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Patriotic Kids Art

We recently got to use products from DohVinci. This product combines playdoh with 3d printing. When it dries, you have a masterpiece. There are so many different bases you can use to create on such as wood, plastic, ceramic but we decided to use a canvas. It worked perfectly! The stylist resembles a glue […]

Rosemary-Lemon Butter Recipe

Give your next meal some pizazz!
If food could do jazz hands, this Rosemary- Lemon Butter recipe would.
This is a great way to wake up an old pasta dish.
Ingredients:
* 1 stick of butter
* Fresh Rosemary chopped
* 1 Lemon- zest
Set your butter out so it will become room temperature. After it is at room temperature, then […]

By |March 23rd, 2015|Challenge, Recipe|2 Comments

What would you do with an extra $100?

With an extra $100?
How awesome that you ask your CSI Girl!

I admit it I like to coupon {verb} and save money!

I spend some time on Sunday going through the paper and cutting them out. I also like to buy in bulk and keep food storage. It helps when bigger purchases come up like razors […]

By |March 11th, 2015|Challenge|0 Comments

St. Patrick’s Day Pinch Proof Fashion

Kiss me I’m Irish! Ok, you caught me. I am not Irish but that doesn’t stop me from taking all precautions and becoming Pinch Proof. I love pattern mixing. Polka Dots and Stripes make this St. Patrick’s outfit fun! I love all of the colors and that added extra pop of yellow is top […]

Peacock Organizer {Kids Craft}

Sometimes you just need a cute organizer for all of the pens, markers and other things that seem to find a home on your desk.
And that is not even talking about the kids messes- ahem. I mean kids stuff. Like markers, pencils and crayons. Why not let them help you create one?
Last fall, I […]

By |February 22nd, 2015|Challenge|10 Comments

Donut Box Valentine

I live and {craft} in a small but beautiful town. We have a grocery store, a McDonald’s, a gas station and wait for a it………we have a Dunkin’ Donuts!
Very Exciting!
I think this is a good thing because I enjoy donuts.
Really, really love them but this is also a bad thing because it is […]

By |February 9th, 2015|Challenge|0 Comments

Top 3 lessons Martin Luther King Jr. & Winnie the Pooh Taught Us

Today, as we do every year, we celebrate and remember an incredible man, leader and believer in the good of the world. His name was Martin Luther King, Jr. and he was a great civil rights leader who dared to “dream”. He dreamed of a world with no hate. A world that believed character […]

Lessons I learned at a Dance Party with an 8 Year Old

Happy New Year from the CSI Project!

There is nothing like a kid to remind you what life is all about.
To help you feel like all you need are stuffed animals to join you at a tea party or a good ole’ fashioned game of Old Maid.
For me, 2015 started off enjoying the simple things […]

By |January 3rd, 2015|Challenge|2 Comments

Easy Christmas Tree Kids Craft

Soon it will be time to start entertaining the kids with an easy, inexpensive Christmas kids craft. Bring on the holiday cheer!
All you need is:
~ 2 to 3 Paper Plates with edges that look like ruffles
~ Paint
~ Toilet Paper Roll
~ Glue
~ Pencil
You can make small Christmas trees with toilet paper rolls or use a […]

Christmas Card Holder

Wood Christmas Tree: Hobby Lobby in Christmas Craft section. 50% off
Beadboard: Had at home
Stain: Bought at Home Depot. Look in paint section
Mini clothespins: Bought at Pick Your Plum a few years ago but have seen them at craft stores
Burlap Christmas Chip board: Bought at Michael’s
Burlap bow with bell: Found at Target in $1 aisle

I […]

By |November 13th, 2014|Challenge, Christmas, crafts|2 Comments

DIY Pumpkin Turned Candy Dish

With a Dollar Store Pumpkin and a candy dish idea in mind, I got crafty!
These pumpkins found at The Dollar Tree are perfect for crafting.

They are very easy to cut into since they are styrofoam.
So, that is what I did. I cut off the top.

Nice hollow inside.
I knew I wanted to paint a witch […]

Halloween Fabric Wall Hanging

So, you are walking through Hobby Lobby and you come across the fabric section.
Let’s take a moment of silence to recognize how awesome this story is already.
{Pause}
Ok, anyway back to the point of this post. There is a point, I promise.
You know how you see all of the fabric panels that someone on the […]

By |October 4th, 2014|Challenge, crafts|3 Comments