Lemon Poppy Seed Soap Recipe to Exfoliate Your Skin

So, if your elbows, knees, and feet need a little bit of exfoliation, you have got to check out this lemon poppy seed soap recipe! I love working in the garden but that can leave my hands and knees rough and dry. Finally, one of the best ways to smooth away dry, rough skin is […]

DIY Baking Soda Air Freshener With Citrus Essential Oils

Check out this easy DIY baking soda air freshener! I love air fresheners whether that means candles, plugins, sprays or gels. But, I do not like the long list of chemicals used to create those scents. Thankfully, it’s relatively simple to make your own air freshener with citrus essential oils. It’s also very inexpensive to […]

Homemade Fabric Softener Sheets With Essential Oils

Check out these simple homemade fabric softener sheets with essential oils! While we generally dry our clothes on a hanging rack, there are times we use the dryer as well. So, since I really love homemade cleaning products, it only makes sense to make homemade dryer sheets. Homemade Fabric Softener Sheets People usually add dryer […]

Making Butterflies With Paper for Scrapbooking or Cards

Making butterflies with paper is very simple to do. There is just something happy and cheerful about butterflies that makes me smile.  While I cannot always see them from my office, I can always add a few paper butterflies to bring spring inside. Making Butterflies with Paper Years ago, when the kids were tiny, I […]

DIY Crafts Paper Flowers to Make at Home for Spring

Now, if you enjoy DIY crafts, you need to check out these simple paper flowers to make. By March, I’m starting to feel like spring will never arrive. Our front yard is a mix of brown grass, mud, and dirty snow. There are definitely no flowers in sight.   DIY Crafts Paper Flowers to Make […]

What to Do with an Old Chalkboard to Upcycle or DIY

Wondering what to do with an old chalkboard? A year or so ago, I decided to put a chalkboard on the wall in the kitchen.  I was going to be super organized and make lists and leave messages for people. It worked for about a week and now it just sits there empty as a […]

Christmas Party Favors to Make for your Holiday Party

These Christmas party favors to make are so cute! I shared this post a few years ago and wanted to update it so my new readers would see it. I love having people over for Christmas and setting a pretty table. Christmas Party Favors to Make You may remember that I shared one of my […]

Making Photo Jewelry for Christmas Gifts This Year

I love making my own Christmas gifts and spend quite a bit of time thinking about what I’m going to make for friends and family. I’ve made many different types of handmade gifts over the years from my orange flaxseed soap to my peanut butter fudge. This year, I”m thinking about making photo jewelry. Making […]

Photo Craft Ideas and How to Make a Pen Caddy

With the holidays only a few months away, I wanted to share a few photo craft ideas and share this easy DIY how to make a pen caddy. I’m a huge fan of useful gifts. And, anyone who works at a desk probably has a need for a pen caddy to hold their pens and […]

Benefits of Doodling for Stress Relief and Creativity

Have you ever thought about doodling for stress relief? I’ve written before about how journalling for stress relief helps me some days but sometimes I want something a little bit less structured. I just want to make swirls and hearts and flowers while I daydream and relax. The reviewer has been compensated in the form […]