DIY/Crafts

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”

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Clean your Closets and Help Veterans!

This Thursday, November 15th, is America Recycles Day. We all do our best with cans and paper, but did you know that Americans throw away an average of 68 pounds of clothing each year? There’s a new website, DonateStuff.com, that’s helping to change this – and supporting veterans and their families at the same time.Continue Reading “Clean your Closets and Help Veterans!”

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Halloween Must Haves

It is no secret to those that know me that I am a bit passionate about Halloween. There is just something about the cooler weather mixed with my unnatural love for frightening things that make this holiday my favorite of the year. With scarfs becoming an essential accessory and pumpkin making its way into practicallyContinue Reading “Halloween Must Haves”