Category Archives: Crafts

Make a Patriotic Fourth of July Wreath

Celebrate the Nation’s birthday by hanging the flag outside of your home, and create a special wreath for your door. This is an easy craft that you can complete in an afternoon – and it can be a good craft for children (supervision with the glue gun may be necessary). Read more

Father’s Day Crafts

Here is a Unique Specialty Gift Wrapping for Father's Day That Anyone Can Do Ok, so you have the Fathers Day gift, now what? Well why not incorporate some simple sports or hobby themed related items to your gift wrapping. In order words, try adding layers of interest to what would normally be considered a traditional...
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10 Gift Ideas For Her

Shopping for gifts for women is an experience almost everyone has. It is no simple task, especially for men. They have to look for gifts for mom, wife, girlfriend, sister, or female business associates. This article provides 10 helpful gift ideas for her. (more…)...
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Easy DIY Playdough Recipe

Did you know that boric acid may be found in some recipes for homemade playdough, putty, slime and modelling clay? Found naturally in the environment, boric acid can also be used in common consumer products like toys, cosmetics, cleaning products and pesticides. Although natural sources of boric acid in food are considered safe, Health Canada...
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How to Make a Decoupage Candle

It's so easy to make a decorative candle that is personalized to your own taste. You will need:
  • clothes iron (medium heat)
  • paper napkin (with a pattern on it, in any color) I got mine from the dollar store
  • scissors
  • candle (I used a white pillar candle from the dollar store)
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Spa Gift Basket to Soothe Body and Mind

Spa gift baskets are popular gifts for women. They are filled with bath salt, bath gel, body lotion, aromatherapy candles, and other bath accessories. Some may include bath towel, slippers, potpourri drawer sachets, soft music CD, and chocolates. Spa gift baskets offer relaxation and rejuvenation to women who are busy moms, working women, and may...
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Lavender Summer Rose Potpourri

My favorite family recipe is our summer potpourri that fills the air with its unique aroma. I like to use pink rose petals in my own mix, but any color will due. Mix and match flowers and spices to make it your own. (more…)...
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Gift Ideas for Friends in a Hospital

We've all had that moment where a friend or family member ends up in hospital. It may be for a celebratory occasion like the birth of a baby but unfortunately there are times where a hospital visit is for someone who has fallen ill or been hurt. Read more