How to Turn a Coffee Maker into a Fish Bowl

I’m not sure if you are aware, but I love coffee. In fact, I can’t go more than a couple of hours without coffee (I’m aware of how sad that is.) So you can imagine how upset I was when … Continue reading

DIY Vintage Tray Magnet Boards

I have a major organization issue in my home.  I get gifts and freebies from people, the items come in, I have no place for them and they never leave. Meanwhile, I boxes and bags of things that I have … Continue reading

I Gave My Son Regifted Presents for Christmas

Finale is going to be 17 months-old in time for Christmas.  Lately, he’s shown an affinity for cars or anything with wheels, which he calls “beep-beeps”.  Every chance he gets he is knocking at Mysterious’ door chanting “beep-beep, beep-beep” because … Continue reading

10 Amazing Recycled Crafts for the 4th of July

This spring has been so hectic for me that all I’ve had the time to do is browse Pinterest on my smartphone and pin like a mad woman.  My own creative ideas have fallen by the wayside.  But I won’t … Continue reading

How to Spray Paint Snow

I love winter.  I always have.  If it’s snowing, I’m happy.  As a child I would spend the entire day outside in the snow.  I would sled, build snowmen and igloos, and spray paint the snow.  Now when my kids … Continue reading

The Top Five Unique Ways to Recycle

It’s America Recycle’s Day! Everyone knows about traditional recycling: You put your approved and rinsed recyclables out on the curb on trash day to be picked up or you drop them off at a local recycling center.  But there are … Continue reading

Upcycle Your Weekend – Bottle Cap Magnets

  Upcycle Your Weekend is all about fun, easy upcycling crafts that you and your family can make together.   Various sizes of bottle tops and caps Mod Podge Dimensional Magic 2oz Craft Glue Button Magnets Toothpick Beads – You … Continue reading

Save or Recycle: Crayons

This is a Save or Recycle post. For more information, click here.  If you have children, chances are, you have crayons in your house.  I have children.  I have crayons in my house, melted in my car, outside under the … Continue reading

Save or Recycle?

My house if full of “treasures.”  I have “treasurers” in boxes and on shelves.  I have “treasures” in bags and under my bed.  A friend of mine recently asked me, “How do you choose which “treasures” to throw out or … Continue reading

DIY: Icing Cup Pencil Cup

Ask anyone of my friends or my husband and kids… they’ll tell you I HATE to throw things away.  I’m ok if I know it’s going to biodegrade without issue but I know most plastics won’t.  And don’t even get … Continue reading