Monthly Archives: November 2013

Christmas Countdown Labels With Vintage Flair! (Free Printable)

Yesterday, I had a lightbulb moment.  I’m a little embarrassed to share it, but I will–with the hope that many of my readers will stop and think… “OMG. Yes.  Duh.  YESSSSS.” Let me state the obvious, first.  Here are the known facts.  1.  Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November.  2.  Christmas countdowns […]

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The Great Thanksgiving Debacle Of 2006

This is a story that must be told. It was Wednesday, November-something.  I don’t remember the date…I just know it was the day before Thanksgiving, and it was 2006.  I was teaching at Head Start and had a Jersey Shore boyfriend.  It was an even-numbered year, so we’d be spending Thanksgiving with his family in […]

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$25 Visa Gift Card Giveaway

Want to win a $25 Visa Gift Card?  It’s really easy and entries are really, really low, so get in on this while you can! All you have to do is LIKE Glitter & Bruises on Facebook and then SHARE the giveaway picture. LIKE Glitter & Bruises on Facebook HERE.  Then, SHARE the Giveaway Pic […]

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Where Has The Ambassador Of Fun Gone?!

I’m here!  I’m here!  I’ve been kind of, sort of MIA for almost two weeks now, and it hasn’t been entirely by choice. Someone knocked the wind out of my sails.  That’s what started the hiatus.  When I decided to start this blog, I knew it was going to be a huge commitment.  For years, […]

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In The End, We Only Regret The Doorbusters We Didn’t Take

Whether you’ve experienced it firsthand, or lived the camp-outs and stampedes vicariously through the news–you know that a good percentage of Americans lose their shit when it comes to Black Friday sales! Just for fun–what’s YOUR Black Friday Alter Ego name?  Comment below, and let me know if you plan on shopping this year, and…do […]

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Thanksgiving Turkey Paper Craft For Kids (Free PDF Pattern)

I’m bringing PAPER CRAFTS back!  Like, kinda.  It’s not as if they disappeared completely, but somehow, over the duration of my college studies, the Early Childhood Education professionals poo-pooed “product art” and the began to beat into our heads:  “PROCESS, NOT PRODUCT!”  Of course, we either: -wanted to graduate, or -wanted NAEYC accreditation, or -were […]

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Pennsylvania Dutch Chicken Pot Pie

The other day, I Facebook-pondered what I should make for dinner, and as usual, my darling friends chimed in with what they were having, or…what they wish they were having.  (I love that, by the way.  We all get in food ruts now and then.  I love getting Dinner Inspiration from my friends!) And then […]

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