Arts and crafts are so much fun to make with these pictured step-by-step instructions. These DIY and craft projects include activities for kids, handmade projects, family traditions, crafts by material, kids crafts by theme, preschool crafts, all to create moments that matter.

15 Brilliant Universal Studios Hacks for your Best Vacation Yet

If you are planning a trip to Universal Studios Orlando in Florida then I’ve got some amazing hacks for you! I’m all about saving money, time, and effort. If you are, too, then you are going to love these tips for maximizing your time, dollar, and energy while at the park(s). Since I’m a planner, I put

11 How to Cook Spaghetti Squash [Recipes]

Easy to make and healthy to boot, these spaghetti squash recipes are delicious and perfect as side dishes or main dishes. When it’s cooked it has an uncanny resemblance to spaghetti strands hence the nickname, vegetable spaghetti. These spaghetti squash recipes are so tasty that if you are not a squash lover, you will be soon. These

How to Create a Project in YOUR Online Craft Room!

The Tip Junkie Creative Community has so much functionality that I don’t want you to miss out on any of the fabulous things that it does.  {Of course it’s free. HA!}  So, over the next few weeks I’ll be sharing tips to help you maximize your experience on the site. Video: How to Add a Project

50+ Homemade Halloween Costume Ideas [free patterns]

Everyone loves to dress up for Halloween! When you make your own they can be super inexpensive and original! So, if you’re looking for unique Halloween costume ideas, then I’ve got you covered! I’ve found the best ideas around for babies, toddler, teens, adults and even families. I’ve even included easy Halloween accessories to make that

14 DIY Steampunk Projects [costume, jewelry, decor]

If you’re a lover of science fantasy, technology and vintage then these steampunk projects are right up your alley. We’ve found 14 projects that include fashion, jewelry and home decor that we think you’ll love. You can even use the fashion ideas to make a fun costume this Halloween! {{wink}} We hope these tutorials give

I’m OK. Here are Ways to Help! [Hurricane Harvey]

It’s been a while since I wrote about a personal topic on Tip Junkie as I’m more comfortable featuring other women than spotlight myself.  However, Hurricane Harvey, and Irma have not only been the most devastating natural disasters in our Country but it’s been personal to me as I live just outside of Houston.  Thankfully, my

$75 Target Gift Card Giveaway! {comment to win}

It’s giveaway time!  Who says nothing in life is free? Not me!  {happy dance}  If you love free stuff, then you’ll love this weeks Mom-preneur Monday giveaway on TipJunkie.com.  Yep, come back every Monday to enter to win a fabulous product or prize from our Mom-preneur of the Week. FREE: $75 Target Gift Card I’m

10 Best Apple Crisp Recipes [easy]

Nothing says comfort food like warm apple crisp. Chopped apples are topped with a crisp streusel crust for a heavenly treat. Delight your family with these fall favorite apple crisp recipes. There is nothing quite like fresh apples with a twist, and these recipes will give you tons of ideas on how to make apples spectacular.

50 Easy Halloween Costumes for Girls

Girls Halloween costumes are my favorite {even if I don’t have any girls of my own}! Girl costumes are just so cute and creative, I want to make several every year. They can also be super inexpensive and original!  If you’re looking for unique girls Halloween costumes, then I’ve got you covered! Whether your girl

8 How to Make Cheer Bows [tutorials]

How to make cheer bows that are beautiful and easy to make!  These pictured cheer bow tutorials teach you how to make two-toned hair bows, embellished hair bows, and spirit hair ribbons. You can show off your team spirit and sense of personal style by accessorizing your hair with these simple cheer bows.  {{wink}} In case you’re

Sewing the Bralette: FREE Video Tutorial and Pattern

In this video, we take you through all the steps involved in sewing this fun project. We look at the materials required, how to cut the pattern, sewing the lace and attaching the straps. This is a great first project for anyone who wants to start sewing lingerie. Here’s a video tutorial on how to

19 Easy Adult Halloween Costumes [men, women]

Adult Halloween costumes are so much fun! Homemade costumes for adults can be as creative, inexpensive, and original as kids costumes!  So, if you’re looking for unique adult Halloween costumes for men and women, then check out these easy halloween costumes to dress up as celebrities, a fairy, a pirate, something funny, and more. I’ve even included

Free Tutorial: Detachable Collar to bling your outfit

A detachable collar is perhaps the easiest way to “bling” an outfit and make it more elegant without having to go and spend a whole bunch of money on jewelry. A removable collar is also a great alternative to the current trend of chokers that are in every jewelry store these days –at least in

Must-Have Printable Calendars for September [FREE!]

Now that summer is basically over {crying}, I’m finding that I have more use than ever for printable calendars. Our schedules here in Texas got regular by necessity, and I’m still struggling a little bit! I love any type of paper calendar that I can print out because they are so helpful to me! I use