It seems to me that crafters are becoming more and more creative in the beautiful wreaths they make. Here are 7 Easter wreath designs that I thought were very pretty. They are made from a variety of materials, such as burlap, ribbon, flowers, netting, crochet, umbrellas, clothespins, and even cupcake liners! Wreaths can be used to decorate your front door, but they also are attractive inside the house.
(Family Features) Wiping away the grime of winter doesn’t have to mean launching an attack with dangerous chemicals. As you tackle this year’s spring cleaning chores, take a note from Mother Nature and rely on the cleaning power of a surprisingly effective natural product: vinegar.
During the last century, vinegar has become increasingly recognized as a low cost and eco-friendly household product. From cooking and canning, to cleaning items indoors and out, homeowners are discovering that this eco-friendly, acetic liquid is as versatile as it is useful.
For many of us, the grocery bill is one of the biggest monthly expenses. In fact, in may be second only to the mortgage. Even though our income may stay the same, grocery prices seem to rise. But take heart. We do have some control over what we spend at the grocery store. Here are four ways to keep food spending under control. They may seem time-consuming at first, but if you follow them, I think it will help you to save money in the long run.
(Family Features) No matter what kind of events you have on your social calendar, you can pop up delicious treats that are sure to be a hit.
Whether hosting a get-together for the guys and tuning into the game or having a night in with the girls, freshly popped popcorn, which is naturally low in fat and calories, non-GMO and gluten free, can help you please every palate.
To say that I love coffee is an understatement. It’s almost part of my identity. I even ran into one of my former elementary school students who is now grown. As we chatted he said, “You were the coffee queen!”
However, I don’t like just any coffee. Making good coffee has become somewhat of an art form for me. By following some basic principles you can almost guarantee a good cup of coffee every time. Not to mention that you will save a lot of money in the morning if you make your own instead of stopping at a drive-through on the way to work.
Here are some tried-and-true tips to get you started on your journey of delicious coffee. And if you don’t like coffee? Well, this might turn you into a coffee drinker!
Make a boatload of ribbon rosettes. Get the craft tutorial here. Paint your canvas with the dark pink paint and let dry. Paint on your Crackle medium. If you haven’t worked with crackle before, it’s really easy. You just paint it on over your base coat and let dry.
Household appliance companies in the ’40s, ’50s, and ’60s marketed their innovations largely to the American housewife, boasting convenience and a higher quality of life. 1950: Can you imagine life before front-loading dishwashers like this one? The original automatic dishwasher was a wooden wheel laid flat inside a copper boiler.
FLEXIBLE FLYER SLED Our early sleds were home-crafted by Dad out of wood. One year, Santa Claus brought a wonderful gift: a Flexible Flyer three-man sled! Oh, what joy! We boys were kings of the Reily Road hill sled run for years afterward. I’ll never forget what fun we had!
The owner of this 1920s-era home spent five years remodeling the kitchen to make it her very own. And since her name is Charm, how could it be anything but charming! The original 1929 kitchen had seen few changes, so when homeowners Jack and Charm moved in, they gutted the room.
Cake pops are a fun and unique way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, or any other event for that matter. Here are 6 enticing recipes and ideas to get your taste buds ready!
Creating and following a schedule is the best way to use all of your time as efficiently as possible. Working on a schedule helps you meet deadlines, keep appointments and stay focused on the task at hand. But, following a schedule can be difficult – especially if you aren’t used to planning out your day. Here are some things to keep in mind while making and maintaining your schedule.
I have been thinking a lot lately about how important it is to take note of the things we experience as a family. The children say so many cute things that I later forget about, or we do something as a family and forget the details.
I am calling these brownies, because. . . 1. That is what they were called on this site and 2. The word “brownies” truly describes the texture of these bars. If I was to call them a cake bar, you would think of them as cake, but oh no .
Why not enhance your personal Bible study by doing a word study.(1) You’ll need a notebook and concordance: (See step by step photos below this post.) 1. To do online, try the concordance at Bible Gateway.(2) 2. Type the word you want to study in the search box.