25+ DIY School (or friend) Valentine Ideas

25+ DIY School (or friend) Valentine Ideas

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Sometimes, once in a while, kind of often……….okay, MOST OF THE TIME, I procrastinate.  And most of the time, means, not EVERY time (there is some hope deep down inside…) but it’s a dirty rotten habit of mine that I’m truly working on.  Dentist appointments and play dates included! :)   Soooooo…..Valentine’s Day is coming up.  And for some reason, I have so much fun […]

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Turn a Scarf into a Cowl...with Buttons

Turn a Scarf into a Cowl…with Buttons

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Brrrrr, it’s chilly outside…………for some of you!  We have had some beautiful Colorado sunshine lately (60 degrees yesterday), so I’m afraid that by posting this…..the weatherman is going to be right, and the snowy weather is going to return tomorrow.  Oh well, at least I’ll have something fun to wrap around my neck!   And this one is going to make you happy as well…….because […]

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DIY Fabric Toilet Paper Holder

DIY Fabric Toilet Paper Holder

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I have a friend who is living in some tight quarters.  And her bathroom, as she explained, is kind of like a “closet”.  While we no longer have the same issues (thank goodness for a few cupboards)……..I totally feel her pain.  We have lived in MANY apartments with the same problem.  All there’s room for is one little toilet…….and luckily, a sink.  There have been […]

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Giveaway Winners (plus a little book-writing update...)

Giveaway Winners (plus a little book-writing update…)

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If you’re looking for the 2 DSLR Canon Camera giveaway (1 for you, 1 for your friend)……..it’s still going on.  Until Tuesday (Jan 21st), to be exact!  So go on, ENTER!!! . . . . .   I don’t know where my head is….but I completely spaced selecting and announcing the 3 WINNERS for the Quiet Book Patterns GIVEAWAY!  Ack!   Oh wait, I’ll tell […]

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Turn a t-shirt into a 'Peter Pan Collar Bubble Dress'

Turn a t-shirt into a ‘Peter Pan Collar Bubble Dress’

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 When I was a little girl, I loved wearing skirts while playing.  I didn’t have a large variety of twirly play skirts to choose from, but I distinctly remember a long calico brown prairie-girl type skirt (from the dress-up box) that I would put on and roll the waistband up again and again to make it shorter and twirlier!  I would perform “dance recitals” in […]

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Time to WIN DOUBLE: a DSLR camera for You and for a Friend! ...CLOSED...

Time to WIN DOUBLE: a DSLR camera for You and for a Friend! …CLOSED…

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  ——————-GIVEAWAY CLOSED—————— The lucky winner is Sandy Rahlfs Congrats Sandy!! . . . . .   Okay get ready……..you’re gonna love this!    I’ve teamed up with some fabulous sites to be able to offer a 2 DSLR Canon camera giveaway. ONE FOR YOU AND ONE FOR A FRIEND! (but you’ll receive both of them…)   Pretty cool, right?!!   Just in time for […]

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