Sherbet Easter Basket
It’s Easter time again, and one of my favorite Easter crafts is making Easter Baskets for my grandchildren. I know there are many plastic and metal baskets out there, and they’re all very inexpensive. But I like to make them baskets that a different from those you can buy at Walmart.
The other day I went to our local craft store and found this pretty yarn by Red Heart. It’s color is called Sherbet. When I saw it I just knew I had to turn it into a Sherbet Easter Basket.
St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids
Tomorrow's St. Patrick's Day, so bring on the Irish!
I know my kids loved St. Patrick's Day because it meant they could pinch anyone not wearing green without getting scoldings. But St. Patrick's Day isn't just about pinching! St. Partick's Day is a day for some crafting.
Here are some crafty ideas you can share with the kids.
Green Shamrocks are bright symbols of St. Patrick's Day. Kids will love to make this Palm Print clover. What's not to love, they get to dip their hands in ...
Move Like a Pro With These Moving Hacks – Savvy Nana’s
Moving into a new house is exciting, but the physical act of moving your belongings can be a drag. Professional movers have the tips and tricks down to a science but those of us who don’t do it for a living can find it more difficult.
These moving hacks from our friends at Simply
Self Storage will help you move faster,
easier and more efficiently.
They cover 50 essential moving tips, tricks and hacks to help you move like a pro.
Here are some of my ...
12 Meatless Recipes for Lent
We are definitely in the Lenten season. Lent is the 40 days (not counting Sundays) before Easter Sunday. Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Holy Saturday.
To many Christians Lent is the season for fasting, abstinence,moderation, repentance, and spiritual discipline. Not all Christian churches observe lent, but I know Catholics definitely do. Growing up in a Catholic family meant that Lenten traditions were always observed. In my family fasting and abstinence were mandatory ...
Easter Paper Crafts for the Entire Family – Free Templates
If you haven't already heard our family loves holidays, we like to celebrate every single one. Right now Easter's coming soon and we've been busy with various craft projects. We've made pom pom bunnies and chicks, chick aviator hats and peek-a-boo bunny hats, and Easter plaques. The last couple of days I fired up my Cricut Explore Air cutting machine to cut some Easter bunnies and eggs to use for our paper projects. To add texture to the cardstock I used my cute little Sizzix Texture ...
8 Healthy Benefits of Sleeping on a Foam Bed
Yes, we all know sleep is essential part of life, of everything! We all hear about how sleep is beneficial for the body and mind and overall health, right?
I log into my social accounts and read news and different posts on health and beauty – I am a bit obsessed with such things. Why? Well because I never get enough sleep. Every night I toss and turn and that causes chain of reactions.
Lack of sleep is the start of all problems. When I’m tired I can’t work, I ...
DIY Easter Plaque – Free Template
My daughter Jaime is planning an Easter Egg Hunt for her 2 year old son Jett, and some of his friends. While shopping for supplies and decor for the party she ran across a cute cardboard Easter sign in one of the discount stores, it cost $12. She liked the sign but thought $12 was a bit steep for a small cardboard sign. When she told me about it I told her about one of my Easter projects, this DIY Easter Plaque. I was going to send her one along with some other Easter items I've been ...
Easter Egg Decorating Ideas
This year Easter will be April 1, that means we'll dying Easter Eggs later this month..
All the discount and dollar stores are selling egg dying kits and many of us find it easier to just buy a kit and call it a day. We've done this many times and somehow are always disappointed with how it turns out. Our eggs never seem to look like the pictures on the box.
Those kits really don't sell you anything more than 4 tablets or packets of food coloring, a flimsy wire "egg dipper", ...
Rainy Day Kids’ Activities – Fun Activities for All Ages
Many of us are ready for Spring. Even here in Hawaii I can't wait for Spring and the end of Flu Season. We've certainly had our fill of the flu! Although Spring ushers in warm weather and marks the end of flu season it also brings us rain; lots of rain. At our house the kids don't mind the rain, it just means they can play video games all day. It drives me crazy! I'm always on the look out for rainy day kids' activities to keep them off the video games and doing something more ...