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup sugar
1 graham cracker crust
1 can of cherry pie filling

Cream cool whip, cream cheese, and sugar together with an electric mixer.  Spread into pie crust and top with pie filling.  Chill an hour or so then enjoy!

Who knew it was that easy to please a man?

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday to my Josh.  
My own personal handy-man, horse trainer and resident veterinarian.  My college sweetheart, best friend, and the father of my son.  Let's make our 30's our best decade together yet! 
I love you!

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Baby Bird Burpies

I made some burpies for a cousin who recently had an ADORABLE baby girl, Maya Elena.  I haven't had a chance to get them to her yet, so I thought I'd show them off.

The burpies are made with cotton fabrics on 100% cotton cloth diapers so they are super absorbent.  All my products are prewashed in dye and fragrance-free detergent.  How much more fun is wiping up baby spit when you can do it with a cute, coordinating burpie?  These also look great monogrammed.  I'll post some pics soon of some a friend had monogrammed as a gift.  These sell for $5.00 each.  They come bundled together, tied with super cute, coordinating ribbon.   Big hit for a baby shower gift!

I'm nursing a bad cold today but not too sick to watch my Murray State Racers play some ball!  They are off to a great start against Butler in the first half.  Go Racers!

Friday, March 19, 2010

Travel Wipes Case and New Fabric

So I saw my friend with one of these in a different fabric a few months ago,

and I thought 2 things : 1. I want one.  2.  Hey wait a second...I can make one!  So I did. 
I am a sucker for fun stuff like this that makes yucky things like changing diapers on the go a little more bearable!  This fabric is really fun, and has been popular for me, but I can also use any other fabric you like.  I sell these for $10.00

So check out this cutie-pie Alexander Henry floral fabric on the left I found the other day!

The picture barely does it justice!  The fabric on the right is harder to see but it actually has a little bee in the print every once in a while.  These two look cute together, or on their own. my problem is deciding what to make with them....
Have a great afternoon and enjoy the weather!

Thursday, March 18, 2010

You should start a blog...

If I had a dollar for every time I've heard that comment lately, I'd be one rich mama!  So, here goes!  I'm officially joining the world of bloggers. Most of my posts will revolve around products and fabrics for my business, Mama Bird, but you can bet you'll see a few personal entries now and then.  If you see something you like, just leave me a comment with your email, and I'll contact you asap.

For now, I'll leave you with a recent picture of my baby bird...