Crafty readers: I need help!

January 6, 2016
Crafty and creative readers, I need your help. I have a good bit of leftover raw silk. Yes, what you see in the image below. I needed to buy that beautiful silk in two...

Making gingerbread in Germany

December 22, 2014
I wouldn't have minded, really, it would have been fun--but no, we didn't make it. We did get to watch the Family Simon show us the making gingerbread process, as well...

Christmas activities for kids

December 5, 2014
Kids with no school and lots of time on their hands need some fun things to do during holiday break, especially if they live in a part of the country that is prone to...

Fun, easy kitchen gift idea

November 15, 2014
When I saw this super-fun idea on, I simply had to share. So simple, so quick and so cute, plus easy on the budget. This particular do-it-yourself...

Simple charms: geraniums in tomato cans + pasta

August 4, 2013
Sometimes, the simplest decor tells the whole story. The brightly labeled contents of these tomato cans were used to make tomato sauce and the re-purposed to serve as...

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