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DIY Upcycled Disney Autograph and Activity Book

We’re on our way to Disney Word this week and we are so excited! I made this Disney autograph & activity book for the Clever Guy out of 2 Golden Books. The first one is 101 Dalmatians and the second is Lion King. I have probably 50 Golden Books that I have been wanting to do something with and this is my first project.

Make your own Disney Autograph and Activity Book

DIY DIsney Autograph Book

How to:

  • I took the front covers off of the books and marked two holes from 3.5 inches from the bottom and top.
  • I punched out the holes with the Crop-A-Dile
  • I printed out pages (below) and laminated a few with my Xyron Machine
  • I bound the book with Binder rings (about 1 inch). This makes it easy to interchange things from the book.

What’s inside:

I laminated the maps and the word search so that Clever Guy could use them over in the event he wanted to add to the book.

DIY DIsney Autograph Book

About the tools:

The Crop-A-Dile is one of my all time favorite crafting tools. You can use it to easily punch through cardboard and a large amount of papers.

The Xyron Machine is perfect for projects like this. It’s a little pricey but you can get an adhesive cartridge, a lamination cartridge and a lamination cartridge. Use your craft store coupons to reduce the price a bit!
DIY DIsney Autograph Book

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DIY Printable Disney Tattoos

The countdown is on until we head to Disney World! I’ve done a lot of research on where to eat, where to stay and what to do while we are there. One of the most important things about heading to a Disney park is saving money when you can. We’ll be sharing our travel details over the next few months but first I plan on sharing Disney DIYs like these temporary tattoos you can print yourself! I had seen the temporary tattoo paper you could print on and wasn’t sure how it would work. I read the reviews on Amazon and while it seemed a little price at around $4 per page but in the end it is well worth it to be able to print your own tattoos!

These Disney Character tattoos are a perfect novelty to bring with you on your trip to Disneyland or Disney World or even if you are having a Disney party!

Disney Character Temporary Tattoos

DIY Disney Character Tattoos 

What you’ll need:

You can access and print the tattoos here:

DIY Printable Disney Character Tattoos


  • Print a test page before putting the tattoo paper in to make sure you will know how to load Load the glossy paper into the machine face up.
  • Line up the green plastic  from the top, gently peel the the plastic off and slowly smooth out the plastic.
    DIY Printable Disney Tattoos
  • Use a credit card or a scraper to smooth out the top sheet.

DIY Printable Disney Tattoos

  • Cut the tattoos close to the image because what transfers is the sticky portion of the tattoo.
    DIY Printable Disney Tattoos

The great thing about this tattoo paper is it’s easy to use and it comes off easily.

DIY Printable Disney Tattoos


Carrot & Apple Juice

This has been a busy week and I haven’t had time to do much outside of work. However, I have put a bigger focus on being healthy. After I had pneumonia a few weeks ago, I realized I was doing too much and stretching myself out too thin. Unfortunately being sick is what brought me too this realization. So this week I started going to the gym and drinking more juices along with eating healthy.

I actually don’t juice as a replacement, though I do eat less portions to help balance my calories. One of my favorite juices that is very easy is this one with only a few ingredients. If you have read my tips on juicing, you know it’s pretty easy and you don’t need many ingredients to do it!

Carrot Apple Ginger Juice


  • Apples
  • Carrots
  • Slice of Fresh Ginger

Directions: Place in juicer and enjoy!

You can store this juice for up to two days and it still tastes fresh. You can also use this juice as a base to another juice or smoothie. Mix in some strawberries, blueberries , kale and chia seeds for a great power smoothie! I’ll usually drink a glass of this in the morning then another glass as a snack between lunch and dinner. If the froth on top is not something you are a fan of, you can either mix it with a spoon or skim it with a spoon.

Carrot & Apple Juice


The Secrets to an Awesome Power Smoothie RecipeCheck out more juicing tips and recipes by clicking the image above!

Mad Science Party Cookies

I’m excited to share these mad science cookies with you guys. We found these cookie cutters on Amazon and I thought WOW these are going to be perfect for our next Mad Science party. Now I am not much of a cookie decorator so we thought of something a little more fun, kids can decorate their OWN creations!

Mad Science Cookie Cutters (on Amazon)

These are the Mad Science Cookie Cutters on Amazon. I will say, I don’t normally spend this much on cookie cutters but if you are having a Mad Science party, these are perfect and amounts to the same price of a cake. Also, you can use these for different things as well such as sandwich cutters!

You can buy them here: (affiliate link) Science Lab Cookie Cutter Set (4)

Mad Science Party Cookies, kids can decorate them themselves!

Of course if you are talented, these would be very cute decorated. However if you are like me and not so talented in this area, you could set these out and have the kids decorate them. Or you can wrap them in bags and send them home with the kids!

Mad Science Cookies. Kids can take these home from the party and decorate it themselves!

Here are some kits I created that the kids could use at the party or take home. I used these Small Glass Jars on Amazon. These are perfect to hold “potions” that could be sprinkles, small candies or colored sugar so the kids can create their perfect mad science cookies. I also made small bags of royal icing (in ziploc bags) to complete the kit.

Mad Science Party Cookies, kids can decorate them themselves!

The cutters are high quality so I would recommend them if you are hosting a party.

Mad Science Cookies Perfect For a Mad Science Party

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Orange Peel Deodorizer. This is really neat, all you need is baking soda and this zest and you can neutralize odors throughout the house!

If you read my post on orange peel cleaner, you know that I have gone through a lot of oranges lately. I have been looking for ways to use orange peels and I decided to dry some orange peels for their zest and turn that into a way to make things in the house smell better. I knew that the zest would combine well with the baking soda so my first thought was to make a deodorizer for the refrigerator. I used to keep baking soda boxes in my fridge but for some reason I stopped. The baking soda works as an odor absorber and helps keep the inside of the refrigerator smelling neutral. I then decided I could also use the orange peel deodorizer to make a carpet freshener and a quick deodorizer for the garbage disposal.

This recipe is really easy to make and all you really need are orange peels and baking soda. The first thing you’ll need to do is make the orange zest.

Orange Peel Deodorizer Recipe

Orange Peel Deodorizer. This is really neat, all you need is baking soda and this zest and you can neutralize odors throughout the house!

To make orange zest:

  • Place orange peels flat on a cookie sheet.
  • Cook the orange peels on 175 for approximately 3 hours.
  • Once dried, allow to cool.
  • Pour the peels in a coffee grinder or food processor. Pulse until the peels are finely ground.

Orange Peel Deodorizer. This is really neat, all you need is baking soda and this zest and you can neutralize odors throughout the house!

To make Orange Deodorizer for carpets, refrigerators etc

  •  Pour 2 cups of baking soda and ¼ cup of orange peel in a bowl. Mix well.
  • Add the mixture to mason jars.

I made a refrigerator deodorizer in a mason jar with an open lid that I bought from I just placed it in the refrigerator to help absorb any odors.

To use as carpet deodorizer, simply sprinkle on the carpet before vacuuming. I would test it first to make sure the orange peel color won’t stain your carpet.

You can also pour a tablespoon of this deodorizer into the garbage disposal to help with odors.



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