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Cereal Scotcheroos {Chex + Cheerios}

Cereal Scotcheroos {Chex + Cheerios}

Use cereal you have on hand and combine with this classic scotcheroo recipe (straight from my grnadma!). I used Chex and Cheerios for these favorite cereal scotcheroos. Scotcheroos are one of those oldie but goodie recipes. My Grandma S. used to make them for just about every family function. She always called them “Special K” bars

Super Hero Valentine’s Suckers

Super Hero Valentine’s Suckers

Instructions and free printables for making super hero Valentine’s suckers. These are perfect for Valentine’s Day or birthday party favors. Includes your favorite super heroes for boys and girls. My son is four and really into Super Heroes these days. When I saw these Super Hero Valentine’s suckers from Little Bit Funky on Pinterest, I

40th Birthday Party – Concert Theme – 40 Rocks

40th Birthday Party – Concert Theme – 40 Rocks

Create a “40 Rocks” themed 40th birthday party with lots of ideas for invitations, decor, activities and more. Well, I think we’ve finally recovered enough from my husband’s 40th birthday party last Saturday night to do a recap of the festivities. You know you’re getting old when it takes you more than just the day after

Spiced Wine Mix

Make homemade spiced wine mix which is a perfect hostess gift during the holidays along with your favorite bottle of wine! I’m finally getting around to posting about some of the gifts I made for the holidays. For the last few years, family has just exchanged stocking stuffers for the adults. That was always my

Button Flowers

Button Flowers

One of my favorite handmade gifts to make for people are these button flowers, generally made from vintage buttons. I ran across something similar in a boutique in Kansas City about 5 years ago when I was on a girls weekend. I thought “I can make those!” When I was on maternity leave that fall

Painting Kitchen Cabinets

Painting Kitchen Cabinets

Recently I tackled the project of painting my kitchen cabinets.It was a lot of work, but the end results were so worth it! After painting our bathroom vanity last winter, I really thought hard about also painting my kitchen cabinets too, which had the exact same honey oak cabinets. I knew it would be a

Tag Blanket Tutorial

When my son was born, my sister-in-law made him a super soft tag blanket with ribbons that was definitely one of his favorite things as a baby. I haven’t had a chance to make one for someone else until now. My son’s daycare teacher is currently expecting her first baby, and I was trying to

How to Frame T-Shirts

How to Frame T-Shirts

I’m still working on some projects for my husband’s 40th birthday party. He has a lot of old t-shirts from college and concerts that have been sitting in a box in our basement for several years. I can see why he doesn’t want to part with them, but I know he’s never going to wear

DIY Rock Photo Holder – 40 Rocks!

We’re in the final preparations for my husband’s 40th birthday party at the end of this month and of course that means we’re digging out old photo albums. I have a few projects I’ll share here in the coming weeks for how we’ll display my husband’s trip down memory lane. Today, I’m sharing the rock

Curtains: Make or Buy?

Curtains: Make or Buy?

We’re in the homestretch of redoing our kitchen. All along I’ve been planning to make curtains for our sliding glass door in our dining room. and a Roman shade for the kitchen window. I ordered some fabric swatches and they’ve come in the last few days.  The cabinets are a dark espresso color and the