Easy Moss Easter Eggs

Pretty floral easter egg you can make with moss

Don't get me wrong, colorful plastic eggs are cheery and fun but sometimes you just want something different.  So how can you get that slice of different with still bringing in your crafty side? It's easy to make customized easter eggs using moss  sheets and spray adhesive. Each of these eggs took only a few minutes to make and left a great effect that causes  spring to collide with Easter. These are so pretty that you can even leave them out after Easter.  So how do you make moss covered easter eggs? Easy.  Start with a sheet of moss - don't get the bag of … [Read more...]

How to Make Strawberry Butter

strawberry butter- Easy but looks fancy and oh so yummy

This is the yummiest post I'll do all year April. Well until the Green Strawberry Granita recipe I'll be posting soon. Yes, green strawberries. Don't worry though - today's post uses delicious red ripe strawberries which are coming into season right now. So what do you do with a lot of strawberries like we wound up with after going strawberry picking? One great use is to make strawberry butter.  Here's the issue: Every time we have overnight guests I fret about what to make for breakfast. I'm not a morning person but I want to provide an amazing experience for our friends and … [Read more...]

Handmade Giveaways: Modern Dream Catchers


Wednesday is quickly becoming one of my favorite days. Y'all! This Handmade Giveaway is like getting to go to a craft fair without your husband glancing at his watch 50 times and claiming to have lost the debit card.  And the best part is that one of you will get to walk away with an amazing handmade product for free.  Today's giveaway is Modern Doily Dream Catchers by Jerica McDonough.  You had me at doily.   Isn't that lovely? It's so eye catching and beautiful.  I love doilies. They bring back memories of my mother making them by hand whenever she … [Read more...]

Strawberry Pickin’

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For the past two weeks I've been telling Mr. Byrd that I wanted to go pick strawberries. His reply every time was, "just go do it!".   Even though I'm home all day I still have things I have to get done.  There's clothes to wash and fold, kids to educate, errands to run, dishes taking over my sink and so much more. Its been a busy past few weeks and I felt like I was never going to make it before the season ends here in Texas, which is soon.   Then last week I looked at the weather forecast and realized that if we didn't make it on Friday, we wouldn't make it for another week. … [Read more...]

Easter Basket for Creative Girls

Creative and Crafty Easter Basket Ideas for Girls

Growing up I looked forward to finding goodies in my Easter basket more than I did to the anticipation of christmas gifts.  Plus the candy and the pretty colors of Easter just called to me.  Now I want to pass that joy onto my little girls but I also want to encourage the development of their crafty and creative side.  So what's a mom to do to combine Easter with little girls who love to create? I made the perfect Easter basket for creative girls, all found at my local grocery store, Kroger.  The first thing I needed was a basket. Kroger had a ton of amazing baskets that … [Read more...]

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