Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats

I recently saw a post about steel cut oats in a slow cooker. It makes me nervous to have it on over night. I prefer my trusty instant pot. I could go on for days about this being the best thing ever. It cooks everything. This recipe is great because I had breakfast for a…

Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Ingredients 1 cup coconut sugar 1 cup pumpkin puree 1/4 cup applesauce or 1 flax egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1-1.5 teaspoon pumpkin spice 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon sea salt I made these pumpkin muffins for my birthday party.  You basically throw all…

Custom Medal Display for Disney Medals

This project evolved over months of the initial design just sitting around. For Christmas my husband used some leftover wood we had in the basement to do a string art Cinderella castle.  We discussed that there was a lot of dead space (shout out to haunted mansion) that needed something added to it. I suggested…

Wood Burning Gift

A friend of mine was going to a wedding this summer. She asked me to do some wood burning of a cutting board as a wedding gift. I had done cutting boards previously as gift so I was up for the challenge. I used cricut design space to figure out the fonts and stencil. After…

New Items to My Etsy Shop

I have been working hard at getting new items up on my shop this summer and fall. I have recently added zipper pouches. I do some headband mouse ears as well. Mostly though still focusing on my knitted products. Here is a peak at some of the items. If you want to see more please…

Fall Wreath

When the craft store has wreath supplies 50 to 70% off you buy them up and you make wreath.  I like to have a wreath for every season. My front door just looks naked if we don’t have something on it. I think it also feels welcoming. I found tons of bits and bobbles at…

Fall/Halloween Outdoor Decorations

Did some fall/Halloween themed outside decorations using scrap wood that I found in our house. Really easy to do. I pretty much just did whatever I wanted. I used brushes and my hands to spread the paint. It all depended on the look I was going for. Items Used 4×4 scrap blocks and other scrap…

Fall Decor Pillow Covers

I had this grand plan to decorate pillow cases instead of buying seasonal pillows. I think it worked out really well. If you seen my previous post about custom pillows cases then you will know how to do these. If not check it out. Items needed Pillow Cases: Gurli from Ikea Paint: Multi surface Satin…

Customize your Calendar

I would typically make my own notebooks and calendar books. This time I decided to buy some calendars from TjMaxx. One of my fav discount places to shop. I want to use them for tracking my fitness and blogging. Maybe some personal things as well. I typically don’t do calendars because they are too anxiety…

Strawberry Cards: Ashlee Collection

I love love love these strawberry stamps from flourishes. You cannot get these stamps anymore as the company does not exist. This collection is called Ashlee.

Using Tote Bags as Gift Wrap

Wrapping up handmade birthday presents for my staff. Many of the gifts are still being created but I wrap between creation sometimes. Pro tip. Instead of using expensive paper gift bags buy some cool designed reusable bags for only 99cents. Found these at tjmaxx. They are larger then grocery bags. #octobersixthcreations #diyproject #craft #craftblogger #craftblog…