Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Fathers Day Ideas

Here is a collection of ideas for Father's Day that I have found while looking around the net.

A chess set made from nuts, bolts and other assorted things you could find at the local hardware store or home improvement center.

What Dad wouldn't like this homemade card more than a store bought card?

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This link will give you the instructions on how to make this and a bunch of other cards for Father's Day. 

15 Father's Day Crafts you can make with your children....LOVE these!
Father's Day

1. Handprint crafts
2. Handprint craft with hanger
3. Dad Rocks paperweight
4. King of the Grill apron

5. Dad’s “Hand-y” Box
6. Father’s Day card
7. Traveling Shaving kit
8. Several different crafts for dads
9. Fingerprint Picture Frame
10. Father’s Day mug
11. Footprint frame
12. Smallest Toolbox Ever
13. Golf Tee Porcupine
14. Super Hero Crafts
15. Puzzle Picture frame

Thanks to www.FiveinOhio.com for these ideas.

This would be fun to make and it would look great on Dad's desk, nightstand or dresser.  The kids would have fun making it too. 

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1. Glue nuts, bolts, screws and washers on to a frame.
2. Spray Paint it a metallic such as pewter, silver, bronze.

Picture and idea from www.ILovetoCreate.com

If you have several generations still with you, this would be a wonderful gift for all the fathers in the family (Dad, Grandfather, Great Grandfather).  It does take a little time to do, but I would soooo love a picture like this to honor someone.
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From stillblondeafteralltheseyears.com

This is a very frugal and cute way to gift wrap your father's day gifts.

Instructions at: 

This looks easy enough to make.

I do not know who to give credit to for this picture.

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Make-and-Learn Crafts: Father's Day Craft Projects for Deserving Dads

This is one of 4 Father's Day Crafts to be found on http://www.parentdish.com/2010/06/17/make-and-learn-crafts-fathers-day-craft-projects-for-deserving/

Make a frame that suits your pop: Think pennies for a financial father, nuts and washers for a mechanical man, bandages for a doctor. Credit: Gina Provenzano

Photo: Great Father's Day Gift
For a guy's bathroom. From empty bottle to soap container! Most twist top glass bottles fit standard dispenser tops.

More ideas: http://MyHoneysPlace.com
For a guy's bathroom. From empty bottle to soap container! Most twist top glass bottles fit standard dispenser tops.

 Photo: Today I am sharing a great gluten free treat for Father's Day! It's so easy with only 4 ingredients and 8 minutes in the microwave. It's my Aunt Nannette's recipe, and of course I made a cute free printable tag to go with it!  http://bit.ly/16PGiNd

I don't know who to credit for this picture.
This is so adorable!  Happy Fathers Day to all Fathers out there :D

Friday, May 24, 2013

Frugal Casserole and Other Recipes Collection

Here is a collection of casserole recipes.  Most of them can be frozen for meals later on. 

Twenty Six Amazing Recipes With Rice:
   Rice Ball Casserole
19 Simple Recipes for Summer Casseroles
Creamy Rice Vegetable Casserole

Beefy Cornbread CasseroleFiesta Chicken Casserole


Our Top 10 Budget Casserole Recipes, Plus New Cheap Recipes

Read more at http://www.recipelion.com/Casserole-Recipes/Our-Top-10-Budget-Casserole-Recipes#cSqFha9Jzc0eT5fJ.99

Loaded Potato and Buffalo Chicken Casserole
Loaded Potato and Buffalo Chicken Casserole

Chicken Parmesan Casserole HOLY CRAP!

Mexican Dorito Casserole


Sausage and Egg Casserole Recipe

Sausage and Egg Casserole Recipe


Fuss-Free Weeknight Casserole Recipes
Pizza Casserole


Crockpot Breakfast Casserole


Crazy Easy Ritz Casserole
Crazy Easy Ritz Casserole
 Here is another Pizza Casserole - Super easy!
Grands!® Pepperoni Pizza Bake

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Duck Punch

My daughter had a Rubber Duck theme for her baby shower and this Duck Punch was perfect.  If you want to do something like this for a baby girls shower, just use pink ducks.  The punch still looks really pretty even if everything else around it is pink. 

Here is the link that will give you the recipe and instructions:


Diaper Babies - Baby Shower Gifts and Decorations

I made these cute little Diaper Babies for my daughter's baby shower. So easy to do. They make a great gift for the mother-to-be because everything can be used. The diapers, the baby socks and the wash clothes. Even the basket and the blanket (I lined the basket with). 

Here is the link that will give you step-by-step instuctions on how to make them -

Cute idea for cupcakes. 
Pacifier cupcakes
Image: Baby Gaga.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Kids Crafts and Fun!

A collection of kids crafts and fun ideas from all over the internet.

From Day In My Life -

I saw this on **Everything Holiday**
Pool Scrabble! Throw the sponges in the pool and have the kids swim around, collect letters, then see who can make the longest word with their letters!
Pool Scrabble! Throw the sponges in the pool and have the kids swim around, collect letters, then see who can make the longest word with their letters!

Make this really cool Airplane.  Photo from Do It Youself

M☺☺☺re Idea Here ▬▬► http://goo.gl/auIGt

Make Sidewalk Chalk from Eggshells -

Sidewalk chalk: 5-8 egg shells (finely ground), 1 tsp hot water, 1 tsp flour, food coloring optional…mix and pack into toilet tissue rolls and let dry. (From Linda)

Jill Winger - The Prairie Homestead

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Make your own puppet theater.