arts/crafts

Coffee Filters to Cheese Graters: Creative Ways to Use Just About Everything

July 14, 2014 Food

I am always amazed at the clever and creative ways that folks come up to use items in a non-traditional way. My friend, Tara Ziegmont of Feels Like Home, is great at this and has written an eBook filled with amazing ideas. When she asked if I would like to be an affiliate I said […]

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Lots of ideas for Easter and Spring Celebrations

April 17, 2014 robynsonlineworld

For those of you celebrating Easter or any Springtime celebrations I wanted to remind you that I have lots of ideas on my Spring & Easter Pinterest board. These are generally not religious items, although Easter is a religious holidays for many. To me Easter is celebrating the spring though and so I still love […]

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What should I fill these jars with?

March 12, 2014 Living

Today I went to Target and browsed around in the $1 spot they have at the front of the store. Sometimes I find good stuff, sometimes not. Today I found these cute little jars with the latch and the rubber seal even on them. They are just 3.6 ounces but they called out to me […]

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Turn Your Smartphone Into a Pinhole Camera

January 17, 2014 Living

Here is another fun project for you to try. Pinhole cameras and the idea behind them have been known since the 10th century when a Persian scientist wrote about naturally-occurring rudimentary pinhole cameras. The essence is that light from a scene passes through a small point and projects an inverted image on the opposite side. […]

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Good Things Jar Family Project

January 2, 2014 Living

The new year is here and I have a great family project (or individual) for you to start now (or at anytime really). A Good Things Jar! You may remember me sharing about my family doing “Three Good Things” at mealtime which is still great but as our family changes our ways to share good […]

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Decorated Tech Cords Project

December 4, 2013 Tech

How about a fun and easy project? Bookmark or pin this now because when the kids are off school for holiday break or stuck inside because of winter weather this will be a great project for them! We all have an abundance of cords these days for our smartphones, tablets, chargers, cameras, and more and […]

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Map of Named Colors [infographic]

August 24, 2013 Tech

I found something super cool for the Saturday infographic today. This is a visual map of named colors hexadecimal code of each as well. As you zoom in you will see the actual named ones and code and lots of unnamed ones as well. Very cool if you do anything using color at all. Which […]

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Get crafty with the #WalgreensApp! Learn and win at our Twitter party August 13

August 5, 2013 Living

Join in the #WalgreensApp party for fun conversation and a chance to win great prizes! Did you know that the Walgreens App has gotten even better by allowing you to create great photo projects right from your device? You can edit your photos, pick photos from your device, Facebook, and Instagram, make fun gifts and […]

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Easy Gift Wrap Idea

June 23, 2013 Living

Today we celebrated my nephew, Colby, turning two! Time sure goes fast. We had a party at the park with all of the family and it was a wonderful time. My mom once again was so clever in her gift wrapping. I cannot believe how many ideas she comes up with. This one is really […]

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Reusing and Re-purposing Before It Was Green Throwback Thursday

April 4, 2013 Living

I saw a few things online today about general recycling, the kind we do today. It made me start thinking about how it was when I was a kid in the 70s ad 80s. Especially in my younger years it seemed that people did not recycle because they were trying to be green and save […]

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