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… [ KEEP READING ]
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. 

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… [ KEEP READING ]
Here’s a great little stocking stuffer you can make yourself.

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… [ KEEP READING ]
…perfect for any holiday meal! 

Mr. Freeze Costume (Halloween 2010 Video)

As I’ve been promising… Here is The Boy’s Mr. Freeze… [ KEEP READING ] 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.

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… [ 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.