DIY a little summer garden.

So easy and so much fun. Right now my mini gardens are struggling because of the intense heat we have been having here in my state but I know there are many of you out there that can have these miniature gardens displayed out on your porch on a pretty table. Especially places high in…

Dollar day do over…repurposing a vintage jewelry box.

  “ When I make of my hands, I give of my heart.”  I went out junking the other week and came across this jewelry box. It was a little worn on the corners but I didn’t mind since I like worn and rustic things. Means they were loved. Like an old stuffed toy from…

Dollar day do over….candles.

“ The greatest wealth is to live content with little.”                               Plato Sometimes when out shopping on bargain days thrifting I will come across huge candles for $1. The candles are burned half way or a little beat up but they can be repurposed by melting them down and re-jarring them. This is the first time…

5 DIY gifts for mom from your garden.

Hey guys! This is the authors daughter writing! My mom is currently dealing with technical difficulties with her computer, so she is unable to make new posts at the moment. We are currently looking into it. In the meantime, she hopes you will enjoy this Mother’s Day repost! Have a blessed day everyone ❤️ “…

Depression era life lessons from my Nana

     A repost from the past- I am going through and cleaning up some of my posts from the past. Getting ready to redesign my website, organize and try to finally figure out an Etsy shop, and I just registered Our Little Red House for YouTube vlogging when I came across this old post….

DIY- Frugal fall centerpiece for under $5

My son picked this basket up for me second hand shopping (so proud, he knows his mom) and I new exactly what I was going to do with it…add Fall flowers. I was given a batch of faux flowers from a relative and also found a bag of pumpkins second hand for a couple dollars…

DIY-mini felted acorns.

I never was able to find anything that resembled an acorn during my last hunt for nature’s art supplies while up north. I had a lot of fun searching though. Even though I didn’t find anything that looked like acorns I knew I had a stash of some I found a year ago on one…

ASD Table time crafts…playing cards.

Cards are great visual tools in teaching and playing with ASD children. I tend to be careful with how I word teaching methods when it comes to ASD because of the fact it is a spectrum disorder, everyone learns differently. What may work for some children may not be the case for others.   I…

 Thrift store treasures…corn husk dolls.

My daughter thinks these dolls are creepy but I have always liked them. I remember making these in grade school, hanging them on Christmas trees, and displaying them for Easter and  Thanksgiving. My favorites were the angels. There are still corn husk dolls out there so they aren’t that hard to collect if you decide…