Combine recycling plastic bags, volunteers of all ages and the desire to help your community for a rewarding community service project. Plastic bags turned into sleep mats for the homeless by making plarn. Plarn is then knitted or crocheted into the sleep mats donated and distributed to those in need. The sleep mats provide protection from the weather and are easily transported with a carrying strap. In my area the sleep mats are made by volunteers and distributed by shelters and non profit … [Read more...] about Community Project: How To Hold A Holiday Plarn Drive
As the proverbial holiday clock ticks down before Christmas and you gaze longingly at the Christmas craft stash. The craft stash had the best of intentions, but you've run out of time! Yet you still would like to include a homemade craft or stocking stuffer - you still have time with these easy and homemade last minute Christmas Gifts and Stocking Stuffers. Christmas Candy Cane Sleigh Purchase your chocolate and heat up the glue gun and in a few minutes you will have made … [Read more...] about Last Minute Homemade Christmas Gifts & Stocking Stuffers
Who doesn't have a drawer-closet-basket chock full of plastic bags just screaming to be recycled and upcycled? Why not combine your plastic bag stash with a community service project to benefit local shelters and the homeless in your area? This is a wonderful project where children and adults of all ages can combine their creativity, talents and labor to provide sleeping mats for individuals and organizations in need to weather the elements all by using plastic yarn made from plastic … [Read more...] about Turning Plastic Bags Into Sleep Mats For Homeless
Every dog is unique as we know. We also know that every dog is assembled just a bit differently. Sure there are breed standards with length, height, girth, legs, arms and paws. Naturally my pup never seems to fit the size chart. The design of the Zack & Zoey Nor'easter dog coat solves the sizing problem with its' practical design and keeps my pup warm and fuzzy while dodging those pesky snow flakes and driving rain we encounter so frequently in the midwest. Cold weather coats for … [Read more...] about Zack & Zoey Nor’Easter Dog Coat Review
I've traveled through many a Reindeer Christmas Craft and as a dog lover I just found this Reindeer Ornament way way too cute to pass up! A few materials and a little glue and you are on your way! I would forewarn if you are a dog lover with one or a few furballs at home this is a craft better completed without the presence of your furry loved ones. My dog eyeballed the box of dog bones the moment I entered the house and has been circling the 'area' of the box ever since... just wondering... … [Read more...] about Woof! DIY Reindeer Ornament From Dog Bones!