Archive for the ‘How To’ Category

Gift Basket Ideas – for someone going through Chemo.

Gift Basket Ideas – for someone going through Chemo.
Recently, someone I love was diagnosed with Cancer – and told they will need to go through Chemotherapy. So often when loved ones get a diagnosis like this it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. What can we possibly say or do to help? While I don’t have any magic answers, I’ve found it...
May 25th, 2015 | Crafting, General | Read More

Cherry Chicken

Cherry Chicken
This post is brought to you by Market Street, all opinions are my own. Cherries! They are one of the first signs that spring is here – and they bring a summer full of cherry recipes at every family gathering. But most of the cherry recipes you’ll see this summer are for dessert. Why not use...
May 15th, 2015 | General, Recipes, Video Tutorials | Read More

5 Facts Your Kids Should know – before seeing Disney’s Newsies!

5 Facts Your Kids Should know – before seeing Disney’s Newsies!
I’m so thrilled to be taking my family to see Disney’s Newsies soon! I grew up loving the movie version, and remember the movie as being such a high energy, empowering production – I can’t wait to witness it live! But it occurred to me that part of what I most enjoyed when I first...
April 29th, 2015 | General, Kid Fun! | Read More

Make a Tiny Hanger out of a Paper Clip!

Make a Tiny Hanger out of a Paper Clip!
Paper Clips are such fabulous little things aren’t they? You can use them for so many things – and the newest use I’ve found for them is my favorite so far! You can make tiny Doll Hangers out of Paper Clips! The process is very simple and you only need two things: a large paper clip...
April 20th, 2015 | Crafting, General, How To | Read More

Create Permanent Shoes for Bratz Dolls!

Create Permanent Shoes for Bratz Dolls!
I have to admit, I’d never actually seen a Bratz Doll up close until I was giving one a Bratz Doll Make over! And perhaps the most surprising thing I found, after the crazy make-up of course, was that Bratz Dolls don’t have feet! Basically, Bratz Doll legs stop at the ankle, and then they...
April 12th, 2015 | Crafting, General, Video Tutorials | Read More

Make Ordinary Hydrangeas – Party Ready!

Make Ordinary Hydrangeas – Party Ready!
I’ve been seeing a neat new trend at the florist shops local to me – hydrangeas that had beautiful colored spots. Spots that looked just like someone had thrown confetti on them! I asked a couple of florists if they were a new variety – and none knew.But when I took a closer look, I...
April 9th, 2015 | Crafting, General, Video Tutorials | Read More

How to Fold The Palms From Church, into a Cross

How to Fold The Palms From Church, into a Cross
Every Palm Sunday when they would give out Palm branches (fronds) at church – I used to marvel at the people that could quickly fold their palm branch into a cross!Eventually I figured out how to do the palm folding – and I was astounded at how easy it was. Don’t be intimidated by the steps, they...
March 23rd, 2015 | Crafting, General | Read More

Seared Salmon w/ Lemon Dill Sauce #MarketStreetTX

Seared Salmon w/ Lemon Dill Sauce #MarketStreetTX
So many people are trying to incorporate more fish into their diets during this time of year. Some for health reasons, others trying to stay away from meat on Fridays during Lent. But there is also another reason to add some seafood into your weekly menu – it tastes so darn good! I’m so pleased...
February 28th, 2015 | General, Recipes | Read More

Greek Bean Salad – Cooking w/Canned Goods!

Greek Bean Salad – Cooking w/Canned Goods!
Thanks to #MarketStreetTX for sponsoring this post. Did you know February is national canned food month? It is! And I for one, love when part of my meal can just come straight out of the pantry. The following Greek Bean Salad uses 4 canned goods, and is as simple as it is scrumptious! I noticed that...
February 26th, 2015 | General, Recipes, Video Blogs, Video Tutorials | Read More

How to Give a Doll a Make- Under!

How to Give a Doll a Make- Under!
I’ve had the same doll in my garage for the last year. It was a Bratz doll – and the over the top makeup look wasn’t really what I wanted to give to a 6 year old, so the doll just sat on a shelf. Then I came across a lovely artist in Australia named Sonia Singh, who was making what...
February 20th, 2015 | Crafting, General, How To, Video Blogs, Video Tutorials | Read More