Easy fix for repairing distressed jeans

I’ve finally gotten used to the distressed jeans trend, and I like it. What I don’t like is that the jeans wear out way too quickly. The holes in the denim look great–until they don’t. When the holes get too big for the school dress code, it’s time for a quick fix. Here’s how I … Read More

How to Shorten Sleeves the Easy Way

If your kids outgrow their clothes as quickly as mine, then learning how to shorten sleeves will help you stretch their wardrobe. It seems that every time I find cute clothes for my daughters, they only last a few months before they are too small or the season is over. Luckily, shortening sleeves has added … Read More

Gorgeous Java Gel Stain Staircase Makeover

I’m finally ready to share my two-toned staircase makeover with General Finishes Java Gel Stain and paint! We’ve been dying to perform a banister makeover since we moved into our house almost two years ago, and it’s finally done! I am so happy with the result, and I can’t wait to show you. If you … Read More

2019 Mutual Theme Craft and Printables

The 2019 Mutual Theme is “If Ye Love Me, Keep My Commandments.” What a great focus for the youth this year! (Mutual is the name of the youth organization for boys and girls 11-18 in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.) A few weeks ago, some of the young women asked me to … Read More

Must Make Christmas Finger Puppets and a Giveaway!

If you’re ready to start thinking about Christmas, raise your hand. . . . Me, me!!! Let me help you kick off your Christmas preparations with a tutorial for these super cute Christmas finger puppets and a giveaway. Keep reading after the tutorial, and enter to win a $75 Hobby Lobby gift card. (Yay!) Felt … Read More

Retro Halloween Friendship Pins Craft

Hi, everyone. I’m back today with a fun retro Halloween craft. Who remembers friendship pins? When I was a little girl, we decorated the laces of our tennis shoes with tiny, bead-covered safety pins. We were so cool! I’m putting a little spin on that idea with Halloween friendship pins. Halloween Friendship Pins Craft RELATED: … Read More

The travel blanket that will change the way you pack for your next trip!

Are you ready for summer? School is already out in my neck of the woods, and we are preparing for summer travel. We’ve got a big trip planned, and it includes a trip on an airplane with very limited luggage space. We’re getting creative about what we are taking on our trip. Since necessity is … Read More

Amazing gluten free instant pot recipes that are dairy free!

Have you discovered the instant pot yet? I got one for Christmas, and I am hooked. I’m kind of a last-minute cook, so the instant pot is ideal for me. We have a few special diets at our house, and I’ve been happy to find tons of gluten free instant pot recipes. Now that we’ve … Read More

Update your home in a flash with this easy kitchen fix

Is there a spot in your kitchen that drives your crazy? That one place that just stands out and dates your whole kitchen? I had one, but I don’t anymore! Thanks to my friend’s great idea, my 1970’s-looking counter top is now modernized. And it was so simple! Check out this easy kitchen fix. RELATED: … Read More