Ceramic Decoration 0

Ceramic Decoration

I picked up this ceramic triangle tree from the Goodwill store.  It was an ugly gold with a couple chips and worn down areas.  But, I liked it! First – of course I primed...

Toilet Paper Tube Wrapping 4

Toilet Paper Tube Wrapping

Toilet paper tubes are most useful.  They can be cut apart and made into quite impressive decorations or in this case – they can be turned into a decorative gift wrap. To do this...

Easy Wall Decorations 0

Easy Wall Decorations

My daughter loves to “create” things.  She particularly loves using the Cricut because for the most part she can manage that by herself.  Now that Christmas is near she has kicked her creativity into...

The Fleece Boa 2

The Fleece Boa

The fleece boa scarf I just cut a 2 inch wide long strip of fleece and tied knots on both ends. Then I cut about a yard and a half into 1×4 inch sections.  This...

A Fresh Start With Slimfast in 2012 0

A Fresh Start With Slimfast in 2012

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Slim-Fast for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.Well, it is officially that time of year again!  No – not Christmas… The time of...

Sweater upcycle to scarf wrap 4

Sweater upcycle to scarf wrap

I love upcycling sweaters into other things.  This is a project that is so quick, easy, flexible and fashionable.  Use a sweater that you have lying around with no further useful value; pick one...

Sweater to Cowl Neck 0

Sweater to Cowl Neck

This project is using another section of the sweater we used to make a Christmas stocking.  Here is the original sweater again (inside out). The neck of this sweater is hanging over the back...

Button Christmas Tree 0

Button Christmas Tree

Growing up my grandmother worked in a button shop and as a result button crafts have always been a huge part of our lives.  Today’s project is a very kid friendly project (with supervision). ...

Emotional Video – Man With Autism Sings His Heart Out 0

Emotional Video – Man With Autism Sings His Heart Out

You have got to see this video.  As the mom of special needs children this video is so inspiring and very impactful. Man with autism sings his heart out

Salt 2


Salt is sometimes given a bad rap.  A minimum of 500 mg per day of sodium is recommended by the National Academy of Sciences to maintain good health.  Most American’s reach that minimum easily. ...