Our First Snowman of the Season 0

Our First Snowman of the Season

Still trying to use up leftover wood – I can tell you I can do tons of projects for at least a year with all the wood we have…  Not enough for me to...

You have to check this out – just bragging 1

You have to check this out – just bragging

When my stepson was younger (as was I) we were both learning guitar together and would spend alot of time playing and singing.  Then three more kids came along and he progressed on guitar...

Sweater to Christmas Stocking 0

Sweater to Christmas Stocking

I have been saving the sweaters everyone no longer needs for a multitude of purposes.  There are so many things you can do with sweaters, jeans and tshirts – the sky is truly the...

Christmas Spirit 0

Christmas Spirit

Last night we had a great time at the annual Frostival event.  This morning it continued with breakfast with Santa, Frosty and Rudolf. We went from breakfast to swimming for an hour, to Lowes...

CD Rack – Or Is It? 0

CD Rack – Or Is It?

I picked up this CD rack from the thrift store.  I have no use for a CD rack but I had an entirely different plan for this.  I needed a tie rack for my...

Frostival 0

Frostival

Tonight was our Town’s Frostival.  This is one of the reasons we live here – our town does a great deal to celebrate our community and to benefit families – at no cost.  Tonight...

My Poor Daughter… 2

My Poor Daughter…

My youngest child has been initiated into a curse of girls/women.  Nope, not the one you are thinking (she is after all only six).  But the one where a round brush gets so tangled...

45 Christmas Gift Ideas 0

45 Christmas Gift Ideas

From the archives of The Stuff of Success TShirt Scarf Key Fob  Coasters  Sponge Bombs   Fabric Button Magnets Retractable Lanyards  Decorative Hair Elastics  Kool Aid Playdough  Bubble Gum Machine  Reflector Mock Watches  Snake Tie ...

Easy Apothecary Jars 0

Easy Apothecary Jars

This was a very quick project.  First I purchase two large glasses and two small crystal candlesticks from the thrift store – total $2. Now try to follow me on this one – Have...

Paper Tree Hanging 2

Paper Tree Hanging

I have seen projects like this floating around the web and decided to make a set with my daughter.  You can make them several ways such as framing them to place them on a...