Black Pumpkins With Gold Glitter


Blog #1- The nerve racking decision to hit publish

A friend at work is always telling me to start a blog. So, here goes nothing...I have been known to share some pretty decent recipes, answer to the name "Patty Cakes" in some circles, and can Pin a craft like its my job!I work full time, am a wife and proud mamma, sister, daughter and daughter-in-law, chef/maid/chauffeur/personal assistant and, somewhere in between it all, a fair weather runner....more

Create Fall Pillows With Sharpie Paint Pens

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How to Bake Pinecones for Fall & Holiday Crafts

Fall décor season is among us! My favorite decoration piece right now is pinecones. Why? They’re inexpensive (assuming that you will hunt them out yourselves) and versatile! ...more
I had no idea but it makes perfect sense. I will sprinkle cinnamon on them while they bake.more

Construction: Week 10 – A Rockn’ Week

I am 100% biased when I say this, but Utah is one of the most beautiful states I’ve ever been to and I bet you would get the same response if you asked any of it’s 4 million residence. Within a six-hour drive you can drive from top to bottom and travel through a variety of climates including vast farms and fields, towering mountains, crystal blue lakes and sandstone deserts so red it feel like you’re on Mars. Utah is also blessed with dense dark soil laced with thick clay and large lattices of stone, which I learned this weekend isn’t ideal for landscapers. ...more

DIY Cold-Brew Coffee

Sugar, milk or a combination of both is often a remedy for smoothing out the bitterness in a cup of coffee. Iced coffee is often so watered down that bitterness and acidity can linger and put a damper on this hot day beverage....more

How to Use Vanilla

Vanilla goes beyond, extract, or better yet, make your own extract!  We highly recommend using LAFAZA’s vanilla products because of their high quality, direct trade, and sustainable pure vanilla from Madagascar. You can literally taste the difference! Try these 5 different ways to use vanilla....more

DIY | Baby Shower Gift

DIY Crayon Lipstick