Recently, a friend posted a photo of a hat she really liked on FB. "Who can make this hat?" She asked. She had to have it! Another friend tagged me...so I set off to make the hat. Later it turned out that someone else made the hat for her, but I still thought I would … Continue reading Crochet Bun Hat Pattern
With the approach of very cold winter temperatures, together with dry air from my home's new heating system, my hair and skin have become SUPER dry. My skin is itchy and ashy, and my hair is brittle and crispy on the ends. There is no explanation for this condition other than the weather, since I don't use … Continue reading 3 ingredient, DIY, DEEP conditioner
2016 has arrived and as usual we are faced with the big question! How can we make this most of this year? CAN we make some small changes to really make a difference in our 2017? Absolutely! If you're anything like me, then you know how daily life can wear on you. Work, family life, … Continue reading Small changes, BIG DIFFERENCE!
Fewer things make a person nostalgically reminisce of their childhood than home cooked food, especially when it's something that was traditionally made in your home, by the people who cared for you...mom, grandmom, whoever that special person was. So, it is a glorious moment when we recreate those recipes and find ourselves swimming in happy … Continue reading Homemade Soft Pretzels
It seems I always hear people say that. "I don't believe in making resolutions". There are numerous reasons given of course, as to why. I've heard everything from, "I just never stick to them, so why bother" to "I don't need to make resolutions because if I want to change something I just do it, … Continue reading So you don’t believe in resolutions?
One of my favorite holiday traditions each year is making Cinnamon Ornaments! They are fast and easy to make and they smell absolutely delicious! I make new ones every year but I find that they keep for several years so be prepared to pack them up at the end of the season! The recipe is … Continue reading Cinnamon Cut Out Ornaments
You can change almost any container and flower bunch into a pretty and elegant table arrangement. Today I used a small pumpkin I'd been decorating my fall front porch with, and picked up a bunch of flowers at the market for $14.00. 1. Gather everything you will need. Flowers, vase/glass, tape (i generally use green floral … Continue reading Create your own Thanksgiving Floral Centerpiece