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Baked Avocado Fries

If you love the humble avocado, you'll fall in love with these Baked Avocado Fries. The panko breadcrumbs baked to a golden brown make these Crispy Baked Avocado Fries so good and crunchy, y'all. I could honestly eat avocados at each meal. That's how much I adore avocados. But that's not necessarily true for the other members of my family. I … [Read more...]

Pinecone Turkeys

It's almost turkey season y'all. Gather up your little turkeys and make these Pinecone Turkeys for Thanksgiving. They're great for display or even as placecard holders for the Thanksgiving table. Even though my kids are a little bit older now, they still like making crafts with mom. Or at least they act like it anyway. As long as they act like … [Read more...]

Tea Tree Acne Scrub

If you struggle with acne on your face or your back, try this 3-ingredient Tea Tree Acne Scrub. Since early on in my life I've had to battle acne. Over the years I've learned what my skin likes and what it doesn't like. I've always been very careful to try to keep my skin happy. Happy skin = less breakouts. For many years everything I read said … [Read more...]

Colored Cloud Dough

Cloud Dough is a fun to play with compound that is easily made using just 2 inexpensive ingredients. Because both of the ingredients are white, Cloud Dough is naturally white. But you can make Colored Cloud Dough. This post shows you how. In addition to playing with homemade play dough and slime, we’ve been busy playing with Cloud Dough. If your … [Read more...]

Cloud Dough

In addition to playing with homemade play dough and slime, we've been busy playing with another compound called Cloud Dough. If your children love playing with slime or play dough, they'll love playing with this 2-ingredient cloud dough. My kids are the perfect age for crafting and stuff like that. They're older now so the way we craft and play … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Pie Play Dough

Y’all, the weather is changing, the leaves are changing colors, and the pumpkins are ready for harvest. In celebration of cooler weather and delicious desserts, I whipped up a batch of Pumpkin Pie Play Dough. Ready to play? Unlike some of the other play dough recipes I’ve shared so far, this Pumpkin Pie Play Dough does require just a little bit … [Read more...]

The Magic Book of Spells Giveaway

Scroll down to the bottom of this post to get your entries in for The Magic Book of Spells giveaway. Thanks to Disney Books for sponsoring this giveaway. If your family loves watching Disney XD as much as my family does, then I'm sure you know all about Star vs. The Forces of Evil. The show follows the adventures of Star Butterfly, the turbulent … [Read more...]

Apple Pie Play Dough

Y'all, the weather is changing and I'm dreaming of all things apple! In celebration of cooler weather and delicious desserts, I whipped up a batch of Apple Pie Play Dough. Wanna play? Unlike the other play dough recipes I’ve shared so far, this Apple Pie Play Dough does require just a little bit of cooking. But don’t let that deter you from … [Read more...]

How to Make a Paper Spider Web

Yesterday I taught you how to make a spider web from trash bags, and today I'm teaching you how to make a Paper Spider Web. With all these homemade spider webs, you won't need to spend a fortune to decorate your home for Halloween. I love decorating for holidays but I don’t like spending a lot of money on decorations. That’s why I love making … [Read more...]

Trash Bag Spider Webs

I love decorating for all the different holidays we celebrate but I don't like spending a lot of money. That's why I love making these Trash Bag Spider Webs. They're such a cheap way to make a room a bit more spooky. I guess you could say I'm a cheap decorator, especially when it comes to the holidays. If I can make it myself cheaper, I probably … [Read more...]