Monthly Archives: February 2014

Thrift store tray revamped :: DIY Lego Tray

I have a love/hate relationship with legos. Sorta like Play doh. Is anyone else with me?? It keeps my 4 year old occupied for an hour plus when she plays with it, so I love it. But I am forever picking up tiny legos or on my knees scraping dried up play doh out of…

Awesome leather cuffs out of thrift store belts

I have a beautiful leather cuff that I love to wear and I don’t even want to tell you how much I spent on it. Anyway, I always get compliments on it, so I started doing some research on how I could make my own.  I seems simple enough. Turns out it is.  If you…

plain folding table & chairs turned pink and fabulous!

My grandparents are always treating the girls to little odds and ends from various places they visit.  One frequent stop for them: Walgreens. That’s where my grandpa scored a great mini folding table & chairs set. They worked fine, but I wanted to make them extra special for my pink loving 4 year old. Here’s…

Shredded Chicken for Dummies (or those with no time & kids running around)

I put 4 (frozen) chicken breasts into the crockpot, covered in water and let it sit on high for about 4 hours. The chicken literally fell apart! While I had the crockpot going I went ahead and did more chicken to freeze. So easy and yummy! I’ve been using my crockpot for years and never…

DIY wax warmers & how to clean out those old candle containers!

I love to have a great candle burning and I’m always on the lookout for the perfect smell. Lately I’m loving the “Spice” Bath and Body Works candle.  But seriously…. I pay $20 for a candle and the last inch or so of wax won’t light anymore!   Does this happen to you? It’s like…