DIY Gift Idea: Melted Snowman Ornament

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Check out this super cute Melted Snowman Ornament that is very simple and very inexpensive to make.  Lots of fun - this is a great group craft idea! Items Needed: Sea Salt- Black Polymer Clay Orange Polymer Clay Clear Plastic or Glass Ornament Glitter (Optional)   Directions: Mold 4-5 round balls and a top hat out of the black polymer clay and allow to ...

Cherishing holiday memories #PCholiday

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Every year when we take ornaments out to decorate the tree, I share the stories behind each one as we take them out and place them on the tree.  This one, I tell my kids, was made by my sister Debbie, when she was in high school.  Even at 8, 6, and 4, I hear ...

Star of David Salt Dough Ornaments

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Here's an easy recipe to make salt dough ornaments.  We did Star of David salt dough ornaments for a Hanukkah wreath but the sky is the limit with what you'd liek to make. ALl you need is your imagination (or some cookie cutters....) Ingredients & Supplies ½ Cup Table Salt ½ Cup All Purpose Flour ¼ Cup Water +/- Baking ...

DIY Gift Idea: Peppermint Milk Bath Recipe

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I love to take a nice hot bath- and one of the things I like most is having scented water that helps soften my skin.  This peppermint bath milk  recipe is a perfect  holiday soak for yourself or to gift to a friend!  Items Needed: Sealable Jar or Clear Christmas Ornament 1 Cup Powdered Milk 1 peppermint Tea Bag Directions: Empty ...

Homemade Gift Ideas

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Homemade Gift Ideas Reindeer Food Recipe Cards, Tags, and Wrapping Paper Thumb Print Ornaments Manicure in a Jar Body Scrub: Sugar and Sage Handprint Art Oven Mitts Homemade Vanilla Peppermint Candy Bowl and Peppermint Candy Tree Hot Chocolate in a Jar Sharpie Coffee Mugs The Mavens of Money group is comprised of 11 bloggers: MadameDeals | The Coupon Challenge | Mom On Dealz | Coupons are ...

DIY Gift Idea: Manicure in a Jar

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Items Needed to make this DIY Gift Idea: Manicure in a Jar: Cotton balls Sealable Clear Container   Ideas for Gifts: Nail polish Nail File Nail Clippers Travel Size Nail Polish Remover Hand Lotion   Directions: Fill the bottom of your jar with cotton balls.   Add in your gifts, placing additional cotton balls around items to help keep them up right.   Fill remaining empty space with cotton balls and ...

Decoration Ideas for a Busy Family

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Family life can be hectic, there’s no doubt about it. Nowadays, everyone is on the go. When it comes to decorating your house you can’t just select what might be the most aesthetically pleasing, you also need options that will make your life easier. Here are a few decoration ideas to consider from our friends ...

No one leaves the lights on anymore (#Giveaway 5 winners)

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Last month, I introduced you to the awesome that is the Lutron Occupancy Sensor Switch.  I also introduced you to my um...lack of attention to details at times...and you all got an inside look into the mess I made of things.  Happily, I have an amazing and talented husband who's able to fix things for ...

Designing kitchen spaces with The Home Depot #revitalizeandredesign

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This post about designing kitchen spaces with The Home Depot is sponsored through my affiliation with Glam Media.  Opinions are my own.  We are almost finished with our breezeway redo and it has me wanting to finally get our kitchen remodel started.  We'd decided years ago to just paint the horrible and piecemeal cabinetry and live ...

Who left the lights on (again)?

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 I participated in a campaign about "who left the lights on"on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Lutron. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item as a thank-you for participating. If you live with someone- anyone, chances are, like me, you've asked "Who left the lights on?" a time or two.  Or ...