Crafty Stuff

Quick and easy craft. These boards quilts are so easy and make wonderful gifts.

Super Easy Craft – Wooden Board Quilts

These wooden board quilts are such a quick and easy craft for the less-crafty folks like me.  If you’re time-challenged and not terribly artistic, this is a great type of craft to get into.  It’s one of those fun crafts you can put together in just a few hours.  Evidently, full-sized quilt designs like these […] Read more…

'Tis the season for holiday parties. Here are a dozen fun ideas for some Christmas Tree inspired recipes to enjoy.

12 Christmas Tree Treats for your Holiday Entertaining

Lots of holiday parties are going on right now and if you’re looking for fun Christmas tree recipes, you are in the right place.  I’ve put together a round up of some very fun items that you can make for your various holiday celebrations.  It’s just a great way to kick up the fun!   The […] Read more…

A round up of easy holiday snowflake designs for your holiday decorating.

Roundup of 20 DIY Holiday Snowflake Designs

‘Tis the season to decorate your home for the holidays.  Snowflake designs are one of my favorite holiday decorations.  They’re so pretty and festive.  Best of all you don’t feel guilty if you leave them up clear into January or February.    I put together this round-up of some lovely DIY Snowflake designs.  These are […] Read more…

Digital Scrapbooking: Scout Pages Sleepyhead Page @AdriansCrazyLif This page documents my son's natural ability to fall asleep at any time and in any place!

Digital Scrapbooking: Scout Pages – Early Years

I’m a proud Mama today!  My son was just awarded his Eagle rank last night.  So, as we are getting ready to celebrate his achievement, I am scrambling to finish up his Scouting album so we can display it on his display table at his Eagle Court of Honor at the end of the month. I’ve […] Read more…

Easy and Inexpensive Gift Ideas

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 […] Read more…

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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 […] Read more…

Kids Craft Popsicle Stick Catapults #AdriansCrazyLife

Kid’s Craft Tutorial: Popsicle Stick Catapults

Isn’t it funny how sometimes the simplest of things can be the most fun?  One of our Scout leaders came up with these little catapults and we’ve used them several times since then.  The kids just love them.  They would be perfect for birthday parties, Sunday school classes, Scout activities (obviously!), or even Homeschooling Physics […] Read more…

These tied fleece blankets are SOOOO easy to make. Let me show you step by step.

EASY DIY Tutorial for Gorgeous Tied Fleece Blankets

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 […] Read more…

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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 […] Read more…