Start your living Easter basket now

Start your living Easter basket now

Here is a link to a 6-minute video, along with detailed written instructions, for growing wheat grass in a basket in order to make a cute living Easter basket. This looks very easy and could be used as a centerpiece or a gift.  As I write this, my local grocery store...
Bird feeders

Bird feeders

Make simple bird feeders from peanut butter, bird seed, cardstock, and string. Or, you can refresh an existing bird feeder as shown in the photo. There are many complex recipes available for bird seed ornaments, but the peanut butter and bird seed combination is quite...
Paracord bracelets

Paracord bracelets

Here is a gift you can work on year ’round. Paracord bracelets are a cool gift that you can make with your hands. If you are in the United States or would like to send gifts to deployed U.S. troops, Operation Gratitude accepts donations of paracord bracelets...
Easy tissue paper flowers

Easy tissue paper flowers

Today I’m sharing a method for making small tissue paper flowers, that’s so easy even a child can do it. My evidence for this is that I showed my 8 year old daughter how to do it and she then proceeded to make about 20 of them all by herself. I am making...
Make your own shower steamer tablets

Make your own shower steamer tablets

In some parts of the country, February brings the earliest signs of spring. Purple crocuses and little buds on the trees. And that often means that those who suffer from spring allergies or hay fever also start sneezing. Thus this is a good time to make eucalyptus...
Woven heart baskets

Woven heart baskets

Woven heart baskets are customarily a Danish Christmas ornament, but they are easily used year-round, and especially ideal for Valentines Day. They look very impressive, but are easy to make, even for a child. It takes more time to explain the process than it does to...