Monday, February 25, 2013

Show and Tell Tuesday ~ Week 8

We Really want to see what you made this week!

Every Tuesday you will be able to come up and link what you did that week. This is going to be a all craft link up party. Please refrain from posting about sales, auctions, or giveaways. We will also be featuring our favorites from the prior week so make sure you check back to see if you were on that got featured.

By linking to the party you give KiKi Love Creations / Smalltown Dreamz full permission to feature all or part of the linked post on this site or one of our sister sties.  All featured posts will be credited to the original author and linked to said post. 

 2013 Party Guidelines:

1. Please become a follower or subscriber of the blog FIRST !!

2. Please link to something that is relevant to this blogs topics (up to 2 links per blog). For example, before and after, recipe, craft, DIY project, show us what you are working on. Please no businesses or etsy shop links.

3. Link to the specific post, not your homepage!

4.  Please grab our button for your post!


Here are our Linky Party Buttons

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We Look forward to seeing what you made this week!


Sunday, February 24, 2013

Upcoming March Special Calender Events

I would like to get back to the heart of why we started this blog. We started KiKi Love Creations to share with you all the awesome crafting ideas that you can do through out the year. The projects are ideas for holiday decorations, crafting tutorials, projects that you can do with your kids and SO MUCH MORE!!!!! 

There are Many special events and crafty observances that can be done through out each month. These are small fun little projects that can help teach your children as well. I know as a mom that is looking to start homeschooling my son I look forward to many of these. Here is a list of fun things throughout the month of March

Month Long Observances

  • American Red Cross Month
  • Irish-American Heritage Month
  • Music in our Schools Month
  • National Craft Month
  • National Noodle Month
  • Woman's History Month
  • Youth Art Month
Week Long Observances
  • 1st Week - Newspapers in Our School Week
  • 2nd Week - Bubble Gum Week
  • 2nd Week - Crochet Week
March 1st
  • National Pig Day
  • Peanut Butter Lover's Day
  • Share a Smile Day

March 2nd
  • Dr. Seuss's Birthday 
  • Read Across America Day
March 3rd
  • National Anthem Day The Star Spangled Banner was adopted by Congress as the national anthem in 1931.

March 5th
  • Parachute was invented (By Da Vinci)
March 6th
  • Dentist Day
  • Oreo Cookies for Sale (On Sale for the first time in 1912.)
March 7th
  • Telephone Patent Granted (In 1876 to Alexander Graham Bell.)
March 8th
  • Working Women's Day

March 9th
  • Barbie's Birthday (Barbie Doll was introduced on this day in 1959.)

March 10th
  • Daylight Saving Time Begins (Clocks move forward one hour on the second Sunday in March).
  • First Paper Money Issued  (Issued this day in 1862.)
  • Genealogy Day

March 12th
  • Girl Scout Day  (Girl Scouts founded in 1912.)

March 14th
  • Albert Einstein's Birthday (Born in 1879.)
  • Potato Chip Day

March 16th

  • National Quilting Day   Celebrated the Third Saturday of March.

    March 17th
  • Rubber Band Invented (In 1845).
  • St. Patrick's Day
  • Submarine Day

March 19th
  • Swallow's Return Day ( The traditional return of swallows to San Juan Capistrano.)

    March 20th
  • Big Bird's Birthday (Sesame Street Character.)
  • First Day of Spring

March 25th
  • International Waffle Day
  • Pancakes First Made  (First made in New York City in 1882.)
  • Passover Begins at Sundown

    March 29th
  • Coca-Cola (was Invented In 1886.)
  • Pickle Day

March 31st
  • Easter
  • First Map of the US Published
  • Tater Day

We love to hear from our readers......What days will you be crafting for?

Happy Crafting

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Changes to Saturday Spotlight Feature

Something that has always been important to us since we started KiKi Love Creations (Other than crafting) was the power of networking and having a close knit blogging community. At the beginning of the year when we started Saturday Spotlight Feature we had the idea of you being able to share your crafting adventures and tutorials with new readers. 

Over the past 2 months we have gone on the adventure of looking to fill up these spots by finding some great crafting ideas to share with you. As much as we would like to continue like this, our boys are getting bigger and more active and we are finding less and less time for all the research time that goes into looking for these spots each week.  We would still like to feature other writers and creators, but we are going to reduce this spot down to once a month. 

For now on we will find one of you and an awesome crafting project to share with you each month. We will post this the first Saturday of each month.


We will not completely take out Saturday Spotlight Features if you would like to see your work featured then we will still post your work on the other available 

Saturday Spotlight Feature Post may consist of a tutorial or a newly finished crafty item  

If you have one of these coming up or recently posted one of the above and would like to be featured here on 
Saturday Spotlight Feature than please send me: a small description about yourself and a description of what you would like featured.  Please also include a link to your blog post and any other links you would like added like Facebook Fan Pages or Shop Pages. Email them to   subject: Saturday Spotlight Feature

We truly wish we could continue on the way we have been but we made a promise to our families that our blogs would not cut into our family life and with our little one getting bigger and more active we now have sports and other activities that will take up more of our time and we still want time to be able to share our own projects and adventures. 

We hope that you will understand

Happy Crafting,