Party Favors – Sugar Hand Scrub

June 2013 020I have to admit I got this idea from a gift I received from my daughters teacher – for volunteering.  What a great gift!  I wanted to ask her how she made it – but I was embarrassed.  First of all it’s cute and second its pink!  So to find out how she made it I did a search on my own.  Not only did I find an awesome recipe I found a great website.  Read More

Free Storage Jars

July 5 003 copyOne thing we love in our house is coffee, fresh coffee.  We grind our beans every morning so the beans are stored in this glass container next to the coffee maker.  I love this container.  I wanted to put a similar one in the girls bathroom for storage but one that wasn’t glass, I didn’t want it to shatter in the girls bathroom.  The girl’s bathroom is also the main bathroom so it has multiple purposes and it’s not very large. Read More

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