How To Crochet: This Beautiful Baby Sweater QUICK!

How To Crochet: This Beautiful Baby Sweater QUICK!

Every time I crochet something new, I am stunned. And this beautiful baby sweater is no different. I am amazed that I could make something so darn cute and have it look good, too. I have so many folks at YouTube to thank for that, and again, this baby sweater is no different. Inspired by a crocheting YouTuber, it is so easy and quick to whip up this beauty that even I can do it. And so can you. If you have the basic skills of crocheting down, … Read more…


Organize Your Kitchen Utensils with this Super Easy DIY (with images)

Organize Your Kitchen Utensils with this Super Easy DIY (with images)

Have you tried to organize your kitchen utensils? It’s a mess. Stuffed in drawers, falling out of containers, can’t find what you’re looking for… It’s a mess. I said. Have no worries. I’m here to share how to organize your kitchen utensils with a super easy DIY (that even I could do – I’m not a whole lot crafty, exactly). In just a few minutes, you can say GOODBYE and good riddance to unsightly kitchen counter (or drawer) clutter, all without breaking a sweat. Yikes. I was starting … Read more…


Fabulous French Memory Board for Under $15 – DIY

Fabulous French Memory Board for Under $15 – DIY

Not only is this french memory board fabulous AND under $15, it was so darn easy to create that even I can do it. No, really. You don’t get it. I’m not a crafty person. Not a crafty blogger. Not prone to making ANYTHING, frankly. Depending upon what it is, how long it will take, how much it will cost (vs. simply buying it pre-made), and what my level of irritation may be by the end of (said project). I’ve crafted plenty. Clay and jewelry and crochet and … Read more…


Week 3: Whole House Organization: Kitchen Pantry and Spices

Here we are in week 3 of our whole house organization and it is time to work on the kitchen pantry and spices. Thankfully once again, we already had that covered after G went through and redid the kitchen after Christmas. Truth be told, however, we’ve never had a lot of pantry space where we live and that keeps us relatively honest and neat/clean/organized about what goes where. In reviewing Taylor’s suggestions for organizing one’s kitchen pantry and spices, I discovered that we are following along her general … Read more…


52 Weeks: Whole House Organization Challenge

WHAT? 52 weeks to get your whole house organized? It’s a challenge either way – whether you believe that taking all year to complete your whole house organization is much too long or whether you find breaking down the organizing a bit over zealous. I like it. 52 weeks: whole house organization. Done. I’ve wasted more time than that  becoming totally unorganized, so what’s one whole house organization challenge a week? Simple. Focus on one section of the whole house and organize it, per week for the entire … Read more…


Don’t Let This Plastic Container Tip Kill You!

Don’t Let This Plastic Container Tip Kill You!

Recently, I was (once again) scrolling through the old Facebook feed and happened upon a link to one of those trusty Hometalk tips where some fabulous blogger had found a way to help us all live a little better and prettier and save us money. Of course I clicked. But would this plastic container tip kill you? It seems that Jenni of Sweet Pennies from Heaven has found the method for cleaning off your store bought plastic food container’s ink lettering after eating the initial food out of … Read more…


Yes, I’m Shaving My Head Bald

Yes, I’m Shaving My Head Bald

But let that not be the entire focus for this October at Informed Sharing. That I’m shaving my head bald. Because it is not. And I am not shaving my head bald for Breast Cancer Awareness or to garner views on YouTube (been there, done that). I’ll explain the head shaving thing in a minute. First let’s talk about what else is in store for October here at Informed Sharing and then I’ll tell you about the head… Informed Sharing in October Talking about Health (mine and yours) … Read more…


Meet Hometalk – The Know it All In One Spot

Meet Hometalk – The Know it All In One Spot

I spend an incredible amount of time on Facebook; not for the usual reasons (whatever those are). Because of my writing, promoting (myself and others), and various other job related activities, Facebook plays a big role in how I run my business. Which also means I’m there for the fun stuff too. Meet Hometalk – the know it all in one spot. I don’t know when it started but long about whenever ago, I started seeing posts in my feed for a place called Hometalk.com. Random Hometalk DIY … Read more…