I’ve Bean Hiding Things…

I’ve Bean Hiding Things…

Seeing as I don’t have children (other than our cats, Wrigley and Cottonball), I don’t do many crafts that would be considered “Kid Crafts”. And not that this project is completely kid-friendly (there’s a box cutter involved), but the idea of it might appeal to the kiddos. OR, if you’re like me and enjoying have secret hiding places (I blame Harriet the Spy), then this is the project for you! This post contains affiliate links for your convenience.Read more ›

Simple and Nearly Free Fire Starters

Simple and Nearly Free Fire Starters

We’ve all been told to clean out the lint trays in our dryers to avoid a house fire. And for good reason- dryer lint burns like crazy! And when we clean out that tray, we throw the lint out, right?

Not anymore! With Winter Storm Pax coming my way, I decided to work on this quick, nearly-free DIY project. I had first heard about this from a colleague of mine who takes regular hunting/camping tricks…and then I was reminded of this by an old friend of mine. Dryer lint makes a fabulous fire starter (i.e., tinder) for those of us with wood-burning fireplaces in our homes.Read more ›