The Quarto Group is an illustrated non-fiction book publisher that was founded in 1976. They produce stunning books and creative projects that are information-rich, stimulating and visually appealing. Their more than 10,000 products are sold in 50 countries and in 40 languages around the world. Quatro books and projects are featured in eight categories: Cooks, Creates, Drives, Explores, Gifts, Homes, Kids, and Lives, in an array of subjects including recipes, art, motorcycles, travel, literature, gardening, and parenting.
Living in a DIY world, even the little girls are excited when they have a chance to make they very own makeup. The cost and aggravation of purchasing all of the supplies individually can defer parents from wanting to encourage DIY projects for themselves, let alone their children. Kiss Natural offers DIY makeup and soap kits with everything you need, packed all in one convenient package.
The Most Precious Gifts Are Handmade Ones That Took Time and Labor
When I got married, my grandmother made my husband and I a beautiful, white afghan. The fact that SHE made it made it extra special to me. I have always been super protective of that blanket. We use it about every day… and we just celebrated our 16th wedding anniversary. Handmade blankets just have something special about them (and seem to last longer than other blankets).
Lately, things have been rather crazy in the Smith house. I had an injury to my ankle resulting in a pretty extensive surgery and a long recovery. Between that and life in general, the first thing that always seems to go out the window is quality family time. Homespun and Hands-On understands the busy life of families as well as the dire need for quality time even in the mix of the hustle and bustle of LIFE!
During the summer months when the kids are home, it’s easy to run out of things to keep them occupied. Kid’s crafts are one of my favorite things to do with my daughter. They’re very inexpensive to make, they keep us both busy for a little while, and the bonding time makes for some great memories that will be passed on for generations.Continue reading →