2018 Planner Round Up

Planner roundup – Are you looking for a new 2018 planner? I don’t know about you, but I NEED a planner every year to keep up with my business. As a matter of fact, I have more than one, I use one for business and one for personal use. I have bought many different ones over the years. To help you get organized for 2018, I have compiled some ideas of popular planners, links to buy and a few pros and cons:





Adorable Dollar Tree Personalized Elves

New Project

personalized Christmas elves

I wanted to share these adorable Dollar Tree personalized elves with you, as promised in my blog post from yesterday. You can read it here, if you missed it. I came across the cutest little plush elves at my local Dollar Tree. They only had 4 left, 2 boys and 2 girls. I have a Silhouette Cameo that I make t-shirts, signs, and cards. I decided to cut names and the year out of flocked heat transfer vinyl to personalize them.  


Easy DIY Carpet Cleaning Solution

It’s time to clean the carpet!


I have been needing to clean all of the carpets upstairs for a while. It’s one of those things that isn’t that big of a deal when you actually start doing it. I have been dreading it because I don’t like the cleaner that the user’s manual for my machine suggests I use. It just doesn’t work and isn’t worth the money. Of course, the book has to make you feel like if you put anything else in your machine other than what they suggest, it will blow up on contact. I decided that I was going to take a leap of faith and find something different, something cheaper and dang it, I want a cleaner that smells better! That’s why I chose this easy DIY carpet cleaning solution.



Let’s make water bombs!


Kid's Make Water Bomb

I have been trying to keep my son, Jackson, busy since he got out of school in May. We have been having so much fun testing out cool ideas to do outside. Keep an eye out! I will be posting some more of our summer activities very soon. This tutorial is on how to make water bombs. It is very easy, and they work up quick. All you need are three things: kitchen sponges, scissors, and rubber bands. 





Quick No Sew Pincushion

Learn how to make a quick no sew pincushion! Need a pincushion in a pinch? Try this easy no sew version. Out of all of the craft, crochet and sewing supplies I have on hand, I realized one day that I didn’t have a pincushion. I was just using the plastic box that my stick pins came in. I was going to make a sock monkey and decided that having a pincushion would make the process a little easier. I didn’t want to take the time to go out to buy one. I decided that I would make it without having to sew it by hand or run it through the sewing machine.


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