DIY yarn pumpkins.

Bought a bunch of Fall grab bags from a day of thrifting. Purchased 24 Styrofoam pumpkins for less then what it cost new in the stores, total cost for me was $5.In the large chain stores you pay $13 for 7 pumpkins in small bags. I’m not having fun with this inflation. But we all…

Mother’s Day gifts from the garden.

“ To be a Mother is the most beautiful blessing. Happy Mother’s Day to all the amazing mothers.” Here in America we celebrate Mother’s Day this Sunday. I thought I share with you all some inexpensive ways to gift those special ladies in your lives in celebration of their nurturing and mothering of others. It…

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…

ASD table time crafts- Food fun

“ The most important thing people did for me was to expose me to new things.” Temple Grandin   Sometimes when I was working with my children when they were little, I would try to work in activities that covered two things at once. I would use snack time as an opportunity to work in…

Time for some TP crafts…DIY garden carrots.

Okay, I know there are some of you out there that have a whole closet full of toilet paper. I watched the clips along with the rest of the world as people not only loaded up their carts with toilet paper but I also saw women smacking each other over these precious rolls of tissue…

DIY pom pom Chicks.

Some more fun to add to your Easter baskets. A few days ago I did bunnies and now it’s time to make some chicks. Supplies needed-   Yellow yarn, wiggle eyes or plastic doll eyes, pipe cleaners, yellow or orange felt, cardboard, scissors, glue, ribbon and lace to decorate (optional)   First you will need…

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….

Dollar day do overs- repurposing hearts

I had a pile of hearts to redo in my upcycling box. It doesn’t have to be Valentine’s Day for me to add hearts to anything. Hearts have always been a very important part of our home decor. Here is my pile of hearts I decided to repurpose. First I cleaned them up and painted…

Pinterest inspired confetti from nature

My daughter told me about natural confetti one day when we were walking into our home and walked across a pile of leaves that needed to be raked up (we are not known for keeping up very well with that part of our chores). I thought what a cool idea and collected a pile of…