Tag: crafts

Shy and…Retiring?

I have not been in my office since August 29th. I took almost an entire month of vacation time (I had to do a hearing, attend a training, and go to 2 meetings during September), and tomorrow I go back to work. The prospect does not thrill me. My theory about vacations from work is

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Thrifty Thursday: DIY Wine Glass Charms

Summer is just around the corner and with the warmer weather comes more barbeques and parties with friends and family. Want to impress your wine drinking guests? How about crafting up your own unique wine glass charms? If you are not familiar with them, they’re little charms that you put around the stem of your wine glass to help you distinguish

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Thrifty Thursday: Colorful Coasters

Well folks, it’s that time of year again. April showers bring… time for crafts! Last week my three-year-old and I had a great time creating our very own coasters. I am by no means a neat freak but one thing I CANNOT stand are water rings left under glasses and when I came across an

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Is Pinterest a busy working mom’s connection to the skills we failed to learn from our grandmothers?

 On the weekends we throwback to older but still awesome posts. This post was originally published in April of 2012. I came across this article about the awesomeness of Pinterest for helping us embrace our inner Marthas – from craft projects, to tasty new recipes to home decorating tricks, Pinterest can have anyone feeling like a lifestyle mogul.

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