Fast felt balls. Could it be true?

We LOVE felting projects! So, it happened again.  The other day instead of doing something productive, I spent quite a bit of time watching YouTube videos on how to make felt balls.  I blame social media. I blame that for a lot of things.  It sounds so random that I chose to watch videos on felt balls as opposed to watching something more stimulating such as watching paint dry, but here’s the back story:  Every time I log on to Instagram or Pinterest, or anything Internet-y, someone has a really pretty rainbow felt ball garland strung across some part of their crafty home and then just like that, total case of mind control kicks in and I need to have one too.  Keep reading to find out how I fed my inner craft beast.

-Jen

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Succulents Save the Day! (Drought-Friendly Gardening)

We LOVE succulents!

With the recent heat wave that’s passing through my neck of the woods (Santa Clarita) and California’s strict landscape watering restrictions, my back yard looks like a cemetery from a really bad horror film.  Our grass is no longer salvageable and it’s become pointless to water it at all, given the reduced allowances.

Normally I wouldn’t care about my yard;  my general life rule is this:  I don’t garden and I won’t garden.  However, it’s looking so bad that i’m pretty sure I should sleep with one eye open because at any moment, zombies are going to ascend from it.  Keep reading to see my solution.

-Jen

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Fun With Water Beads!

We LOVE water beads!

OMG.  WATER BEADS!  SQUEAL! For me, it was LOVE at first sight.  Or feel.  Or both.  I think my BFF would agree.  There is something so magical about them that I rank them right up there with unicorns and See’s candies (we will save that LOVE affair post for another time).

Read on to find out more about my obsession!

-Jen

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