I love finding the perfect gift for someone on my Christmas list. Better yet, I love making it.
Here are 12 DIY Christmas gifts that I am planning to make for friends and family this year. I have quite a lot of crafting to do before Christmas and am excited to get started this weekend!
When my friend Alicia told me that making your own mistletoe is easy, I didn’t believe her. But when she walked me through her tutorial, I was shocked!
It really is so easy!
This DIY mistletoe craft is so easy to create, and it’s the perfect Christmas decoration for your home or to give as
Oh, Christmas. I love you. I love the lights. I love the shine and glitter. I love the snow. And I love it all in my house. Here are 15 Christmas decorations that have me swooning, from DIY to store-bought.
9 DIY Christmas Decorations
1. Doily Trees found on Pinterest
2. Glitter Reindeer Can
The holidays encompass some of my favorite things. To name a few: spending time with friends and family, the smell of a Christmas tree in the house, Christmas lights everywhere, and getting fun mail (not postcards from the local car dealership).
I also love sending fun mail. Over the past f
Growing up, setting the table for Thanksgiving dinner was always my job, given to me by…me. I loved it.
No piece of my parents’ fine china, silverware, or crystal went unused. Tea cups and saucers were at each place setting, even though no tea was served. It was excessive.
These days I use
Autumn might just be the perfect season.
The air is comfortable but crisp enough to make you want to put on a cozy sweater, and you can find inspiration all around you – the changing leaves, acorns, pinecones, more acorns, bare branches, and even more acorns (at least in my yard).
After every holiday meal growing up, my mom would pull out her crafting boxes, and my cousins and aunts and I would create. Some years we made ornaments. Some years we made snowmen. A lot of years, we just let our imaginations run wild and created whatever we wanted.
So when Gold Peak® Tea asked
With both of us working full time, while also juggling three kids, it can sometimes feel like Even Steven and I see each other approximately two times per week.
If we’re lucky.
Okay, that might be a slight exaggeration, but you know what I mean.
Trying to have a conversation while also
Sometimes, when I look at social media, it is clear that I am a total and absolute failure at pretty much everything in life.
I don’t include notes in my kids’ lunch boxes.
I don’t have a laundry system (unless you count barely getting it washed and dried and then having it sit a