More about our resident skunk 2

More about our resident skunk

Skunks are nocturnal – or at least they are supposed to be.  Someone forgot to tell “our” skunk that.  So far he has sprayed a neighbor at 5pm and a neighbor’s kid around 5:30pm....

How to store homemade fruit rollups? 1

How to store homemade fruit rollups?

Remember the fruit rollup post here? How would you store them once they have finished dehydrating?  You have rolled them and cut them up?  Then what? That 50 oz apple sauce jar you emptied...

Thumb Tack Wreath 2

Thumb Tack Wreath

I don’t usually sit still long enough to finish a project like this but fortunately there was something on TV worth sitting for.  I saw this thumb tack wreath on dollarstorecrafts and thought I...

Early Halloween 0

Early Halloween

Halloween is always early at the campground over the course of several weekends.  In fact, by the time the real Halloween arrives it is really a non-event and the kids would probably not even...

Halloween Wreath 2

Halloween Wreath

This is an easy wreath to make for Halloween.  You just need a styrofoam wreath form and some black ribbon.  We also used gold ribbon to hang the wreath.  Wrap the styrofoam form securely...

Knotted Bracelet 3

Knotted Bracelet

To make a knotted bracelet you simply gather two strands of some sort of yarn.  I chose tshirt yarn – a strip of navy blue and a strip of white.  Tie off one end...

Update on our resident skunk 0

Update on our resident skunk

We have a resident skunk who has a den somewhere in our yard.  A skunk can spray up to seven times (consecutively), then they really can’t spray for 10 days or so.  I just...

My pot of gold 0

My pot of gold

Today the weather was a mix or rain with thunder and lightning – along with sun.  The result were some phenomenal rainbows.  I only had my pocket camera so I hope you can appreciate...

Sign for home 0

Sign for home

Since my latest sign was “busted up” by Hurricane Irene – I needed to make another one.  This one is plain old black and white.  First I purchased some decorative trim and letters.  See...

Paint Chip Wreath 4

Paint Chip Wreath

This is a paint chip wreath.  The wreath is composed of a cardboard cake circle with the center cut out to make a wreath form.  Then I cut orange and black paint chips into...