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What to do with the Palms from Church!

What to do with the Palms from Church!
Did you get palms this past Sunday? I did too. And if you’re like me – you want to save them, but aren’t quite sure how to keep them looking nice. Problem solved! You can fold your palms into beautiful crosses, and they will dry that way! ——> Here is a Step by step guide...
April 15th, 2014 | Crafting, General | Read More

Best Wonton Soup Recipe!

Best Wonton Soup Recipe!
We love wonton soup in our house, and we have ordered it from the take out place down the street for years. But I recently came up with a recipe that I think makes just as tasty a wonton soup as the Chinese takeout place – and I am in control of the ingredients. Here is the recipe I use for homemade...
April 7th, 2014 | General, Recipes | Read More

How to Hard Boil Eggs using -Stove Top or Oven!

How to Hard Boil Eggs using -Stove Top or Oven!
Hard boiling eggs sounds so simple, right? Yet so many of us struggle with getting the eggs done just perfectly. Sometimes they are not quite done enough, and sometimes they are over done and rubbery!Below you will find two different methods for hard boiling eggs using both the stove top method and the...
April 1st, 2014 | General, Recipes | Read More

6 Ways to ROCK St. Patrick’s Day Week!

6 Ways to ROCK St. Patrick’s Day Week!
Our family loves to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day as soon as March hits – but the week preceding St. Patrick’s Day is especially important to us! We love to get out the green and eat some traditional Irish meals, but we also have a few favorite activities off the beaten track. Here are...
March 12th, 2014 | All things Irish!, General | Read More

Win Tickets to The North Texas Irish Festival!

Win Tickets to The North Texas Irish Festival!
FLASH GIVEAWAY! Want to win a family 4 pack to this years North Texas Irish Festival? Just leave me a comment below telling me what part of the festival you would most enjoy! And what can you find to enjoy at the North Texas Irish Festival, located in Dallas’s own Fair Park?All kinds of fun from...
February 22nd, 2014 | All things Irish!, Family Travel, General, Reviews/Giveaways | Read More

St. Patrick’s Day Burlap Wreath

St. Patrick’s Day Burlap Wreath
Make a wreath You will need: A medium sized wire wreath form (I got mine at Michael’s craft store) 2 rolls of burlap runners ( 5yds. each) Ribbon to make a bow (or a pre-made one) Some fun decorations. (I used a tube of foam glitter hearts) pipe cleaners or twine Burlap Wreath Directions: 1. Take...
February 16th, 2014 | All things Irish!, General, Video Blogs | Read More

Build a Cardboard Slide!

Build a Cardboard Slide!
Ever get cooped up at home with the kids – they’re  bored, and you’re out of ideas? Why not become the coolest parent alive – and build a cardboard slide on your stairs!? I’m serious! A cardboard Stair Slide is super fun, uses up your extra cardboard – and your kids...
January 26th, 2014 | Crafting, General, Kid Fun! | Read More

Make a CoverBand for your Disney MagicBand!

Make a CoverBand for your Disney MagicBand!
Our family is getting ready to embark on a Disney Vacation – and for the first time ever Disney is using MagicBands! A MagicBand goes around your wrist and acts as your room key, your money, your meal pass and has your Fast Pass+ reservations on it. In short – your MagicBand is your everything!...
January 18th, 2014 | All things Disney, Crafting, General | Read More

Make a Burlap Valentines Day Wreath!

Make a Burlap Valentines Day Wreath!
Sometimes I just want a wreath to celebrate an upcoming holiday, without spending a million dollars on a pre-made one! Those pre-made wreaths at craft stores, and department stores can cost a pretty penny. Why not create your own Valentines Day wreath? And better yet – why not use one of the hottest...
January 16th, 2014 | Crafting, General, How To | Read More

Guerilla Knitters and Yarn Bombing!

Guerilla Knitters and Yarn Bombing!
I’ve always been a fan of random acts of kindness, and random acts of art. But recently I’ve come across random several random acts of knitting, popping up all over the Dallas Fort Worth area!  A kind of soft and cuddly urban graffiti -yarn bombing inspires groups of so called guerrilla...
December 19th, 2013 | Crafting, General, To Do in DFW | Read More