Yearly Archives: 2010

Review: Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People by Amy Sedaris

I got a review copy of Amy Sedaris’ latest book, Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People
and thought you lovely people might be interested in hearing about it… First off, let’s get this straight that this is much more of a humor book than a craft book.  Although there are a few actual projects and recipes in it, most of the projects are tongue in cheek or downright weird. … [ KEEP READING ]

Downloadable Gift Tags and Make an Altoids Tin Gamebox

Christmas Gift Label Downloadable Tags I was looking back at some old posts, and I thought these deserved some front page space!  Download these adorable (if I do say so myself) little gift tags for your Christmas gifts… Click here to download as a pdf or from flickr! Make a “Little Game Box”, with an Altoids Tin and these cute downloadable cards Here’s a great little stocking stuffer you can make yourself.… [ KEEP READING ]

Sweet potato casserole… and holiday recipes

Sweet potato casserole... and holiday recipes
Hi all!  Hope everyone had a great thanksgiving (for those of us in the States)… We did.  And now I need a vacation from the vacation!  I promised to post my sweet potato casserole recipe…um… last year (remember the Sweet Potato Tartlets?)?  So here it is, up at Foodwhirl: Sweet Potato Casserole …perfect for any holiday meal! … [ KEEP READING ]

Mr. Freeze Costume (Halloween 2010 Video)

As I’ve been promising… Here is The Boy’s Mr. Freeze costume from Halloween. The video below shows the gun in action — it actually smokes and glows! (The helmet glows blue as well). As a typical 5 year old, he loves Star Wars, Batman, and Phineas & Ferb, and he wanted to be Mr.… [ KEEP READING ]

Skull Cake with Worms and more for Halloween Next year

I promise, you’ll have the pics of Mr. Freeze (The Boy’s Halloween Costume) this week! And maybe even some how-to info..
To tide you over, here’s a another few ideas to remember for Halloween next year, that I hadn’t gotten around to posting yet: Skull Cake with Worms by Made By Nicole
ewwww!… [ KEEP READING ]

Homemade Star Wars Costumes

I saw this at Dollar Store Crafts, and had to share : 9 Handmade Star Wars Costumes Here’s one — too cute and funny. There are a bunch more, from Yoda to Jedi to Clone Troopers to Leia… Go see ’em all!
Heather Says:
“Star Wars fans make costumes all year-round for various events, so it’s no surprise that there are a lot of costumes from a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away represented at Halloween.