Homemade Lotion Bars

How to make your own lotion bars - EASY

Lotion bars are great for your skin! Need something natural to combat the dry skin or eczema? These homemade lotion bars are definitely easy to make and your skin will love you. You can make a whole batch of lotion bars to save for the year or give as gifts! I know I’d love to

Setting the Thanksgiving Table


Setting the table for Thanksgiving, or any event or holiday, is really fun for some people, and totally overrated for others. I’m a bit more on the overrated end of the spectrum but I do appreciate a pretty plate, a nice napkin and something fun. This Thanksgiving we’ll be using our name placecards, new cloth

The time I made “lapkins”


I needed to make napkins for an upcoming dinner and found myself only liking one fabric out of my stash for the job. This is remarkable for two reasons. First, I have a million fabrics. Second, I have a million fabrics. Though, in my defense, most of them are knit or bottom weight so they aren’t exactly napkin material. But the bummer was that this particular fabric was only 1 yard. And I needed to make six napkins.

Boy’s Hipster Appliqué Tutorial

Today I'm sharing a fun project for adding a bit of edge to a regular boy's button down shirt. I call it the "hipster appliqué". I love the little bit of edge it gives a plain shirt. Just a little something fun to liven up a boy's wardrobe. All you need is a button down

Tutorial: Travel Toothbrush Holder

Browsing Pinterest last week I saw something that was so simple it was brilliant. A travel toothbrush holder made from a wash cloth. It was great, but not exactly what I need. My problem is electric toothbrushes are hard to pack. They are big and bulky. Most commercial options aren't adequate. I hate those plastic

The last minute ladybug

My girls were going to be butterflies for Halloween. Until today. They decided against butterflies. Naomi chose a ladybug. Daphne a duckling.  I whipped up a pair of butterfly wings for Naomi out of items I had around here. An old t-shirt, cereal boxes, and a bit of elastic and stabilizer.    I'll get it