Candy, Croissants and Crowns

Lolli and Pops + Handmade Mood Blogger Breakfast and Candy Crown Craft

What do you get when you add a handful of bloggers to a really cute candy shop, feed them breakfast and then let them loose with a candy based craft? You get a really awesome morning of laughs and cute Instagram pics! Lolli and Pops opened their doors early for us and set a gorgeous [...]

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Lolli and Pops : Purveyors of Sweetness

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A step back in time, a special place to be and a true treat. When Candice stumbled across Lolli and Pops at La Cantera (our local outdoor mall) she wasted no time in texting us a picture of Sebastian in front of the giant bank of bulk candy with a “you’ve gotta see this place [...]

So Sweet! A Week of Candy and Friends

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Step 1: Adorable candy store opens in outdoor mall. Step 2: Three crafty girls dream up a crafting party for local bloggers. Step 3: Adorable candy store makes it happen. Step 4: Candy crowns are made, breakfast is eaten, and sweetness is had! When Lolli and Pops opened their San Antonio location we were smitten! [...]

Deluxe Spa Themed Baby Shower

Deluxe Spa Baby Shower | Handmade Mood

When I first told my husband that my good friend Courtney was pregnant with her 7th child, he immediately said that she needed a shower where all the guests could spend the day floating down the lazy river at the water park. My husband has a hidden talent for party ideas, and as soon as he [...]

H&M For Kids and Babies (and YOU!)

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Where is your “go to” baby kids, mom, maternity, everything wear store? The one store that has basics, trendy choices, casual option, dressy options… It’s hard to think of just one place that has it all, affordably, right? Which is why we can’t WAIT for the new H&M to open in San Antonio this week! [...]

Shredded Chicken in the Slow Cooker

Shredded CHicken Street Tacos | Handmade Mood

This post has been brought to you by HEB, and it contains affiliate links. Since we’re talking Summer Staples this week, I thought I’d share one of my favorite Summer cooking tricks: The Slow Cooker! I know most people think of warm comfort food when they think of the slow cooker, but the slow cooker [...]

Project Life – Art & Confetti

It’s been a while since we shared a new project life page – here’s two from my 2013 album – that use elements from the Sunshine Edition core kit and little else. Vivi loves to paint at school – but it’s a real treat to paint at home. She makes the biggest messes and ends [...]

Curious about new places.

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We decided that If we were going to write about a week full of trying new things we should at least try out one new San Antonio spot. So we headed downtown to Ocho. I can’t believe we haven’t gone there yet! I have to say I think it is one of my favorite places [...]