What is on your wish-list this year? I’ve got one thing and don’t make fun of me, but it’s a vacuum, how cliche of me! I’ve been researching vacuums and it’s that old scenario where I have too much information and I can’t make a decision. Have you bought a Dyson? Which is your fave? Click MORE »
Susan Petersen is the one-woman-show behind Freshly-Picked‚ an inspirational and crafty blog. Under the same name she also makes moccasins for the rich and famous (or at least their kids) and runs an online shop that sells fine leather goods. Alison Faulkner writes, creates tutorials and spends an unhealthy amount of time filming herself for her site and channel: The Alison Show. She also sells handmade goods and patterns and appears regularly on her local news station as a DIY guru. Together Susan and Alison authored the online book, A Hip Handmade Holiday, and continue to work together in various capacities to slowly but surely take over the world.
I’m sure that you’re not the same, but in our house we rely heavily on electronics. My first grader does most of her homework online and my 3 year old knows how to work the Xbox. I’ve found that electronics have saved my butt more than once, whether it’s an afternoon dance party on the MORE »
My kids get presents for every holiday, thanks Mom and Dad, not me, my parents they are big fat spoilers. I like to have my kids write thank you cards and this year for Halloween we made honeycomb pumpkin thank you cards. Click through for my honeycomb paper source and for the full video tutorial. MORE »
My mom used to give hot chocolate in a jar and I’ve loved doing it ever since. It’s a simple recipe that you can throw together last minute. Click through for the ingredients and the full video tutorial.
Big fringe is all the rage around my house right now. I used The Alison Show’s fringe tutorial to make and made one modification for my video tutorial. Click through to see how I made it!
Here is a great last minute decoration for your Halloween feast tonight, spooky spider candlesticks. Alison from The Alison Show shares her easy tutorial after the jump.
These pumpkins from Alison of The Alison Show are beyond adorable and so easy to make. She’s kind enough to share the full video tutorial with us, click through to see this easy tutorial.
My biggest issue with eating corn is all of the silk after you husk it. I can never get all of the silk off and the OCD in me gets really frustrated every time I husk. This fall we’ve been eating a ton of corn and I recently learned the coolest trick to getting all MORE »
What are you decorating with this Halloween. We’ve decided to go with a skeleton theme. The kids are loving the skeletons and honestly having a theme has made buying and making decorations such a breeze. This past Sunday, my daughter and I made these fun glitter skull votives. Just to preempt any comments, yes we MORE »