DIY: Easy Christmas Countdown Chain

Kids love to count down the days until Christmas! There are many ways to do it, too. Perhaps you have an advent calendar (for which I JUST bought goodies to fill ours – a few hours after it should have been opened, but hey, no judgment, right?).  I needed something the kids can keep up with – [Read On]

How To: Refresh Your Patio Chairs with Spray Paint

Late fall here is my favorite time to take my refresh and repaint projects outside or in the garage with the door open. The weather is neither too hot nor too cold, and perfect for letting paint set properly. The weather tends to be more dependable than in the spring when we’re getting a lot [Read On]

(Practically) Crafty: An Easy Summer Flip-Flop Wreath

I should start a series called (practically) crafty because I have a million ideas and minimal execution – but I like to think that when I do make time to craft, I do it right.  That said, my front door has been barren and sad-looking, complimented by the growing cracks that are developing, thanks to [Read On]

Braces Off Party

“Oh, the smell is taunting me” my daughter moaned every time we walked past the snack bar in Target. It’s the popcorn. She had braces. (She might be a wee melodramatic, too.) Before you tell me “my kids/I ate popcorn when I had braces”, let me stop you right there, because my kids are rule [Read On]

I am only a DIYer on Pinterest. It’s a shame.

I am not a handy sort of person. It is a shame, as my father is the original MacGuyver who can give you the most obvious “why didn’t I think of that” solutions and is chock full of clever ideas. He can build or repair nearly anything (as long as you are very specific, as [Read On]

Crafty McCrafterson I’m Not.

I love crafts, I really do. It’s a damn shame that I’m so lacking in follow-through and skill, as my Pinterest boards are full of great ideas. Some of them even sound manageable, like my kids’ teacher appreciation gifts. This year, I thought I’d have a go at the “Tin Can Treats” found on the [Read On]

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