ASD table time crafts…DIY fresh potpourri

“ What keeps my heart awake is colorful silence.” Monet All those little flowers I planted a month ago are now starting to root and grow, producing all kinds of colorful pansies. Sometimes when I have a bunch of flowers I will fill a bowl with them and add some water for fresh potpourri to…

A heart healthy treat for the ones you love.

I shared this recipe before in one of my updates post. It’s my Nana’s salsa recipe. I make it all through the year, especially during the cold and flu season. Whenever anyone gets the sniffles or seems to have sinus issues ( here in Arizona allergy season is rough) I will make a big bowl…

What’s happening in our garden…not much.

“ And the secret garden bloomed and bloomed, and every morning revealed new miracles.” The Secret Garden Our garden is out of order right now. I’ve been trying to get things cleaned up out there but there are not enough hours in the day for me to accomplish everything. My husband still has boxes of…

   DIY-Candy orange peels

Before I get into how my husband makes these I have to warn you, at least according to him. This recipe involves a lot of boiling and draining, so please be careful. He said “cooking this will probably kill you and while I am joking, I’m really not”. Those are his words, not mine…so please,…

Dollar day do over…upcycled coat.

This is a re-post from the past. Still waiting for my new camera so hopefully I will have some new DIY’s  to share with you all soon. I remember working on this project one raining day and how I got really creative with adding a bunch of embellishments to these little bean bags. When my…

DIY Rope baskets.

Hi everyone, I’m still busy with trying to figure out how to add a whole lot of storage to this old 1950’s home of ours here in the city. Came up with a idea to take big garage industrial looking shelves and bring them inside to add extra storage to one of our rooms in…

10 ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day with the ones you love.

” For this is the message which you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.” (1 John 3:11) I love Valentines Day. I blame my Nana of course, she had me believing for many years she was born on the 14th but it was actually the 13th. Which might as well…

A whole year of photos.

Here we are in 2022 now. Thought I share with you all a photo diary of 2021.These are all my favorite photos I took for 2021. Looking back at that time I realized that we were still all suffering from the after effects of 2020 when 2021 came around. If I had to rate the…

DIY Christmas ornaments using plastic food container lids.

If you are a regular follower of mine then you know I use plastic lids for all kinds of art projects. This year I did a bunch of animals for ornaments. Years past I have done hearts and stars. Supplies needed: Clean plastic lids from empty food containers. Scissors permanent markers or paint pens. Twine…