DIY Tech Gloves with Conductive Thread

I do not have fancy tech savy gloves.I am just far too cheap to purchase them as I am the type to set things down and walk away.If I have accidentally left a child behind, gloves are the last of my worries.Be nice, I have only done it once...Fortunately for me it was at a city trunk-or-treat and there were multiple policemen there.Unfortunately for me it was at a city trunk-or-treat and there were multiple policemen there.So, even though I don't have fancy tech gloves, I do have this:...more
Just wondering.... does this scratch the screen, at all?more

Homemade Dijon Style Mustard

Homemade Dijon Style MustardThis classic Dijon style mustard is easy to make and will add a savory pizazz to whatever you use it on. It’s delicious as a spread, in marinades, or as a dip for pretzels. This would be a great addition to a gift basket with some nice crackers, cheese and summer sausage or salami....more

Fun and Easy DIY Holiday Party Decorations

It's the time of year for presents, egg nog, candy canes ... and holiday parties! If you're playing host this year, I'm excited to share some fun and easy DIY ideas to help you add a personal touch to your holiday gathering. ...more

“My Hand” Snowman Ornament #ChristmasCrafts

#ChristmasCrafts "My Hand" Snowman OrnamentMake a Christmas keepsake your family can cherish for years to come.  The kids will love this one, they get to get into the paint to preserve their little prints forever....more

Cookie Cutter Ornaments - #ChristmasCrafts

#ChristmasCraftsCookie Cutter OrnamentsThese are fast and easy for kids to make.  They can express their creativity, using any colors they want for these cute Perler bead ideas....more

Make It Monday: Mason Jar Christmas Trees

 Let's start off with a little honesty, shall we?...more
Karen Ballum Thanks, Karen! And super easy, too!more

Becoming a Handy Person? Maybe Not, but I'll take a pat on the back

The other day, anxiety caught me by surprise. I had put off putting out applications for jobs for the 2014-2015 year to focus on my NaNoWriMo writing, and a couple of days ago, at just over 20,000 words, I realized I wasn't going to be able to cross the finish line, no matter how hard I try. I don't think the realization itself, that I wouldn't finish created the anxiety, but the sheer weight of responsibility I feel in trying to provide for my four children, no matter what, brought on the panic. I took a huge risk in focusing on writing exclusively, and perhaps I feel like I failed....more

Pottery Barn Knockoff Feather Wreaths

How cute is this?I was inspired by Pottery  Barn Christmas catalog, but wanted to recreate these feather wreaths for next to nothing.Supplies:Embroidery hoopRibbonFeathersSimply wrap feathers in the color of your choice tightly around embroidery hoop. You can secure with glue or just simply knot. Next, adorn with sparkly ribbon and lengthen as you’d like....more

DIY sweater inspired by...? by @themorasmoothie ...more

Make It Monday: Snowman Family

 I did this project last year before the snow started falling....more