It is SO EASY to dress up a cheapo pair of flip flops! How many times have you seen bins of brightly colored flippies (as we love to call them) for $1? Seriously, you can load up on these versatile sandals and add your own personal flair for WAY UNDER $5 per pair. [Read more…]
I absolutely LOVE charm bracelets and the warm “clinky” sound they make when worn. My mother had a charm bracelet when I was little, and every special holiday meant we could give her a new charm as a gift. The sound of her bracelet was always comforting – it meant she was close by. Maybe that “jewelry lullaby” contributed to my bracelet obsession later in life. [Read more…]
These adorable DIY Monster “Eye” Cards are so fun and easy for you AND your little artists to create for ANY occasion. The supplies are minimal, and most craft rooms have all of the necessary ingredients on hand! [Read more…]
Falling leaves and falling temperatures always lead to runny little noses – but seriously, I’m wiping my kiddos’ noses sitting at the pool in 99-degree weather! It just goes with being a kid…..you get the snotzies on a regular basis. [Read more…]
I have a collection of scarves that dates back to the ‘80s (yes….the previous century). I refuse to call them “vintage” because that would put ME in the same category, but they are cherished accessories and I dig them out when I need to add a special touch to an outfit. Scarves seem to be one accessory that transcends fashion trends and fads – they are always in style. [Read more…]
These cute little felted coffee cup sleeves are a stylish replacement for those utilitarian brown paper sleeves that get thrown onto your $5 latte. Fashion meets function when you put one of these warm coffee cozies onto your travel mug or Starbuck’s grande mochaccino. [Read more…]
We all need a favorite go-to recipe for amazing chocolate chip cookies. You know…..the one that your kiddos smell a mile away and the special cookies that friends ask you to bring to parties. [Read more…]
This recipe is super simple, and it’s SO MUCH FUN for kiddos to make their own soft pretzels! [Read more…]
These melted pony bead barrettes and rings are super easy, cute and QUICK to make. They’re great little projects for playdates, birthday parties, and gifts!
One of the benefits of homeschooling my daughter is that we can take a CRAFT BREAK at any time during our lessons. [Read more…]
As a self-diagnosed art-driven hoarder, I have a tendency to save (if not cherish) what others would discard as trash.
Corks fall into that category. [Read more…]