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We Whisk You a Merry Christmas #TigerStrypesBlog 16

We Whisk You a Merry Christmas Gift I saw something like this on Pinterest and thought it would be so fun to make and give to friends.  The pieces were super inexpensive, and you could make a whole bunch to give to special people in your life this Christmas.  Most of the ones I saw had the same kind of candy in them.  I figured […]

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Learn to Make a Candy Cane Vase #TigerStrypesBlog 6

Learn to Make a Candy Cane Vase I saw something like this online and thought it would be super simple to make, and you could add anything you wanted to make it personal, etc.  This one is easy, inexpensive and is great to decorate any room, or even give as a gift!  I just got some artificial flowers to put in it, but you could add […]


Make a Glass Bowl Snowman #TigerStrypesBlog 8

How to Make a Glass Bowl Snowman It’s hard to believe that Christmas is almost here.  These days seem to be flying by, and I’m thankful that I start shopping for Christmas on December 26th of the year before.  Saves me time and stress of having to make sure that everyone has their gift on time.  Being in another state than most family, we have […]

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Mini Pumpkin Turkey Craft #TigerStrypesBlog 8

Mini Pumpkin Turkey Craft With Thanksgiving just a few days away, I thought it would be fun to make something to decorate the table with.  I saw something like this on Pinterest, and thought it would be something fun to make.  Having a chance to use my Cricut Explore is always a great one.  This craft was inexpensive to make (with supplies that I already […]


Decorate with a Witch’s Hat Wall Hanging #TigerStrypesBlog 27

Decorate with a Witch’s Hat Wall Hanging I saw this type of craft on Pinterest, and thought it would be something fun to do for my home.  I found almost all of the needed materials at the dollar store, so it’s very inexpensive to make.  You could change it up however you wanted and use it for your home, work, classroom or wherever you want […]

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Create Some Jumbo Yard Flowers #TigerStrypesBlog 21

Create Some Jumbo Yard Flowers I saw something like this on HGTV and thought it would be so fun to do in my yard.  During the Fall season, the oak trees lose all of their leaves and the pine trees don’t really look very bright.  Having something in our yard with a pop of color, that will look great when snow is falling was something […]


Create a Winter Hat with Yarn #Craft 9

Create a Winter Hat with Yarn #Craft With the new year of 2016 upon us, it’s time to get back to crafting!!  I took a few weeks off for Christmas and new year, just to spend time with family, and get some new ideas.  Now that the month of January is here, and it’s finally snowing like crazy here in the White Mountains of Arizona, I […]

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Have Fun With Christmas Ornament Table Decor 5

Have Fun With Christmas Ornament Table Decor With Christmas just around the corner, we got the house all decorated just after Thanksgiving.  I love the Christmas season, and living in the mountains makes it feel even more festive.  Well, as we were going through the ornaments that we got out of the attic, I noticed that my Christmas Ornament Wreath (post here) that I made […]


Tips & Tricks – Easy Baked Potatoes 22

I’ve been wanting to start the “Tips & Tricks” blog posts for awhile now. I figured that those of us who had advice (on any topics), or knew things that could help others, it would be beneficial to start sharing those ideas. I’ll be contributing different kinds of “Tips & Tricks“, such as things to do with the internet, social media, home, crafts and many others!! Be […]

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Make Some Snowman Soap Bottles 4

Make Some Snowman Soap Bottles With Winter almost upon us (or so we’re praying here in the mountains of AZ), I thought it would be fun to make something to decorate the bathrooms and kitchen.  Having friends and family over for the holidays makes this a perfect craft that you’re actually able to use!  They are really easy to make, and would be perfect to […]


Create a Christmas Snowflake 20

How To Create a Christmas Snowflake Since it’s already December, and we’re praying for snow up here in the mountains, I figured for now, I would just make my own!  The temperatures have been very low, but without the moisture, there’s not any of the white stuff.  This was fun to make, and could be done in any color, glitter added to it, etc.  Would […]

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Make a Turkey Out of Mittens 16

Make a Turkey Out of Mittens This week, I’m going to make a turkey from mittens.  I was recently looking around on the web, and came upon the site called Family Corner.  They had so many cute ideas for crafts, and many other things.  I saw one like this and thought that it looked like fun!  With Thanksgiving just next week (can’t believe it’s already here, […]


Make a Thanksgiving Table Topper 27

Make a Thanksgiving Table Topper So, being that Thanksgiving is only a couple of weeks away, I thought it would be nice to have a centerpiece for our dining table.  I always love having something special on our table, while we enjoy a meal together as a family.  Having one for Thanksgiving makes it even more fun!  We had recently gone on a Fall Colors […]

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Create Some Pallet Art for Harvest Season 45

Create Some Pallet Art for Harvest Season I’ve been seeing a lot of these pieces of art using pallets lately, and thought this would be fun to try.  We were driving by a local store, and I saw a pallet leaning on their outside wall.  Headed inside to see if they needed to get rid of it.  They said yes, so I put it in […]


Halloween Costume for Computer Lovers 10

Halloween Costume for Computer Lovers I saw something like this in a catalog for about $20, and figured that I could just make my own.  My son is in love with his computer, and trying to learn more about programming…and of course, Minecraft.  I figured that this would be a perfect costume for him for Halloween. He actually told me for the first time this year, […]

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Make Some Halloween Lamps Using Wine Glasses 23

Make Some Halloween Lamps Using Wine Glasses I thought it would be fun to make some Halloween table decor this year.  I wanted something pretty easy, with things that I already had.  I saw some “shades” at the dollar store and figured that it would be easy to make my own.  Then, you can just decorate them however you wish to display around your home. […]


Celebrate Fall With a Plastic Canvas Pumpkin 22

Celebrate Fall With a Plastic Canvas Pumpkin #Halloween #Craft #DIY I saw a kit to make something like this in the Mary Maxim catalog that I received recently.  I figured that I had some extra plastic canvas laying around, and that it would be fun to try and make my own.  It ended up being pretty easy and turned out really cute.  I love that […]

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Make Some Fall Candy Dishes #TigerStrypesBlog 28

Make Some Fall Candy Dishes With Fall finally here, and the leaves just starting to change here in the White Mountains of Arizona, I always love having my home decorated to match.  I saw something like these on Pinterest and Real House Mom’s blog, and thought that they would be fun to make. I wish that I would have bought some of the pots at Dollar […]


Make a Utensil Table Helper #TigerStrypesBlog 14

Make a Utensil Table Helper I always love seeing things, that are made out of something else.  You know, old detergent bottles turned into watering cans…things like that?  The great thing of upcycling or reusing items for something else, always make me smile.  I saw something like this for sale in a catalog the other day…at about $25.00 and thought, hmmm, I’ll just make my […]

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Check Out This Great 2-in-1 Grinder 8

*I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample for review purposes. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience.* Check Out This Great 2-in-1 Grinder I love salt & pepper grinders. I usually have about 4 in my kitchen and can always use more for cookouts, camping, etc. When I saw this one, I couldn’t believe that I could […]