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Christmas Crafts For Kids ~ Foldable Wooden Christmas Tree

My brother in law will be deployed overseas for Christmas this year.  His living quarters are too small for a Christmas tree but my sister wanted him to have something to remind him of home and make the space feel loved.  She made him a Christmas tree that he can hang on the wall and …

Cinnamon Applesauce Ornaments

By Contributing writer Jessica. These cinnamon and applesauce ornaments are my absolute favorite ornaments to make.  When I was a teacher, we made these every year.  The dough is foolproof and smells amazing!  I have some that are almost 10 years old that still smell delicious.  This recipe was given to me by a fellow teacher …

Quick and Easy Holiday Organizer

  By Contributing writer Jessica. Even though it is only November, I want to stay organized for the upcoming holiday season.  Just like everyone else, my calendar is already filling up with trips, parties, and responsibilities.  I have a planner that I love, but it is too big to carry with me in my purse.  This …

Semi Homemade Personalized Gift Idea

By Contributing writer Laura. This semi-homemade personalized gift idea is perfect for Christmas.  It would also be great for a teacher, mom or friend.  The best part is that you don’t have to be super crafty to do it. Step 1: Simply trace your favorite chipboard letter, stamp, stencil or freehand the letter(s) you would like …

DIY Fall Banner – Simple, Thrifty and Versatile

By Contributing writer Laura. This DIY Fall banner can quickly be changed for other holidays! I LOVE the idea of pinning the leaves on the burlap and being able to change them to hearts for Valentines Day, Clovers for St. Patricks Day or whatever holiday you choose! Supplies: Burlap Banner- Michaels sells pre-cut banners available in …

Easy Dining Room Center Piece

I picked up this square mirror on clearance at Walmart for $2.00, a pumpkin for $5.00 and the tall vase for $2.  I already had 2 glass vases leftover from these teacher gift projects.  The 4th was from the Dollar store.  I bought some fabric at JoAnn’s with a 40% off coupon.  I only bought …

DIY Children’s Art Display With Cabinet Doors

By Contributing writer Jessica. I’m working on transforming a small nook into a play area for my kids and wanted a way to display their art on the wall.  When we traded out our medicine cabinets for new ones we saved the cabinet doors because they looked just like frames and would be perfect for something …

Easy Homemade Lip Balm Recipe For Men and Women

I love making homemade gifts and this is one of my favorites.  This is an easy homemade lip balm recipe that you can alter for men or women.  I purchased small containers from the beading/jewelry section at the craft store.  They make perfect containers. For the men I used the basic recipe: 1 Tbsp Beeswax …

How To Make An Infinity Scarf

I love infinity scarves and my daughter and I decided the other day that we would make some as Christmas gifts.  Follow these easy steps on How to make an infinity scarf. We headed to the fabric store to find something fun and soft.  You can really choose any material, but you want to keep …

Homemade Crockpot Apple Butter – Great Christmas Gifts

Homemade crockpot apple butter is one of my new favorite things to make.  This is so easy and yummy, not to mention how it makes your house smell.  My sister just made some this weekend and it prompted me to repost the recipe.  I also have 24 jars in my pantry that are waiting to be filled! …