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DIY Volcano Wine Glasses

Learn how to transform plain wine glasses into beautiful Volcano Wine Glasses. They are perfect for summer Luau parties or just as a conversation piece. These should not be placed in the dishwasher or submerged in water. To keep them beautiful, surface clean only. Click here to view my Luau… Read more

How Do You Eat Corn On The Cob – Around or Straight?

I love summer produce especially a freshly picked ear of corn from the farmers market that is cooked to perfection – crispy and sweet slathered in butter! So how do you eat your corn on the cob? Do you eat it around or straight across? Some people claim it says… Read more

Easy to Make DIY Alien Candy Container and Decoration

 If you love SciFi and Aliens, here is fun, easy to make, and useful alien spaceship decoration you can make with reused items and a few inexpensive materials. This DIY Alien Candy Container would make a great gift or make for yourself! I put it on a candle holder… Read more

Create a Summer Luau Party on a Budget

I love the change of seasons and all of the different activities that are specific to each time of year. When the weather is warm, everyone loves to throw parties, cookouts and have social gathering so why not spice up the summer with a festive Luau style party. Adding a… Read more

Sunday Brunch – Ham and Spinach Quiche

I have always loved a good quiche. I reminisce about the days living in downtown Bethesda, Maryland walking to the French Café La Madeline on Sunday mornings to get my fresh baked Quiche Lorraine and potato gallete. I have tried making different recipes of quiches in the past to reproduce… Read more
Black Tie Gift Wrap Designs

Black Tie Gift Design

My Guest Blogger Wedding Gift Wrap Design for Nashville Wraps. I have always loved themed gift wrap — it is an unexpected way to decorate a gift and just makes people smile. I was walking by a tuxedo rental store at the mall and saw all of the styles of… Read more

Easy DIY Water Bottle Flowers

I like to create fun summer crafts to do with the kids that don’t cost a lot of money. I absolutely love to include repurposed items in my designs so I started teaching my children how to reuse household items in our projects. We made these whimsical flowers from water… Read more