Getting Ready for the Holidays with Duck Max Strength Packaging Tape

I hate to say it, but we are on the countdown to the holidays already.  I swear it was JUNE just a minute ago.  But, the fact is, the holidays will be here in just a few short weeks.  Are you ready for shipping out your holiday packages?  I’m trying to plan ahead, so I’m […]

20 Amazing Examples of Colorful DIY Boho Decor for your Gypsy Look

I’ve long been fascinated with boho decor. If you’re wondering what boho decor is, it’s kind of a bohemian, gypsy style of decorating that tends to be fun, funky, and most of all colorful! I grew up in boring, bland apartments, so I am DYING for some color and character in my house, particularly my […]

Amazing Household Organizing Strategies for You

One of the topics I write about is organizing strategies and I haven’t done anything in this area in a while.  So I wanted to share a collection of some of my BEST tools to boost your organizing strategies. Let’s face it, part of the key to organizing your belongings is to make it EASY. […]

I Never Give Gift Cards. Want to Know Why?

I know most people prefer to give gift cards for holidays and birthdays.  It certainly is faster and easier than choosing a gift for someone and in some cases, I do think they make sense.  But just as a common practice I almost never give gift cards or money.   There’s a big difference between […]

Gift Guide for the Nerd You Love

I had SO much fun putting together this list of gift items for your nerd friends and relatives.  I’m quite the nerd myself, so I had a blast going through to pick out my favorite items.  I think most of us have a nerd or a geek or two on our gift list and it’s […]

7 Terrific Tech Gifts for the Men in Your Life

If you are like me, you have men to buy for – husbands, sons, brothers, etc.  These tech gifts can turn any man into an instant MacGuyver.  No guy wants a boring tie, a shirt, or another bottle of cologne – he wants cool stuff he can show off to his friends.  And a lot […]

Enjoy Epic Experiences with Groupon Things To Do

Wow, I can’t believe it’s November already.  The holidays are HERE and I’m sure I’ll be using Groupon Things To Do as I am planning my holiday gift-giving.  I always prefer experiences rather than things.   You can only have so many clothes, books, CD’s, etc.  But experiences are memories, especially if you can find […]

My NEW Favorite Website – Retro Planet

Hi folks, I know I’ve been pretty AWOL on my blog lately because I’ve been sooooo busy with my new Blogger Revolution class.  I’m learning a ton of great stuff, but it’s super time-consuming. However, when I was researching some stuff for my class, I ran across the cutest website called Retro Planet and I […]

Utah Blogger Holiday Round Up

If you’ve been around here for a while, you might have noticed that I am about the least crafty, least cook-y female on the planet.  Actually, I used to be pretty crafty, but that was prior to discovering the Interwebs.  These days, digital scrapbooking is about as crafty as I’m likely to get.  And I […]

Unique Non-Tech Gift Ideas

OK, now that Halloween is past, it’s time to start thinking about gifts for the upcoming holidays.  This is something I’ve purchased for my own family and it was a big hit.  That doesn’t happen all that often, but in this case, my sons both liked theirs enough that I had to go out and […]

Easy and Inexpensive Holiday Gift Ideas

I know this year we are all looking for inexpensive gift ideas, which I think is a wonderful idea. Every year, we all spend so many hundreds of dollars on presents. I love Christmas as much as anyone, but it gets to be too much. Some years it just feels like a big long to-do […]

Disney’s Frozen Princess Elsa Braid Tutorial

Like just about every other girl these days, my granddaughter wants to be Princess Elsa from “Frozen” this year. It seems to be the most popular costume of the year! After MUCH searching, I finally found her the costume for a reasonable price.  But I wanted to do something fun with her hair. So, after […]

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A Super Easy One-Hour Gift Idea – Origami Dollar Hearts

This is one of my rare crafty posts, but this little gift idea was just too easy and too good to share.  I used it as a graduation gift for my friend’s daughter, but you could use it for so many different gifts for people of all ages – a neighbor, a co-workers, a friend […]

EASY DIY Tutorial for a Gorgeous Tied Fleece Blanket

Did I mention that I have a new addiction?  I have been making boatloads of these lovely tied fleece blankets.  I’ve made them for all my family members and we’ve made about 200 of them at our #GivingTuesday events, so I’m feeling like a bit of an expert on them now.  So I thought I’d […]

Tutorial: DIY Tied Fleece Blankets

  I’m so glad you’re here!  I don’t do a lot of crafty posts, but this is one of my favorites because they are so easy and inexpensive to make, plus they make a lovely and cozy gifts. Come to think of it, I’m snuggled up in this exact blanket right now as I’m writing […]

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