There was some landscaping done recently on the property and we were able to rescue some thin birch trees of various lengths from the fire pit pile. I’ve seen these types of candle holders on Pinterest but I haven’t wanted to cut down the birch just for the sake of a candle holder. When they… Read More DIY Candle Log
I really should just call these types of posts “My Pinterest Addiction: Edition-Food Bowls.” or “Edition: Cute Shoes” or “Edition: Wherever my brain leads me on this particular day.” I sacrificed my time and spent it on Pinterest so you don’t have to. I know it’s a hard thing to search through Pinterest. Not wanting… Read More Food Bowls. 61 Bowls You Can Eat.
It’s two days before the class Valentine’s Day Party and Little Johnny reminds you that he NEEDS valentines for everyone in his class. What do you do? Pick one of these easy non-candy gifts and be a hero. You Make My Heart Glow Glow Sticks Love Bug Friendship Bracelets You Blow Me Away Dinosaur… Read More 8 Non-Food Valentines Day Gifts for Kids
When the girls were little we would take their used up broken crayons and make them into new round multi-colored crayons. One day, they might have been 2 and 5 years old, as we were making them Kaitlyn kept coming into the kitchen with crayon after crayon after crayon. I asked her where she was… Read More Valentine Crayons-DIY
This Lavender Eucalyptus Sugar Scrub is easy peasy to make, smells amazing (!!!), looks pretty and doubles as a DIY beauty product and, wrapped up in jar with a pretty bow , makes a great homemade gift. We grew both the lavender and eucalyptus this summer, dried it and have been storing it for such… Read More Lavender Eucalyptus Sugar Scrub DIY
Three things are in this post that you should know. First, I’m full on excited for Christmas this year. Secondly, if you keep reading you’ll find a tutorial on making your own ornaments. Lastly, read ALL the way down to the bottom for details on a giveaway! First, I am particularly excited about Christmas this year.… Read More DIY Ornaments and a Giveaway!
Looking for an easy, fun and comfortable NO PRESSURE ladies night for your church? This is it. Craft and Coffee Night. It’s nice to host an event that is a lot of hands off, relaxing and cozy. Fall is a perfect time for that. I found these mason jar pumpkins and apples on Pinterest and… Read More Craft and Coffee Night
For years I’ve used my grandmother’s canning supplies to preserve seasonal foods..jams, jellies, butters, sauces, veggies and fruits. For many years before I used her supplies, she used them. But alas, this spring the canning pot popped a spring and a hole developed in the bottom crease of the canner. How do I know this,… Read More Frugal Friday-20+ Ways to Reuse That Canning Insert
Homemade Whipped Cream is easier than you might expect and it doesn’t have weird ingredients. Though my kiddos think squirt whipped topping in those bottles are cool as anything, homemade whipped cream is my go-to for desserts. It takes two ingredients and about 10 hands-off minutes. Ingredients 1/2 pint of Heavy Whipping Cream (approx. 225… Read More Basic Homemade Whipped Cream
These neck warmers are really comfortable. I made a dozen for our recent Spa Night at church. Materials Needed for 1 neck warmer 1 fuzzy sock (you can find these at most stores. if you’re like me you can also find them by digging through your kids’ dresser drawers and then be alarmed at how many… Read More DIY Neckwarmers