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  • Kids Crafts

    Stained Glass Fish Craft

    I did this craft with my church group of kids ages 3-Kindergarten.  They turned out GREAT!  Some kids were very careful about their patterns, and others just randomly stuck some one.  Either way, they all looked good.  It took a lot of prep time to get things ready, but it…

  • DIY

    DIY Superhero Wall Art

    My son loves superheroes.  When we moved to a new house, he looked forward to a superhero room.  I really liked the signs with superhero logos, but at $15 and up, they were a little pricey.  I opted for a cheaper, more time consuming route- make my own. I used…

  • Kids Crafts

    “Be Kind” Fall Wreath for Kids

    I invented this craft for my Sunday School class of Kindergarten to Second grade kids.  Our verse for the day was Ephesians 4:32.  If you are familiar with Microsoft Publisher, you’ll have no problem making a customized wreath for the kids in your own life! My first order of business…

  • Holidays - Kids Crafts

    Kid-Friendly Christmas Ornaments

    I made these with my four-year old son and they turned out great. 10 years later, I still have some of them in my keepsake ornament box.  I used a combination of vintage buttons and new buttons, and some of the more unique style of the vintage buttons makes this…

  • Holidays - Kids Crafts

    Cinnamon-Applesauce Ornaments

    These Cinnamon-Applesauce Ornaments were a great activity to do with my preschool son.   RECIPE: 1 cup and 2 tbsp. cinnamon (or 4.12 oz. bottle of cinnamon) 3/4 cup applesauce 1-10 drops of your favorite essential oils Mix until it’s combined and forms a ball. Roll out portions in between…

  • DIY

    DIY Salve for Gifting, Samples, Trial Size

    The size jars that I used are 1/4 ounce.  They are a great little size for travel or trial sized salves. This recipe filled 24 – 1/4 ounce bottles, plus a little in an overflow container. (Always good to have) Basic Salve Recipe 1/2 cup virgin coconut oil 1/2 cup olive oil 2 Tablespoons beeswax…

  • DIY - Holidays

    Heart Wall Hanging

    I have a small wall hanging that hangs inside my doorway, and I change it out between my Christmas one and every day.  I decided to make a simple heart one for Valentine’s Day.  This wall hanging took me two days to make- it could easily be finished in a…

  • Kids Crafts

    Temple Pasta Art Craft

    A couple of weeks ago, my preschool/Kindergarten class did a lesson on Jesus as a boy found in the temple.  I wanted a craft that related to the story but couldn’t find much online.  I found a drawing of a temple similar to this and decided to turn it into…

  • Recipes

    Crustless Quiche

    Ingredients: 1/4 cup onion, minced 1/2 tsp garlic, minced 2 cups fresh spinach, torn 1/2 cup sundried tomatoes, diced 3 eggs 3 egg whites 1 cup shredded part-skim mozarella cheese 1/2 cup skim milk 1/4 tsp salt Dash of pepper Cooking spray   Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 375* 2.…