Crafts, Decorating, Link Party

Laundry Sucks. Let’s Make a Sign

  A few weeks ago I was perusing Pinterest and I found something so wonderful that I pinned it then emailed it to myself and texted it to myself for good measure. What? It's good. Just look.     After some clicking, it turns out a blog called A Girl and a Glue Gun made this.… Continue reading Laundry Sucks. Let’s Make a Sign

Christmas, Crafts, Dollar Tree, Link Party

Dollar Store Personalized Plates for Mamie and Papa

I need to start this post out by saying that this is a Pinterest fail. At least on my part.  But I loved the pictures and that Ella was so damn excited to make this for her grandparents for Christmas. Either this is a giant myth or I misread the directions (which would not be… Continue reading Dollar Store Personalized Plates for Mamie and Papa

Crafts, Dollar Tree, Link Party

Candy Bar Wreath. Because Nothing Says “I Love You” Like a Root Canal

2021 calls for a candy bar wreath, doesn't it?  First published April 20, 2015 I love to come up with fun things for my children. But I rarely think of them. I can thank other people for the ideas, and I have no shame in admitting that. In fact, I bet if you searched my… Continue reading Candy Bar Wreath. Because Nothing Says “I Love You” Like a Root Canal

Childhood, Crafts, Humor

There’s Something Fishy About These Valentines

I adore everything about this little post...the little handwriting, the little fingers writing out her valentines for her preschool class. Sigh.  Happy Valentines Day to all of you lovely people. I love you all. 🙂  First published February 4, 2013 I had found these adorable Valentine's on Pinterest a while back and then I went… Continue reading There’s Something Fishy About These Valentines

Crafts, Humor, Pinterest

Pom Pom Wreath

My friend Melissa left me some things when she was getting ready to move to California a few weeks ago. Like this amazing wreath:   Normally when I have things like these lying around, I completely forget about them, but not this time.  I bought a bag of pom-poms at the craft store: Because who… Continue reading Pom Pom Wreath

Chicago, Crafts, Decorating, Humor, Link Party

Goodwill Craft- 80’s Artwork Turned Cool Subway Art

I was in Goodwill last week and I spotted this hot chick:   I loved the inlay and the frame color plus it was $3.99 and I thought I could make it into something much better. Let it live its best life ala, Oprah. Here's the plan: A little paint tape and chalkboard spray paint.… Continue reading Goodwill Craft- 80’s Artwork Turned Cool Subway Art