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A little special something for a mom

Moms.. hardest job in the world.. and the one that can be a sharing of so much love.  Thanks for loving me, mom. I love you back 100%! This little frame was a fun and easy gift to make.  It … Continue reading

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Easy Party Glasses with Washi Labels

Hey there! I’m finally remembering to share this quick little “project” I did for L’s 1st birthday.  I had these fun paper straws that I impulsively purchased online a few years ago, so I wanted a way to use them.  … Continue reading

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A fun little foodie gift for moms with no time (mug brownie)

Moms.. we don’t seem to have much time to follow through on a recipe, let alone sit down and read one.  In comes this great little 3-minute mug brownie recipe that I posted a while back.  I decided to package … Continue reading

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Decorated Cookie Bucket

I baked you cookies!  Ok, in all honesty, I baked our lovely neighbours some cookies.  They came by one day and gave Lila a super sweet little dress as a gift.  I figured it’d be nice to do something in … Continue reading

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Butterfly Matchbox

Heyya! It’s a crafty project! And useful, to boot!  You could put little candies in this matchbox and give to a friend – or eat and refill.  Me? The candies didn’t make it that far.  I’m using this to house … Continue reading

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Valentines Heart Box

Need a little gift box for someone special?  Give this one a try.  It wasn’t exactly a 5-minute project, but it was fun to have the box come to life and get to decorate it and make it all pretty.  … Continue reading

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A Gift for a Friend

Hellooooooo! Recently my friends threw Nathan and I a baby shower – co-ed, which was great!  I’m convinced the co-ed-ness makes it so much more fun and so much less stuffy.  One friend in particular did most of the planning … Continue reading

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Christmas Bags

Hey hey, I’ve been going full-tilt with this whole Christmas thing this week.. mostly because I was soooo disorganized!  Can I come up for some air, please?  Shopping, crafting, wrapping, more shopping, more wrapping, lots of making, and baking.  The … Continue reading

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Rosette Hairclip

Hi there, I’m getting all giddy about this whole upcoming Christmas thing.  Are you?  I love getting to plan out gifts that I can make, and baking that I can do.  Hooray!  It’s not like I always get around to … Continue reading

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Handmade Wine or Bottle Tag

Hi there, So I may not be able to drink a glass or two (or three) of wine whenever I feel like it right now, but that doesn’t stop me from giving it as a gift from time to time.  … Continue reading

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Booklet of Christmas Tags

Hi there, Mid-November? Say what?!?  Sunny days and crisp air make it feel more like mid-October, and I’m definitely not complaining, except that hey, this doesn’t leave a lot of time until Christmas.  Mid-November, you took me by surprise! You … Continue reading

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Pack of Gift Card Holders

Wouldn’t it be nice if these little gift card holders actually all contained loaded gift cards?  I think so.  Really well loaded ones.. to all my favourite places.  Sounds good to me! Alas, no gift cards here, but I’m all … Continue reading

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Newspaper Nails

My nails went and had a run-in with a Mandarin newspaper!  Pretty cool, right?  I like to think so.  I’ve seen this idea a few times, and then my friend Anya took the plunge and gave it a try.  It’s … Continue reading

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A Calendar with Memories

Hiya, lovelies! I was recently inspired by Caroline’s beautiful digital calendar kit to create a photo calendar of my own.  This was my very first digital scrapbooking style of project, so I learned a lot, but had lots of fun … Continue reading

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A New Years’ Project

Happy New Years to you! Nathan and I made a crazy decision last night.  Apparently we’re out of our minds.  We are choosing to take another crack at the P90X workouts.  In case you aren’t familiar with them, it’s 3 … Continue reading

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