How to Make Salt and Sugar Scrubs

How to Make Salt and Sugar Scrubs

With just 4 ingredients and 5 minutes, you can make your own salt scrub or sugar scrub. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make salt scrubs and sugar scrubs: The best base oil to use (it's related to winemaking!) Why you should add liquid soap What to choose:...

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For the New Year: Make a Memory Jar

For the New Year: Make a Memory Jar

This idea was so popular last year that I'm reposting it again! Happy New Year everyone! ~Jaden I always say that time goes by too fast. Every. single. year. Other than this blog, I don't keep a family journal (lazy at writing with a pen and too shy to spill all our...

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Why I don’t make animal crafts anymore

Why I don’t make animal crafts anymore

If you've ever met me in person, there's a 99.5% chance that either I've a knitting project in my bag -- or -- I'm knitting AND talking at the same time. My hands are nonstop (my husband says better my hands than my jabber mouth) - either knitting, crocheting,...

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Silhouette Cameo 40% Discount

Silhouette Cameo 40% Discount

*I received a Silhouette Cameo for review, but I had actually purchased and paid full price for a machine back in July! Someone is getting a really nice Christmas present next month 🙂 This summer, I bought myself a new toy - the Silhouette Cameo, a crafty cutting...

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Manly men knit, right?!

Manly men knit, right?!

Earlier this week, I had mentioned in my email newsletter that Nathan was embarrassed to let his friends know that he knits. Well, I got so many email responses from wonderful, supportive readers that I thought it would be great to post this on Steamy Kitchen and let...

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Crocheted Apple Cozy

Crocheted Apple Cozy

Wait. Before you make a judgement...I actually do have a legit excuse for crocheting a sweater for the apples. My kids bring a snack in their backpacks everyday, the same backpack that gets thrown, kicked, stuffed under bus seats, violently slung over the hook and...

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Make Spring Yarn Wreaths

Make Spring Yarn Wreaths

We have a 5-foot wide wreath that we hang every year in front of our house for Christmas. Up it goes December 1st, down it comes December 31st. While the season for holiday wreaths are over, the season for Springtime yarn wreaths have just begun! Decorate your front...

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La La Knitted Cashmere Arm Warmers

La La Knitted Cashmere Arm Warmers

During our trip to NYC last week, I taught my girlfriend, Wendy, how to knit as it was too cold to romp around in Central Park. Even power-shopping was difficult as we Florida gals aren't used to anything below 50F. Despite my almost-monthly trips to NYC, I've never...

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Easy Sew Kitchen Hand Towels

Easy Sew Kitchen Hand Towels

Here's a gift you can make in an afternoon! These very simple kitchen towels are made with quilt quarters (bundles of color-coordinated fabric already-cut), terry cloth fabric and decorated with a few yo-yo's that even your kids can make. The boys and I made these...

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Box Crafts

Box Crafts

Don't throw away those shipping boxes! Come see the genius ideas to make them into toys for your kids over at my blog at Discovery Health.

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How to Make Christmas Tree Yo-Yo Ornament

How to Make Christmas Tree Yo-Yo Ornament

Every year, the kids and I hand-make several ornaments for the Christmas Tree. One of the most touching moments of the holiday is to admire the tree each year and giggle and reminisce "remember when we made this ornament!?" It serves as our scrapbook and the ornaments...

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Easy Knit Scarfette With Flower Pattern

Easy Knit Scarfette With Flower Pattern

I started knitting when I was 8 months pregnant with Andrew, my belly was so big that there wasn't much I could do comfortably other than lounge on the couch watching television and short craft projects that didn't involve noxious glue. The belly made a perfect...

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Roasted Pumpkin Recipe

New Memory Card Game

Have you tried our new Furry Friends Memory Game with photos from our community? Test your memory and sharpen your short-term cognitive skills! Click below to play! Furry Friends Memory Game