How to Host an AWESOME Yard Sale

Over the summer, the kids outgrew their old bikes, plus Manfrengensen kind of got into biking, at least before his accident, so he had bought himself a nicer one. With the new bikes,… Continue reading

For the Birds – The DIY Bird Feeder

This weekend I was looking for a fun project for my Sunday school class, something simple that would illustrate the concept of caring for nature. I came across this great project for kids,… Continue reading

Pinheads Revisited – The DIY Detox Bath

A few weeks ago, I took a detox bath, based on a pin displaying a “Natural Cold Remedy” and was a little disappointed with the results. After a note from a reader pointed… Continue reading

Hold It Right There! Making a Rug Stay Put With Caulk

We have several rugs upstairs that have driven me nuts for years with their wanderlust. I’ve tried pads, tape, poster tack, but nothing made them want to stay put. At least, not until… Continue reading

Spicy Thai Chicken Bites — A Long Time In the Making

I have been on a Thai kick, I admit that, and not just because I recently watched Dodgeball, and it’s the name of Ben Stiller’s character. I used to have a favorite Thai… Continue reading

Copycat Cheez-It Cheese Crackers – A Delicious Alternative in the Short Run

The kids around here love those Cheez-It crackers, so I thought it might be fun to try to make them at home without all of the preservatives and artificial color using this recipe… Continue reading

Some Enchanted Evening, You May Eat This Salmon

This year, Manfrengensen has been discovering the joys of fish. He was never wild about fish, but then he tried grilled tuna, which is apparently the gateway fish to pescatarianism. In August, he… Continue reading

Brave Party Favors – DIY Bow and Arrows

Yesterday I posted on my other blog about my daughter’s Brave-themed birthday party. Thinking the kids might like to emulate Merida from Brave,  I made some cute little bows and arrows that I… Continue reading

Brave Themed Birthday Party

From my other blog, Egghead23’s World, some highlights from a Brave Themed Birthday Party we had this weekend for my daughter, who loved the Pixar movie Brave. via Brave Themed Birthday Party.

Pinheads Revisited – The DIY Candy Corn Wreath

A few weeks ago, I made a candy corn wreath, but I kind of jumped the gun a little by using the only candy corn I could find, which wasn’t the kind I… Continue reading