50% Off Any One Item at Michael’s Crafts – Print or Mobile Coupon

Have a craft project in mind?  This weekend (2/15-16) you can save 50% off any one item at Michael's.  To get the coupon, just click on it and then select either "Print Preview or "Text to Phone".   What are you planning to make? ** If you like what you read, or have something to add, PLEASE leave a … [Read more...]

Make a Graham Cracker Gingerbread House with a Milk Carton

Making a gingerbread house is a really fun holiday activity and they make cute decorations too.  BUT, they can be a lot of work and a big mess.  An easy way to let kids make their own gingerbread house without a lot of expense or hassle is to use graham crackers.  Of course you can't eat, but who … [Read more...]

Disney Cars Craft Project – Make Tire Track T-Shirts!

We have more Cars 2 fun today with a craft project. This is a fun way to liven-up a boring plain t-shirt. Your kids could even wear these to go see Cars 2!  Using a small tire, such as a lawn mower replacement tire or a wheel from a large toy dump truck, you can leave striking patterns of tracks on … [Read more...]

How to Make Confetti Eggs for Easter or Cinco de Mayo (Cascarones)

How to Make Confetti Eggs for Easter (Cascarones) This project is a super fun way to enjoy Easter eggs without ending up with a bunch of wasted, uneaten eggs after the holiday. (Although if you do have extra eggs after Easter - eggs that haven't been sitting out all day, I'll be back with a … [Read more...]

Free Counted Cross-Stitch Patterns to Print

I used to love to do counted cross-stitch. Unfortunately, I haven't seemed to have found much free time for it in the past few years (maybe Thrifty Jinxy is partly to blame for that!). If you like to cross-stitch, DMC offers free patterns online. click HERE to see the designs and print them. … [Read more...]

Edible Playdough – Thanks to Jon and Kate Plus 8 play dough

This weekend, I saw Kate making edible playdough on "Jon & Kate Plus 8" and just had to try it myself! It's a simple recipe - Equal Parts: Powdered Milk Smooth Peanut Butter Honey (Flour as needed) Mix the first 3 together and then add enough flour until it reaches playdough … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Play Dough Recipe

On summer days when it's either raining outside or just too HOT to play outside, this is a fun and inexpensive project: a Make Your Own Play Dough Recipe. The recipe is originally taken from the Martha Stewart show. If you're concerned about artificial coloring, natural food coloring is a good … [Read more...]

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