Make Your Own Snow Globes

I love vintage snow globes, but few keep all their liquid over the years.  I thought maybe this year I may try to make my own!  Martha Stewart and a few other people in blogland have tutorials, so I’ll relay the skinny on this project.   You’ll need a...

Valentine’s Truffles

I’m not much of a cook, but food gifts are always appreciated at Valentine’s.  Especially if they are chocolate!  I thought I’d share a yummy and easy recipe I’ve used for Valentine’s gifting in the past.  Wish I had time to make some...

Seasonal Styling – Handmade Gifts

  Not all of us are cut out for making our own Christmas gifts.  But some of us could make a few if they were simple and special, right? A vintage teacup candle is a heartfelt gift for a special friend or family member.  Candlemaking kits are available at stores like...

Halloween, Martha-Style

It’s October 1st, so you know what that means?  It means Halloween decorating!  With the days getting shorter and the temperature dropping, it just makes sense to start spooking the house up as I mourn the dying of Summer. Over the last several years, my...

Birthday Book Bash

Ok, my daughter loves reading like you would not believe, so I had to find a way to take that love of books and create a birthday party to suit her perfectly.  The main theme was books, supported by owls, wise old cartoon owls are always reading a book, right?   If...