Christmas Ornament Wreath

Have you done your after-Christmas shopping yet? Most places discount their Christmas items at least 50% right after Christmas and I saw everything Christmas at hobby lobby was 80% off this week! So now is a great time to shop for next year… especially if you want to make a big ornament wreath for […]

By |January 8th, 2014|Christmas, crafts, Holidays|Comments Off on Christmas Ornament Wreath|

IKEA Office Make Over

When we originally looked at this house one of the huge perks was the great office/den. We knew it was a space we could fit my husband’s electronics and have a little creative space for me. Yet,we filled this room with a cheap old computer desk with a hutch that we had moved one […]

By |September 10th, 2013|Home Projects|Comments Off on IKEA Office Make Over|

DIY Washer and Dryer Pedestal

My awesome Mr. Spiffy (aka micahstubz), yes the man that builds websites, makes videos, is  a great Dad and a computer genius… he saw a few DIY washer/dryer pedestals on Pinterest and decided it was the perfect project to make the most of our small laundry room.  The plans he decided to use were […]

By |February 15th, 2013|Home Projects|2 Comments|

Fall Break Fun Crafts and Activities With Kids!

I can’t wait to have a whole week with my children! I love having them home and not being  held to the normal daily school schedule! Of course our days off go much more smoothly if I have a couple of things planned each day, and it is a special time we have together […]

By |October 12th, 2012|activities with kids, crafts, Halloween, Recipes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fall Break Fun Crafts and Activities With Kids!|

Blessing Dress (simplicity 5813)

Anyone else get a little overzealous right after you have a baby? Well I do, but this particular time was a little extreme! The week before this sweet baby was going to be blessed I decided I would make her a dress for that special day. I ran out and bought a pattern and picked […]

By |October 8th, 2012|clothes, Sewing projects|Comments Off on Blessing Dress (simplicity 5813)|

Easy and Beautiful Baby Blessing Dress

Every time I’ve had a baby I’ve tried to make something that will be uniquely theirs, a keepsake I hope, that was made just for them by me. Well this poses a bit of a challenge because my sewing skills are… well beginner-ish. Kinda like in Kung Fu Panda when Master Shifu asks Po […]

By |October 8th, 2012|clothes, Sewing projects, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Easy and Beautiful Baby Blessing Dress|

The Tohoku Tote… I’m lovin’ it!

A while back Cheri at “I am Momma – Hear Me Roar” posted a tutorial and pattern for this tote. The moment I saw it I knew I wanted to make it – it looked like the perfect size, not too big not too small and a charming little style. I was especially excited […]

By |May 28th, 2012|crafts, purse, Sewing projects|Comments Off on The Tohoku Tote… I’m lovin’ it!|