Christmas Craft Countdown: Crochet Chicken Pot Holders

:::::::::::::::UPDATED 4/12/2022::::::::::::::: Sorry everyone! I linked to a website that now seems to be gone – I have NO idea where to get this pattern for FREE. If you find it, or one close, please share 🙂 Today means there are 68 days until Christmas. Now, don’t panic! To try and help you, we have put together a list of […]

How to Make Pear Honey

I have wonderful memories of visiting my mom’s aunts in Southern Illinois over the summers. Aunt Florence and Aunt Fern reminded her of her mother, who she lost to cancer when she was only four. These two women were different but had the largest hearts I ever knew. Aunt Fern had a chicken farm and did a lot of canning. […]

DIY Thursday – Stuffy Catch All

I have been tweaking a few things for the Princess Bedroom… and this was a HUGE necessity as there seemed to be more and more stuffed animals on the bed with less room for Miss Sarah! First I found the “cow trough” planter at JoAnn Fabrics for 90% off the $39.99 price tag. Yup, I got it for $3.99! They had […]

Princess Popcorn!!!

I had pinned a neat idea – for colored “caramel” corn — from HERE. I had envisioned a batch of pink and purple corn, with Pink Lemonade and Grape Kool Aid. This was a GREAT idea because, when watching the sales, you can stock up on Kool Aid packets for $.05 or less! So I tried her recipe for the pink. […]