Valentine’s Snack Gift Basket with Printable Poem

I’ve been a little reluctant (and preoccupied) to jump into Valentine’s Day too quickly, but have you flipped your calendar, yet? It’s February! Time to get serious about all things Love-related! I made this fun gift for BSB last-minute, last year, but didn’t have a chance to get it blog ready then. I recreated it […]

Wishing you a Sparkling New Year! Printable

  Here’s an idea to bring a little sparkle to your New Year’s celebration! Or maybe you never got around to taking Christmas goodies to your neighbors? I’m sure they would be thrilled to get a fun and thoughtful New Year’s gift! A while back, I found and fell in love with these individually-sized bottles […]

Handmade Personalized Ornaments

Guest post by my sister, Trina, who contributes a little insanity to the blog often. Thanks, sis! I have a tradition of giving each of my children an ornament every year. It started out as a way to add to our somewhat-sparse tree, but has become the kids’ favorite part of decorating our now very-full tree. […]

Chatting about Handmade Christmas Gifts

Have I told you that I grew up in a family with eight children? I am number 6, and as you might imagine with a family that large, finances were extremely limited. Our Christmases while I was a child were largely handmade. We all wanted to give presents to each sibling and our parents, so […]

Top 5 Holiday Tipsy’s

I am totally excited to be here on My Insanity! I had the pleasure of meeting Kendra at Creative Estates and she is all sorts of fun! Hi, I’m Michelle from… I love to share creative projects that can be done on a time and money budget. I also host a weekly DIY Under $5 […]

Golden Birthday Shirt, DIY Silk Screen

Do you know what a golden birthday is? I didn’t until my neighbor explained that her daughter would be celebrating her golden birthday this weekend. Apparently, your golden birthday is when you turn the same age as the day of your birth. Perhaps I didn’t know this because I would have celebrated my golden birthday […]

Ho Ho Ho Banner

I’m excited my sister, Trina, decided to share another fun Christmas project with you! This one involves a little bit of sewing, *gasp*, but it’s simple enough, I could probably do it! Here’s what she said: I made several of these felt and flannel Ho Ho Ho banners last year to give away, made with […]

Martha Stewart Christmas Mug

It was a happy day a few weeks ago when I opened up a box of Martha Stewart Crafts line of paints and goodies from the folks at Plaid. You might say Christmas came a little early for me this year! Among the goodness in the box were bottles of beautiful colors of satin, pearl and […]

Veterans Day Lifesaver Thank you’s

  Happy Veteran’s Day! Today I’m sharing some ideas about how to say thank you to those who sacrifice the most for us.   A couple of summers ago, I was asked to come up with a service project for the young women in our church to participate in at their summer girls camp. Our […]

Ghost Blogger: Steph from Somewhat Simple

Please Welcome today’s Ghost–I mean Guest Blogger–Steph, from Somewhat Simple as she kicks off the Halloween Season around here with some Somewhat Spooky Goodies! ******** Hi everyone! I am excited to be here on Kendra’s site as part of the fun blog swap organized by The Dating Divas. My name is Stephanie and my site […]