Author: Robin

Felt Fortune Cookies

Sometimes I love the candy holidays, but sometimes a good non-candy gift wins out.  A quick Valentines Day gift of felt fortune cookies, not only fits the non-candy idea but is also such a sweet way to let someone one you are thinking of them. There are plenty of felt fortune cookie how-to’s out there.  Some …

Race Costume: Anna Solo Mash-Up

Ah a race costume, the one place where I will agree runners can go a little crazy. But I do really love the creativity. As previously noted in my post about a Tangled running costume, I am not as adventurous as some (I need all dri-fit fabric, for example) but I do try. If you are …

Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls

Ever seen sugar skulls and wondered if you make one?  You CAN!  It does take patience and a little practice but I promise you the results are so great. I love the idea of the Day of the Dead, a celebration of those that have past with colorful decorations and these amazing sugar skulls.  And then I …

Flip Flop Cookies

National Flip Flip day is in June. Who knew there was even a day for my favorite shoe? In my desire to slow down time, as I am not ready for my son to start high school, let’s pretend the calendar says June, not August. What to do to celebrate? Flip flop cookies, of course! While …

DIY Script Sun Hat

Having seen the super cute script sun hats all over social media, I needed one. That is, until I saw the price tag. SO, off to figure out how to DIY I went. Actually the script isn’t that difficult, just a wee bit time-consuming. A bunch of us decided to DIY our own script sun hats …

Stars & Stripes Ideas

Red, white and blue, the perfect color combination.  Throw in some stars & stripes and I’m sold on whatever craft I find.  Below are a few of my favorites. Flag Luminaries Have a few jars hanging around? I do love and use them often.  Vases, perfect for mixing salad dressing and apparently also luminaries.  I used a pint …

Quinoa Black Bean Bowl

Meatless Mondays is such a great idea. However, to be fully honest, I rarely seem to participate as much as I like. But after indulging in wee too much rich food (and drinks) over the weekend, this quinoa black bean bowl is a welcome sight. From the blog, Spoonful of Sugar, the only change I made …