snickers you aren't you when you are hungry

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WhenImHungry #CollectiveBias We are currently on the road heading to Bar Harbor, Maine.  Traveling long distances in a RV can result in a bit of stress on both of us.  Dave is dealing with crazy drivers, truckers and […] Read the full article →

graduation gift idea money dresses on hangers

This post is sponsored by Tiny Prints and LooksiSquare. All opinions are entirely my own. It's the middle of April already and believe it or not, Graduations are right around the corner!  Announcements will be coming out soon and if you have a graduate this year, you are probably looking for some nice ones to send […] Read the full article →

recycled craft plastic lid sun catcher

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LongLastingScent #CollectiveBias Spring is coming!  At our latest stop in Statesville, VA, we enjoyed the scent of beautiful spring flowers.  I love the fresh smell of flowers, and really can't wait to leave winter behind.  Since I have flowers […] Read the full article →

butterfly sun catcher from recycled pans

This post is sponsored by Cars.com!  All opinions and the original craft project are my own.  Guess what?  I put together a cool Aluminum Butterfly Suncatcher tutorial for you to hang on your rear view mirror!  Because a cool car needs a cool suncatcher, right? When I originally went car shopping a few years ago, I had […] Read the full article →


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As a participant in this campaign with Walmart, I have received compensation for my time and efforts in creating this post. All thoughts and opinions are my own. #ShoptoGive #WeSparkChange I love the idea of being able to help those in need just by purchasing a product that I regularly use.  It is a win-win situation! […] Read the full article →

state flowers applique pattern

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies. All opinions are 100% mine. My daughter recently became a Medical Assistant.  It involved quite a bit of schooling and a whole lot of time and effort on her part.  I am very proud of her.  I […] Read the full article →

metal embossing

Metal embossing is a great craft for the kids!  Varsha Praveen, an art teacher in an after school program for elementary aged children, contacted me regarding my tutorial for Faux Tin Tiles.  You see, Varsha wanted to teach the art of embossing to her class! I received a wonderful letter from her along with some fabulous […] Read the full article →

mug warmer gift set free pattern

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WicklessWonders #CollectiveBias Yep, the year is flying by already! We have started traveling, so it pays to be ahead of the game here.  That means if I want to make my mom something for Mother's Day, then I […] Read the full article →

making batik fabric with crayons

Spring has sprung in Atlanta and is slowly working it's way north.  With such a tough winter hopefully behind us, we are all longing for the colors of spring!  So with that in mind, I put together 10 of my favorite spring crafts to get you in the mood! You know, I just heard that Niagara […] Read the full article →

chicken fajitas tacos recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Harvestland by Perdue for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. With our new lifestyle, the husband and I are making a concerted effort to eat healthier.  We would both like to drop a little weight and lower our cholesterol levels a little.  When you […] Read the full article →