Crafts & DIY

Crafts & DIY

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Add Some Bling To Your Tree – DIY Sparkly Cupcake Ornaments

Before your guests arrive to your house for Christmas, be sure to add a special touch to your tree with this DIY ornament. In the video above, Laurie March with her helper Erin Mallory Long...
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Three Creative Crafts for Rainy Days

Rainy days are no fun for most kids who would rather be outside running and playing. However, you can make rainy days fantastically fun with just a little creativity and some crafting items you...

Writing Or Typing: Which Journal Keeping Type Is Right For You?

Diehard journal keepers who started the writing habit many years ago may cringe at the idea of keeping a digital or online journal. In fact, I’m one of those people. I enjoy the hands-on...

Make Family Journaling A Traditional Pastime

As a mom, one goal you probably have for your family is to participate in activities that are meaningful, fun and interesting for everyone. Keeping a journal as a family is just the project...

DIY Outdoor Games For Kids

Do you remember going outside, making up your own games with friends and not having to come home until it was getting closer to dark? That was the best of times, wasn't it? Now...

It’s Okay To Have Bored Kids

One Tuesday night last month, I received quite a shock when my 6-year-old was returned to my apartment door by a police officer. About 15-minutes before the police officer showed up, my oldest daughter...

5 Indoor Activity Ideas

When the weather is not as comfortable as you would like it to be for doing fun things outside, trying to find fun activities to do indoors can be a head scratcher at times....
Valentine’s Day Crafts For Kids

6 Fun Valentine’s Day Crafts For Kids

If your kids want to celebrate Valentine’s Day, they don’t have to rely solely on passing out store-bought valentines to their classmates. Instead, let them create their own valentines to hand out. These fun...
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5 Thoughful And Affordable Gifts for Teachers

Ask any teacher who has been at the job longer than a couple of years and you'll probably discover that he or she has enough "best teacher" mugs and other tchotchkes to last a...
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GET CRAFTY: Make Your Own Snow Globe

Most children (and many adults) are fascinated by snow globes with their miniature, enclosed worlds and magically swirling eddies of snow. As luck would have it, snow globes are incredibly easy and inexpensive to...
Scented Mason Jar Candles

TRY: DIY Scented Mason Jar Candles!

Scented oil-based Mason jar candles can make any room cheerful, plus they are easy and inexpensive to make. Since a few ounces of oil will burn for several hours, oil candles turn out to...

Craft Ideas to Reuse Christmas Wrapping Paper

Opening Christmas gifts are the most fun that early morning when everyone is surprise at what they received. However, once the gifts are opened, you finally see the chaotic colors of wrapping paper that...

Holiday Traditions To Make Your Own

The holidays are officially upon us. It is not unlikely that your children have already begun to demand yuletide entertainment. When cookies and caroling have lost their allure, how do you plan on creating...
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Creative Homemade Ornament Ideas For Your Christmas Tree

Christmas tree ornaments are like the syrup on a sundae -- not quite the cherry, but a primary determinant of the sundae’s taste. With all of the glass orbs and golden figurines dangling from...

11 Kitchen Hacks You Didn’t Know About

Even if you don’t love to cook, you probably spend more time in the kitchen than you really want to. Use these 11 tricks to help save time and keep food waste down. Even...

Easy Thanksgiving Craft Ideas for the Family

Thanksgiving craft and activity ideas are certainly abundant. But here are some of our picks for ideas that pack that winning combination of being easy, fun, inexpensive and accessible to kids of all ages....

9 Must Know Clothing Tricks

  Every woman loves their clothes, no matter what their style. And every woman has run into some sort of dilemma in trying to keep their favorite items functional. Here are 9 clothing tricks for...

Bubble Wrap Crafts – A Wacky Idea

Have you ever thought to make crafts from bubble wrap? I didn't either. The only thing I know about bubble wrap is to hurry up and take out the items that are rolled up...

Halloween decorating for Grownups

I love the fall. I love that breeze that’s just a little too cold mixed with the warm sun. I love to watch the leaves change, and in Utah they change spectacularly! I love...

Homemade Cleaners That Will Save You $$

For many cleaning tasks, you don’t have to buy expensive, chemical-filled commercial products. In fact, you might be surprised to find that your kitchen is already stocked with a great many supplies you need...

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