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Mario 8-bit Quilt: Cutting

LittleM has his room decorated in a Mario theme. I decided to make his bed blanket by hand. I fell in love with the idea of an 8-bit pattern quilt. If only I had realized jut what I was getting myself into. I found some patterns online and then decided that I just couldn't find… Continue reading Mario 8-bit Quilt: Cutting

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Top 10 Kids Craft Supplies

The bane of any clean house is little one's craft time. With all the possibilities in stores it can be hard to navigate what to keep stocked at all times. While lists will vary between families I decided to give you my list of favorites. HINT: It does not include glitter. NEVER will it include… Continue reading Top 10 Kids Craft Supplies

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“Bugolgi” Beef

One of our favorite go-to meals is a "fake" Bugolgi. Despite my Asian background I first heard of Bugolgi when I lived in the deep south. It was a special at a diner/cafe type place and my workplace would eat there almost every week for that special. After I moved away from that area I… Continue reading “Bugolgi” Beef

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Baking Frenzy

A while back I went on a baking spree. I made homemade cheese and then used the whey to make bread. I also made funfetti cupcakes as a promise to BigM. The whole day turned out not as planned. First was the cheese. I followed the recipe to the degree, using this one from Pioneer… Continue reading Baking Frenzy

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Spaghetti Sauce

The best way to do this is to let it simmer in a crock pot all day. I'm talking 6-8 hours. However if you don't have that much time then letting it simmer on the stove for 30 or so minutes will work as well. ¬†This is something that I learned from my own mommy.… Continue reading Spaghetti Sauce

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Fluffy Paint

One of the most interesting finds from Pinterest. I have no clue where it originated from or who I even got the idea from. All I know is that you mix equal parts shaving cream and white Elmer's glue.¬† Mix it up really well and BAM you're done. The first time I did with with… Continue reading Fluffy Paint

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Slouchie Beanie

  This pattern for the slouchie beanie has been super easy to follow and learn. There is a special stitch in there but after two or three times trying it, I found that it was pretty easy to pick up on. My only regret? Using a little bit of a thicker yarn to try making… Continue reading Slouchie Beanie

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Erupting Carpet Spot Cleaner

Sounds a little intimidating and somewhat bad, right? Erupting carpet spot cleaner just sounds messy and like it would make the problem worse but for us it has been one of the best solutions that we have found outside of buying jugs of chemicals. By the way. We do have said jugs of chemicals for… Continue reading Erupting Carpet Spot Cleaner

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Homemade Rag Wreaths

I was taught how to make homemade rag wreaths late one night by an amazing young woman. She had gotten so good at making these wreaths that she could have turned it into a business if she had wanted to. A spontaneous trip to Hobby Lobby (the best craft store ever) led to the purchase… Continue reading Homemade Rag Wreaths