Category: Outdoors

Waterproof Picnic Blanket

This is GENIUS!!

  • A big piece of fabric, a big piece of batting, and a new shower curtain liner (These three should all be cut to the same size. Our blanket turned out to be roughly 3’x5′.)
  • Contrasting thread
  • Straight pins
  • Sewing machine & basic sewing skills

Click HERE for the instructions


Birdfeeder Project

Gelatin holds the seeds together – all that’s left will be the twine – no yucky metal or plastic base to deal with!


  • Bird seeds (sunflowers, peanuts, shelled and cracked corn, flax, golden millet, safflower, thistle) Find out what the birds in your area prefer and use that!
  • Metal cookie cutters – oven safe
  • A few pencils or sticks
  • Gelatin
  • Boiling water
  • Twine

Click HERE for the instructions