Ridiculously Easy Essential Oil Air Freshener Tutorial

essential oil air freshener

This is one of those posts that I thought I had published MONTHS ago, and then realized that had never happened when I went back looking for it. Oops! I made some of these homemade essential oil air fresheners for Christmas gifts (I told you...months ago) and I thought I would share a quick tutorial on how to make them. They're super easy to [More...]


Bible Journaling : Easter Entry Process Post

easter bible journaling art

Easter is coming, and He is risen, indeed! I just finished a quick Easter entry in my journaling Bible and I thought I would share the steps I took to create it. No artistic skills needed! First, I took my Martha Stewart inks and used the ink pads to dab them around directly on to  my page. I couldn't get a picture that was really true to [More...]

Christmas projects underway!

knit stockings

First of all, Happy Thanksgiving to all of you who are in the US! I hope you're having a great holiday. Lately, I've been doing a lot of knitting. I find it relaxing and therapeutic. A while ago, I got this bright idea in my head to knit all of the kids Christmas stockings. I didn't really consider at the time that knitting large projects can [More...]

Easy Magnetic Bookmark Craft

magnetic bookmark

My kids are starting to learn to read so I decided that they needed some bookmarks! I was browsing Pinterest, trying to find some good printable ones, but options for really fun ones are a bit limited when you don't have a colour printer. I finally decided that the kids could make their own, instead. They really enjoyed designing their own [More...]

Knitting Weather and Pattern Links

mix and match knit baby mitts

A funny thing happened... As soon as we had a few cooler days, I wanted to knit! This is my first winter since I've started wearing a head covering, and I wanted to find a hood of some sorts that I could wear over my cover, that wouldn't require me to have to fix it like taking off a tight hat would. This is what I came up with. This was the [More...]

Easy Easter Craft for Young Children

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  I was feeling brave the other day and told the kids we were going to paint. I had seen this craft idea and we actually had everything we needed: canvas (I used flat ones that were in packs of 3 from the dollar store), masking tape or painter's tape, and paint. The set up is easy. Just put the tape on the canvas in the shape of a cross. [More...]

Teaching a Child to Knit with a Fun Verse

teaching a child to knit

One of the gifts I made for Annie for Christmas was a knitting kit. She's shown interest in learning how to knit after watching me learn to knit over the last few months.   I purchased a nice lunch bag (I had originally planned to get a tin one but I couldn't find one I liked. The one I bought turned out to work really well because [More...]