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This past weekend I attended the LA Million Dog March. It is a march to help raise awareness for dogs and cats who get cancer.

On the flyer I read that there would be games, arts & crafts , kid zone, hound/human lookalike contest, free goodies, etc. As soon as I read the part about the lookalike contest I knew we HAD to go! It just so happen that I bought my little girl a USC tee and matching red bows.

I found my USC tee and well I couldn’t find my bows so I used a red bandana.

We entered and we WON!!! I was so excited!!! I was a little shocked that her and I were the only ones dressed alike. We won some pretty rad prizes. Just thought I’d share this with the world.ImageImageImage

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DIY Decorate Tote Bag

DIY Decorate Tote Bag

My friend liked what I did to my mom’s purse and asked if I could do the same for her niece.
What I used:
Canvas tote bag from Michaels- 3 for $9.99
Acrylic Paints
Pencil to outline drawing

I had fun making it. I really want to take a art class. Even though I get requests for my little skull characters, I would really like to learn how to draw.

DIY Hand Painted Purse

I loved this idea that I found on wordpress.com.

What perfect timing too! My mom’s birthday is this Sunday and I wanted to get her something that would make her light up.

After reading a DIY blog I realized that the DIY Hand Painted Purse idea is BRILLIANT!

I jumped in my car and drove to the nearest thrift store “Out of the Closet”. I purchased a black leather purse for $2.75.

What I used:

1- Medium Black Purse- I picked a leather bag..which eve after sanding it a couple of times I had to paint at least 3 coats to get some get color. My camera phone doesn’t do this photo any justice.

2- Sand Paper – You will use this to sand down the area you wish to paint

3- Acrylic Paint- any color you wish to use

4- paint brushes

This is my “masterpiece”

I tried to make some brown low lights in her hair lol.

movin’ on up!!!

I was positive that I moved into a great neighborhood.

I found myself blasting some lagwagon and Sam Cooke, singing out loud to Betty and the crew while tanning on my porch. Mind you I never did that at my last place.

But! Today when I opened my mailbox and notice the ads I was reassured people!!

Today July 10,2012 I received my very first Gelsons Market ad! Sounds petty but I’m stoked.

July 1, 2012

On this lovely Sunday morning, Marlow & Betty White had 3 adorable babies.

Between the hours of 7am-8:30am, Stabler, Benson & Fin arrived.

We had been preparing for this day for the past 2 months. I had been researching everything I need to know for my baby’s BIG day. Our living room looked like a sleep over because we had blankets and towels laid out for the birth.

That morning when my boyfriend hollered from the bed ” Candace is she with you?” I replied “No” which was odd because my baby follows me everywhere. She is my shadow.

My bf shouts ” it’s happening!” I rush to the room and where is my baby? Under my bed. Now, I knew she might go under the bed, so I had a blanket on the floor for her. Did she use it? Absolutely not.She crawled into my shoe organizer and proceeded to have her babies on top of my 3 favorite pairs of tennis : 1 pair of blue converse, 1 BRAND NEW pair of white converse, 1 pair of gray and green Nike shoes that I LOVE and have only worn maybe 5 times in the last 3 years I have owned them.

I was upset. But, looking at my little girl beginning to nurture her babies brought me to tears. I love my furkid.

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