A deck of every day playing cards can be used to tell fortunes. Suits have strong associations with the elements and court cards act as counterparts to western astrological signs.
A few tips and ideas that have helped our family of four stay on budget when we want to travel.
Review of Legoland Florida Resort Hotel in Orlando—experienced by a family of four with two small boys ages three and five.
No matter where you stood on the US election, it's plain to see that people are scared, feel helpless, & need productive ways to vent their energy. Here are some ideas to help everyone.
A fun and resfreshing take on the classic sidewalk game to help kids move, stay active, and fight boredom.
Refresh jeans with unique one-of-a-kind designs using bleach cleaner or bleach.
New Year's Eve games and activities to do during a Noon Year's Eve Party or when celebrating New Year's Day with your family.
A list of my favorite manga series. Mostly includes shoujo/josei, slice of life, romantic-comedy, fashion and entertainment, some magic and shounen.
List of foods high in iron that can help combat anemia and tips to get children (and picky adults!) to eat them.
15 amazing reasons why green tea is good for your body and health.
Find simple Valentine's Day craft ideas, games, and activities to teach preschoolers about friendship and caring.
Review of Ting.com, a service provider that is friendly and easy to set up and use, charges customers based on usage; no plans, no contracts, no credit checks.
A list of character personalities that are often found in anime, manga, and video games.
Fun and simple Thanksgiving crafts, games, and activities designed for young children—but fun for the whole family.
5 efficient ways to handle toddler tantrums at home and in public and tips on preventing tantrums from happening.
Fun Halloween activities and simple Halloween crafts for young children. Includes games that are fun & entertaining for the whole family!
Step-by-step picture guide to drawing different objects just by using simple shapes, angles, and lines.
Free step-by-step crochet pattern and guide to create a cute amigurumi ballerina unicorn.
Free pattern for amigurumi bears for autism fundraiser.
Answers to questions you may have about Sickle Cell Anemia, what it means to have the trait vs. the disease, and what a person living with the trait can do to take care of themselves.
Easy to follow how-to guide on how to start your own Twitter account and tips on how to use it for personal use, groups/organizations, and business.
No costume? No problem! Here are some nice-looking costumes for men, women, and children you can throw together last minute with household items and clothes from your closet or easily DIY.
List of anime series you may not have heard of, but would probably enjoy watching if you like coming of age comedy and dramas, romances, or anime in general.
Free crochet pattern on how to crochet a cat ears headband or a cat ears hat two different ways. Also included is directions to make a crochet bow to make a Hello Kitty hat or headband.
Here are a few things you should consider before you decide to move in to a new place; roommates, moving in with your partner, having a checklist of needs, doing your research, and the fine details.
This article covers how to crochet a Winnie the Pooh hat, an Eeyore hat, and a Piglet hat. It also includes resources on crocheting hats to fit any size.
Learn how to make yarn from plastic bags and other recycled materials. Includes step-by-step photos and resource videos.
Step-by-step instructions with pictures on how to make a hair tie or scrunchie. Also includes additional resources on how to crochet other hair accessories, such as bows, head bands, and clips.
Information on the characteristics, lifestyle, and personality of those born during the Chinese year of the Ox.
Information on the lifestyle, characteristics, and personality of those born during the Chinese year of the Tiger.
Information on the Chinese year of the horse, the personality of those born during this year, and the mythology behind the year of the fire horse.
Information of the year of the pig and the personality traits of those born during the Chinese year of the pig.
Information on the Chinese year of the Rooster and the personality traits of those born during the Rooster year.
Information on the Chinese Rabbit year and the personality traits of those born during the year of the rabbit.
Information on the dragon year and the personality traits of those born on the Chinese dragon year.
There are many different drawing styles in anime and manga. Here's a look at how to draw a few manga/anime styled characters.
This fun card game is a nice alternative to the popular card game Uno, if all you have is a regular card deck. Up to 5 people can play per card deck used.
List of some of my favorite anime series. This list includes shoujo, romance, comedy, drama, and some obscure anime series. Most are not very well known to the mainstream.
Crochet pattern inspired by vintage sock monkeys.
Julie Mehretu is an American Abstract Artist. Some of her best known pieces are Renegade Delirium, Dispersion, Transcending: The New International, and her work in dOCUMENTA(13).
Pattern to crochet a seated amigurumi teddy bear.
How to build up a dynamic wardrobe on a small budget.
Several ways you can make your own DIY wrap dress--just in time for spring and summer!
Simple crochet pattern that can easily be customized to create various other creatures and characters.
There's no better way to get the accessories that suit your personality and style best than to make them yourself!
Here are a few craft tutorials by me, mostly using cardboard as well as some other lovely Easter projects to decorate your home for the holiday.
Interview with a master barber who specializes in hair design and gives advice on cutting hair, being a barber, and hair designs.
Here are some tips, tutorials, and patterns to crochet your own bracelets. Also includes tips on crocheting, reading patterns, and understanding diagrams for beginners.
A brief history and explanation of yarn bombing as well as some ideas on how you can knit, crochet, or sew together your own yarn-bombed pieces.
Use these tutorials and guides to make simple yet adorable polymer clay charms for jewelry and accessories. I include tips on using and taking care of polymer clay.
Keep your jewelry neat with these easy DIY jewelry storage ideas and tutorials.
Free crochet pattern to make an adorable crocheted amigurumi mermaid doll.
Printable cutouts for cards, boxes and more.
How to crochet baby booties, diaper cover, and baby hat, including tips on how to customize your baby outfit to create cute looks.
Learn how to crochet a cute crochet case for your iPhone, iPod touch, or any other mobile phone or MP3 player. This guide will show you how to make a case, cozy, and how to customize your design.
Learn basic designs and techniques that will help you create any nail art design you can imagine.
Tutorial on how to make wire hanger fairy wings. Also includes resources on other fairy wing projects and wire hanger projects.
In need of a little magic in your daily life? This illustrated tutorial and tips/resources from around the web will help you design and create your own fairy dust necklace.
Here are a few step-by-step instructions turn tank tops, t-shirts, long-sleeved shirts, sweaters, and hoodies into cute upcycled bags.
How to easily make a heart-shaped cake if you don't have a heart-shaped pan and other heart recipes.
Here are a few simple tips and tricks that you can use to create adorable heart nail art and techniques you can apply to many nail designs.
11 tutorials to inspire the perfect Independence Day manicure.
Tips on how to paint your nails like a rock star including pictures, tutorials, and resources.
Learn how to make dog face by folding paper as well as some other easy and fun origami projects for those who are new to the world of origami.
Learn the basics of using a rectangular loom, round/circular loom, and spool loom. Complete with video tutorials and some beginner project ideas.
Learn how to make quick and easy crochet face scrubbies, soap sacks/soap savers, poufs, and more!
Here are several tips, tricks, and ideas on how to make nice gift bags for friends, loved ones, and your significant other for Valentine's day.
Teach your little ones about road signs and safety with the project and game.
Tips on what to do with unwanted presents, how to handle "where's my gift?" conversations, and advice on how to not be a bad gift giver!
List of darling craft tutorials on how to make peg dolls, in particular ones that will make great ornaments and favors for the holidays.
Learn how to find your destiny number, soul urge number, and inner dreams number in this easy-to-follow crash course guide to numerology.
So you want to tame and train a pet dragon, huh? Here's a guide on how to find a dragon egg suitable to hatch and raise!
Talking to your preteen/teen about sex can be as mortifying for you as it is for them! Here are some tips on how you can get through the conversation without having a complete meltdown.
Learn how to crochet hats inspired by the cast of South Park; Stan, Cartman, Wendy, and Craig Tucker.
Learn about and see images of super cute Hello Kitty themed cafes and restaurants all over the world.
8 ways you can incorporate yogurt into a delicious snack or meal.
Over 10 different ways you can use hot chocolate or cocoa powder as makeup and in DIY beauty products.
List of various smiley faces and emoticons.
How do you know if you or someone you love is in an abusive relationship? Where can you get help?
Here's a practical and realistic way to approach your parents about your low marks.
Hook bored kids into play time with this fun and versatile fishing game! I made free printable templates you can download to decorate your own underwater creatures.
Collection of hats I've crocheted with patterns resources to teach you how to crochet your own!
This tiny cute amigurumi bear will make a great little favor or gift for any occasion.
A few creative and interesting ways to grow your own plants indoors. Compiled with apartment-dwellers in mind!
Learn how to crochet a dog lead and collar with the simple steps and tips below!
Step-by-step process (with pictures) of how I made mermaid polymer clay charms out of Sculpey clay.
A collection of photos, patterns, and walkthroughs to create crocheted amigurumi stuffed toys.