Painted Hydrangea Centerpieces

We have a huge hydrangea bush at our house and I have never really thought about using them for decorations.  Well, maybe for dried arrangements but not fresh.  I was trying to think of a 4th of July centerpiece, as I was picking up tree clippings, and saw the hydrangea’s. Just white they are beautiful but since I am a little paint happy lately I wanted to try red and blue.  Read More

Microwave Caramel Puffcorn in 10 Minutes

I love-making caramel puffcorn!  I for sure make it every Christmas – I love how it makes the house smell.  The one thing that is a bit of a pain is the hour it takes and the multiple stirring times.  I found a few microwave versions but really like this one the best because it really coats all the corn and I did a few things a little different.   10 minutes vs. 60 minutes and it tastes the same! Read More

Easter Bonnet Turned into Easter Basket for $2

I love Easter baskets but I don’t like spending a lot of money on them.  I have wanted to try fabric stiffener for a while and this is the perfect project for that.

I was shopping at Target in their $1 section and saw all the bonnets.  They are so cute but my girls will not wear them.  I tipped it up and thought what a great basket.  Read More