Thanksgiving day Adalyn took her first solo steps. Time is just flying by. Everly starts school this last week. Last week we also had our first snow flurries. We found a butterfly living in our office. I am betting it’s the offspring of one of the many bugs Everly has captured and brought inside. I […]
Category: gift ideas
Back to school with Scoolio-Von-Hoolio and OfficeMax giveaway. Get Organized Today!
Last week I was invited to participate in a “Get Organized for Back-to-School” webcast & twitter chat and it was a blast. First off I love twitter chats of any kind so I was stoked to participate, I was also interested in getting some organizational tips because our “office” is anything but organized. The idea […]
Homemade holiday gifts are IN, what are you making?
My top search terms right now are homemade gift ideas. There is no doubt that the economy is impacting the way people are thinking about holiday shopping. People would rather make things to give as gifts because it saves money. I personally like creative homemade, do-it-yourself gifts because they are more from the heart than […]
Lookie what I got…
Just wanted to share the gorgeous soap I just got in the mail today from Maiden53. It is a bar of fresh and energizing tangerine soap, yum! I love handmade soap for a number of reasons. The main one is because homemade soap is usually more natural and it leaves my skin feeling so nice. […]
I was not making porn I promise!
Just because I have a tripod set up at the end of the bed does not mean we were making porn! I am sure that is what the neighbors are thinking though. It’s a kind of funny sight and thought so I snapped a photo of it and thought I would make it the title […]
Found some collectors items, wanna buy them?
While going through stuff we found several items that we are hoping to sell online, they are collector items and well I don’t want to sell them at the yard sale for only $1.00… Here is what we found: 1 Arizona State ASU 1987 Rose Bowl Champ Coca-Cola Bottle This 1987 ASU Sun Devils Rose Bowl […]
Making my own braided rug- Prairie Chic Craft Idea
Braided rugs (or rag rugs) are not only useful around the home but they are also a great way to recycle fabrics. You can make your own braided rug using old t-shirts, boxers, linen and even scrap fabric from sewing projects! These are sometimes referred to as “rag rugs” they have great character and are […]
I have many free craft project ideas for you
I wanted to take a second to share a series of craft project articles I have published recently ans some that were published way back when and deserve some attention. If you are crafty or if you are looking for tutorials on certain crafts you are in the right place! I have tons of projects […]
Amaryllis time lapse video
Well, I did it! I finished my amaryllis bulb time lapse video. I actually wanted to make the video to show people how awesome bulbs are. It’s not the best video ever but it’s pretty good for my first time lapse attempt! I was taking photos for about 4 days.. Getting the lighting and background […]
Finches leave the nest! Happy x-mas eve!
Yesterday I got a photo of two of my baby finches outside of the nest having a good time! My gray one and a cream colored one were hanging out on a perch together testing the waters! I am super excited and surprised that they are flying so early in their development! In other news […]
Still trying to finish your holiday shopping?
Are you an online holiday shopper? If so you are running out of time to complete that shopping! Many online retailers experience a rush of sales from those last minute shoppers about the third week before Christmas. This year the madness began on December 10th and many shops are reaching their holiday shipping deadlines at […]
It is an eventful day, because of our pets.
First of all thank you to everyone who wished me well for the craft show! I did pretty good, got 3 custom order inquiry’s. Will deliver one on Monday! A local business woman will be giving my ornaments away as “meeting favors” at her board meeting on Monday. I am delivering them to her, also […]
Recycled sweater purse and glove instructions
I had planned to publish the instructions for the cozy sweater purse in my previous post titled Homemade Christmas gift ideas, to-go boxes and purses… Oh my but the post became rather long and for the sake of the sanity of my readers I put the instructions here in a separate post so it could […]
Top Chirstmas Gifts 2007 – for my shopping list.
My mom is insisting that I don’t buy her any more Christmas gifts than I already have but I found the perfect gift for her today while I was browsing the Top 2007 Christmas Gifts for Her site. She collects Snowbabies and every year we have bought her a new one for her holiday collection. […]
Clever Holiday Gifts I found- November 2007
I have gotten the majority of my big holiday shopping out of the way prior to thanksgiving this year. Yay for me! I try to do this every year and am not always successful, this year I pulled it off though! Oh, by the way of you still need to do holiday shopping consider doing […]
Homemade Gift Idea- Origami Treat Box
We have about 8 Victoria’s Secret catalogs that are piled up on our living room table. Each catalog has the exact same products in it just in a different order. Anyway I wanted to put them to good use somehow, I was going to use them to start the fireplace up or something. Tonight I […]
Get your free 2007 holiday E-book today!!
This year I got involved in a fun free holiday E-book. I submitted my favorite cookie recipe to the E-book and I am excited about trying all the fun recipes others have submitted to the E-book! If you need some holiday ideas you should check this out! The theme of this years E-book is centered […]
Avoid the crowds- shop online!
I do that majority of my holiday shopping online and I even start buying stuff before the official holiday shopping time period. Last year just for fun I went to some of my favorite stores for “black friday”. It was exciting and chaotic but was not nearly worth the hassle in my opinion. Last year […]