Upcycle tin cans into butterflies and dragonflies with this easy soda can craft. They make cute additions to your garden or potted plants.
Upcycle Tin Cans
You will need
Aluminum soda, beer, or energy drink cans
Printable template in this post
Fine tip Sharpie marker
Paper clip (optional)
Start by printing … [Read More...]
Last time we were at Captain D's, I noticed red velvet funnel cake sticks on the menu and thought, "What fun! I could copycat those!" So I did. Here's how.
First of all, let me mention three tools that will help immensely when you're making these red velvet funnel cake sticks.
Wilton 610-906 Icing Gel, 1-Ounce, Red-RedNorpro 199 Sugar and … [Read More...]
Whether you need thank you gifts for coworkers, teachers, or the staff at your doctor's office, it can be a challenge to find gifts that are both thoughtful and affordable. Handmade or DIY gifts are a great way to show you truly care without breaking the back, but creating them in bulk for an entire office can be too time-consuming. Use this free … [Read More...]
When you hear the Tar Heel state, or the Palmetto state, you don’t automatically think “Wow, I should visit!” Well, I’ve got some news for you: North and South Carolina are actually some of the prettiest states to vacation in, and I’m here to tell you why. Nobody knows how to have fun the way the South can, and with its incredibly beautiful … [Read More...]
My Disney luggage for adults is pretty hard to miss on the airport turn-style. It's just one of the reasons I love it! If you have more nondescript bags and need a way to spot them, try these funny free printable luggage tags. You might just make a fellow traveler smile, and let's face it; who couldn't use a smile at the airport these days? This … [Read More...]
We all think of winter as the season for dry skin, but between sun exposure, frequent trips to the pool, and the tendency to dehydrate more easily due to the heat, I've had to moisturize just as much as I do in the winter months. I keep lotion on my nightstand, hand cream in my purse, and a water bottle is never too far away.
Thanks to CVS I've … [Read More...]
Essential oils are more than just a nice smelling addition to your home. They have amazing benefits that go beyond that of their obviously luxurious scents. Essential oils are valuable in your home for a multitude of reasons, including using essential oils for hair care. Read on to learn about 7 different essential oils for hair. Which ones will … [Read More...]
Summer is here, and that means it’s time to finally make an attempt at relaxation! For families looking for an unexpected, off-the-beaten-path vacation spot, look no further than the great centennial state of Colorado! Normally billed as a place to only go during the winter for skiing, with its incredibly geographically diverse landscape of … [Read More...]
Homemade thank you gifts don't have to be complicated, expensive, or time-consuming. Check out this easy thank you gift idea using donuts and cinnamon rolls from your local grocery store's bakery department case. Cookies or mini brownies would work well too.
Easy DIY Thank You Gift
You will need
An assortment of baked treats from your local … [Read More...]
Make your own cat toys! All it takes is a couple of wine corks and a few other items you probably have around the house.
Homemade Cat Toys
To make your own cat toys you will need
E6000 epoxy glue
Trimmings like feathers, pipe cleaners, jute, raffia, etc.
Start by steaming the wine corks for a few minutes to soften … [Read More...]
Remember earlier this summer when we talked about Potty Training Tips? Which Potty Personality did your child turn out to have?
Let's take it on the road now with the Pull-Ups® Potty Partnership and discuss some tips for potty training while traveling, since I know lots of you have trips planned for the rest of the summer.
When traveling with … [Read More...]
I saw a tote bag on Amazon recently that just said "Random Crap." How fun, funny, and fitting, right? I mean that's exactly what usually winds up in my reusable tote bags: a bunch of random crap. I didn't feel like paying for a bag when I really just wanted the witty sentiment so I decided to make my own Random Crap bag. Here's how you can … [Read More...]
About 6 months ago I pierced my nose. This is relevant to my story, I swear. Anyhow, with a new hole punched in my face, I found myself noticing all the other people walking around with extra holes in their faces. SOLIDARITY. One of whom was the barista in my local coffee shop. She’s young, early 20’s, and super adorable. I complimented her when … [Read More...]
Day 8 on Paleo and I'm craving meat like crazy (which is better than craving junk food, right?) Enter the meat clearance at Kroger and my eduction on how to cook New York strip steak. This skillet method works amazingly well for chuck-eye steak so I decided to give it a go with a couple of discounted New York strips...with delicious results!
How … [Read More...]