DIY Lip Balm Made Easy

My sister-in-law sent my kids a kit to make their own lip balm. All of my kids love experimenting. Who can blame them! I love experimenting and making things too. I had found a few recipes for making lip balm on Pinterest. I really wanted to try making my own. I was a little reluctant to purchase …

DIY Succulent Terrarium Fairy Garden

After I made the terrarium for my mom’s birthday, I started one for my sisters birthday. She likes Tinkerbell and collects fairy items so I went with a fairy theme for hers. At Michaels I found a little stone fairy and a small rock that says “Fairy Garden”. I had succulents left over from the terrarium …

DIY Succulent Terrarium with Strawberry Rocks

I love my terrarium! I had to make more. I made one as a birthday present for my mom. I wanted to add something special to the terrarium. My mom collects strawberry items so I decided to find some strawberry shaped rocks and paint them to look like strawberries. It was a challenge to work …

Strawberry Rocks

I came across some painted rocks on Pinterest. Such as these. And these. They are so cute! Since I’m working on making some succulent terrariums to give as birthday gifts, I decided to try my hand at painting some small rocks to look like strawberries. My mom collects strawberry items and hers is the first gift terrarium that …

DIY Succulent Terrariums

Living in California, in a constant state of drought, I started planting succulents and I have really come to love them. They provide color (mostly green) and are easy to maintain. When pieces of plant break off you can stick them in soil and they will continue to grow. Who can ask for more than …

My Blog Name

I’ve had a few  people ask me how I came up with my blog name. I knew I wanted to keep the name somewhat short and hopefully easy to remember. I also wanted it to mean something to me and my family. I came up with a few different ideas and asked a few of my nerdy friends …