Natural Winter Skin Cream Recipe and Free Printables

All natural dry winter skin lotion with coconut oil, shea butter and beeswax with Young Living essential oils Lavender, Melros, and Frankincense from TMTOMH f

I have had no less than 4 people ask me about  some good all natural lotion for winter skin. I was using coconut oil with some Young Living essential oils mixed in, but even for me, my skin just wasn't as soft as I want it to be. I went on to my favorite websites ... continue reading

Homemade Personal Product Recipes and Free Labels

1111111F Homemade Goodie Basket using Young Living Essential Oils- detox bath salts, hand sanitizer and spray, and  hand soap with free printable tags from TMTOMH  too-much-time S

**edited: I adjusted some of the ratios on the printable labels for a better product** I started using Young Living Essential Oils in July and we are totally hooked! I've started making some cleaning and care products and have loved my easy and thrifty homemade toothpaste and mouthwash.  Have you been trying out all of ... continue reading

Upcycled Brown Paper Bag Spider Webs

brown paper bag upcycle spider webs from TMTOMH Too Much Time on My Hands 6

If you caught Main Ingredient Monday this week you may have seen this addition to my Halloween Paper Craft collection. I was trying to make some of these spider webs with black plastic trash bags and it was a disaster. The plastic was so staticy and tangled and I kept ripping it. When I saw ... continue reading

DIY Outdoor Solar Lamp DIY

DIY Outdoor Solar Lamp Upcycle from TMTOMH Too Much Time on My Hands 120px

It is high time for more summer entertaining and I had to do something about my patio lighting situation! We have only one outlet on the wrong end of our yard, so I had to get creative and figure out a solution. I always see ugly old brass lamps at the thrift store and I ... continue reading

Upcycled Shutter Flag

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I have had three old shutters hanging out in my "junk" pile in my garage for the past 2 years. I just saw something on Facebook the other day that said something about all you need for invention is a good pile of junk-and it's so true. When I am feeling creative and don't have ... continue reading

main ingredient monday-computer upcycles

20 computer upcycle ideas

Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects I feel like after just one year a computer is out of date and there are newer and more exciting models that people jump for. While I am not in a position to get a new computer ... continue reading

Cereal Box Star Tutorial

DIY Patriotic Mantle using old cereal boxes and scrap fabric l Too Much Time on My Hands 120

I am still getting ready for the patriotic season! Last week I gathered up all of our old cereal boxes and made these super cute stars. It couldn't have been an easier and cheaper project. I love the idea of making some for the Christmas season as well. I traced big and large stars onto ... continue reading

Happy Earth Day TV Spot


I had a blast....A BLAST on the Everyday show on Fox 31 Denver today. In honor of Earth Day today, Hometalk sent me to share 5 DIY projects you can make using an old cardboard box. Here are the details for each of the projects: Framed Memo Holder, Rolling Burlap Crate, Twig Flower Pot, Wall ... continue reading

Cardboard Box Upcycle into a Planter Box

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Are you tired yet, because I sure am. We have been awash in cardboard upcycling for Earth Day! THINK OUTSIDE THE CARDBOARD BOX I actually have loved doing this "series" and feel like it could go on forever. The possibilities of what to do with a cardboard box are truly endless. I made a memo ... continue reading

Upcycled Wall Typography DIY

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Oh that's right, I am still on my THINK OUTSIDE OF THE CARDBOARD BOX theme for Earth week! I always love upcycling materials and who doesn't have a few extra cardboard boxes lying around. I already made a message board, a closet organizer, and a rolling crate out of cardboard boxes and tonight, I have ... continue reading