Category Archive for: ‘Not Remotely About Gardening’

How To Felt Wool Using Thrifted Sweaters

How to Felt Wool from Thrifted Sweaters

Felted wool is a marvelous fabric. It insulates well and it doesn’t fray or unravel when cut. If you were to purchase real wool felt (which is not the polyester sheets found in craft stores), you can expect to pay around $10-$20 a yard! Skip the fabric stores this round and head to your local thrift store for high quality material at a fraction …

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Chalkboard Painted Wood Snowflake Ornaments

Chalk Painted Wood Ornaments and Gift Tags

I like to include an handmade ornament as embellishment to holiday gifts. I believe that packaging is important to the overall gift giving experience. Wrapping is where the magic begins. The anticipation of what lies beneath sparkly wrap and ribbon adds to the overall joy of receiving the gift. It increases the fun in giving the gift too for those …

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Mini Iron Muffins For Babies

Baby Iron Muffins

These muffins are filled with lots of good stuff to get iron into your little one. They are sweetened with pureed dried apricots and blackstrap molasses, both which are high iron foods. Plus they are filled with oats, pumpkin, blueberries and other good stuff that will help get that iron into your baby. This recipe makes 12  mini muffins and 12 …

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Enter To Win A Citrus Clear Prize Package

Citrus Clear Giveaway!!

Citrus is a group of scents that I just can not get enough of these days. I still make up this Mango Citrus Body Butter recipe and I have a whipped version that I will share with you one day soon. Until then, I was sent a group of cleansing products from Citrus Clear and have been using them for …

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Black Halloween Crow Feather Wreath

Halloween Crow Feather Wreath 2.0: Now With More Crows!

Don’t you just hate it when you make a wreath with a crow in it but because its so feathery and black you can’t really see the crow? YES! Suffer no more embarrassment thanks to Halloween Crow Feather Wreath 2.0.

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How to make a fruit fly trap

How to Make a Quick and Easy Fruit Fly Trap

This fruit fly trap will clear out your kitchen in no time at all and it’s super easy. What’s worse than fruit flies?  Well, mosquitoes are definitely worse but I made some citronella candles and all-natural bug spray to keep them away. Oh, and yellow jackets are also a pain but I made a recycled bottle wasp trap for those. Now it’s time …

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