Hair Bow Board

"The Hair Bow board", what a fantastic idea! This is something that every little girl needs if they have tons of hair bows that can never be found. With the bow board you can see all the hair bows and don't have to waste time looking for them. To make your own hair bow board what you will need is a canvas that has a wooden frame (you chose the size), material to cover the canvas, ribbon (again you choose the size and the number of ribbon … [Read more...]

Wool Dryer Balls

Searching through pinterest the other day I came across Wool Dryer Balls. The claim is that they will reduce drying time of clothes in the dryer thus saving money and you will not need to use fabric softener. The more dryer balls in your dryer the less time it should take to dry your clothes. I am all for more money in my pocket, so I thought I would give it a try. I bought yarn for under $5.00, used about an hour of my time and now I have eight … [Read more...]

How To Make A Hidden Recipe Board

A few weeks ago I wanted to make Banana Bread.  I had about 9 frozen bananas sitting in my freezer just waiting to be turned into our family favourite.  I went into the drawer to look for my mother-in-laws delicious recipe, and low and behold - it wasn't there... I went from drawer to drawer to drawer...hunting for the 3.5 X 5 index card that holds the secrets to our families Banana Bread.  I couldn't find it...anywhere.  I called my … [Read more...]

Make A Valentine’s Day Calendar with HP

OK, so Valentines Day is just a few days away...and if your family is anything like mine, this time of year is tight on the budget.  But, you don't want this fantastic day of love to go by without so much as a mention to your sweetie pie about how much you love them. A calendar can be a very thoughtful gift, especially if it comes from the heart...preloaded with all the special dates that are unique to your family. Simple reminders of the love … [Read more...]

Home Made Valentine’s

Sure... you can go to the store and buy them, but there is something special about a home-made Valentine.  The time, the thought that goes into it...it just makes it special.  This week I have been charged with coming up with some fantastic ways to show those we love that we're thinking of them.  I love a good challenge, and a reason to be creative! So here are a few different Valentine's that you can make at home with your kids, using your … [Read more...]

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