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Making What’s Important to Mothers; A Mother’s Day Craft

As Mother’s Day approached I felt a little more emotional than usual.  This year I won’t be with my mom.  It’s one of the first years I won’t be with her to celebrate either on or around the holiday.  Every mom (including myself) says that its not about the gifts.  I know that my momContinue Reading “Making What’s Important to Mothers; A Mother’s Day Craft”


Easy DIY Melted Crayon Valentines

I always have grandiose visions of myself being that mom who bakes all kinds of yummy treats and makes all the cool crafts for each holiday…and then reality sets in. I am usually scrambling last minute to get teacher gifts, birthday presents or whatever Valentine’s Day cards are left on the store shelves. Betty CrockerContinue Reading “Easy DIY Melted Crayon Valentines”


DIY Christmas Gifts with Kids

When I was a little girl I remember my mom having my sister and I make these potholders that we painted to give to our family members.  It was a great way to get my sister and I involved in a Christmas gift. It has obviously created a lasting memory for me.  So getting myContinue Reading “DIY Christmas Gifts with Kids”


Gingerbread Scrub – Teacher Gifts for the Holidays

Last Christmas I tried homemade gifts for the first time. Okay, that may not be true, I have tried many times before. Last Christmas I tried homemade gifts and succeeded in creating a presentable product for the first time. I live in Colorado where the air is beyond dry and your skin cracks if youContinue Reading “Gingerbread Scrub – Teacher Gifts for the Holidays”