Category: DIY

Alternative Jack-o-Lanterns for Halloween

The Jack-o-Lantern is one of the most familiar icons at Halloween. Large orange pumpkins carved with spooky faces or beautiful artwork grace the front porches of houses everywhere. No matter where you go during the month of October, you’re sure to find pumpkins for sale or set out as decorations. But if you’re in the…

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Make a Butternut Squash Jack-o-Lantern

After spending the last few days looking at pictures of Jack-o-Lanterns made with alternative materials, I decided to try my hand at making a Jack-o-Lantern out of a Butternut Squash. I’m glad I did. Not only was it a very fun project, but it turned out so much cuter than I expected. What I enjoyed most…

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Make Cardboard Box Cars to Celebrate Drive-in Movie Day at Home

When I was a kid, I was fortunate to grow up in a town, were not that far away was a drive-in movie theater called Hathaways. It was such a thrill in the summer, when my mom would load up my brother and myself in the car, and the three of us would try to stay up…

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10 Bacon Themed Projects (you can start today)

B A C O N!! Lots of people love it. What was once just considered a breakfast food, is now a salty treat enjoyed at any meal. In a previous post, I covered a bunch of ways to enjoy bacon in all types of recipes, including desserts. But to celebrate Bacon Day today, December 30th this year, I thought some bacon…

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105 Free Winter Coloring Pages for Kids

Happy International Creativity Month! This is my kind of celebration. I’m always looking for things to make, crochet, cross-stitch, any reason to break out my crayons or colored pencils, and overall, just create something. If I’m not working, I’m probably snuggled in bed with some yarn and spending the day crocheting something while a marathon viewing…

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