Pros and Cons of Different Types of Wool

Wool is one of the most widely used clothing fibers, being especially popular with winter garments. It is an animal based fiber, being made of the fleece of sheep or other animals. The reason why it is so popular is due to the fact that it is reasonably priced (the basic type at least), it has great insulating properties, it is water resistant, it wicks moisture, it breathes well, it adapts to different temperatures, it is highly durable and it is even odor resistant. Moreover, it is the … [Read more...]

Have Christmas Coloring Fun with the Cute Christmas Holiday Coloring Book

Who doesn't love Christmas and puppies, kittens, and other animals? What about combinging them? That's what you get with the Cute Christmas Holiday Coloring Book from Fox Chapel Publishing! If you were to do one coloring page a day, you would have over a month (32 pages, to be exact) of coloring fun available. Not only are the pages of Cute Christmas super cute,  but I absolutely love how easy they are to get out of the book. I like to take one page out and work on it independently. … [Read more...]

Get Crafty With Christmas Papercrafting: Holiday Cards, Gift Tags, and More!

Can you believe the Christmas season is now upon us? Time just goes so quickly! One of my favorite parts of this time of year is crafting. I love finding books that help make the crafting easier, like this great one called Christmas Papercrafting: Holiday Cards, Gift Tags, and More! There are many great paper crafting activities for you, including: 50 Christmas Greeting Cards 16 Holiday Gift Tags 18 Yuletide Mini-Cards 6 Festive Bookmarks Large & Small Envelope … [Read more...]

DIY Valentine Hearts Glitter Crayons

These Valentine Hearts Glitter Crayons are such an adorable DIY craft idea!  Kids will love helping you break up the crayons to make these, and you'll love how inexpensive and easy they are to make.  This tutorial is super easy to follow!  Check it out! DIY Valentine Hearts Glitter Crayons I love that this easy Valentine Hearts craft idea can be used any time of year. Just because we are using it as a holiday craft doesn't mean you can't make these for any occasion.  Grab discounted … [Read more...]

Fall Ribbon Wreath

Now that fall is here, it is time to get in the fall spirit! Get started by making this pretty fall ribbon wreath using supplies you can purchase at Dollar Tree! Supplies Needed: Green foam wreath form (Dollar Tree) Assorted fall ribbon (Dollar Tree) Hot glue Glue gun Scissors Directions: Add a dab of hot glue to the end of your starting piece of ribbon. Press it to the inside of the wreath form and hold in place until secure. Once dry, begin pulling the ribbon … [Read more...]

20 Fall Leaf Craft and Home Decor Ideas

Who else is excited that fall is finally here? Fall has become my favorite season - football, Halloween, bonfires, and hoodie weather. Love it! To kick off the season, I am sharing 20 fall leaf craft and home decor ideas. There are some great ideas from great bloggers here that I am sure you will love! Candles with Burlap and Leaves by Happy Deal Happy Day Etceteras: Fall Wood Leaves by Home Work DIY Leaf Printed Napkins by Club Chica Circle Easy to Make Fall Wreath by House of … [Read more...]

DIY Fall Mason Jars

Fall is approaching and it is time decorate and make our homes festive for the new season. I know a lot of us are excited, well I know I am. I am over the heat. Haha. Fall is exciting for may reason. You have the wonderful weather, kids heading back to school, the fun colors, and everything is pumpkin flavored. Since Fall is almost here I wanted to have a little fun with a fall craft!! Mason Jars are fun and can be used for many many different things. I love including them in my crafts as … [Read more...]

DIY Savings Jar for Kids

Kids are heading back to school and with that they are going to want want lunch money, pretzel money, fair money, and so on. With this, it becomes a great time to allow your children to save. Sometimes I find that I give my son money for school functions and extras but he often has change. This becomes a great time to teach him the value of a dollar. Allowing him to save the change so that when pretzel day or dress down day comes around he can use money from his savings. Or I can even have him … [Read more...]