A Simplified Christmas

Don't shoot me for saying the word "Christmas" in October, but blogging has taught me to look at each upcoming holiday far in advance.  Y'all don't want my Halloween craft on October 30th, after all! Anyway, can I share a couple of Christmas gift thoughts that I've found to be very helpful before everyone starts their Christmas shopping? 3 Wise [...]

Milestone Movies

We recently celebrated my sister's 40th birthday, and I wanted to give her a "hand-crafted" gift that would be meaningful.  After searching high and low on Pinterest for gift ideas and not being inspired, I decided instead to create a "movie" for her. I knew I'd want to combine photographs and video clips, and after searching through the [...]

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Police Appreciation Bags + Free Printable

In light of the recent events in this country, I know many people are looking for ways to show appreciation to our police officers, constables, and sheriffs.  With some inspiration from another blog post, a friend and I teamed up to make goody bags for our local officers. We chose items with patrolling officers in mind, since they are in [...]

Father’s Day Pint Glasses

Sometimes the gifts that are hardest to come up with turn out to be the most obvious in hindsight.  And that was so true for this project!  I wanted to create a useful Father's Day gift for my husband that the kids would help create.  Since my husband likes to keep pint glasses in the freezer [...]