Category Archives: DIY

Soap Making For The Weekend

This whole soap making idea has been something I’ve been sitting on for about 6 months and after a week of making soap I really wish I had started long before this. I’m a crafty mom and I love making … Continue reading

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Saving Tips for Michael’s

Michael’s just so happens to be one of my absolute favorite stores. I spend a fair amount of money there on a regular basis buying everything from holiday decorations to floral pieces and scrap booking items, but did you know … Continue reading

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Farm Life Update

It’s been a few months since we moved from our small house in the suburbs to a large piece of land far out in the country. The space is nice but we highly underestimated the work that is required to … Continue reading

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Chocolate Icebox Pie

Ingredients Crust (or use pre-made graham pie crust) • 1 1/4 cups finely crushed graham cracker crumbs • 1/4 cup sugar • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted Filling • 1/3 cup hot water • 2 tablespoons … Continue reading

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Blackberry Whiskey Lemonade

This is one of my favorite summer time drinks to have sitting beside the pool. It has a sweet and bold flavor and it’s always a big hit at parties. PREP TIME: 30 mins TOTAL TIME: 30 mins YIELD: Serves … Continue reading

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Fracture Review & Giveaway

About Fracture How did all this silliness start? During the summer of 2008, Alex and Abhi were doing non-profit work in Swaziland, a tiny little country on the southeastern edge of Africa (seriously). During much of their downtime, they got … Continue reading

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How to Become an Amazon Reviewer

I’ve been receiving multiple emails each week from readers wanting too know how to become an Amazon reviewer. While I would love to individually answer each message and give a detailed description of the how to’s it’s just not possible. … Continue reading

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Our New House

I know it’s been a while since I posted so I figured I would update everyone on whats been going on in the past couple months. To start, we did in fact get the house! We also made a trip … Continue reading

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Our UpCycled Chicken Coop Day 7

Today we just about wrapped up building the chicken coop. But if you would like to catch up on our previous work click on one of the following links  Day 1- Walls, Day 2-Floor, Day 3-Window, Day 4-Paint, Day 5-Paneling, … Continue reading

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Our Upcycled Chicken Coop Day 6

This is day 6 of building so if you would like to catch up on previous work click one of the following links. Day 1- Walls, Day 2-Floor, Day 3-Window, Day 4-Paint, Day 5-Paneling, Hopes and Expectations. Well my whole … Continue reading

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