What to do Weekends Party #115

WELCOME TO THE PARTY, EVERYONE!!

Thanks to all the partygoers!! There are so many many wonderful ideas. Can I tell you it is excruciatingly hard to pick out features for this party because EVERYONE needs to be featured. I know how much thought (and work) goes into each blog post!  We try to pin several links because every link deserves some love. Do you agree? Let's pin together!! Pin the person ahead of you in the party.


Here's what we've been up to:

Theresa's apple and pear crisp that's also gluten-free. Nice.



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Old Drawer Repurposed to an Easter Basket

It's Easter basket-making time! My favorite time. I love making Easter baskets but I wanted to make some "baskets" that are a bit different. My granddaughter is 12 and she is so into everything Pinterest and DIY and so I had these old wooden drawers which I picked up last summer and thought they might work out very well for what I wanted. Believe it or not I actually took old drawers from broken bureaus on the side of the road. I did a blog post on Ways to Repurpose Old Drawers but this is the first time I actually DID something with one.

Old bureau drawer turned into an Easter treat box.

Here is the BEFORE picture of the drawer. It was taken from a dark pine bureau and had these small drawers on the top.  I painted it white and then distressed it a little. I don't like things very distressed although I know it is quite popular. I like things lightly distressed. 


A little bit of paint goes a long way to improve the looks of anything, don't you think?

Easter bunny postcard old

Isn't he cute? Here's a ceramic bunny I take out each year.

Easter bunny ceramic.


I filled it with some cute things like a tiny bunny and a tissue paper flower. I'll have to add an ICard to this basket, too. :)

Old wooden drawer painted white and made into a treat "basket" for Easter.

Her room is blue so I know she'll love the tissue paper flower. I did a post on those last week called How to Create Your Own Tissue Paper Wall Art and I now have lots and lots of all different colors of tissue paper now. Now I have tissue paper to wrap gifts in, too!

Old drawer turned into an Easter "basket" and filled with Easter treats.

This was a lot more fun and creative to do than just fill an Easter basket. What do you think?

Happy Spring, everyone!!!

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Hi, I'm Linda and I am the writer, crafter, and chief-cook-and-bottle-washer of this blog. Hope you will join me for some fun and it's all about fun. What if the Hokey Pokey IS what it's all about?




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What to do Weekends #114


Happy Thursday Evening and The LAST NIGHT of winter! Spring arrives tomorrow! That, in itself, is cause for celebration!  But, we want to celebrate even more, by welcoming you back to What to do Weekends
 Thank you all so much for  your Participation! We love seeing what you are all up to and How creative you all are. There is simply nothing more inspiring! Thank you.
With that said let me get the formalities out of the way! So, what have we been up to last, since we met? Here's what we've been up to....

Theresa has such a fabulous dessert: Brownies with flair...



I did a fun post on Fun Things to do With Peeps!





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Fun Things to do With Easter Peeps

Fun Things to do with Easter Peeps

Yay!! I love Peeps marshmallow candy at Easter. They are really sweet and yummy and fun to play with. :) Here are lots of ways YOU can have fun with Peeps, too. 




Peeps Houses by Yesterfood. Now Peeps have their own little house, too. CUTE!!



These Easter Bunny Race Cars are too fun - looks like Twinkies are involved in this one. I love working with Twinkies.




Bunny Pops from Crafts a la Mode (ha ha - that's ME!!)




Stock Piling Moms make a PEEPS Easter Cake! YAY. So cute.



Love Bugs and Postcards has a recipe for this awesome Easter Slushy with coconut rim.. YAY.




Rice Krispies Peeps Cake by the Wicked Noodle.



You are going to love these Easter Peeps printables by The Love Nerds.







Peep ICE CREAM syrup by Kleinworth and Co. It's unbelievable.... liquid Peeps.... 






Fun Peep Shots by Endless Simmer. Very cool (not for kids). :)



Darling Bunny Cupcakes in their own little gardens!! How sweet is that? Just Stop Screaming blog.



 I LOVE THIS!!



Skateboarding Peep Bunnies from Sweet Simple Stuff 
- so much FUN!!!



Peeps Eclair Cake Cups by Brew Crew Life. These are so nice... in little jars. I love stuff in jars.




I hope you make one. If you do, come and share it on my FACEBOOK PAGE - give me a like while you are there. I'm sharing lots of fun stuff on Facebook.


Hope it's sunny and nice where you are. 
WE HAVE SUN IN CONNECTICUT! YAY!!


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I love finding and sharing from all over the net and right now I'm sharing Spring inspiration and all things for the home!

Hi, I'm Linda and I am the writer, crafter, and chief-cook-and-bottle-washer of this blog. Hope you will join me for some fun and it's all about fun. What if the Hokey Pokey IS what it's all about?



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15 Easy and Fun DIY Bracelets to Make in an Evening

15 of the BEST DIY Bracelets to Make in an Evening!!

You will love these DIY bracelets I found on the web today. I've got some picked out to make myself. I hope you find some inspiration in this collection.




Safari Leather Bracelets by Rena of Jewelry Making Journal. Fabulous full tutorial. These are gorgeous.



I SPY DIY makes a Safety Pin Bracelet. How fun is that?





Blog a la cart shows how to make some gorgeous utility cord bracelets. Full tutorial.






Picklee shows how to make Necktie bracelets. I might have to make these! Hubs has old neckties!




I Spy DIY shows how to make a "DIAMOND BRACELET". Awesome!




IT Mom shows how to make this darling stretchy bracelet. Sweet.





How to Make a Josephine Knot Bracelet. Video how-to.



DIY Woven Chain Bracelet... love this and it looks easy.



Arrow Bracelet DIY - I want to make this.



Interested in making paper bracelets? WOW. This would be fun to make in a group.



Scrappy Denim Bracelets.. love.



Sweater covered bangle bracelets... YET ANOTHER use for old sweaters. very cool.



DIY Silver adjustable bracelets - these are easy to make and popular!



Maizie Hutton shows how to make this cutest bracelet. You will want to make some of these for sure.







How to Make a Bracelet from a Baseball - this is very awesome.



DIY Bracelets made from a chain and t-shirt yarn? YES. I love this. This is a must do for me.



Easy Braided Leather Bracelet by I Always Pick the Thimble




I hope you found something you'd like to do. I know I did. I'm always looking for crafty inspiration.



Happy (almost) Spring, everyone!!!

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Hi, I'm Linda and I am the writer, crafter, and chief-cook-and-bottle-washer of this blog. Hope you will join me for some fun and it's all about fun. What if the Hokey Pokey IS what it's all about?



Follow by EMAIL if you want all the cute stuff  and all Spring related inspiration!
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