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For the New Year

Today, we are taking down our holiday decorations, cleaning out old stuff to welcome the new and all in all regrouping from the last couple of weeks. I have come to really love and appreciate all the time spent with … Continue reading

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25 DIYs of Christmas: Vanilla Bath Salts, Cake + Free Goodies!

Our house has officially turned into my workshop for the next couple of days. There are gift-making supplies in the kitchen, in the living room and on our dining room table. I’ve been so busy with school that I haven’t … Continue reading

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25 DIYs of Christmas: Apple Butter Recipe with Free Printables!

Last year, I unknowingly started a Christmas tradition when I gave apple butter as gifts to our family. I’ve been asked to make it again this year, and I can’t say that I mind. I’m using the same recipe from … Continue reading

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25 DIYs of Christmas: For the Skin

Since we’re not going big on the gifts for the adults this Christmas, I thought it would be fun to make them little baskets with some homemade food, candles and skin care. I have the food and candle ideas down, … Continue reading

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25 DIYs of Christmas: Nut Brittle Recipe & Giveaway!

Today, I’m excited to have another guest on the blog! I met Deb Ray through my connection with Beers in Sac when I wrote an article that featured her, and we have remained virtual pals ever since! I met her … Continue reading

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25 DIYs of Christmas – Day 15: DIY Gift Wrap

There was too much going on over the weekend that kept me from blogging. Not that I minded, except for the homework part of course! I had my very first vending experience at a pop-up shop hosted by my friend … Continue reading

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25 DIYs of Christmas – Day 12: DIY Kitchen Gifts

A room in the house that frightened me before, the kitchen has become my sanctuary. I love getting in there and focusing on creating something from scratch, with my hands. Now that we have our own kitchen in our own … Continue reading

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25 DIYs of Christmas: Day 10 – Homemade Ornaments

When I saw a post on Handmade Ornaments from Poppytalk yesterday, it dawned on me that it was something I had not even thought about yet! Maybe it’s because we’re waiting until the week of Christmas to get our tree … Continue reading

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25 DIYs of Christmas: Day 9 – Entry Way Decor

Our poor entry way has been ignored until we hosted Cecilia’s birthday party over the weekend. Until then, it was shut off by another door so it didn’t get much attention, and it smelled like it, too. The previous owner … Continue reading

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25 DIYs of Christmas: Day 8 – Mason Jar Mixes

I remember when I was a young girl and my mom’s friend always gave us cookie mix in a mason jar. My mom always baked, and 99% of what she made was from scratch, but on the days that we … Continue reading

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