St. Patrick’s Day Wreath

Let’s get our green on! Here’s an eye-catching  St. Patrick’s Day decoration that couldn’t be easier to create. Don’t stop at St. Patrick’s Day! This can be adapted to any occasion or school or sports team colors for fantastic fun.…

Vacation Smash Book

I love to travel and I love to craft–no surprise there to anyone who knows me.  The project I want to talk about today combines these two loves.  This isn’t a how-to as you can devise and design a smash book…

Ground Beef and Pasta Casserole

Imagine a low calorie pasta dish with robust flavor, fresh ingredients and a pack of protein. Yep, yep and yep. This has it all.     Nothing says “comfort food” like a goulash-type casserole. This particular casserole has the aforementioned…

Altered Pizza Box

Here’s a super easy way to present Valentine goodies in a unique way–an altered pizza box! I went to my local pizza place and asked to buy a box. Her sweet reply was, ” I wouldn’t dream of charging you…

Valentine Wreath

How many times a year can you get away with fun pink and purple decorations? Or how about *gasp* red and pink together? Not many occasions, my friends! Valentine’s Day to the rescue! Let’s go for it and pile on…

Vintage Powder Compact Into Picture Frame

                                                            Vintage powder compacts are so lovely. Oh, the stories they…

Heart-Shaped Potholders

                        I desperately needed new potholders and searched the internet to find something fun to whip up myself. I found what I was looking for in this easy sewing…

DIY Dryer Sheets

I have pretty sensitive skin–in fact, I’m allergic to an awful lot of chemicals.  For that reason, I primarily use fragrance-free, natural home cleaning products and I’m always on the look out for Do-it-Yourself options.  I recently saw a blog post…

Lemon Cake Truffles

Here comes the sun! It may be snowy where you are but these lemon cake truffles will remind you of the citrus-y summer. Take a bite and dream of your favorite beach and the warm sun on your shoulders! Let’s…

Chocolate Haystacks

As much as I love to bake, sometimes you just need a quick, easy, no-bake cookie–and are that go-to for me.  I remember my mom making these around the holidays when I was a child.  Mom had a repertoire of…

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