For kids

How to make Troll hair headbands.

Materials: Headbands Tulle (6″x25 yard rolls) Scissors Rubber Bands Ribbon Each 25 yard roll of tulle is enough to make 2-3 headbands full of troll hair.  Do not get the kind of tulle that has glitter on it, the glitter will shed all over everything… forever. Instructions: Each headband uses about about 20 twenty-four inch strips of tulle. Double… Continue reading How to make Troll hair headbands.

From the kitchen

How to make dried sourdough bread starter flakes

Sourdough Bread Starter Flakes Have you ever owned your own sourdough starter before, used it for a while and then wished that you could press “pause” on it?  Well, you could put your starter in the back of your refrigerator, but most people forget about it for way too long and it grows mold and then… Continue reading How to make dried sourdough bread starter flakes

From the kitchen

How to make your own flavored salts

Flavored salts are an inexpensive but fun gift to make. They can be used on popcorn or in general cooking.   Take a sniff from each jar and your taste-buds will immediately water.  Come check out how simple it is to make! How it’s done: Place any ingredients that need crushing or grinding in a mortar and… Continue reading How to make your own flavored salts

Valentines

I DONUT know what I’d do without you!

  Hey!  Donuts are something everyone can get into!  And that’s why a box of their favorite donuts, along with a silly love note from you is JUST perfect!  It’s easy, its fast, and it’s personalized.  It’s romantic and cute.  Besides, they’ll probably offer to share at least one donut with you. This would be a great last… Continue reading I DONUT know what I’d do without you!

Easter

How to make a real “Crown of Thorns” for Easter

Easter is coming in a couple of months and I am reminded of a craft that I did several years ago: a real, wickedly sharp, crown of thorns. It all started when my husband and I went to the local recycling yard to find a certain piece of scrap metal that my husband needed for… Continue reading How to make a real “Crown of Thorns” for Easter