This week, one of my 5-year-old twin boys and I sat down to do arts and crafts. (He actually mispronounces this activity as "arts and craps," and I'm perfectly OK with this pronunciation, as it pretty much conveys how I feel about it).
You don't want decor from the party store -- you want decorations that will actually mean something. How do you make your Valentine feel special when everyone's using the same 4 letter word? Make your "love" a little more personal, by spelling it in one of these 11 DIY ways.
With only a couple days to game time, the clock is ticking on your big game party prep! Is your home ready for a crowd of cheering party-goers and guests to come get their game on?
As the New Year's hype starts to cool down, you might have begun to notice that February 11th isn't too far off, and, as a Parks and Rec junkie, you know what that means -- Galentine's Day, the day to enjoy your womanhood with your besties!
Turns out, with a little DIY, you can cover almost all of your home and garden needs using just the dollar store!
Day 1: The oldest wondered what I was putting on "his" door. The others haven't noticed yet. Husband has not mentioned any hearts.
Part of the battle to clear the clutter is finding the space to store all those items you need to keep! Instead of building a storage hut in your backyard, or filling your attic with boxes you'll never open again, find all the storage space you need in your home, with these insightful space-saving ideas!
The houses got sparser and the flat, parched, winter landscape was crowned and made glorious by the red-hued mountains in the distance. We tried to imagine what our meeting with Royce and Debbie Nez-Manuel would be like. It was nothing like our imaginings.
You see, there is magic in cheap glitter. And when sparkly festive decorations meet little hands, little hands will inevitably meet a little mouth. And sooner or later, that little mouth will be asking for mama milk... with a side of sparkle.
As I was cleaning my fridge one wintry day, I discovered a mass of spoiled olives, jellies, and other suspicious matter in jars. After emptying and cleaning the jars up, and because I like to recycle in creative ways, I made them into holiday jars filled with pine-scented soy candles with matching miniature tree lids.
If your gift wrapping is golden-retriever-puppy cute, who cares what's inside?! Here are 11 DIY gift wrap ideas proven to please even the grinchiest person on your list. No matter your gift, these awesome ideas will ensure that it is dressed to impress!
I am one of three people in this particular solar system who still send Christmas cards by post. The other two are 97-year-old female twins who never married and live in rural Wisconsin in the house they were born in. I am an anachronism. And happy to be.
I thrive on party planning. I literally think about nonexistent parties and their never-gonna-happen details at red lights. I crave the smell of hot glue and Mod Podge. And I'm not going to apologize for it.
Gather your foliage into small bundles, starting with the larger pieces on the bottom and layering the smaller ones on top. Pinch the stems together and secure the bundle with floral wire. To assemble the bags, wrap the jute twine around the opening of the bag.
Mix three wonderful items -- kids, Christmas, and candy -- and create some fun and lasting memories by making candy trains. They are magic because they disappear before New Year's Eve.
Who needs boughs of holly when you can make your own from a holiday palette of paint swatches? Here, red and green freebies from the paint aisle are cut to resemble holly leaves and glued to a small wreath form.