VALENTINE COCOA- Strawberry White Chocolate Cocoa Mix & Packaging

I love pink, strawberries, white chocolate, and packaging gifts in baggies and jars, so I am thrilled to share our Valentine’s Cocoa Mix and packaging ideas with you!  This is simple to whip up, requiring only a few necessary ingredients with optional topping! LET’S START WITH OUR VALENTINE COCOA SINGLE SERVING PACKAGES… Decide how many packages …

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VALENTINE TREATS – How to Create Candy Tubes Out of Toilet Paper Rolls!

  I just love packaging up gifts and treats with ribbons and bows and creating containers to stuff full of all things salty and sweet.  I also love recycling and repurposing so I am utterly thrilled share how to create candy tubes out of gussied up toilet paper rolls, stuff them full of Valentine treats, and hand …

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SCARF MAKEOVER – How to Turn a Regular Scarf into an Infinity Scarf

This is a fun simple way to give your scarves a makeover.  I have to admit I have lots of beautiful scarves in my closet and yet I rarely wear them, however, Lily and some of her Christmas purchases inspired me to change all that.  I do love the look that you can achieve by adding …

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Jumbo Chocolate Chip Basketball Cookies

  Want a great way to say thank you to your kid’s basketball coach?  Why not attach it to a giant chocolate chip cookie!  We had fun baking up some jumbo cookies, adding some basketball piping, wrapping them up with team colored ribbon and attaching some cool ticket gift tags!   These yummy treats would also …

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Grandpa’s Applesauce -Secret Ingredient Revealed

    When my mom was young, she thought all applesauce was made in your kitchen.  My grandpa would ride around in the country and find wild apples or a real apple orchard. (I’m talking very fresh apples!)  She still remembers grandpa in his 90’s sitting in his chair, peeling apples for his famous secret sauce.  …

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CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS – Deck the Halls

Merry Christmas from our home to yours! I would love to take this opportunity to thank all of you that have followed Joyful Daisy this year!  We look forward to sharing a new year with you filled with lots of projects & fun!  To wrap up this holiday season, we are sharing some of our holiday cheer and …

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Deck Your Fashions with a CHRISTMAS BOW SKIRT

What do you get when you combine a skirt with 60 Christmas bows…a TOTAL CHRISTMAS TRANSFORMATION!  Now some may call this Christmas Bow Skirt tacky but I call it terrific!  Paired with basic leggings and top with simple accessories, this rockin skirt is suitable for more then an ugly Christmas Sweater Party! I was so excited …

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BEER & POP CAN CHRISTMAS TREE GIFT!

This adorable pop can Christmas tree made out of a 12 pack of Mountain Dew made a perfect gift for one of Lily’s favorite teachers this Christmas.  I couldn’t help thinking just how great this would be made out of Beer or other party drinks to bring as a fun and festive hostess gift too.  You …

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CHRISTMAS CRUNCH POEM & Chocolate Covered Pretzel Snack Packs

After posting my Scarecrow Crunch, I received lots of requests for something similar with a Christmas theme.  So thank you for your requests and patience because this was fun to sketch and make snacks for.  You could use any snack mix with our Christmas Crunch Poem but we decided to play with chocolate &  pretzels creating two …

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Simple Homemade Gifts Under $5

Most of us love to give gifts but sometimes money can be an issue and sometimes when we want to make something, time can be an issue.  So I have gone through past projects and compiled a list of cute gifts that are not only simple and can be done in an afternoon but also projects …

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Legend of the Candy Cane Crafts

 Make a cute card, decorate a small box and fill it with mini candy canes, or create adorable individual candy cane gifts featuring the Legend of the Candy Cane. Follow along to get instruction on our candy cane crafts that you can make by creating your own image or you can check out our images …

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How to Make Boxes for a GIFT TOWER!

This gift tower or shall I say goodie tower made out of scrapbook paper has become my new favorite gift!  Filled with homemade or store bought goodies, this adorable stack of presents can be done for under $5 yet looks priceless and is perfect for teachers, friends, & neighbors. Follow along to see measurements and how …

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