Halloween Pumpkin Carving Made Easy

carved pumpkin

I'll be the first to admit, I haven't carved a pumpkin in years so I had no idea on how they've advanced the sets and tutorials to make it easy.  I felt encouraged when I read through the instructions of this cool Halloween pumpkin carving pattern and tool set.  I really felt like 'I can do this!'. First off, you pick the pattern you want to … [Read more...]

Projects Made Simple: How to Install a Towel Bar

towel bar

Installing a towel bar can be done if 4 simple steps, even less if you have a stud instead of drywall.  We've needed a towel bar in Tyler's bathroom for a long time now and thanks to the Projects Made Simple video tutorials, I can do it all by myself! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxJEmg4aIWE Supplies needed are: Towel bar of your … [Read more...]

Spring DIY – How To Make a Pen Bouquet – Great Gift Idea Too!

pen bouquet

This would make a great gift idea for the office nerd like myself (ahem Mother's Day) or even a Teacher Appreciation gift!  It's so stinkin' easy to make and one of the most affordable gifts you can create.  If I were to make it for a teacher, I'd probably use red pens (or those assorted colors) and glue sticks, as well as, black pens! And if … [Read more...]

{Video Tutorial} How to Make Flour Tortillas

I have a recipe for handmade flour tortillas but I'm asked on many occasions if I could make a video to show how I do it.  Sometimes seeing the procedure in action will help someone "get it" more than photos can.  Enjoy! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tcs-uQsHGPM Do you make tortillas from scratch? And if so, how often? … [Read more...]

How to Create a Self Hosted Blog Using WordPress


With this tutorial, you will learn how to create a self hosted Wordpress blog, with a custom domain name along with some bonus information. Step 1. GET A DOMAIN You get a free one when you sign up with most web hosts, however, it's advisable to get your domain from a domain registrar. If you get the free domain given by any web hosts, the … [Read more...]

Pick a Theme, Add Widgets, and Write a Post


So you created a blog, now it’s time to pick a theme, add widgets, and write your first post.  These are the basics but once you get comfortable with it, you'll be able to search for very cool themes and plugins.  I'll have posts soon about my recommended themes and plugins so be on the lookout for that! DASHBOARD Choose your blog … [Read more...]

How to Create a Coupon Binder

Recently, I created a very basic simple coupon binder but found that if I really want to get serious into this coupon business, then I need a better one that will keep me totally organized!  So, I decided to create a new and improved coupon binder and thought it would be fun to show you via video instead of photos!  And because I have deaf readers, … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Become the Perfect Idiot

Driving~~Be sure to drive 50mph in the fast lane on an 75mph highway.  By doing this, you will get the horn honked at you and the finger shot at you, therefore making you a perfect idiot. Fast Food~~When you're at McDonalds, be sure to hold up the line staring at the menu for 5 whole minutes. Since McDonald's menu never changes, this will cause … [Read more...]