Homemade Christmas gifts are a great way to show your love and creativity to everyone on your list. I have always loved the idea of homemade Christmas gifts. Around the holidays, gift giving turns into more of an obligation than a joy. For the task oriented, it is just another opportunity to check the job of the list. Speaking of myself here. But, to be honest, I want to show up to the family Christmas gathering proud of the gift I am bringing. I want something that has meaning and
Fourth of July is right around the corner.In my typical "wingin' it at all times" fashion, it occurred me that something festive for the shop and blog should be out, you know, last week.So, yesterday turned into "patriotic decor makin' day."I designed a couple simple grain sack "America" pillows for the shop, and made a quick tutorial for this scrappy flag pillow.I thought of it the other night laying in bed.Am I the only one who gets all my ideas late at night or overnight? It's probably the
I hope you are enjoying each and every stop the Easter Parade blog hop! If you are coming over from Summer Adams Designs , welcome! I am so glad you are here! Enjoy my tour, and be sure to check out the next stop on the blog hop, at the end of this post! I am such a simple girl.I literally do not own a single necklace or pair of earrings.My shoe collection consists of a pair of wedges and a pair of flats.This entire winter I wore the same three button ups, three
You know, I was thinking about just how excited I am that spring is here. When I was a little kid I hardly noticed the changing of the seasons.I didn't dread winter, and all its hassle of having to bundle up in warm socks and a coat, every time I wanted to step outside. Of course I was excited for summertime out of school, but I didn't dwell on the upcoming humidity and scorching hot days. In fact, all of that never even crossed my mind.
He is not here, for He has risen, as he has said. Matthew 28:6The days are getting warmer and a little longer. Soon we will be planting greens and herbs in the garden and spending most of our day outside.Spring is coming.I look forward to springtime every year. It is the only season I can leave the door wide open while the kids play outside. It is warm enough to not make the furnace run constantly, yet cold enough that the flies aren't moving around much yet.Spring is for