Winter lake

Entertainment, Hobbies, Household, Tips

It’s Winter – Own It

Comments Off on It’s Winter – Own It 07 February 2017

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow last week which means six more weeks of winter. I know that there were other groundhogs who did not, and that there are challenges to Phil, but I am going with Phil. Lately, I hear and read a lot about people “missing summer” and “waiting impatiently for spring” and “tired […]

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DIY Gift Box

DIY, Gift Ideas, Hobbies, Tips

DIY Gift Box

1 Comment 29 June 2014

This is just the greatest idea – a DIY Gift Box.  You can use all sorts of interesting papers – like wallpaper samples, gift wrap, the comic strips, old maps, just to name a few. The video is very clear and easy to follow – have fun!

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Wood Pallets

DIY, Furniture, Gardening, Green, Hobbies, Household, Remodeling

Wood Pallets

Comments Off on Wood Pallets 06 May 2014

Cheap is good and free is better.  Wood pallets, as it turns out, can be a fertile source of fantastic building materials.  They are usually free and they are already cut up for you.  They are recycled, so you aren’t cutting down more trees for your project.  It’s also a great material to practice carpentry […]

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Christmas, DIY, Gift Ideas, Hobbies

DIY Sewing Patterns for Christmas

Comments Off on DIY Sewing Patterns for Christmas 30 November 2012

It’s not too late to start creating gifts for Christmas – it’s a great activity in the evening, it’s peaceful and calming. And although a sewing machine is handy, it is not necessary for every project. While surfing the net, I found this great compendium of DIY sewing patterns for Christmas. This Felt Flower Barrette […]

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Hobbies, Household, Kids

Reading books Is Fun, Cheap and Good for You

Comments Off on Reading books Is Fun, Cheap and Good for You 21 July 2012

Reading is an incredibly inexpensive hobby that provides so many benefits. Most of the time, it requires little or no electricity to engage in reading, so you’re not burning up watts and adding to your energy bill. If you read outside or in a well-lit house, there’s no cost at all during daytime hours. At […]

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