All Posts in the ‘Crafts’ Category

Easy Lime Sherbet Punch

May 9th, 2014 | By in Budget, Cooking, Kids, Party Food, Recipes

This punch recipe is very easy to prepare and just as refreshing to drink.  Lime Sherbert Punch is a delicious punch ready to satisfy your party guests with a few simple ingredients.       Ingredients: 2 Quarts Lime Sherbert 2 Liters Ginger Ale (chilled) 1 46 Ounce can pineapple juice (chilled) Lemon/Lime slices for […]


DIY Colorful Easter Eggs Using Baker’s Twine

April 15th, 2014 | By in Crafts

Marianne’s baker’s twine covered paper mache eggs make lovely Easter decor.


25 Festive, Homemade St. Patrick’s Day Centerpieces

March 6th, 2014 | By in Crafts, Gallery, Photos
St. Patricks Day Centerpiece

Now that Mardi Gras is over, we look towards Ireland to scratch our home decorating itch.


Mason Jar Luminaries

February 18th, 2014 | By in Activities, Crafts, Decorating, Family Memories, Home Decor, Outdoors, Trending Now

Planning an outdoor event such as a wedding, shower, or a holiday celebration these mason jar luminaries are sure to light up the party.  They are very easy to assemble and look great.  Instructions: Mason Jars (number depends on how many you want) Lace fabric (your color choice) Burlap Twine or coordinating ribbon Spray Glue […]


The 2014 HGDIY Woodworking Awards: Porch Swing Category

February 5th, 2014 | By in Crafts, Outdoors, Remodeling
Homemade Porch Swing

Porch swings combine the best of both worlds: Moving while doing absolutely nothing. We’ve selected the 25 candidates for best amateur porch swing. The rules are simple: It has to be a porch swing, it has to be made of wood, it has to be homemade, and it can’t be for sale.


Chinese New Year 2014: DIY Horse Crafts

January 31st, 2014 | By in Activities, Crafts, Family Memories, Home Decor, Kids

It’s officially the first day of the 2014 Chinese New Year! Everywhere, people are celebrating the year of the horse!


Amish Friendship Bread Starter

January 18th, 2014 | By in Cooking, Family Memories, Recipes

Amish Friendship Bread Starter – A New Tradition This is a delicious bread, and one that can delight you and your friends by starting a tradition of sharing the starter recipe with one friend and that friend can then share it with another friend and the chain just keeps going. It was shared with me by a […]


25 Christmas Decorated Houses That Were Clearly Done by Hoarders

December 18th, 2013 | By in Crafts, Family Memories, Home Decor, Kids, Photos
Inflatable hoarder Christmas House Decorations thumb

Ever since our low-income neighborhood started having annual Christmas lights competitions decades ago, we’ve been into the illuminating art of Christmas decorating. However, we frequently see “decorated” houses that just look like some hoarder dumped their basement onto their front lawn. We hope the creators of these 25 Christmas decorated houses that were clearly done […]


25 Photos of Hilariously Bad Christmas Lights

December 13th, 2013 | By in Crafts, Decorating, Outdoors, Photos
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These hilariously bad Christmas lights illustrate an important point (at least to us): Make a plan and don’t do ugly Christmas lights. Sloppy lights are like a giant neon sign saying “you are lazy and have bad taste.” Are we the only ones who get the urge to neaten up Christmas lights when we see […]


Easy Holiday Table Top Decoration

December 11th, 2013 | By in Crafts, Home Decor

I decided last year to make a new table top decoration and came up with this very simple and easy to assemble Christmas Tree. You can be very creative and decorate to your liking. I enjoyed making this so much I made several more to give away. Materials: 1Piece cone shaped styrofoam (size will depend […]