Posts tagged as: crafty

DIY Homemade “Scrubbies”/Scouring Pads

July 7th, 2011 - posted under: The Farm » Home

As you may have noticed, I’m sort of on a constant quest to reduce my waste and find creative ways to repurpose disposable items. And this month, that mission is especially present in my mind. Which is why, dear friends, this little hack brings me so. much. glee. I do most of my produce shopping [...]

A Watering Can Hack For Newspaper Pots, The Tragedy Of Thinning Seedlings, And Getting Ready To Head Outside

April 21st, 2011 - posted under: The Farm » Flora

I think this is some sort of squash. But maybe it’s a cucumber? No, squash I think. Watering This year I planted all my many sprouts inside of homemade newspaper seed pots. I adore this little DIY project because it upcycles old newspaper and it means I don’t have to buy any additional paraphernalia. However, [...]

Homemade Holidays: Vanilla Bean Sugar

December 15th, 2010 - posted under: The Food » Recipes

One of the problems with keeping a blog is that your loved ones always know what they’re getting during the holidays. Oh well! HAPPY SOLSTICE GUYS! THIS STUFF IS DEEEE-LISH. Ha! Vanilla bean sugar is a decadent gift for your favorite gourmand or aspiring epicurean. It adds elegance to everything it touches, from coffee to [...]

Easy DIY No-Sew Leg Warmers & Hand Warmers

October 26th, 2010 - posted under: The Fashion » Clothing and Accessories

Last week I posted a tutorial for baby knee pads, but what about us big kids?! A couple of readers requested my method for homemade leg and arm warmers, and I’m more than happy to oblige. Here’s the thing: It’s so easy! To make leg warmers, you start with an old sweater (thrift store!), like [...]

Easy DIY No-Sew Knee Pads For Baby-On-The-Crawl

October 18th, 2010 - posted under: The Farm » Family

Waits Rebhal is a mini man on a mission. The mission: to explore this strange new world; to seek out new objects to put into his mouth; to boldly go where no babe has gone before! *music swells* In other words, my little man is mobile. And while it’s so amazing to watch his discovery [...]