These ornament’s were inspired by Hubz and my childhood. The anticipation for Christmas morning, to find new Atari games under our trees is etched in our Christmas memories. The ugly sweater thing, we both have received the dreaded “ugly” Christmas sweater from relatives, however we wish we had them today, we also wish we hadContinue reading “RETRO UGLY SWEATER ORNAMENTS”


I found a 12 pack of these at the local thrift store for 99 cents, it was originally marked $2 from the dollar store ( dollarama my Canadian friends) I knew exactly what I would do with them Turn them into these little wreath ornaments The bow is made from ribbon I found at theContinue reading “SHOWER CURTAIN WREATHS”


Who knew, people other than us make pumpkin cheese cake! I have been making pumpkin cheese cake since our oldest, who is now 25, was a toddler. I believe the original recipe came from a Chatelaine magazine, but it has been my own for over a decade, shared with family and friends who now makeContinue reading “PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE DAY”


While out thrifting I am always looking for retro craft magazines and patterns, I’ve not had much luck, nothing that appealed to me anyhow. I did however come across two Quick and Easy Crafts magazines, from the 90s recently. They were fun to flip through and see what crafters were into 25 years ago, theContinue reading “RETRO CRAFTING-SCARECROWS”


In September I shared my spray painted cake pan I will be using as my teal project pumpkin. Today is national I love yarn day and these little monsters & gnomes work up quickly and are great yarn stash busters, they will be done in plenty of time to have available for children with allergiesContinue reading “NON CANDY TREATS”