Archive for the ‘Crafts & How Tos’ Category

How to make Jar Lights

Jar Lights

Jar lights are easier to make than you may think. And, if you have the right tools on hand, they are fairly cheap to make. Jar lights make adorable gifts and can be filled with sand, seashells, rope, potpourri, etc…  Here is my step by step on making jar lights,

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learning – Fishing Game

WARNING: Small pieces are used in this game, and could be a choking hazard to small children and pets.

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Learning doesn’t have to be boring. Make it fun for the kiddos with this learning fishing game! This can be used to teach kids bible verses, numbers,

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Free Easter/Spring Chick Printable’s

Chick Printables

I am printing these off and framing them for little Easter gifts this year along with a little bagged treat (post coming this week). These are so cute to sit around for Easter/ Spring decor! =)

* For a 4 x 6 photo print the 5 x 7’s to paper size 8 x 10.

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DIY Dollar Tree Easter Wreath

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I wanted a cute Easter wreath but didn’t want to spend a lot of money. I decided to look around the dollar tree and see what I could find. I was very surprised with everything they had for a wreath, the options were endless. But I had to make a decision and this is what I came up with..

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25 Easter Recipes & Crafts!

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1.)  Jelly Bean Bark ( Click link for recipe)

From – How to have it All ( click here to visit homepage)


2.) Pretzel Chicks ( click link for recipe)

From- Simplee Thrifty ( Click here to visit home page)


3.) Easter Chick Cup Cakes ( click link for recipe)

From- Thrifty DIY Diva ( Click link to visit home page)


4.) 101 NON Candy Easter Basket ideas for kids  (click link for ideas)

     From- Ann’s Entitled Life ( Click link to visit homepage)

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5.) Mini Egg Cup Easter Basket Craft Project ( Click link for craft)

     From- Jinxy Kids (  click link to visit home page )


6.)  Resorection rolls ( click link for recipe)

     From- The Frugal Mom ( Click link to visit hoe page)


From- Housewives of Frederick County ( Click link to visit homepage)


8.) Hoppy Easter Printable ( Click link for printable)

     From- A Spectacled Owl ( Click link to visit home page)


From-  Suburbia Unwrapped ( Click link to visit home page )


10.) Easter M&M Thumbprint Cookies ( Click link for recipe)

     From- Thrifty DIY  Diva ( Click link to visit home page)


11.) Easter Muddy Buddies Recipe ( Click link for recipe)

     From- Cleverly Simple ( Click link to visit home page)


12.) Lemon Easter Basket Cupcakes ( Click link for recipe)

     From- Simply Southern Mom ( Click link to visit Home page)


13.) Paska ( Click link for recipe)

     From- Three different directions  ( Click link to visit homepage)


14.) Easter Bunny Cake Recipe ( Click link for recipe)

     From- Slick Housewives  ( Click link to visit home page)

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15.)Easy Easter Basket Cake (Click link for recipe)

     *From-  Slick Housewives ( Click link to visit home page)


16.) Chocolate Peanut Butter Egg Recipe ( Click link for recipe)

     *From- Gator Mommy Reviews ( Click link to visit homepage)


17.) How to Hard Cook Eggs ( Click link for recipe)

     * From- Two Healthy Kitchens ( Click link to visit home page)


18.) C –

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Toilet Paper Roll Valentines Stuffed with Candy

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We are on a budget… a tight budget! So I am trying to do things as cheap as possible for awhile. I have been thinking about what my son and I can do for valentines day since it is quickly approaching. I have lots of empty toilet paper rolls..

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Popcorn tin lid winter clock & Trash Can Tutorial =)

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First of all I want to say that I have NO excuse for the mess on my dinning room table; when you are crafting and have a small house it happens… (oops was that an excuse??) We normally eat in the living room cause it is too hard to find the dining room table when I’m crafting..

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DIY Button Flower Barrette for girls

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A few days ago I was at Michael’s and saw these really cute flowers made from twine, a few days later I was at walmart and saw a pack of barrettes for $4, One thing lead to another and I came up with these super cute button flower barrettes.

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