Cinnamon Scented Pine Cones

It’s Christmas in July week and today I’m making a very easy (and short) project – Cinnamon Scented Pine Cones! These pine cones are incredibly easy to make and they smell so good – like all of the holidays in one bag. You can see video how to’s here and here and here. Materials: Pine … Continue Reading

Christmas in July

I’m one of those…those women (or men) that get extremely excited about Christmas.  I love the meaning of the day, the goodwill, the celebratory vibe, the food, and the decorations.  It is so much easier to get a jump on the presents now, when things are quiet and you have a minute to think that’s … Continue Reading

DIY Spring Gardening

Spring is kind of here (fingers crossed) which means gardens are just around the corner.  I love to grow things. Growing food to eat or flowers to admire takes real skill.   I have what I’ll call a semi-green thumb – my skill level always has room for improvement.  One thing I’ve learned is that “starting” … Continue Reading

DIY Crayon Eggs

Spring is here?  Easter coming and I thought about a great project for kids that encompasses Easter and an easy kid-friendly activity and DIY Easter Eggs is both!  Every little kid loves to draw. My nephew is no exception.  The thing with traditional crayons is they break easily and then the broken ones don’t get … Continue Reading