Category: Crafting and DIY

Freshen Up Your Fiesta with a DIY Taco Bar!

I spent most of my childhood in Texas (shout out to the Rio Grande Valley!) immersed in it’s rich culture and amazing food. My dad was a terrific chef and we frequently had one of his specialties – fajitas – […] Read more…

Sewing? Me? Seriously?

Sewing? Me?

  Update: Once I got a taste of what it’s like to make your own stuff – from these pillowcases to quilts and blankets to repairing and re-purposing many items, I made the leap to a brand new sewing machine. […] Read more…

Easter Mason Jar Craft – Easy and Adorable!

Easy Craft - Ball Jar

Every year I struggle with trying to decide what to give friends and co-workers for Easter. You know, just a little token of the holiday. And I don’t mean that I think Easter is summed up by “Jesus is coming! […] Read more…

How to Care for Your Cast Iron Cookware and 4 Commonly Asked Questions

How to Care for Your Cast Iron Cookware Over time, cast iron cookware develops a thin protective coating known as “seasoning” from the natural fats and oils associated with the cooking process. This coating fills in all the nooks and […] Read more…

Candy Spiders That Will March Right Through Your Halloween Party!

When I was a kid, I was in Campfire Girls.  We didn’t have Girl Scouts in South Texas and it didn’t matter. Campfire Girls rocked! We sold candy instead of cookies. I still remember the Blue Bird Wish Song… Seek […] Read more…

How To Make Macrame Hangers

When I was a kid, I remember seeing Dad’s work clothes coming back from the dry cleaner – crisp, collared dress shirts on wire hangers, tucked neatly away beneath billowy tents of plastic. Mom saved all the hangers and removed […] Read more…

How To Create A DIY Balloon Wreath

To instantly add a pop of fun, a splash of vibrant color, and a festive element to your home, this Inspirations & Celebrations  Tutorial teaches you how to easily (and affordably) create a DIY Balloon Wreath that you can display year-round… Read more…

Free Online Classes from Craftsy!

Free Craftsy Class

Try a Free Mini Class at Craftsy **This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. I never thought I was a quilter or someone who sews. But here […] Read more…

Easy Easter Centerpiece

easy-easter-centerpiece

So a couple of days ago, I shared these adorable jars with you, Easy Mason Jar Craft – Easter , and thought it would be super cute to make a larger version. Once I gathered everything, it only took a few […] Read more…

Foods That Can Be Grown From Scraps

Food That Can Be Grown From Scraps

One day while on the phone with my sister, we somehow got on the subject of green onions.  I don’t know how…it just happened.  She told me that she always has green onions growing in jars, ready to snip any […] Read more…

7 Ways to Prep Your Yard for Fall

Prep Your Yard for Fall

thank you to Scarlet Paolicchi at familyfocusblog.com and Kalli Georgiakakis for allowing me to reblog these great tips on what to do in your yard for the Fall!    As with most things in life, fall is what you make of it and […] Read more…

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