Category Archive: Crafts

DIY Serving Tray

We have an ottoman that we use as a coffee table in our family room, and I like to keep a big serving tray on it so that we can put drinks or… Continue reading

DIY Candy Corn Wreath – A Totally Sweet Craft for Fall

Every season, I like to hang something on our front door, but I didn’t have anything to go in between my¬†cocktail umbrella wreath for summer and the skeletons that I hang for Halloween,… Continue reading

Pinheads Revisited – The Summer Chore Chart

Back at the beginning of the summer, I made this Summer Chore Chart for the kids, with the hope that it would keep them motivated to work around the house during their break.… Continue reading

Back to School Goldfish Crackers

  School started the other day for my kids, and I wanted to celebrate by sending a little something special for the kids to have at school. There are lots of ideas on… Continue reading

Pizza Box Solar Oven – Hot? Not.

  Back in the Stone Age, when I was in college, an idea swept the campus like wildfire. Someone claimed that you could make chocolate chip cookies using your desk lamp. My friend… Continue reading

DIY Designer Plates – Can You Make a Lasting Impression With a Sharpie?

Every once in a while, I come across something on the boards that seems too good to be true. For a while, I had been seeing claims about DIY Designer Plates that could… Continue reading

DIY Crystal Ball – I Can See Clearly Now

  For a while now, I have been thinking about making a crystal ball. Not for my stint at the wizard camp, but I thought it would be a fun craft for the… Continue reading

Beach Volcano – A Science Experiment That’s Fun!!

This week we were on vacation at the beach with the kids.¬†They are usually pretty busy there, but I thought it might be fun to do something a little different, and I found… Continue reading

DIY Wizard Wand

  Later this summer, I’m planning to work at a wizard-themed camp as one of the counselors. I’d gotten most of my costume ready, except for a wand, and then I found this… Continue reading

Red, White, and Blue Strawberries for You

I realize that this post is probably a day late and a few strawberries short, but as Wilbur2020 pointed out the other day, you might still be able to use it for Bastille… Continue reading