Category Archive: Household

Happy Easter!

We had a nice Easter here, hope you did too. For dessert I made this cake: The rabbit was made with gum paste, and was very easy to put together. Inside the cake… Continue reading

Frugal Friday – The DIY First Aid Ice Pack

Accidents happen. And when you have kids, they seem to happen a lot more often, am I right? In my opinion, you can never have too many first aid ice packs on hand.… Continue reading

Frugal Friday – DIY Refills for Scented Oil Air Fresheners

Let’s face facts — sometimes some rooms in our houses don’t smell as nice as we’d like them to. One of the ways to deal with this is to get one of those… Continue reading

DIY 2013 Family Memory Jar

At the end of every year, we sit around the table and ask each other what the highlights of the last 12 months have been. Sure we come up with some big ones,… Continue reading

DIY Charging Station

Let’s face it: Life is full of cords. iPod cords, phone cords, computer cords, speaker cords; they’re everywhere. And they’re kind of unsightly. There are a few nice looking charging stations on the… Continue reading

DIY Melted Snowman Ornament

There are so many cute homemade ornaments on the boards. I had some extra clear glass ornaments, so I went looking for something to do with them and found this cool melted snowman… Continue reading

DIY Santa Ornament

I like to make my own Christmas ornaments. Last year I made these, in honor of Edison’s obsession with Harry Potter.   The one on that I found recently┬áPinterest is a little more… Continue reading

DIY Holiday Pinecone Wreath

Well, it’s time to get my holiday on. Every year, I do the traditional evergreen wreath, but this year, I found a super cute pinecone wreath on the boards. The photo on Pinterest… Continue reading

Pinheads Revisited – The DIY Christmas Countdown (Advent) Calendar

The other day we started counting down to Christmas with the Advent calendar I made. In practice though, it didn’t work too well. The muffin cups didn’t stick to the pan as well… Continue reading

M&M Thanksgiving Turkey Favors

A few weeks ago, I came across a really cute holiday favor idea for the kids that used M&M’s to make these adorable turkeys. The photo on Pinterest looks like this:    … Continue reading