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Category Archive: Gifts

The Jingle Bell Holiday Shadow Box

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas season. I realize I am a little early, and I promise not to skip over Thanksgiving (which is big here in the States, but not… Continue reading

Crock pot Cinnamon Almonds

Down on the boardwalk there is a little shop that sells cinnamon-sugared nuts. While the rest of my family gravitates toward rides, or mini-golf, or fudge, I head straight for this store. It… Continue reading

Then Again, Maybe It’s Just My Negative Attitude.

Welcome to the 100th Post!! I had hoped to do something kind of special to mark the occasion, so I picked¬†the COOLEST craft from my recent ¬†board finds. Check it:     And… Continue reading

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

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

Copycat Starbucks Lemon Cake – More Star, Less Bucks

  I don’t know about you, but my favorite Starbucks treat, by far, is the Lemon Cake. For me, no trip to Starbucks is complete without a slice of this kind of heaven.… Continue reading

Orange Creamcicle (more like Dreamcicle) Cookies

As the summer winds to a close, you will probably hear less of the hurdy gurdy music that the Ice Cream Man plays as he passes lazily through your neighborhood. Have no fear… 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

What Do You Get The Dad Who Has Everything? The iDad! Happy Father’s Day!

Sorry if this is too late for you to put something together for your dad, but my husband tends to read this blog, and I wanted to keep this post a secret. For… 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