S’mores Pie

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Time for outdoor sports again and that means team dinners. I think I will have to make two of these for the first team dinner. One for the kids and one for us adults. Great dessert for potlucks or barbecues. … Read More...

Tip: Storing rulers

Nannys tips ruler storageWith quilting comes lots of wonderful tools, such as acrylic rulers. They come in all sizes and once you get more than two or three, storing them so they are ready to grab can be a challenge. My sewing room is also my dining room, … Read More...

Fizzy Sight Words

Fizzy Sight Words
Sometimes it can be tough to keep kids interested in learning, especially when it can seem like you are doing the same thing over and over again – like practicing with sight words. Swapna, from The Practical Mom, was working … Read More...

Tutorial: Covered button hair pins

Tutorial: Covered button hair pins Tutorial: Covered button hair pins

Christina Williams shows how you can make these cute covered button hairpins.  It’s a fun way to use up your smaller scraps of fabric. Clip 2 or 3 of them on some cardstock to make … Read More...

Free pattern: Baby boy romper or Jon Jons

Free pattern: Baby boy romper or Jon Jons Free pattern: Baby boy romper or Jon Jons

Melissa from Blank Slate Patterns and Melly Sews shares a free pattern for a baby boy romper, also called Jon Jons or John Johns.  The romper is an easy-to-wear one-piece outfit for baby, … Read More...

Tutorial: Fabric organizing bins or flower pots

Tutorial: Fabric organizing bins or flower pots Tutorial: Fabric organizing bins or flower pots

An from StraightGrain shows how you can make these sturdy little fabric bins, great for organizing or home décor.  They’re made from quilting weight cottons. What makes them sturdy is that they cover … Read More...

Make fake succulents out of felt

Succulents out of FeltEvery year for Mother’s Day I am asking my kids to get me new succulents because they didn’t winter well. Now they can make these gorgeous ones out of Felt. Christina of the DIY mommy has an excellent tutorial to … Read More...

Free pattern: Kids superhero accessories

Free pattern: Kids superhero accessories Free pattern: Kids superhero accessories

When you’re a kid, all it takes is a little bit of imagination to become a superhero.  But being a superhero is even more awesome when you’ve got the right accessories.  Rebecca from Hugs Are … Read More...

Make an Easy Paper Party Garland

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I have a huge collection of paper punches from when they were the must-have scrapbooking tool. I don’t use them very often anymore, but this cute garland from Smiling Colors may inspire me to dig them back out. What a … Read More...

Free pattern: Divided tote bag

floraldividedtoteSherri from Thread Riding Hood shares a free pattern for making this divided tote.  It’s so pretty sewn in happy spring florals!  Though I can also see it being quite sharp out of solids.  The curved top is a nice detail.  … Read More...