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Homemade Mummenschanz



For those of you who may not be familiar with it, Mummenschanz is a non-verbal performance art group that became popular the 1970′s. As a child I was absolutely fascinated by Mummenschanz. I became so familiar with them through their TV ads & PBS performances, that I would attempt to recreate their costumes and movements…

A dark glove and part of an egg carton are used to make this maumenshanz hand puppet.
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Car Crayons



When it comes to working on projects with children, sometimes the process is just as exciting as the end result. That is definitely the case with this craft. Crayons left to melt in the car take on a great new shape and are reborn as “car crayons”…

Old crayons are stripped of their paper, chopped up, spooned into a heart-shaped ice cube tray and left in the car on a hot summer day. The result? A lot of laughs and some cool, new multicolored crayons for the kids.
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Bagel Bruschetta



What to do with two leftover bagels from Sunday morning breakfast? Try making this simple bagel bruschetta for a Monday evening appetizer. You’ll be surprised to see how many pieces you can get from just two bagels…

What to do with 2 left over bagels from Sunday morning breakfast? Try making this simple bagel bruschetta - you'll be surprised to see how many pieces you can get from 2 bagels.
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Cupcake Lights Are Sweet



I found great looking cupcake tin liners at IKEA – they reminded me of small pleated lampshades. Within minutes, I created a softer look on a strand of bulbs hanging in my garden…

I found great looking cupcake tin liners at IKEA - they reminded me of small pleated lampshades.
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Kitchen Sink Salon



I get my hands into all sorts of messy projects and I rarely wear gloves. So, when I wash my hands I need a little extra help sometimes. For a quick clean up try washing hands with LAVA soap. Follow up with a few drops of vitamin E-oil…

A quick fix for hardworking hands - Lava soap and vitamin e oil.
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