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Craft Time: Happy Halloween Candles

Craft Time: Happy Halloween Candles

Happy Halloween! Today is one of my favorite holidays! I love seeing kids in their costumes, spooky decorations, carved pumpkins and cheesy movies and tv specials (Hocus Pocus, Shaun of the Dead, and the Halloween episode of Boy Meets World are treasured favorites!). I also love all the free candy that Marco hauls in. A … Continue reading

Craft Time: Dry Erase Shopping List

Craft Time: Dry Erase Shopping List

You learn something new everyday. And the day I joined Pinterest was the day I learned that you can do all sorts of things with glass and a dry erase marker. You can make a menu board… You can make a calendar… You can draw silly mustaches on family photos… You can write love notes … Continue reading

Natural Beauty: Homemade Lotion

Natural Beauty: Homemade Lotion

Last Monday, I shared a recipe for homemade deodorant, as well as some fiscal reasonings behind my decision to do-it-myself. The other reason that I needed to go the homemade route was that last November, I decided that I was going to do DIY Christmas gifts. Around the same time, I discovered Pinterest and spent a … Continue reading

Natural Beauty: Homemade Deodorant

Natural Beauty: Homemade Deodorant

You know what they say: necessity is the mother of invention Well, it’s also the mother of make-things-yourself-because-you-can’t-afford-to-buy-it. Now, I’m not saying that deodorant is a luxury that blows my budget. I’m just saying that this one time last month, I was out of deodorant, and if I went to the store to buy it, … Continue reading

How To: Make a Midnight Snack Box

How To: Make a Midnight Snack Box

Everybody loves a good wedding, right? I know I do! Especially when I have not one, but two absolutely amazing dates on my arms and my whole family is dancing, laughing, and having a great time together: This past weekend, we celebrated the marriage of two of my very favorite people, Mr and Mrs Trombetta: … Continue reading

Craft Time: DIY Chalkboard Jars

Craft Time: DIY Chalkboard Jars

I’m incredibly excited to share this DIY tutorial. It all started last week when I saw some pantry organization pictures over at Just Pleased as Punch. Our pantry is an unorganized slopfest. I loved the way she used dollar store canisters and thrift store finds to hold food items and created custom labels using her Cri-cut. I … Continue reading