Sage Tea

Sage Tea
The cold and flu season seems to start earlier and earlier every year. This year was no exception. In fact, I got a flu shot this year. I haven’t had one in 15 years and then I find out it … Read More...

Turkey-Seafood Creole

turkey seafood creole
This is a dish that could be served during Kwanzaa, but I’m thinking I might make up a batch for New Year’s Day.

Maybe keep this in mind for a holiday dish next year. I can’t believe I’m already talking … Read More...

Project: Stamped Scarf

Project: Stamped Scarf

Keep yourself warm and fashionable this winter with a stamped scarf. The Inkadinkado website has all the details on how to stamp on fabric using craft paint and how to pay out a design using the Craft Gear stamping system. … Read More...

30 Free New Year Printables

New_Year_title

If you’re searching for free printables to help with your New Year’s Eve party planning, Mein Lila Park has created a wonderful roundup of ideas to share. There are buntings, posters, bag toppers, bottle labels, and more. Click here to view … Read More...

Tips for Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa Tips II
Today is the first day of Kwanzaa and boxing day. In America it is return all your gifts day, well it at least seems like it. Everyone goes to use their gift cards and hope they get a good deal … Read More...

8 Star Quilt Blocks

starquilts

The star block is a fairly classic pattern in quilting and although it looks simple, there are many different options for the pattern to be layed out.  With many of them containing half square triangles, the blocks can be changed … Read More...

Make Your Own Outdoor Fire Pit

firepits

There are few things more enjoyable than sitting in front of a nice warm and toasty fire on a late night.  While this is usually done during the warm summer months, who’s to say it can’t be done all year … Read More...

Matching Game with Textures

Matching Game with Textures
Once you try out this texture matching game, you may never look at all of the items in your home the same way again. It is best to prepare for this game when no one else is around, you can … Read More...

Free pattern: Retro style wool circle skirt

threeKathleen from Grosgrain shares a free pattern for a vintage-style wool winter skirt.  She created the pattern to look like the retro wool skirts she finds at thrift stores (as an alternative to buying them new for a lot of money … Read More...

DIY Gold Confetti Dipped Mug

DIY gold confetti dipped mug by Lines Across

Isn’t this Gold Confetti Dipped Mug so stunning?

Rachel posted the tutorial for it on her blog, Lines Across. She says: “I made this gold confetti dipped mug to combine three of my favorite me things: making things, drinking coffee, and … Read More...