Over the last year I am come to love and respect the power of honey. Did you know honey is the only food that does not go bad? Honey is not just a sweet food to smear on your toast, but it also has numerous medicinal uses including a cough suppressant, can get rid of hiccups […]
One of many goals during my daughter’s spring break was to plant a garden with her. When we bought our house in December we had to replace pretty much everything in the backyard. We had this nice plant bed with nothing in it so we decided to turn it into ‘Emily’s Garden.”
This past weekend I was invited to a get together for a running group I belong to on Facebook. The theme of the party was Tacos & Margaritas. Fun! The leader of the group asked if everyone wanted to pitch in money to get the hostess a gift, but I decided I wanted to do […]
For a school project my daughter needed to make a cardboard box car. We decided to construct a Strawberry Shortcake car. I knew immediately I wanted to make strawberry scented paint. I just kept thinking how cool would it be if the car smelled like strawberries.
After we constructed our car out of an old […]
Happy Belated Valentine’s Day to all my lovely peeps!! How was this day for you? Did your significant other go above and beyond or did they totally flop? My hubby certainly knows the way to my heart…..Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Hearts and flowers from the grocery store. To some this may seem kind of weak […]
This past weekend we celebrated my son’s 3rd birthday. Three! Really? It seems like yesterday I was waddling around with him in my belly. Time sure does fly when you are having fun!
My son is enfatuated with Lightning McQueen and the whole Disney Cars gang…Mater, Sally, Luigi. Honestly, I kind of like them too. […]
The following is a guest post from my good gal pal, Brooke. She is a busy mom of three and enjoys a good craft….or two.
Every year, I hear people complain that everyone seems to skip right over Thanksgiving and dive headfirst into Christmas. “Straight from demanding candy to demanding presents!” one irate friend […]
Can you believe it is almost September?!?! Well, I have some exciting news to share….. The Classy Crafter is teaming up with Team Scoot A Doot and Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and is participating in the Million Mile Run event for the entire month of September. September is childhood […]
I bet that title got your attention! But seriously, please pass the alcohol! The rubbing alcohol that is. School is starting next Monday so this will be the last edition of Messy Craft Mondays for a little while. At least until we get back into the routine of school again. Today we did Sharpie marker […]
Jackson Pollock (1912 -1956) was an influential American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement. He was well known for his unique style of drip painting and so called “action painting”. Instead of putting his canvas on a traditional easel, Pollock would lay them on the floor. He was also known for sometimes using kitchen utensils as […]
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