Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Easy Iced Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars


Calling all peanut lovers who also have a "sweet tooth" (like me)! My Easy Iced Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars recipe starts with a mix and will leave you begging for more! Recipe and photos are included. Enjoy!

Monday, April 19, 2021

DIY: Hand-Quilted Bear Picture



This hand-quilted project was delayed and took extra time to finish, but the results are amazing! Included are directions and tips with photos along with a little history of the project.

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Jelly Bean Math



Math is delicious, and this Jelly Bean Math Activity proves it! This fun-filled activity can be used for Home School, In-person school, or even on Family Game Night! Difficulty can be adjusted for different ages.

Thursday, March 25, 2021

BB Brownies


Do you love brownies? Are you on a diet? Good news! These BB Brownies are Zero WW (Weight Watchers) Points! They are easy to make with just 3 ingredients. Results - gooey, chewy, chocolate brownies that are delicious and guilt-free. They have quickly become a family favorite with the dieters and non-dieters!

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Haystacks

Haystacks - this crunchy, munchy dessert is unbelievably quick and easy to make, with only 4 ingredients. How could anything this easy be so delicious? It's kid-friendly, so get the family involved. Enjoy!

Saturday, February 27, 2021

The "Birthday Money Grab"!


Are you looking for a new idea for kids birthday celebrations? Do you have lots of spare change around? There's your answer! Have a "Birthday Money Grab"! It's easy and fun!

Thursday, February 25, 2021

DIY Winnie the Pooh Pillow "Redo"

Do you have keepsakes stored from when your kids were young? Get those precious heirlooms out of storage, and give them new life! This "Winnie the Pooh" pillow got a makeover, and now it's nicer than new! This project was "Sew-Easy".

Thursday, February 18, 2021

DIY - Repair That Hole!


I have a hole! It may be in a jacket lining, in a pocket, etc., but no matter what, it's a problem. If it's too late to return it, fix it yourself! Here's how! Photos and directions are included.

Monday, February 8, 2021

Upcycle: Striped T-shirt to Tunic


I love to bargain shop, especially in the Clearance Section of Outlet stores, and that's where I found this formerly expensive Designer t-shirt for less than $3.00! Other than a broken shoulder snap and being 2 sizes too big, it was perfect to Upcycle. Here's how I did this "Sew-Easy Project"!

Friday, February 5, 2021

A Bed Tent for Bunk Beds DIY




A bed tent for bunk beds? Grandson Alex sleeps on the bottom bunk and wanted a bed tent, so this Mamaw rose to the challenge! Included are step-by-step directions with photos for all 4 sides (each is different), and tips to adapt this DIY to your own bunk beds. Sweet dreams! 

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Pinto Beans "With a Twist"!


How do you like your Pinto Beans? The traditional way, or with something extra? We grew up in West Virginia and later lived in South Louisiana "Cajun Country" for a number of years, so our Pinto Beans have somewhat deviated from the norm. Directions and photos are included for traditional Pinto Beans,  and also for the family's favorite variations.  

Monday, January 18, 2021

Friday, January 8, 2021

Privacy Curtain DIY

Do you have a window or a door with a window that needs a privacy curtain? This curtain was an "Easy-Sew" project that provides privacy and blocks light as well as heat. These curtains can even reduce energy costs. Try this project with your favorite fabric, and do it with style!

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Memory Ornaments - DIY


People deal with the loss of a loved one in very different ways. When my dad passed away, I wanted to help keep his memory alive by making Memory Ornaments for our large family. Here are directions with photos for 3 ornaments that I made:  "Faux" Quilted Ornaments from Dad's Shirts, Clear Ball Memory Ornaments, and Personalized Motorcycle Ornaments. I hope that these ideas give you comfort and peace.

Saturday, January 2, 2021

Favorite Cabbage Rolls



The history of Cabbage Rolls goes way back, and several countries claim to have started this tasty main dish. There are many variations as to how to make Cabbage Rolls, and here is my own. Enjoy this family favorite with your family! It's a great dish, especially on New Year's Day!