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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”

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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”

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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”

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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”