When a friend asked if I would like to participate in her Mad for Plaid Christmas crafts week, my mind immediately went to flannel. Nothing says warm-and-cozy quite like flannel does – so I turned some into a fun Christmas banner!
In the craft room:
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Make these cute ornaments in 15 minutes or less – it’s Craft Lightning!
What to get for the guy who has everything? Make him a personalized man cave sign for Christmas!
Do you have a favorite holiday? Mine, hands-down, is Halloween!
Make cat plates that would be the envy of Professor Umbridge! (Plus more Harry Potter awesomeness!)
In the kitchen:
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I live in apple country, so caramel apples are a staple this time of year. I started to wonder if I could incorporate apples into caramel corn somehow, and one thing led to another, and BOOM! Caramel apple popcorn!
Manwich isn’t just for Sloppy Joes! This yummy taco dip was a huge hit with our whole family!
Sweet meets spicy is a great combination!
In the mirror:
Want to be big on nail style this holiday season, but finding yourself short on primping time? Check out a new nail art tutorial from Julep.
The folks at Baliloca sent me one of their travel purses to try out. It’s like a shoulder holster purse with two straps, making it virtually theft-proof, and it’s so comfortable that after a while, I forget I am even wearing it!
It’s almost May! It’s still a little bit chilly here in Michigan, but soon it will be time to put away my sweaters and start thinking about warmer weather.
The folks at Arm & Hammer asked me to try out their new Truly Radiant whitening products. And of course I said yes!
In my shopping cart:
Mr. Greene needed a new wedding ring for daily wear. So when the opportunity came up to review a silicone wedding ring, I said yes!
Nothing makes a party more festive than paper lanterns, and this set of lanterns from Bobee is perfect for the job! With lanterns in five colors and three sizes, you get just the right variety to create a picture-perfect display.
Dollar Tree dumplings… Are they any good? We decided to find out!
I got to try out a sampling of cosmetics from Mary Kay, and was very happy with how well they worked for my sensitive and difficult skin!