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15 Fun & Easy Gift Wrap Tutorials

Gift Wrap Tutorials: Personalizing a gift brings it to a new level. It’s the one extra thing I try to do each time I give...

How to Choose the Best First Birthday Gift

While I’m putting together a list of the best first birthday gifts from the products that we actually love and use, I want to leave you some pointers...

DIY Snowman Earrings and Bag Ties

I’ve been making these adorable snowman earrings using glass pearls for years, and I recently started making snowman bag ties as well. It all started...

How to Revive Dried Up Mascara

How to revive dried up mascara: Mascara and I have had a love-hate relationship over the past few years. I struggle to wear contact lenses,...

14 Cool Crafts for Teens

14 Cool Crafts for Teens:   It’s difficult to be a teen and be so misunderstood by the world. Whatever it is that’s frustrating at...

25 Life Lessons I Learned in my First Year of Motherhood

I’ll start off by saying – I am here to count my blessings. I am celebrating every moment, especially the little ones. I am celebrating...

Dipped Outdoor Hanging Ivy Sukkah Decorations

Since the holiday of Sukkot comes out during the fall, I can’t think of a better idea for Sukkah decorations than something leaf related! My...

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

This delicious butternut squash soup recipe makes a perfect autumn dish! The soup is sweet and spicy and perfect for warming up. It’s thick as well,...

10 Great Finger Foods for a First Birthday Party

Ever go to a first birthday party where there was hardly anything the birthday kid can or should eat? I decided to compile this list...

DIY Leaf Pennant from Coffee Filters

I finally gave away my old ten cup coffeemaker.. but still had the filters! I decided to make something in the spirit of autumn. While...

12 Mom to Mom Breastfeeding Tips

Last week I posted my breastfeeding  one year story, to celebrate one year of success, after a difficult start. I decide to provide you with some...

Breastfeeding – One Year and Counting #FirstBirthdayCelebration

Wow! I can’t believe it’s been a year. A year since my baby was born. A year since I met him and held him in...

DIY Apple Honey Dish

How to Make a DIY Apple Honey Dish: Whether its the autumn bug or Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish new year) that you’re experiencing, apples are...

DIY Jack O Lantern Tea Light Holders

I got the most amazing package of Sharpies last week. I wanted an orange one, to experiment with Halloween crafts, and I found this package...

Top Tips for Selling on Etsy – Etsy Seller Tips

To sum up my Etsy Seller Tips series, which has been a great success, I’ve compiled a roundup of the best tips for selling on...

DIY Painted Glass Vase

Spoiler Alert: This is another awesome super fun nail polish craft!  My DIY Enameled Spoons tutorial was so popular, I decided to share this with...

First Birthday Party Themes #FirstBirthdayCelebration

Planning your baby’s first birthday is more about celebrating the past year of parenthood. Baby doesn’t really know the difference, but Mom and Dad sure...

Roasted Tomato Wheat Berry Salad #Recipe

I was in the store the other day, thinking about my need to try something new, when I stumbled on a package of wheat berries....

Exciting News: A Year of Parenthood Celebration Event

Wow. It’s actually been almost a year since I held my new baby in the hospital, not believing that the moment has finally come. My...

DIY Leather Chain Bracelet

DIY Leather Chain Bracelet: Don’t you just love the look on the recipient’s face when you tell them the gift you’ve just given is something...

Chicken Sesame Noodles #Recipe

I made these chicken sesame noodles as a cold dish, perfect for cooking in advance – with no need to reheat. It’s also a great...

Paper Bag Book Cover – The Cool Version

Your children might flip out when you insist on using a paper bag book cover – but they won’t when they see this version! Welcome...

Free Printable Pillow Box Files

For a limited time, you can get $35+ worth of free printable pillow box files by subscribing to my newsletter! (This promotion can end at...

Placing Car Seat in the Middle – My Story

While reading up on car seat safety soon after my baby was born, I leaned that usually the best place for the car seat is...

High Fashion Mirror Frame DIY

Mirror Frame DIY Until a few days ago, I did not have a mirror in my bedroom. I’m not kidding you. After living here for...

Etsy Seller Tips – Google SEO for Etsy Shops

This week’s installment of my Selling on Etsy series focuses Google SEO for Etsy Shops. Throughout the post, I will refer to Google SEO, although...

Tomato Avocado Salad Spread Recipe

Sometimes, as in the case of this tomato avocado salad spread, it’s more about presentation than fancy recipes and ingredients. I love to make my...

Etsy Seller Tips – SEO on Etsy

Welcome to the latest installment in my Etsy Seller Tips series, which tackles SEO on Etsy. You can find the previous articles here. SEO on...

Upcycle Baby Food Jars – DIY Spice Rack

Check out this useful and space saving way to upcycle baby food jars! When my baby first started eating purees from the jars I threw...

Obsessive Parenting – Am I Guilty?

I often wonder if I’m guilty of obsessive parenting. Now, before I begin my rant, I will clarify that  I am far from a parenting...