Create your own sponge bombs 0

Create your own sponge bombs

My kids love water – as most kids do.  But I hate squirt guns and things like that – just the whole gun thing.  So here is the solution.  Sponge bombs.  We picked up...

How to… Fabric Covered Buttons 1

How to… Fabric Covered Buttons

In this tutorial the button blank is a flat back button due to the project I am working on.  For other projects I might choose to use a button with a shank on the...

The Wishing Box 0

The Wishing Box

The other day when I was in Target with my daughter she saw this cosmetic box (hard shell) and kept saying she needed one for Christmas because that was a wishing box.  I asked...

Family craft for today 0

Family craft for today

Nothing too exciting but certainly an activity the kids enjoyed.  Simple rainbow crayons – yet a concept they have never been exposed to.  Generally you would use any broken crayons you have lying around...

What to do with… 0

What to do with…

As you all know I am “addicted” to Starbucks store bought bottled Frappuccinos.  I have  used their bottles for things like small decorative flower displays etc… but for some reason never thought to them...

A Goldmine 0

A Goldmine

I had read online about Goodwill Outlet Stores.  At first I ignored what I read assuming it was the same as the Goodwill stores that I tend to frequent.  The reference kept nagging at...

New sign for camper 0

New sign for camper

This “sign” was purchased from the thrift store for $.99.  It was a sign for a train store – approximately 48 inches wide and 18 inches tall.  It was a white sign – I...

Another use for paint chips 0

Another use for paint chips

My daughter has one of the kids spinny paint things (see picture).  Of course she used all the cards that come with the spinner within about 1 hour.  Leaving her with a machine and...

Which brain hemisphere are you 0

Which brain hemisphere are you

This link takes you to a very interesting test which I absolutely did not pass the first time I took though I was SURE I would not only pass but get 100%!  But –...

The escape artists 0

The escape artists

We have three dogs – 1 large breed (Weimeraner) and 2 giant breed (English Mastiff and Newfoundland).  The giant breeds are 1 year old and quite mischievous.  First of all they drag each other...