How to Make a Pinata

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I have made paperbag piñatas for my kids birthday for years.  This is such an easy craft idea and a great way to save money on birthday party piñatas.  Heck, they are so easy to make it would be fun to just make one for fun during the summer or for a back-to-school activity.  I have {…Read More…}





Organizing Paper

Are any of you buried underneath a pile of papers?  I, for one, am the queen of paper piles.  I usually have one on the counter and one on the end table next to the couch.  If I was really unorganized I would also have one on the kitchen table. There were bills, school papers, {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Decorate with Pennant Flags

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No longer reserved just for used car lots and carnivals, pennant flags have recently come into their own in the world of crafts and home decor.  Traditionally, these colorful triangles were often embellished with mascots or symbols, and first used to adorn sailing ships in the eighteenth century.  The little flags became popular emblems on {…Read More…}





Paperbag Pinata

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Making a paper bag pinata is an inexpensive alternative to the store bought ones.  They are relatively simple to make and cost less than $2.  This is a repost from last May.  My son’s birthday is this weekend and he begged me for another pinata.  I made some changes to this one including upgrading the {…Read More…}