We Are Moving To The Mountains!

Snow In Fairplay

I have hinted in a few posts that we are moving to the mountains. Right now I technically live in the Rocky Mountain area (Denver, elevation 5280, population millions) but we are going to a wonderful little town 80 miles away called Fairplay, or South Park City (population 700, elevation 9953). Some of you may […]

Sour Cream Banana Bread {Recipe}

Sour Cream Banana Bread Recipe

If you love banana bread, you will love this Sour Cream Banana Bread recipe. The key to moist bread is to beat the bananas with a mixer to liquify. Adding sour cream boosts the moisture as well, making this a delicious choice for dessert with a dollop of whipped cream, scoop of ice cream or […]

Cool Crafty Uses for Bottle Caps

crafty uses for bottle caps

We all know that you can recycle bottles but what do you do with the bottle caps? Most people throw them away, but there are some really cool uses for bottle caps—crafty and otherwise. Here are some ways to make use of those tiny little bottle caps. Using Bottle Caps in Your Garden Yep, the […]

Educational and Fun: Edible Alphabet Cookies {Recipe}

edible alphabet cookies recipe

It’s no secret that kids love cookies. So if you can find a way to combine cookies with something educational, you have a grand opportunity to teach and reinforce skills that your child needs to learn. Edible alphabet cookies are a great example of how to accomplish this. Alphabet Cookie Recipe * 4 ½ cups […]

Handmade Crafts: Back to School Supplies

handmade book marks

Back to school starts for us in a little over 3 weeks, so it’s time for our family to start thinking of school supplies. For those of us who like to make things, I found a few really cute back to school items that are easy to create. Bookmarks These neat little corner origami bookmarks […]

Dishcloths You Can Make in a Few Hours

easy to make dishcloths

I love making dishcloths. It is a craft I can do without much thought, so it is an easy project that keeps my hands busy while I am watching TV. Football season is when I start my bigger projects. I like watching the game while working on an afghan or some other larger project. But […]

One Hour No Sew Throw Pillow Covers

Reversable No Sew Throw Pillow

Throw pillows make any bed or couch more comfortable and more attractive. There’s just nothing like cuddling up with a nice, soft pillow at the end of a long day, except maybe cuddling up with a nice, soft home-made pillow. Throw pillows are surprisingly easy to make. You can even make one if you don’t […]

Camp Crafts For Kids {Easy Craft Ideas}

Easy Craft Ideas

Children love to go camping. However, they sometimes get bored. These camp craft ideas for kids will give parents some options to keep their children busy when activities slow down. You can also use these same easy craft ideas with your children when you’re home. Film Canister First Aid Kit It’s a pretty safe bet […]