How To Get Crafty for Christmas!

My fellow crafters can tell you that in a perfect world we would craft every day of the year.  However, we don’t live in a perfect world and most of us rarely get to craft the way we want to. Getting crafty for Christmas can require a little more than getting out the glue and glitter, but it can be both fun and rewarding!  Whether you make things for yourself or to give as gifts, it’s nice to have something you made {Read More}

The Importance of Giving (and Receiving) With a Cheerful Heart

The Importance of Giving (and Receiving) With a Cheerful Heart I started off the Holiday Season like a whirlwind.  I had big dreams and plans and calendars full of ideas.  Now, Christmas Day has come and gone and my big plans fizzled out before we even got there. Truthfully, they didn’t all just die out.  Some of them, I let go on their merry way just because I couldn’t be faced with finishing them.  I stalled and restarted and then {Read More}

We Need A Little Christmas: Front Porch Welcome!!

We Need A Little Christmas: Front Porch Welcome!! Let me just tell ya–I didn’t think I was ever going to get to decorate my porch!  My weird work schedule gives me a couple of hours in the mornings to work on things and it’s dark by the time I get home.  Add to that copious amounts of wind and rain and you can probably see why I had issues. I finally just braved the weather and started it.  I was {Read More}