How to Make a Quilt Fabric Covered Egg

How to Make a Quilt Fabric Covered Egg

I love making quilted eggs.  This egg is a little more boxy then I would like, however it is still a charming accent in a room.  You will need: Styrofoam egg, this one was 2-5/16 x 3-1/16 Lots of pins scrap fabric and ribbon I used a rotary cutter and mat to cut...
Make Your Own Mason Jar Ring Wreath

Make Your Own Mason Jar Ring Wreath

I saw a Mason jar ring wreath recently and loved the way it looked.  It used larger rings then what I have used in this one and made for a more open wreath.  All of my wide mouth rings are brand new and shiny, so that wasn’t the look I wanted.  I will make...

Life Isn’t Fair

Life isn’t fair – it was never meant to be. If we all have the exact same life, entitled to the exact same things, all win the game, all get B’s, and all never get our feelings hurt, how will we ever strive to be better, dream for things out of our...
Make Your Own Slip & Slide (Slip N Slide)

Make Your Own Slip & Slide (Slip N Slide)

When my kids were younger they loved playing on a Slip N Slide.  However, I didn’t like the price for how long it lasted.  It always seemed to get torn very quickly.  We found an easy solution by buying a roll of plastic at Home Depot for about the same price....
Hand Made Busy Box for Kids

Hand Made Busy Box for Kids

Our friends became grandparents last year and made this awesome Busy Board.  Their grandson loves playing with it and it is great for motor skills.  I think it is ingenious! It measures 18″ x 24″ and is easy to make.  They bolted two pieces of oak plywood...
How to Make a Simple NO Sew Rag Wreath

How to Make a Simple NO Sew Rag Wreath

I buy a lot of fabric at garage sales so I am always looking for something to make with it.  I’ve seen these wreaths online, but thought I would try one myself.  It was easy and I love how it looks! You will need: 4 ring wire wreath – I used 12″, but...

Healthy No Bake Protein Balls

These are fairly healthy and a can be a good substitute for sugary snacks. 3/4 to 1 cup chocolate protein powder (you may have to adjust depending on your protein) 1 cup raw honey 1 cup natural peanut butter (again, may need to adjust depending on your peanut butter)...
Pan Fried Sweet Potatoes

Pan Fried Sweet Potatoes

Tim always grows lots of sweet potatoes!  We make bread, pie and bake sweet potato fries.  I find that baked fries are a little difficult to bake evenly.  There is a such a short time between when they are done, and when they are black on the ends.  Recently we have...