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Tag Archives: crafts



wednesday links roundup: fun food and craft finds around the web

If you’ve noticed a trend in this just-started “Wednesday Links” series, I open each post with a snapshot of my life here in DC. I’ve never really brought my life and DC into my blog posts too forcefully before, and it occurs to me that’s crazy. It kind of belongs here in some way. This […]



16 sweet and unique DIY ideas for Mother’s Day

I thought I’d share my latest creation for Kix Cereal along with some other ideas for Mother’s Day gifts and treats. Of course, there are about 1,762,319,053 more ideas for Mother’s Day on Pinterest, but if you want to NOT be overwhelmed, how about we stick with finding something in these 16? I’ve collected a […]



9 easter egg decorating ideas (from oh so long ago)

I created these Easter egg decorating ideas FIVE years ago for Reader’s Digest. Five years. In blog years, that’s like twenty. And yet, I still feel like the old fogy blogger who has no clue how this whole interwebs thing works. But I’ve seen these egg ideas floating around, and they have moved locations on […]



Just for Kix: Cereal box sandbox

When I first made this “bring the outdoors in” cereal box sandbox it was snowing outside, I think. Now, spring is a little closer, but it’s still too chilly to run around the backyard barefooted. Learn to make a sandbox from a cereal box HERE at Kix Cereal. Feel free to share (nicely)! While my […]



Just for Kix: Walking cereal box animals

Humility be darned, I’m telling you: I love these walking cereal box animals. So cute and awesome and yes, I made them. And they were easy to make, too. And I may have just pulled a muscle patting myself on the back. By the way, my hardware store didn’t have those brass fastener things that […]