handmade Christmas stockings to stuff

I searched through etsy and found some great handmade Christmas stockings! I love these burlap stockings with red and white trimmings. They are modern but the burlap is utilitarian and understated, a great, unexpected choice for Christmas fabric. I love … Continue reading

colorful Christmas tree decorating ideas

We put up our Christmas tree yesterday and it turned out pretty cool and got me in the spirit of the season so I wanted to look up some other Christmas tree ideas to share with you out there. All … Continue reading

gifts to bring your Thanksgiving host or hostess

Traveling this Thanksgiving? Well don’t forget a little something for the host or hostess! I am going to my sister’s house so I am planning to make her this awesome fruit turkey gobbler courtesy of Crunchy Peas. Here are some sweet ideas other … Continue reading

the basics of starting a glass collection

I am always interested in glass at vintage and antique shops so I decided I would research a few pointers on starting a first, basic collection. This is what I found out: Learn how to check the color- Start by looking through … Continue reading

how to make your own home emergency kit

A few weeks ago while talking with my sister-in-law about super-storm Sandy and our family members and friends that were caught in the middle of it she asked me if I had a home emergency kit. I confessed that I … Continue reading

five holiday wreath ideas

Hello readers! I have been gone for about a week taking a short break to enjoy my daughter’s birthday festivities but I am back today to share with you, five holiday wreath ideas you may want to try. A wreath … Continue reading