Yesterday, I had a lightbulb moment. I’m a little embarrassed to share it, but I will–with the hope that many of my readers will stop and think… “OMG. Yes. Duh. YESSSSS.” Let me state the obvious, first. Here are the known facts. 1. Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. 2. Christmas countdowns […]
Category Archives: DIY
I was at Lancaster Creative Reuse a few weeks ago–which, by the way, is my favorite place EVER… I was looking at stacks and stacks of fabric samples, secretly wishing I had a sewing machine so I could re-teach myself all the sewing skills I learned in high school. The neat thing about fabric samples […]
I’m bringing PAPER CRAFTS back! Like, kinda. It’s not as if they disappeared completely, but somehow, over the duration of my college studies, the Early Childhood Education professionals poo-pooed “product art” and the began to beat into our heads: “PROCESS, NOT PRODUCT!” Of course, we either: -wanted to graduate, or -wanted NAEYC accreditation, or -were […]
Well, now that my secret is out…check out this cute vintage Thanksgiving DIY pilgrim costume and table decor! Awwwww!! Reminds me of Kindergarten!!
When I was in school, the mandatory Home Ec course was half a year of cooking, and half a year of sewing. As a Domestic Goddess in training–it came as no surprise that I enjoyed both, and I took Sewing as an elective course in high school because I fell in love with patterns, fabrics, […]
So I’m totally not a makeup artist but I might eventually be one…someday. When I get my life straightened out. Until then, I have to live for moments like this: having a client who is ready and willing to let me do their makeup. Bonus: Client lives here, so I don’t have to clean the […]
Um, ADORBS ALERT! Let me show you how I made these stinkin’ cute, clippable, googly-eyed bats to decorate my home (on a budget!) Plus, I have a crappy, hand-drawn, but otherwise good enough bat template for you to download and print–for free!
If you know me, or if you’ve been following my blog…you know Ron and I are currently Funemployed, so our budget for entertainment, decor, holiday celebrations, and pretty much everything else is about…$0.00, give or take. I’ve always been a pretty frugal person, and I’ll tell you what–there are dozens and dozens of excellent blogs […]
My kid loves Wonder Woman. He loves Wonder Woman specifically because “her panties are stickin’ out.”