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Hot Pad of the Month–December Snowman

You would think, out of this entire series, that December would be the easiest of all. There is so much imagery and décor out there for this season, how difficult could it be to pick something?  Turns out, pretty difficult.  I’ve been agonizing about this one for months, and while I had ideas I was…

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Fabric Rudolph Head

My husband and I have been together for a long time.  Like, late 80’s long.  It’s pretty rare for either of us to truly surprise the other, but I think I did when I not only agreed to this warped project, but I helped build it.  Yes folks, we’re keeping the magic alive by making…

Bacon Toffee Potato Chip Cookies

I spent the entire day cooking last Saturday.  Homemade salted caramels, No-Bake Biscoff Balls, peanut butter cup and truffle cookies and gluten-free lemon bars are all piled in abundance in my kitchen.  Even after a family Christmas party and making a plate for my husband to take to work at the police department, there’s still…

Black Friday Weekend Sale 2013

Before I get into the sale portion of this, I’d like to wish you all a happy, healthy and safe Thanksgiving.  I hope you’re able to spend some time with loved ones, enjoy some great food and reflect on what you’re thankful for in your life.  One of the things I’m grateful for is the…

Zippered Christmas Countdown Banner

I mentioned recently that I have a short attention span when it comes to counting down to Christmas.  One year, I put together packages of activities and treats for the kids using the letters of the alphabet to help my son in his struggle to memorize them.   Another time I bought stockings, embroidered numbers on…

Friday Favorites–Menorahs

Hanukkah starts pretty early this year, so the crafting window is quickly closing.  I’m not Jewish, but many people who are important to me are, so while there’s still a little time left I’d like to visit what I know would be one of my favorite aspects of the holiday:  the menorah. This Candle Stand…