Friday, July 25, 2014

Beach Cover-Up/Beach Towel How-To


Are you searching for the perfect Swimsuit Cover-Up? How about a new large beach towel?? Use my simple to follow directions and photos to sew this quick and easy, versatile project that solves both problems! At the pool or beach, it unzips to become a beach towel, and after your swim, it can easily go from the beach to the street!

Thursday, July 17, 2014

New Orleans Day Trip: The Aquarium!!



Have you visited New Orleans? There's many exciting sights there. On a recent trip with our son Jacob and family, we toured the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, and we had a Fantastic time. Enjoy the photos and memories!

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Upcycle - Papaw's Jeans to "Sparkle" Shorts!



Don't throw those jeans away! Upcycle them into one-of-a-kind "Sparkle" Monogrammed Shorts with Iron-on Rhinestones for pennies! Use my easy to follow step-by-step directions and photos to for your own creation that your "Little Princess" will love!! You could also modify this design for your "Little Prince"!

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Mailing a Package - It's a Wrap!



My son Jacob suggested that I do a Blog Post entitled, "How to Mail a Package". I thought everyone knew how to mail packages, and then I remembered being at the local Post Office a few days before Christmas when a frantic young couple rushed in with a giant 4 ft. package wrapped in festive Christmas gift-wrap and covered with colorful bows. They could not understand why the package couldn't be mailed in that condition! Maybe, he is right, so here's my techniques...

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

New Refrigerator - Ways to Save!


I just bought a great new refrigerator, and it has been delivered! What's different about that? I shopped without leaving my home, and the $1,595.99 in savings and rebates was tremendous!  

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Ultimate Lego Party 2!



It's Party Time! This Lego Party that we "constructed" for my grandson was definitely awesome! View my photos and easy-to-follow directions to "build" your own party - complete with Colored Chocolate Legos, Lego "Brownies", Lego Cupcakes, Lego Door Cover, and Lego Pinata!

Friday, June 27, 2014

Quilted Denim Shoulder Bag with Pockets


After "shopping-'til-I-dropped" for the perfect bag to take on a trip, I made it myself! This easy-to-sew, machine washable, quilted denim "hobo" bag with adjustable shoulder straps has a place for everything, including water bottles and/or "sippy" cups. It can also double as a large purse or diaper bag! Pockets can also be added to some purchased fabric bags using these directions.