TP craft time…pretty lanterns.

“ If you can see life as a learning experience, you can turn any negative into a positive.” Neve Campbell You know, I’m having a lot of fun with these TP crafts. What started out as a way to turn a little ugly into something fun has opened up a whole lot of doors into…

 In the garden- time for art

Phoenix survival tip: Drink plenty of water and repeat to yourself: ” The cost of living is low and the Winters are spectacular.”   June in our garden has been a little intense. Too many hot days. Then around my husband’s birthday (June 8th) we had a cold front come in for a couple of…

Shopping adventures at a Teddy bear store

  Back in March, before the lock downs, before the numbers and anxiety, I decided it would be nice to stop by a little shop I sometimes will visit a few times a year to get my Teddy bear fix. Yeah, that’s right…I love teddy bears. I think they are so cute. Although I haven’t…

DIY Pom Pom bunnies

Something fun for you all to do with the kids while on Spring break, or any break at that matter. They have closed schools all around this world. It is so important to help keep those little ones mind occupied and not in places of worry. Try to keep their lives as normal as possible….

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 12

Upcycled garden lights. Awww…so sad, last of the Christmas crafts. I can’t believe how fast it went by this year. Think it might be from watching that riveting impeachment all over the screens. Nah, just pulling your leg , that stuff is not only boring but incredibly heartbreaking to witness the divide it is causing…

 12 days of Christmas crafts…day 8.

It wouldn’t be a 12 days of Christmas crafts if I didn’t have at least one nailed it moment for you all and this craft was it. But as always, I have moved on and learned from my mistakes. Next time I will try not to repeat any of these mistakes I am about to…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 3.

Fugal gifts to make using dollar store ice trays So much fun seeing what ice trays the dollar stores come out with every holiday. There are pumpkins during the fall, Easter eggs and bunnies for Spring and I have even seen flamingos and flowers during the summer. This Christmas they had little penguins. You don’t…

Shopping trip to a giant fabric store

A couple weeks ago, around the time of Halloween, my daughter needed some fabric for a Star Wars costume she was making and the best store in our city for fabric is a giant store here called SAS. It has been around for decades. We headed over to get ideas and stock up on some…

3 simple DIY tiny pumpkins.

  Halloween is just around the corner and if you blink it will be here before you know it. I am so happy the holiday seasons are coming up. These next few months are my favorite times of the year. Right now I see Fall decor everywhere. We don’t do a lot of shopping for…

 DIY- Melted crayon art

  ” Creativity is intelligence having fun.” Albert Einstein Time for some family fun. It’s still camping season in our part of the world and this little craft project is perfect for that. The weather is amazing out here in Arizona right now, up north that is. Still a bit warm to some here in…