Easy DIY: Gumball Eyes

For quick and easy eyeballs, just use food coloring markers and gumballs. You’ll have to let them dry and go over it again to build up the color, but then you get to… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Halloween Treats Revisited

We posted about these last year, but in case you needed a reminder, here they are again. They’re so fun and so easy to make. Rice Crispy Monsters, Ghosts Pops and Donut Hole… Continue reading

All About the Packaging: Loose-Leaf Zip Pouch

Improv Sewing had a fun project for canvas loose-leaf paper and I thought it would make a great zippered pouch. All you need is some canvas; a zipper; as well as blue, pink… Continue reading

Make It: Iced Tea Concentrate

Summer’s over, but I still love my iced tea. Easily make a glass any time (and save on fridge space) with iced tea concentrate. I made a sweetened black tea concentrate and an… Continue reading

Make It: No-Bake Strawberry Pie

A quick and easy way to make a fresh and tasty dessert. I mostly followed the recipe from America’s Test Kitchen. I couldn’t find pectin, so I upped the corn starch to 2… Continue reading

All About the Packaging: Crepe Paper Goldfish

These crepe paper fish are part of a fishing game for an upcoming carnival birthday party. You’ll need: *Crepe paper *Paper cups *Favors *String *Paper clips *Pliers *Scissors *Wire cutters *Push pin *Googly… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Award Ribbons

Using a tutorial by Posh Paperie on Style Me Pretty, I made these birthday ribbons to use as decorations for a County Fair birthday party. Instead of buttons, used cardstock.

Things That Make Us Smile: Homemade Birthday Cake

Our friend Jennifer makes amazing cakes. This was for her daughter’s 10th birthday. Those lollipops and gumballs? Handmade out of fondant.

Easy DIY: Birthday Balloon Parade Sticks

Parker shared a birthday party at school this year with a friend because they were born one day apart. Since parents aren’t allowed in the classroom, we thought a little birthday parade home… Continue reading