October 14, 2014
Posted in: DIY Holidays
If you are looking to add a little Halloween décor to the outside of your home, a wreath is a great way to decorate and can be used year after year. Supplies: Wreath Fake Leaves Plastic Spiders Spider Web Halloween Decorations Hot Glue Gun Directions: Step 1: Take you plain wreath and begin to lay […]
October 9, 2014
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Now that you have visited the Apple Orchards around the area, you probably have more apples than you know what to do with. Here’s an easy recipe that will help you use up some of your apples. Your house will end up smelling like cinnamon apples! Ingredients (Makes 12 Muffins): Topping: ¼ cup packed light […]
October 6, 2014
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I’m sure you’ve made caramel apples in the past by simply melting the pre-made caramel cubes from the candy section of the store, but believe it or not, making them from scratch is almost just as easy! I have found a fool-proof recipe for some delicious caramel apples… Ingredients: ½ cup butter, cubed 2 cups […]
September 18, 2014
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You can bring a taste of Oktoberfest to your household by following this simple homemade pretzel recipe. A great activity to do with the kids or for a fun date night, this pretzel recipe is easy to follow and you only need a few ingredients. Ingredients: Active Dry Yeast White Sugar Flour Table Salt Vegetable […]
August 20, 2014
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Send your kids back to school with this unique notebook. They can even write their homework on it or class schedule! Materials: Composition Notebook Black Chalk Paint (Can be found in craft stores) Foam Brush Chalk Directions: 1. Take your notebook and cover the front with a light coat of the chalk paint using your […]
August 16, 2014
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As the first day of school is quickly approaching, take this time to make something unique for your child to take to school with them. This project is great to do with your kids, just be careful with the hot glue. Materials: Buttons Paperclips Felt Hot Glue Directions: 1. Take a paperclip and carefully hot glue […]
August 13, 2014
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If you are looking for a fun activity to do with your kids, this is the perfect one! It’s quick and easy, involving only a few ingredients. Materials: 1 Cup Half and Half 2 Tablespoons Sugar ½ teaspoon Vanilla ½ Cup Rock Salt (or Kosher Salt, the bigger granules are better) 1 Sandwich or Pint-Size […]
August 5, 2014
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I absolutely love the look of lanterns outside especially at an evening gathering or party. However, lanterns can be expensive. Here’s a creative way to make your own Mason Jar Lantern  for much cheaper. Photos and instructions from Petite Raisin. Materials: Mason Jars Gauge Wire (18G) Wire Cutters Pliers Directions: 1. Take your wire and cut […]
July 28, 2014
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Concierge Chelsey shares an in-expensive way to dress up your next party or photo booth with a DIY crepe paper backdrop! A friend of mine asked for my assistance in a local fundraiser last month—A Prom to Benefit City Dogs Rescue. CDR was using a brand new gym to host their event, but they wanted to make […]
July 23, 2014
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I love giving my dog something special every once and awhile but dog treats can be expensive. This is an easy and much cheaper way to make your dog a frozen treat! Ingredients: 32oz Carton of Plain Nonfat Greek Yogurt 1 Ripe Banana 1 Tbsp. Peanut Butter 12 – 3oz Disposable Cups or Cupcake Liners […]