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Build Your Own Solar-Powered Phone Charger

June 20, 2015 Tech

Summer is here and the sun is out. Why not use the sun to your advantage and make yourself a solar-powered phone charger. This is also a great project for the kids to keep them learning this summer. My son loved making science projects like this all the time. I found this infographic with step-by-step instructions […]

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[Infographic] Sewing Machine Day

June 13, 2015 Living

Today, June 13, is Sewing Machine Day. I love that sewing has been making a resurgence in the last several years. My mom is actually a phenomenal sewer, I however, did not inherit her gene for that. I can sew a little, but nothing too complicated. I would love to try my hand at using […]

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8 Thanksgiving Craft Projects

November 4, 2014 Living

Thanksgiving kind of gets overlooked these days it seems. This is wrong – it is such a great holiday to enjoy the autumn colors and share your gratitude towards others in your life. Today I have rounded up some great craft ideas that will be perfect to decorate your home or give as a gift […]

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Pine Cone Mason Jar Centerpiece Inspired by #FebrezeFall

September 15, 2014 Living

Autumn is one of my favorite times of the year. It finally is cooler outside, the leaves start to turn such gorgeous colors of red, orange, and yellow, planning starts for fall holiday food, the smell of fresh baked goods seems to be everywhere, and there are lots of natural items to use in craft […]

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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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