Christmas, Family Life, Holidays

Christmas 2018

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

Christmas, Holidays

Elfster Gift Exchange

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

Crafts & DIY

Crochet Scarf

I've been working on this crochet scarf for about a week and I finally finished it. It seems that whenever I sit down to crochet a scarf something always comes up and I have to put down my work. So I'm glad to have finally finished! I loved making this scarf. It was so easy… Continue reading Crochet Scarf

Crafts & DIY

Arts and Crafts Show

This weekend was the huge Craftsmen's Classic Art and Craft Festival. People come from all over the United States to sell their handmade crafts and foods. Last year someone came all the way from New Zealand! Over 250 vendors were there this year. Admission and parking were both free this year if you donated a… Continue reading Arts and Crafts Show