Two ways you can help Libby

Libbys-Log-Cabin-FlatLibby Lehman, renowned quilter and teacher, has suffered a health crisis requiring a long recovery. With mounting medical bills, fellow quilters want to help her out. Moda released fabric line, Community, where all proceeds from its purchase goes to Libby. I spied some at … Read More...

Valentine’s Day Cupid Kabobs

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During the holidays, we are okay with letting more sweets in the house than normal. But we also try to make sure that there are some healthy alternatives to counter the extra sweets. This is a great snack after school … Read More...

Crock Pot Chicken Taco Bowl

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We love the slow cooker and we love tacos. This is the perfect meal during the week. It would also make a great meal for Super Bowl Sunday to go along with all the appetizers. The best thing about this … Read More...

Free pattern: Girls gymnastic shorts

Free pattern: Girls gymnastic shorts Free pattern: Girls gymnastic shorts

Autie from iCandy Handmade shares a free pattern for making a pair of girl’s gymnastic shorts.  The short stretchy shorts are made to be worn over a leotard for gymnastic or dance class.  They’re not hard … Read More...

DIY Valentine’s Day branch tree

Valentine treeBrittany of “the house that Lars built” loves decorating for the holidays; but likes to keep it natural.  She used branches and tons of hearts and little birds.  As you can see she has it in a pristine white container … Read More...

Review: Horrible Histories Barmy Britain

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Fun Fact: Did you know that the first Horrible History books were published over 20 years ago?

Published in 1993 by the Scholastic brand, The Terrible Tudors and The Awful Egyptians, were an instant hit. They described British history (of … Read More...

Tutorial: No-sew Mardi Gras mask

Tutorial: No-sew Mardi Gras mask Tutorial: No-sew Mardi Gras mask

The Scrap Shoppe Blog shows how you can make a Mardi Gras mask, with no sewing required.  It is impossible to be too over-the-top with Mardi Gras costumes, so go wild with sparkly and shiny … Read More...

40+ Healthy Super Bowl Recipes

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Are you putting together your shopping list for the big game on Sunday? Here are some healthy recipes from appetizers to desserts that you may want to browse through before you go out. Although, I make exceptions to the healthy … Read More...

How to make a playdough mold

how to make a playdough mold We all have stuff that maybe is vintage or not available anymore that it would be fun to have a bunch of to using in projects. Did you you know you could simply head into the kitchen and whip up … Read More...

Intimate Super Bowl Party Ideas

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Not every Super Bowl party has to be super in size. If you’re hosting a get-together to watch the big game with just a few close friends or relatives, you can scale down the quantity but scale up the quality … Read More...

Cool DIY Craft Room Tables

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I have currently been in the market for finding the perfect craft table, namely a sewing table, and it has not been an easy task.  I have searched high and low for something that would work well for me and … Read More...

DIY Leather and Lace Bracelet

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This leather and lace bracelet is a true contrast of materials. It also sound’s kinda kinky kinda 50 shades of grey but that could just be me. I think this is a great bracelet and a even better use of … Read More...

Free pattern: Poncho shirt

poncho-short-with-free-patternJess from The Sewing Rabbit has just added another project to my must-sew list.  It’s her Poncho Shirt, a long drapey top that’s perfect paired with leggings or skinnies.  She shares the free pattern and a tutorial showing how to … Read More...