$10 Dollar Tree Spring Wreath

$10 Dollar Tree Spring Wreath I love to hang a new wreath on my door every season. Problem is they can get costly. I have been heading to my local Dollar Tree and making one from there. It only costs around $10. That is pretty darn cheap to change out every season. You can also […]

Dollar Tree Poinsettia Decoration

Dollar Tree Poinsettia Decoration I love Poinsettia’s. I lost a baby shortly after the holidays and a friend filled my room with Poinsettia’s to cheer me up. Of course it didn’t work but they always remind my of my baby. Each Christmas I add more and more poinsettia’s to my collection of Christmas Decorations. Although […]

Spooky Dollar Tree Wreath

Spooky Dollar Tree Wreath I was in Dollar Tree last week and saw the great halloween decorations. I love the Dollar Tree for decorations. They are cheap and I don’t have to feel bad spending money on decorating my house. This wreath is so easy to make. There is no skill, glue, or anything required except […]

Homemade Finger Paint

Homemade Finger Paint Finger paint is fun! I used to make this for my kids when they were all little. Today I made it for my grandson and he loved it just as much. Homemade finger paint is so easy to make. My favorite thing is when William sticks his painted fingers in his mouth […]

Edible Bracelet

Edible Bracelet As a child I loved to eat those silly candy necklaces and bracelets. I could ride my bike all day and eat one piece every few blocks.  Those were the days! Who else loved to eat those candy necklaces? I made these with my girl scout troop and we had a blast making […]

Easy Friendship Bracelet

Easy Friendship Bracelets Girls love to give gifts of friendship. Bracelets and necklaces are the most popular things for them to give. Here is a loom you can make from a cardboard box. Its easy to use and makes a really pretty bracelet. To make this you use embroidery floss. You need 7 pieces each […]

How to make Rubber Band Bracelet Loom Pattern

How to make Rubber Band Bracelet Loom Pattern My kids are all going nuts for those rubber band bracelets. Even the girls in both my Girl Scout troops want those silly rubber band bracelets. So I went to the store and saw the loom was almost $20. YIKES!! I needed to have at least 6 […]

Homemade Playdough

Homemade Playdough This recipe is so worth the cooking process. There are recipes out there that are faster and you don’t have to cook it. I have tried other recipes and I always come back to this one. I have been using it for about 18 years. The recipe below comes out satiny and PERFECT […]

Simple Swirled Frosting for Cupcakes

Swirled Frosting for cupcakes These look so fancy and they are SUPER SIMPLE! Needed: Frosting (I always make it but you can use the canned stuff) gel coloring (must be the gel) Sandwich bag skewers or something long and narrow Directions: Open a baggie so that the corner is pointy and the zippered part is […]

Homemade Lip Gloss

Homemade Lip Gloss This recipe will make about 4 containers of lip gloss. I bought my containers at the craft store in the bead section. 6 tablespoons Vaseline 1 package Kool-aid Mix together and place in a storage container We used fruit punch flavor. The color in the gloss doesn’t get that dark but it […]

Easy!!! Pendant necklace made from Washer

Easy!!! Pendant necklace made from a Washer Our last official Girl Scout meeting was this week. We decided to make necklaces. I stopped at the home improvement store and picked up some washers and green twine (My troop is Juniors). We used a decoupage technique to make the plain old washers into amazing pendants. You […]

Homemade Lei’s

My girls love to do crafts. With summer about here we are going to a bunch of Luau parties. We recently went to one and we were given an awesome little gift.  It was a little  baggie with cut out flowers a string and cut up straws.  My 9 year old absolutely loved the idea […]