4 Ways to a Help a Friend in Need


We all hate the feeling of helplessness when a family or friend is in need and you just can’t physically be there. Maybe a friend is moving to a new house and you just can’t be there to help load the truck or an out of state family member ends up in the hospital for […]

Let’s Talk Quilts with Grandma


This weekend, I had the opportunity of sitting down with my 95 year old Grandma in her backyard. We talked flowers, quilting and all about travel! I asked her permission to record a few minutes as we shared quilting memories. Let’s Talk Quilts with Grandma Loved spending time just me and grandma! I took the […]

DIY Pet Backpack – Going to Grandma’s

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For many of us, our pets are just like family! And when they go on a trip to visit Grandma’s, they need their own backpack! Don’t you agree? Here’s a simple DIY Pet backpack that you can create before your next visit to a friend or family members home! Feel free to print off the […]

Cold as Ice Book Feature


This week, theChristian Fiction Blog Alliance is introducing Cold as Ice Sydney Lane Press   ABOUT THE BOOK Detective Kristen Conner is back on a new murder case. She’s still fighting with her sister—and no surprise, someone new wants to kill her! He was a pillar in his Chicago neighborhood: popular school teacher, devoted father […]

How to Turn Candy Wrappers into a Tote Bag


What do you do with empty candy wrappers when you don’t want to just throw them away? Why not turn them into an easy tote bag? Just start collecting the empty wrappers, pick up a roll of packing tape and grab some scissors and you are ready to create a fun upcycled tote bag using […]

6 Questions to Ask before you Purchase a Warranty


When you purchase a new product for your home or life, one of the first decisions you have to make is whether you should buy a warranty. Many stores even offer the warranties at the cash register as you are making the purchase. The question of whether to buy a warranty is a big decision. […]

Crave Lexington 2015 Tips


Hobbies on a Budget received tickets or discounts to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own. No monetary compensation was received. This is the third year our family has enjoyed Crave Lexington! Each year the event adds more food vendors, new-to-us local musical talent and allows our family to try amazing local food while […]