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What's Pinning?! Unearth those lost and forgotten pins.....
Welcome to the first entry of WHATS PINNING?!
I am Stephanie a mother of two wonderful, button-pushing, funny, lovely
and emotional roller coaster riding children. Yes that was a mouthful.
My daughter is 9 years old and loves to help me invent and recreate some
delicious baked goods and crafts. She’s a dancer with a vivid imagination.
My son is 5 years old and requires a little more than most children as he is
developmentally delayed. He is a very bright boy with plenty of his own ideas,
he also likes to watch and help out in the kitchen. He’s an exceptional story teller.
Several months ago due to an injury that has taken much longer to heal than I had
initially thought it would take, I had to take an extended leave from my job and I
became a stay at home mom. I don’t want to sugar coat anything aside from my
baked goodies but it has taken some adjusting. Some days are downright crazy
but I find that it is also very rewarding. I’ll let you in on a little secret…10 years ago
I couldn’t really cook anything aside from what came in a box. My husband and I
were just starting our lives together and I wanted to do the things I thought a wife
should (I was young ) So I asked my mother-in-law for some recipes, she refused
completely saying when I die. I remember seeing an episode of “Everybody Loves
Raymond” where Marie gave Raymonds’ wife Debra the wrong ingredient to a
recipe that Debra had been begging for. The meal came out horrible, of course Debra
finds out and tells Raymond but he doesn’t believe her, men and their mothers. Long
story short I didn’t want to be like that, I was angry ok not really, but my revenge
would be to learn everything and make my cooking better. I’ve told her this not
so long ago and we laughed like maniacs. I love her so much. Somewhere along
the line it became less and less about her and more about how much I loved doing
it, creating things that people enjoyed looking at and eating. I figured if I could teach
myself to do that I can teach myself anything, well almost. I went on to crafting,
beading, chocolate making and much more but I’ve been lingering in the baking
world for quite some time and I love it here. But now that you know more about me
I want to tell you what this blog is about. I have searched the internet to find kid
friendly crafts, ideas to keep the kiddies entertained, recipes, inspiration and all
the good stuff. Among other websites I have found Pinterest. If you’ve been on
Pinterest then you know it’s like stepping into another world. One filled with crafts,
advice, humor, how to’s, and recipes of all kinds. And like a very large
maze it is easy to become lost in all that information. I mean you can literally get
lost in pinterest. You’ll click something on crafts and several pins later you can
find yourself on how to create a desk out of used furniture. I am guilty of this one.
Sometimes I’ll pin something so I can do it later and then forget all about it. So
I’ve decided that I’m going to revisit my forgotten list and get some of these pins
done. I will then come back to you and share details on how much it cost if there
is any cost, difficulty of project, and occasionally a step by step video. I will try my
very best to list the original pinner and stay true to the pin itself. But there may be
some times that creativity gets the best of me and I may tweak the original idea,
but don’t worry…I’ll let you know. I have to put this out there….Pinterest is in no
way affiliated or sponsoring any of my post and I am not receiving any type of
compensation from them. I am an avid learner of all things baking, crafting,
and pretty much anything that sparks my interest. And if you are here then I’m
guessing you do too. These posts are based on my opinion and a way for me to
learn then share that with you, and have you share with me. So thank you for
stopping by and reading this lengthy post (it’s our first, a lot of details) I really do
hope to see you all again. Don’t forget to bring your ideas, experiences, and your
forgotten pins so we can get them done together.
I posted a comment with this before I realized I could edit :) but the What's Pinning?! blog is now LIVE check out the first project by pressing the link below, ENJOY