• 5 Creative DIY Halloween Costumes Under $20

    5 Creative DIY Halloween Costumes Under $20

    I wanted to do some DIY Halloween costumes for the Halloween bar crawl and here are 5 simple tutorials for each one, you can design for under $20 each. Okay ya’ll I think I have a bar crawl addiction, but not in a bad way, they’re just so much fun. I made this 6 bar crawl survival tips for bar crawls, you should totally check out if you ever want to go to one. We recently went to a Halloween bar crawl in downtown Raleigh, NC and it was amazing! I ran into some friends I met at the Cinco De Mayo crawl and met lots of new people. I…

  • DIY: How to Make Your Own No Soliciting Door Sign

    DIY: How to Make Your Own No Soliciting Door Sign

    So my tutorial for how to make an iron on t-shirt is one of the biggest hit posts on the blog. I just recently added some no soliciting door sign for my Etsy shop. I thought making a tutorial for laminated signs would be something more creative than just putting the print into a frame. So I live in a sub-division and a problem we have ran into more than we normally do this year is people walking door to door trying to sell us stuff. Some of the people are nicer than others. The point is 95% of the time it’s a scam trying to take your money. With that…


    DIY: How to Make Glitter Dipped Wine Glasses

    I’ve been on this DIY projects kick lately and we thought glitter dipped wine glasses would be perfect. Here’s a super simple way to make your drink ware a tad bit fancy with the glitter dipped wine glasses. My friend, Kristine and I were at Target the other day looking for the perfect glasses for this project. We decided to go with the 4 pack of wine glasses, they were the perfect size for this project. But honestly you can use whatever type of drinking glass you want to do, it doesn’t have to be a wine glass. Heck, I drink vodka in my wine glass, so there’s that. What…

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    DIY: Back To School Goals Board | #BackToSchoolGoals

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BackToSchoolGoals #CollectiveBias  While most children have at least another month left of Summer vacation, Hailey starts 8th grade tomorrow. Why, you ask? Well Hailey’s middle school is year round and they start on July 24th. I still can’t believe my oldest is starting 8th grade, she is growing up so fast and such an important time in her life right now. She is 13 years old and at that age of being a teenager in a world of critics telling her positive and negative things. Here’s how other people are setting goals. I…

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    DIY: Slime with Glitter Glue & Liquid Starch

    DIY Slime, the newest trend to hit the internet. I set to pinterest to find some fun DIY projects to make with the kids this summer break, while they’re in town and the one thing Pinterest has an endless supply of DIY projects. We hope to knock out a few of these over summer break while the kids are visiting until almost the end of August, before they go back to their dad’s house to get ready for school. I browsed the internet for different ways to make this, however this was the easiest way to do it. While I bought both of these products at Walmart, I later discovered when…

  • DIY: How To Make Upcycle Beer Bottle Tiki Torches

    DIY: How To Make Upcycle Beer Bottle Tiki Torches

    So my friend and I work at a cafe that sells wine & beer. So we have bottles we’re tossing out on the daily. We thought, why waste them when there’s endless of DIY projects for bottles. So our first project was to make some beer bottle tiki torches. We made these just to sit on a table or porch. But honestly, you can get then hanging or on poles, the ideas are endless. WHAT YOU NEED – beer bottle tiki torches:  Empty and clean bottle Tiki Torch wick refill Tiki Torch citronella lamp oil Funnel small rocks 1. Fill the bottle with rocks, this part is optional if you don’t…