I'm usually really good about putting up all the Christmas decorations before the first day of the new year. However, that just didn't happen this year. As I write this my living room is still Christmas. I went to the basement to get the boxes to pack away the Christmas stuff until next year. Boxes… Continue reading Christmas 2018
These mason jar lid Christmas ornaments are very easy to make and a lot cheaper than buying high-end ornaments.
A friend of mine has a devotional page on Facebook. She posts devotionals and sometimes just inspirational photos almost every day. This was a post she shared the other day. It really made me stop and think. I wanted to share it with you all. Last night one of my dearest friends posted on FB… Continue reading Back to the Basics
These beautiful paint swirl ornaments only require paint and clear ornaments. They are easy enough that kids can make them, too.
Every year our small town holds a Christmas event where everyone gathers together downtown. Downtown is completely shut off and the streets are lined with vendors selling their products, delicious food, hot chocolate stands, rides, games, carriage rides, and pictures with Santa. Some of the stores stay open late so people can shop. The performance… Continue reading Christmas in Our Town
Recently I was invited to be a part of an Elfster Gift Exchange with other crafty people from all over. (Elftster is a Secret Santa type of gift exchange.) For this exchange our Christmas gifts to each other had to be handmade and our budget was $10.00 or under. I made a scarf for my… Continue reading Elfster Gift Exchange
I love looking at all the beautiful Christmas wreathes, but some of them are ridiculously expensive! I always make my own wreathes, usually out of Dollar Tree items. I wanted something a little simpler this year. I got this really cute white and silver wrapping paper at Walmart with reindeer on them so I wanted… Continue reading Christmas Wreath DIY
Happy Wednesday! We are under a winter storm warning until tomorrow here in Virginia. I can hardly believe it! Usually we don't start getting these warnings until January! We are supposed to be getting a little bit of snow but mostly ice. Yuck. I hope it melts fast! I don't have time for ice. I… Continue reading Mason Jar Lid Christmas Ornaments
It's almost Halloween! My daughter already has her costume. She is going to be a bird this year. I thought that was pretty unique. Growing up I was almost always a witch. I'm not sure why. Maybe because it was the easiest costume to throw together. And the cheapest since I already had everything. There… Continue reading Halloween Decor