Crafts, Daily Bliss, Uncategorized

Drying Herbs & a Colonial Recipe

For the past couple of years I have been bringing my herb cuttings indoors to dry for use over the winter, but this year I decided to take it one step further and add some foliage and flowers to the mix in the hopes of making my own potpourri. Anyone ever done this before? Tips… Continue reading Drying Herbs & a Colonial Recipe

Crafts

Post Card Fun!

You just finished off that last box of cereal, your trash is full, and the recycling doesn't come for two more days.... What on earth do you do with that cereal box? Well you send it to somebody else that's what! No, not the whole box silly...that would be weird! But this is not weird. This… Continue reading Post Card Fun!

Daily Bliss, Kitchen

Lemon Basil & A FREE Giveaway!

Yes I know we've done this before but.....Ya'll know what today is?  Yes smarty pants it is Monday, but it's also the LAST Monday that I'll be an UNpublished author...for like the rest of my life!!!!!!  Come next Monday I get to join the club....they aren't even gonna make me egg a car or anything...not even… Continue reading Lemon Basil & A FREE Giveaway!

Crafts, Daily Bliss

DIY Fire Pit

If you ever find yourself swimming in water in your laundry room due to a broken washing machine, turn off the power, suck out the water, buy a new washing machine and smile....because now you can make yourself your very own fire pit perfect for roasting marshmallows using the washer bin from that danged 'ol… Continue reading DIY Fire Pit

Crafts, Kids

Homemade Gifts Part 3 (Oatmeal canister = toy storage)

This idea came out of the need of a storage container for a set of Tonka cars I bought for my nephew..'Hi Cruz'! It was really simple to do. I just drew on a few buildings, colored them in, then painted over them with a decoupage glue! *The glue was just so it would be… Continue reading Homemade Gifts Part 3 (Oatmeal canister = toy storage)

Crafts, Kids

Homemade Gifts Part 2 (Felt/Fabric dolls)

These dolls, I'm hoping, will help keep Nora's attention on the soccer field, in the car on long trips and even at church! Because they are only fabric & felt they should make for...dare I say it...QUIET play! The dolls have a velcro circle sewn on as do the dresses, that way Nora can change… Continue reading Homemade Gifts Part 2 (Felt/Fabric dolls)