A pretty hue of twine inspired a fun pair of crochet handbags. I discovered the star crochet stitch, and I fell hard. First, I made a bracelet with some brown twine leftover from another project. Then I spied this green twine at Lowe’s, and was immediately inspired to make a … see more
I love shopping Habitat ReStore for so many reasons.
The first is the amazing and unique finds, from vintage pieces to trendy new items from well-known stores.
The second reason is that the items are donated, so the money I spend goes to helping build homes for others. So I get a more awesome home, and so does someone else!
I shared this upcycle with Habitat for Humanity, and they shared it on the Habitat ReStore blog. I hope you’ll click below and be as inspired to shop, repurpose and make stuff as we are. see more
I found myself in meditative happiness when making this fun spring wreath I have been raiding my craft supplies lately making new things. Part of the craft craze is that it’s spring, and a perfect time to sew, crochet, glue, and paint on our porch. Indeed, crafting al fresco is … see more
Chandelier over a bathtub? Well, you shouldn’t be able to stand in your bathtub and change the lightbulb. Here’s why. I spied this little thumbnail on Houzz today. White bathrooms are still enormously popular, and always look so fresh and clean for a perfect ‘after’ photo. While the image is … see more
For something that seems as simple as eating, it can be confusing when there are perception and sensory issues from the disease. Patterns, options, and color can be difficult to interpret for some with Alzheimer’s. There are a few things that we can do to make the experience of sharing a meal with an Alzheimer’s loved one better and way less stressful for everyone. see more
This is a super easy and inexpensive craft project that takes just an afternoon, but will last for many years on your home’s wall. see more
Thinking about how the it looked before I decided to recover the ottoman in new denim fabric… I can’t believe I waited even a week to do this makeover.
I have been using a heated jacket for several years, and it’s become a DIY winter essential. see more
Our family consumes a lot of produce every week, and our favorite place to get our veggies is from our local Pennypack Farm. Sometimes I feel like our kitchen counter and refrigerator look more like a farmer’s market than a family’s kitchen. We consume a lot of fresh vegetables and fruit … see more
It’s been a roller coaster ride of health, but intermittent fasting helped get my spunk back. see more