New Years Decorations on a Dollar Store Budget

by Dinah Wulf
New Years Christmas Tree on a Budget

Let’s face it, after Christmas many of us don’t have a budget to spend on New Year’s decorations, especially if you are hosting a party. We started a tradition a few years ago, where a few families with kids get together to ring in the New Year. I wanted to make it a little special […]

New Years Eve Countdown Idea for Kids

by Dinah Wulf
New Years Eve Countdown Idea for Kids

Ever since my friends and I had kids, we have been staying in on New Year’s Eve and celebrating with our families at my house. This year, I thought it’d be fun to do a little countdown activity for kids. It’s simple and easy and hopefully, will keep the kids entertained and awake until the […]

DIY Faux Mercury Glass Thrift Store Vases

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Faux Mercury Glass Thrift Store Vases

Every time I’m at the thrift store (which is a lot), I see these vases for about $2.00 apiece. You can do so many things with them with paint and other embellishments. This time, I decided on making mercury glass vases.  You can do this project two different ways, 1) with the paint inside, and […]

Metallic Mason Jar Centerpiece

by Dinah Wulf
easy-metallic-mason-jar-centerpiece

You KNOW I love a good Mason jar craft.  I’ve even done a round-up of Mason Jar Crafts in the past. Most recently, I glittered some for to look like candy corn for Halloween and Fall. This time, I wanted to come up with something quick and easy.  Specifically, I wanted to make this Metallic […]

Kids Craft Ideas New Year’s Noise Makers

by Dinah Wulf
Kids Craft Ideas New Years Noise Makers (2)

Ever since I had my little nugget, New Year’s Eve hasn’t been quite the same.  Since it is extremely difficult to find a baby sitter on this popular night out, we have had to fit our little one into our New Year’s Eve party plans.  My friends who also have young kids will likely get […]

New Year’s Specialty Cocktail Recipes

by David Edessa
Egg Nog Jello Shots

Recipes by David Edessa I hope you had a Merry Christmas! Can you believe it’s already over?  It’s time to celebrate the New Year! What better way than with a great cocktail? Here are some more delicious New Year’s Specialty cocktail recipes by David Edessa for your upcoming New Year’s party!  I hope you enjoyed […]

Etsy New Years

by Dinah Wulf
BekahJennings

New Years Eve is just around the corner… that means 2012 is right around the corner.  What the heck? Where did the past year (or five) go?? I swear time flies as you get older…ew. Making my usual rounds on Etsy, I found some amazing items from these very talented Etsy Sellers.  I perused some […]

Holiday Martinis

by David Edessa
Holiday Martinis

One of my long time best friends, David Edessa is the best Mixologist I know! He can create a tasty libation like no other! Because I am such a lucky gal, David has agreed to share some of his cocktail recipes on DIY Inspired (I can’t contain myself!).  This post is his first, a collection […]