>20 Below Thursday #14

>Thanks so much for the encouraging words as I hit (and not surpassed!) 500 followers!! I’m still working on that give-away 🙂 Now please link up your latest and greatest creations and thrifty finds under $20…I’m so excited to see what you’ve been up to! <br /><a href=”http://christinasadventures2010.blogspot.com/&#8221; target=”_blank”><img src=”http://i1232.photobucket.com/albums/ff371/christinahibbs/20below.jpg&#8221; /></a><br /><br /> Here’s the … Continue reading


>So, I’m just minding my own business, checking my blog, and I look at my followers number. It’s at 499. I mean, that’s just cruel. And it decided to stay that way for a while, too!! It was killing me, but I didn’t want to ask for another follower 🙂 Finally, that magic number- 500! … Continue reading

>Sunday Features #13

>It’s time to see just a glimpse of all of the amazing projects that were linked up to “20 Below Thursday” this week…you ladies never disappoint! I love how the glaze makes these beautiful details *pop* on B. Large Design‘s end table: The simplicity (and “thrifty-ness”) of this spring display from Love of Family and … Continue reading

>A thankful Saturday morning…

>Do you ever feel like you’re surrounded by negativity? I’ve had a few weeks like this…so I wanted to make this a strictly happy post, about the things I’m grateful for this morning… 1. A clean playful dog who loves to snuggle with me in bed before we get up on a Saturday morning, and … Continue reading

>20 Below Thursday #13

>Thank you for all of your sweet comments after my post about my work! It made me feel so loved and supported! Thank you! Now please link up your latest and greatest creations and thrifty finds under $20…I’m so excited to see what you’ve been up to! Here’s the rules: You must have the button … Continue reading

>NEW Blog Design

>When I began blogging in the summer of 2010, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I had no goals for how many followers I wanted, where I wanted to blog to go, etc. I was just doing it for the fun of it. Not much has changed since then! 🙂 I … Continue reading

>Take your blogger to work!

>I found out about this fun party from Allison at A Glimpse Inside…and I used her questions to structure this post! Thanks Allison 🙂 Gina from Hiya Luv is hosting the “Take your Blogger to Work” day…fun! Here’s a little more info about the work part of my life…as an Autism Support teacher: 1. When … Continue reading

>…and it makes my heart want to sing

>spring s.p.r.i.n.g. SPRING! It’s HERE!!!!! I don’t think you understand how happy this makes me 🙂 To celebrate, I made this: Want a tutorial? I’ve got one for you (even if you didn’t want one…muahaha) 😉 First, I got this sheet music for 25 cents at my local ReStore. They’re Easter hymns…perfect! I then tore … Continue reading

>Sunday Features #12

>Happy Sunday! Thanks to everyone who linked up this week…here’s some amazing projects from Thursday: Liz Marie showed off these gorgeous shutters (love it with the simple wreath too): Love of Family & Home was inspired by Flea Market Trixie…and she showed off her beautiful version of the “EAT” sign for her kitchen… I love … Continue reading

>Blog Swap: Jenn from Clean and Scentsible

> Please welcome the lovely Jenn from Clean and Scentsible to my blog today! She’s got some great thrifty ideas that I’m sure you will love! I’ll let her take it away from here: Hi all! I’m Jenn from Clean and Scentsible and I am so excited to be doing my first blog swap here … Continue reading