Saturday, February 27, 2010

The Idea Room: Brown Sugar Foot Scrub Recipe

A good foot rub sounded good about now and then I came upon this tutorial/recipe for a brown sugar foot scrub that is unbelieveably easy! (again, my kind of thing!)  I am going to use my lavender honey and make up a jar of this.  Thanks to The Idea Room for sharing such a great idea.
Brown Sugar Foot Rub "Photobucket"

BooBearyBinks: Organize your pantry!

Nice idea and very simple.  I like the fact that you can change them out by just erasing the tag.  It's chalkboard paint!
BooBearyBinks: Organize your pantry!

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Sew Much Ado: Tutorial: 10 Minute Toddler Leg Warmers.

Sew Much Ado: Tutorial: 10 Minute Toddler Leg Warmers.
These leggings are perfect for that special toddler girl.  This tutorial is very easy to follow and shows you how to make them from women's knee high SOCKS!!!  I have got to make these so I'm on the hunt for some cute socks.  Thanks sooo much to Sew Much Ado for sharing.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Edible Centerpiece: The Veggie Bouquet

Edible Centerpiece: The Veggie Bouquet
Well, I finally found some healthy food to feature here.  It's so pretty and looks easy.  Go to Hostess with the Mostess and you will find a tutorial showing you the how to make both fruit and vegetable bouquets!  Yummmo.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Don't forget to check out my etsy shop A Sign of the Times

Craft Monkey: Starfish Art

Craft Monkey: Starfish Art

Ok, I couldn't go very far without posting something Coastal.  My favorite look.  It makes me feel so relaxed to see the ocean and anything having to do with the decor that reminds me of the beach.  This tutorial is so easy (I'm all about easy remember), but it has an expensive decorator look when finished.  Thanks to Craft Monkey for sharing!

the gilbert family: Project Linus

I really love this method of tying a fleece blanket for donating to Children's Hospital.  Project Linus is also a wonderful organization that makes blankets for hospitals.  If you want to donate one or use this method for your own little ones, give it a try.  It's fast and easy (my kind of craft!) and kids love them.  They don't end up with large tight knots.  Check it out at Gilbert Blog

Monday, February 22, 2010

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Little Birdie Secrets: cupcake bath bombs tutorial

OK Another Cupcake, of course, but this one is not edible!  It's an adorable bath bomb.  Such a cute little gift and this is a very thorough tutorial to walk you through the whole process.  Wouldn't they be cute in a cupcake baking pan given as a gift?  Check it out at Little Birdie Secrets: cupcake bath bombs tutorial.

Friday, February 19, 2010

YouTube - Gift card holder and sleeve with Dawn

Make this cute gift card holder.  Follow this wonderful tutorial and you can do it too!  I love Dawn's site and watch her tutorial videos all the time.  She has a wide variety of  cards and boxes to make.  Everyone can do it.  Her instructions are very easy to follow.  Be sure to keep her in your favorites folder!  Enjoy.

YouTube - Gift card holder and sleeve with Dawn

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Fast and Easy Trendy Decorating Accent

These fabric covered balls are easy to make and when put in a bowl or basket they can be a perfect accent piece in any room.  This site is full of great ideas and is The Party Dress

It's Still Winter - Stay Warm

There is nothing like a cozy pair of pj's waiting for you at the end of the day during winter especially. I love this saying.  Check it out at It's Written on the Wall.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Cupcake Bouquet

Did I say Cupcakes? Yes, these are Cupcake bouquets! How great is that? As I said, I LOVE cupcakes and it just so happens I love flowers too. So why not have it all? You can find these little gems at Sugar Crush.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Gotta Luv these Cupcakes!

I am all about Cupcakes. Cupcakes aren't just for kids any more. I think they are the new Best Thing Ever. These bear cupcakes really caught my eye for an adorable Valentines treat. Check out the site for many more.

Another Great Winter Recipe

This easy warm and cozy chicken empanada recipe would be perfect for a rainy or snowy day. Of course, it's Paula Dean's recipe so it's not low cal, but you don't have to eat the whole batch in one sitting.

Free Valentines Printable

Click this link to be sent to an awesome site where you can print a variety of FREE valentines. Very Cute!

Mini Molten Chocolate cakes yummmmm!

Check out this easy recipe for mini molten chocolate cakes. What a great Valentines desert. These would be wonderful for a dinner party or even as a special desert for kids. A simple way to make a big impression. This recipe also has very little flour.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

My Pink Stamper

If you like crafting, cardmaking or are a Cricut addict, like me, you will LOVE this site. I enjoy the video tutorials the most and have tried many of the techniques from the site.
My Pink Stamper

My Etsy Site

My Slipper Sock Cupcakes. Be sure to check out my listings on my etsy site at A Sign of the Times
It has a wide variety of fun items. I hope you like what you see. The slipper cupcakes were an original idea I had in my sleep one night. They seem to be very popular. Check it out.


I guess I'm blogging now. This is all new to me, but I wanted to create a blog so that I can share some of the things I make and some of the things I find on the web. So many times I come across things that I would love to share, but don't have a central place to put them. I hope some of my readers will find them fun and helpful.