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You don't have to go to the store and buy a bunch of stuff to be crafty! Sometimes the best projects come from unexpected places like your sock drawer. Salsa Pie shows you how. So happy to have you.

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Where do you discover new kid-friendly crafts?

What's one creative product you would recommend to all moms?

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What's an easy and fun Spring or Easter-themed craft?

Caroline Urdaneta

You could say we have a thing for trees in our house. For Valentine's Day we make a Heart Tree ( for example) and each Easter we make a Spring Tree. I love this project because it is one part kid craft project, one part home decor project for mom. Here's How: You will need: Small branches from a tree outside Brightly colored tissue paper ( go wild this year with brightly colored neon) White glue or (for mom only) hot glue Step one: While mom crams the small branches into a vase or urn, have the kids crumple up small squares of tissue paper. Secure the branches if need be with newspaper crumpled up and pushed down into the base of the vase. Step two: Glue the crumpled tissue paper all over the branches concentrating on where actual leaves and flowers would sprout. Then PRESTO! You've just made a Spring Tree! Wasn't that easy. You can make one for just about every season!
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Do you have a recipe for a useful homemade cleaning product (detergent, soap, or other product)?

Caroline Urdaneta

One cup of White Vinegar + One Cup of Water and you have a non-toxic cleaner for your home. Seriously. It is THAT simple. I have found that vinegar cleans laminate flooring very nicely too. Surprising, I know! Sometimes the simple things work the best. I've also made cleaner with some rubbing alcohol added but would NOT recommend this for cleaning laminate flooring. My related post attached has the recipe with rubbing alcohol added.
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