RECIPE: Turmeric Hot Toddy (for cold/flu relief)

Since making up a batch of turmeric paste last week I’ve been adding it to my morning ritual of drinking hot lemon water. I usually add a dash of cayenne and ginger powder and now I’m adding a teaspoon of turmeric paste as well. In the midst of my current obsession with turmeric and its… 

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DIY: Glitter Pumpkin Candles

Fall is my absolute favorite time of year to make things. There’s something about the crisp autumn breeze that makes me want to spend an afternoon with a hot cup of tea and a craft project. I’ve been collecting small pumpkins for the past few weeks and drawing inspiration from this post by Hello Natural,… 

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RECIPE: Golden Milk + the health benefits of Turmeric

As I continue my research and spend more time with the wonderful Indian/Asian spice, Turmeric, I love and learn more and more about it. Known in Sanskrit as the “Golden Goddess”, turmeric is often used in sacred Hindu ceremonies. Turmeric has been a staple in Indian food traditions for millennia and has at least 4,000… 

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DIY: Turmeric Tie-Dye Scarf

Tie-dye has been a favorite hobby of mine since I was a kid. I remember first learning to tie-dye as a girl scout at summer camp and it’s what initially inspired my former handmade business, Camp Smartypants back in 2009. While I still love to wear tie-dye today, it’s been years since I’ve dug out… 

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Three DIY Projects To Try This Fall

1. Black Cat Stamped Scarf Carve your own cat stamp and make this purrfectly cute scarf to keep you warm on the brisk autumn days ahead. [Click here for the full tutorial] 2. Mini Pumpkin Macrame Hanger Add some unique pumpkin decor to your home with this simple DIY. [Click here for the full tutorial]… 

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DIY: Cornucopia Candy Favors

Are you ready for Turkey Day? This year for Thanksgiving I wanted to try making up these cute Cornucopia Candy favors to give to everyone at our family thanksgiving. They are fun and easy to put together and the perfect project to do with your kids. They could even take them to school to give… 

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DIY CHALLENGE: November Herbs & Spices

Need a creative boost? Join our new DIY Craft Challenge! Each month we (adventures-in-making.com) will choose a theme, and you get to run with it, then share what you make. You can stick strictly to the theme, or do something totally unexpected. Your creation is sure to inspire someone else, taking this creative community to… 

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DIY: 8 Day of the Dead Crafts

I’ve always been fascinated by Mexican culture. I love the bright colors, the traditional folk art, and especially the holiday, Day of the Dead. What better way to honor the lives of friends and family that have passed on than with colorful sugar skulls, decorations, and festive celebration. 1. Day of the Dead Plush Doll… 

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