How To: Upcycle A Sweater Into A Purse

Creating something new out of something old is a great way to get what you need and want while also reusing what you have on hand. If you have an old pullover sweater that has seen better days, you can keep it out of the landfill and make yourself a new purse! This tutorial includes: … Read moreHow To: Upcycle A Sweater Into A Purse

How To: Coffee Dyed Fabric

I wanted new curtains for my windows, ones that matched the new covers I made for my throw pillows. As always, I wanted to recycle what I already had, if possible. Taking a look at my fabric stash, I pulled out a flat sheet that was getting too thin to use on the bed. It … Read moreHow To: Coffee Dyed Fabric

How To: Crochet A Granny Square Christmas Stocking

Granny Square Christmas Stockings one red and one white

Here’s an idea to use your leftover pieces of yarn, especially if they are in holiday colors. Crochet a granny square then sew together and add a way to hang. You have a small Christmas stocking to decorate your tree or home. Granny squares are easy to make, making them the perfect project for someone … Read moreHow To: Crochet A Granny Square Christmas Stocking

How To: Crochet A Wire Hanger

This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase after clicking a link, I may earn a commission. I am all about reusing things rather than throwing them out. Reusing means you aren’t buying something new, saving resources AND money – a win-win situation! With this in mind, I created this tutorial for crocheting yarn around … Read moreHow To: Crochet A Wire Hanger

I Can Hear You Now! Removing Ear Wax Build Up

This article may contain affiliate/distributor links. If you follow the link and purchase something, I will receive compensation for it. I only recommend products that I use and like.  I had known for several weeks that wax was building up in my left ear, and that eventually it was going to need to be removed … Read moreI Can Hear You Now! Removing Ear Wax Build Up

Rest and Breath

This year has been one where I have dealt with a number of health challenges. The biggest lesson I have learned out of this is I need a different way of caring for myself, to help prevent what I can, and to help me heal from what I cannot prevent. Last spring I had cataract … Read moreRest and Breath

Beat the Heat – Cooling Neckerchief

It was the summer of 1980, and it was hot. Not just in south Arkansas, where I was a rising high school senior, but throughout most of the US. Record highs for a record length of time meant everyone was looking for ways to stay cool. And one method that I remember was from the … Read moreBeat the Heat – Cooling Neckerchief