Archives for June 2012

Want to Win $2000 to Spruce Up Your Deck?

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Flood Wood Care for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.     Flood® Wood Care is referred to as “The Wood Care Specialist” because they have been around the block a time or two (well, since 1841). That definitely is enough time for a company […]

Social Shopping At Its Best

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of ShopYourWay Program for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. The ShopYourWay Personal Shopper program is another form of social networking at its best. Now one thing that is great about the social aspect, is every friend you refer will earn you 1% of their qualifying […]

How to Garden Naturally

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Whitney Farms for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Whitney Farms® is a full product line of 100% organic plant food. In their 25+ years of experience, they have figured out how to make organic soil and other products with 0 artificial ingredients. Whitney Farms® is currently offering a $3 […]

Different Ways to Craft Invitations

Photo Credit:  You don’t have to have a Sizzix or Cuttlebug to design killer invitations. (Not that I’m saying they don’t make killer invites! But not all of us can afford one, unfortunately–myself included.) Part of the fun and what makes it special can be the time and effort put into the creation of […]

Doggy Poo Bag Holder

I bought a doggy poopy bag holder, but it ripped and got all tangled in Ralphie’s old leash. He now has a cool extractable one! I figured I could almost do a mini crocheted bag holder and make a holder with a button snap to go over a belt loop or leash. Materials: Size G […]

Want to Go on a Road Trip?

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of PA Tourism for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. If you live in PA (like me!) or want to visit PA (a great place to go for roadtrips, but I guess I am biased), then you should check out the Roadtrip-a-Matic, which has pre […]

Covered Button Earrings Tutorial

Possibilities are endless when it comes to covered buttons. There are so many fabric choices, or you can custom print, embellish, add lace… well you get the idea. Here is a super easy tutorial on how to whip up a pair of covered button earrings. These took me less than 5 minutes to make!     […]

Get Excellent Nutrition In Your Snacks

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Quaker Oats for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Have you seen the Quaker Soft Baked Bar yet? I am on a diet, and I know you dieters out there can relate to the hunger pangs that come after eating a salad. I am trying to […]

Free Cookbook eBooks That Are Awesome!

I am a huge True Blood fan, so I just had to share this one! Getting ready for a True Blood Season 5 party? Need a little liquid courage before you face The Authority? The Unauthorized True Blood Drinking Guide exists to answer the immortal question of WWED – What Would Erik Drink?  For that […]

Time For Mom – Me Free eBook

Book Description Publication Date: April 1, 2008 Congratulations, Mom! You’ve read books about what to expect when you are pregnant, how to care for your newborn, and tips on raising your children. Finally, here’s a book for all moms who devote their time and energy to everyone else, yet inevitably leave little for themselves. Time for […]

Book Shelf Art for Knitters

I love how Annie @ Wattlebird made a knitting display for her bookshelf. I think I may do something similar to proudly display my love of knitting, crocheting and all things needlework. Be a proud knitta! Check out my Etsy Shop!

The Rich Mama Plan {free eBook}

Book Description Publication Date: October 17, 2011 Let the Rich Mama teach you and your family how to budget the smart way. In this book, part of the GirlMogul guides series, you will learn how the 5 principles for building a wealthy family and find out how to do that by constructing a smart and sensible […]

Brown Stretchy Cuff Bracelet Tutorial

In case you missed my guest post at The Crafty Scientist, here it is: How to make a brown stretchy cuff bracelet: Materials: Ribbon Decorative Trim (preferably with elastic), silver chain, clasp, 2 jump rings, 2 ribbon clamps Not pictured: flat nosed pliers, scissors, glue (optional) Step 1: Cut ribbon to desired length, minus an inch […]

Crocheted Earbuds Tutorial {free crochet pattern}

I have seen a ton of cute wrapped or knotted earbuds to prevent tangles and I thought, I can totally crochet that! Mine are constantly a huge tangled jumble. I did it twisted, to make it look like faux Chinese Staircase knot (the one used on friendship bracelets.) Now I am thinking of doing this […]

Vampire Knits {Book Review}

One good thing about my kindle (aka Kindy) dying is that it has forced me to renew my love of the library and book stores. Electronics can make us forget the wonderful feel of a book in our hands. Being the huge True Blood, Twilight, Vampire Diaries, and anything else urban fantasy fan, I just […]