Stuff I Love

Here’s what’s on my list to read this year: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford The Lemon Tree by Sandy Tolan The Maze Runner by James Dashner (YAFic) The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan (YAFic) Chains & Forge by Laurie Halse Anderson (YAFic) Heist Society by Ally Carter (YAFic) Matched […]

I am a pretty enthusiastic thrift shopper – I like the thrill of the hunt, the uncertainty, and reusing an item with plenty of wear left. All winter long I looked for toddler snow boots and couldn’t find a single thing and now that it’s summer, they’re everywhere! One of my favorite tips is to […]

There are three things that I want everyone to know about, not because they are paying me or giving me free stuff (because they’re not), but because I have searched long and hard for these treasures. THE WORKS Our water is really hard and so our toilets were really gross. I went to Walmart looking […]

Well I’ve been having lots of fun coming up with little samples to demonstrate all the cool features of the Crafter’s Companion. Like I said yesterday, there is so much to do, I haven’t had time to delve in too deep. Here are three things I’ve been able to do with the Ultimate Crafter’s Companion […]

I’ve never been much of a magazine person, but that has recently changed. I am now the proud owner of magazine subscriptions, and there are plenty of others that I check out from the library. One of the reasons I have recently embraced magazines is Northridge Media. They are the creators of a handful of […]

Next to the Cricut, the Cuttlebug is one of my favorite scrapbooking/cardmaking tool. Embossing is what I use my Cuttlebug for mostly – the added texture gives each little card or page something special. And Provo Craft has bunches of beautiful embossing folders to choose from. At only a few dollars each, I want to […]

So as much as I love scrapbooking, I just really don’t have time to do it. I’ve discovered that I can only do one or two things at a time – I can either blog or exercise or scrapbook or have a clean house. (I exercised for the first time yesterday in a looong time. […]

One of the best parts about scrapbooking are all the fun tools you get to use in the process. I love tools, especially those that I get to operate a little bit, like the Sizzix Sidekick. I love that it’s a “manual” tool – it makes me feel like I’m being useful. I love that […]

This dessert is the best. It’s one of those that I just can’t control myself with. Forget intuitive eating, and meet Scotcheroos. I grew up eating Scotcheroos, a family favorite in desserts. I think I’ve mentioned before how my family is really into dessert and we have to have it at least once every day. […]

My husband is an internet marketer, so he hears about all these cool and new things online. One such cool and new thing is where you can call a phone number and dictate a message to yourself or anyone in your contact list. Basically, you create a Jott account using your phone number. You […]