Pa’Taco’DIY Taco costume for your dog

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Who doesn’t love Halloween? It’s that one holiday when the world says, “Go for it, express yourself. No outfit is too silly.” It’s great to roam the streets or show up to work in a wacky getup knowing you’ll be encouraged. Sadly though, that’s only once a year. I know I spend all year looking forward to Halloween like many do to Christmas. But you know who doesn’t care what day it is? Someone who …[Read more]

Kids crafts An alternative Xmas tree that gives you a chance to upcycle!

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Christmas is just around the corner, and like every year my daughter wants a Christmas tree, and just like every year, we are telling her that we can’t… Instead, like last year we’ll try out some fun substitutes! We made a fun tabletop Christmas tree using egg cartons last year (get the instructions here on Secondsguru). This year I’ve made a Christmas Tree Mixed Media Canvas. Here’s how I made it, and you can too! …[Read more]

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Halloween Costume DIY Simple Wonder Woman dress up

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Our guest author today is Suzanne Johannes, a super mom juggling her career and family efficiently day in and day out. In her free time, she loves to bake sourdough bread, handmade soaps/bath scrubs and lip balms and also  lip-smacking natural soda with beneficial enzymes and probiotics. Additionally, as you will discover when you read on, she is great at D.I.Y projects under extremely stressful situations! A super girl hero, finally Wonder Woman has been …[Read more]

IKEAHack How to transform an old ottoman with a crochet weave

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I have an Ikea ottoman which is essentially as old as my kids. It’s from the time right after my twins were born, when I was as energetic as a hibernating bear, and as grumpy too – primarily because I had given up on vital things essential to life – rest and coffee. My kids, bless their hearts, slept like babies – and I mean that literally, not in the clichéd way i.e. they woke …[Read more]