Christmas Cards – in April!

April 25 seems like a good time as any to take down last year’s Christmas cards. And an even better time to blog about them! (Come on – I know I’m not the only one who still has them hanging up somewhere in the house…)

If I can blog about Christmas on the fourth of July, why not on in April too? Ahhh, the glory of being master of my own little universe…

Before you either take your cards down (ahem) or finally tuck them away, I have three suggestions that can spark some new life into those lovely greetings of the season. Continue reading

Your fireplace – sans fire!

Unless you live with Santa in the North Pole, I’m guessing your fireplace in the summer is like mine – nothing but a boring dust collector.

I’m gonna show you how to make it fabulous in hot weather without the hot flames!

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Got teens who got zits? Get white.

You and your bank account will thank me for this one.  Trust me.

If you or anyone in your household struggles with the occasional facial anomaly,  you immediately need to switch your sheets and towels to all white.  (Don’t worry, you can still use them after Labor Day. Emily Post and I approve.)

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I’m featured on Hometalk! (Aren’t you proud?)

Guess what?  I got my first DIY project published on a cool website called Hometalk!

See the fancy schmancy logo I get to use…

Featured on Hometalk.com

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Got a celebration? Get balloons – skip the helium.

Everyone knows that when balloons show up on the scene, there’s something worth celebrating.

I’m going to show you two fabulous ways to use them.

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Home Organization Idea – kitchen

Measuring spoons.

Here’s how I make them fabulous:

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Kid art.

To this very day, my hubby proudly displays our son’s first scribbles on his desk at work.

It’s a beautiful composition of crayon, drool, and applesauce.

Those first pieces are so captivating.  Each one was like seeing the magician pulling a rabbit out of his hat for the very first time…

until the rabbit started multiplying. Continue reading