Category Archive: DIY

Homemade Mozzarella Sticks

Speaking of foods kids like, I also tried to make breaded cheese sticks like the ones Edison likes. The photo on Pinterest looks like this: What you need 12 sticks of string cheese… Continue reading

A Mother of a Tater-Tot Recipe

Let’s face it, kids love Tater Tots, but who needs all that  disodium dihydrogen pyrophosphate? Am I right? Well, now for the mom who has way too much time on her hands, there’s a… Continue reading

LEGO Mini-figures Rock This Display

I have two boys, so you know we have lots of LEGO. I don’t know who the marketing geniuses are over there at LEGO, but they are the greatest minds of their generation.… Continue reading

Homemade Bubble Bath….Take Me Away!

Who doesn’t like a bubble bath? We don’t take bubble baths like we used to, (at least not in this house) and we should take them more often. Now that’s going to be… Continue reading

Party Down with a Seasonal Cocktail Parasol Wreath

I’m always looking for seasonal wreaths to hang on the front of the manse, but they are always so pricey. The other day I found a really cute one for summer on the… Continue reading

Ticket Stub Shadow Box

One day while cruising the boards I came across a neat idea for displaying old ticket stubs. The photo on Pinterest looks like this:   I have been collecting ticket stubs for more… Continue reading

A Tidy Linen Closet is a Happy Linen Closet

The Internet is full of housekeeping tips, and I came across this one for organizing the linen closet recently. The photo on Pinterest looks like this: Before I started, the hall linen closet was… Continue reading

Cleaning the Microwave with Vinegar

After yesterday’s cake-in-a-cup fiasco, I decided it was time to give the microwave a good cleaning. On Pinterest, I found and eco-friendly method using vinegar and water. The photo on Pinterest looks like… Continue reading

Pan-Handling with Baking Soda, Peroxide, and Elbow Grease

I’m always looking for miracle cleaners, especially eco-friendly homemade cleaners. Recently one appeared on Pinterest that claimed to clean tarnished baking pans with a mixture of baking soda and hydrogen peroxide. The photo… Continue reading

I See A Sidewalk and I Want To Paint It…Blech.

Summer is approaching, and the kids are always looking for ways to express themselves, so I thought we would make some sidewalk paint. The photo on Pinterest looks like this: Ingredients: 1 tsp… Continue reading