Call them Froebel, Advent, Pennsylvania, Polish, Swedish, Christmas or German stars, they are lovely little ornaments! Hang on your Christmas tree, use to decorate or give as gifts. Packaged stars with an enclosed, personalized card make a lovely gift. My German star video tutorial shows you how to make lovely 3-dimensional stars by weaving and folding paper strips in about forty steps. Continue Reading
When you replace a light or chandelier do you wonder what to do with the glass globes that covered the light bulb? Throwing them in the trash seems like a poor idea since they are usually in nice condition. But whatever could you do with them? Make a beautiful table centerpiece from re-purposed light globes.Continue Reading
I wanted to make my granddaughter a basic knit hat in white and trim it with a faux fur pom pom. I asked a friend and talented crocheter about a place to purchase pom poms. She gave me a suggestion and told me they aren’t hard to make.Continue Reading
Every year beginning in early November and through the Christmas Season, visits to this most popular post spike. So it has become a tradition that I re-post my tutorial for folding simple paper strips into delicate three-dimensional stars that many remember from childhood.
Why aren’t I eating more beans!
I know beans are nutritious, high in dietary fiber and fat-free but not until doing a little research for this post did I realize all of the health benefits beans provide.
Canned beans aren’t expensive but dried beans cost even less, don’t have the sodium and other additives that canned beans may contain and taste better!
Eating beans is economical and pack a lot of health benefits. This easy, tutorial shows you how to cook dried beans for freezing, eating and recipes.