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Cute Advent Calender

Amy over at Living Locurto makes some very cute printables. I love this Advent Calender, that you can download for free! Very Cute.

Inspirational Food Styling

I’ve been super busy this holiday season and it’s not ending anytime soon! This weekend I’ll be making a whole lot of cookies! I’m sending a batch over to my son who’s in Afghanistan again! He probably won’t share my appreciation for these cool photos by Carl Kleiner but I think they’re beautiful and just [...]

Holiday Decor, Garland

These simple handmade garlands by Kzannoart are pretty cool. I know a few friends that would appreciate the wine cork garland! I really like the pine cone one!

Nice Package

Just discovered this lovely little blog called, Nice Package. From the creators of Creature Comforts and Heart Handmades, both awesome blogs! They have some great tutorials, DIY projects and inspirations.

Our Giving Tree

My grandson and I made a giving tree table decoration yesterday. We only had stickers, construction paper and markers to work with so I wasn’t able to whip up something on the computer! I loved how it turned out. The most fun was gathering the branches in the woods behind his house.  We also hung [...]

Grow Little

I love these terrariums from Grow Little. Based in Paris, the terrariums are made in hand blown glass vessels of various sizes, each is an original, hand made art piece with a unique miniature landscape. They are so beautiful.

A LIttle Hut

Came across A Little Hut today. She does some lovely paper craft boxes and I fell in love with her 2011 calender. You can get the calender here and don’t forget to check out her blog!

Winter Cowl

Im working on a knitted winter Cowl…never made one before! I like what Aesthetic Nest did for the sewing vs. knitting challenge over at luv in the mommyhood. I think I might try sewing one too. This funky zebra pattern is pretty cool for fancier nights, but I’m always a sucker for a nice knit. [...]

Simple Baby Sling

Made my first sling last night for the new grand baby! My duaghter-n-law had Kily on Halloween, one week early! Her birth story was crazy! My son whi is in the Army, got deployed 2 weeks before. I was supposed to be here for the birth (I’m a birth doula too) but missed it. She [...]

Better Life Bags

Wow! I am amazed and super proud of this woman…and I have never even talked to or met her. Rebecca of Better Life Bags is doing something super commendable and making beautiful bags that help other to succeed. Through her blog and her etsy shop you can order her custom bags and 10% of your [...]