DIY Canister Chalkboard Labels
We’re reposting this because currently Target’s Dollar Spot has chalkboard paint for CHEAP – and it’s just enough for a little project like this!
New Years Eve means party time – and even if you’re just staying home for a low-key family party, you can still have a great time with these 7 easy and FREE crafts and ideas! Here are 7 FUN & FREE ways to celebrate New Years Eve and make sure that 2015 goes out with a BANG!
We thought it would be fun to start doing a post each night about a fun Christmas craft, recipe, family tradition and all things holly jolly.
Crunchy Christmas Mice by our friend Carrie W!
Ahhhh…Christmas! I love this time of year! I love the lights, I love the decorations and most of all I love all of the fantastic crafts that tend to pop up all around us. In my family, I’ll be the first to admit, we have a few strange traditions that aren’t for the faint of heart.
One of these traditions is our Crunchy Christmas Mice! [Read more...]
How to Make Paper Snowflakes with Coffee Filters
There’s an Arctic front coming into Tennessee tonight – and we may get a flurry! But if not, you can always create your own pretty flurry. Here’s how to make paper snowflakes using Coffee Filters! This would be a fun way to pass the afternoon this Christmas Eve – my kids had lots of fun making theirs!
Jamie here, if you have ever tried to make Gingerbread Houses with your kids – I hope you had fun… because when I did it – I turned into a terrible person.
Several years ago, with 4 boys aged 2-8, things were wildly unlike what I had imagined in my Martha-Stewart-Picture-Perfect plan. The Gingerbread House kit I’d bought on clearance the year before would NOT stay together, and the boys were poking the walls down and caving the roof in trying to fit as much candy as possible onto it. I went into control-freak mode, and I’m pretty sure I ended up finishing it by myself while they pouted off to another room. FAIL! [Read more...]
We thought it would be fun to start doing a post each night about a fun Christmas craft, recipe, family tradition and all things holly jolly. If you would like to share a craft, recipe or tradition that your family enjoys – please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org! We’ll possibly feature you one night this month….
10 Creative Uses for Coffee Filters
This is an older post but I was just using coffee filters for popcorn bowls this weekend for the kids and I thought I’d repost!
Jamie here, being frugal often means being creative – making do with less, and making it into more! I told my husband that if I could get a gold medal for only one thing – it would probably be the ability to “Make Do” when I don’t have something that I need.
Coffee Filters are one of those handy things that have lots of different uses – here are 10 of my favorite creative uses for coffee filters!