Mystery Cookies: My FAVE-orite.

This is hands down my favorite cookie, especially for the holidays but good anytime. The mystery is how can four ingredients come together into such complexity. Salty, sweet, chocolate and caramel?  My friends, it is your lucky day: the recipe for mystery cookies. Ingredients Sleeve of saltine crackers 2 cups chocolate chips (or more 🙂 […]

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Felt Christmas Tree DIY

   Sure these are all over Pinterest, but I still want to share my version of the felt Christmas Tree. Easy to make and the amount of time will really depend on how much detail you want to put into each ornament. I kept the ornaments simple but let the packages at the bottom be […]

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Christmas Book Countdown Calendar

Hurry up! Christmas is coming! Yep, or Hanukkah or Kwanza or New Year or a birthday or …… Here is a simple idea to infuse the holiday spirit by slowing down and adding new story every night until the Big Day. Add in books about the story of Christmas, nativity to match Advent or have […]

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Citrus Wreath – Homemade Holiday DIY

These wreaths would be great in any season but there something about citrus and the Holiday season – remember oranges for Christmas gifts in Little House? Or is it hope for sunny days? Regardless, they are easy to create, beautiful in their simplicity, yet present opportunities for making it your own. Mix and match citrus, […]

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Have a Merry Red & Gray Holiday: Pine Cone Decor

Staying true to our Christmas theme of red, gray and white, here are a couple ideas for decorating your table and another ornament idea, all featuring the color scheme and PINE CONES! Pinecones fall into the category of “round things that you set around the house”, despite not being spherical. Hubs knows that if I […]

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Have a Merry Red & Gray Holiday: Five Scrappy Fabric Ornament Ideas

The Christmas Holiday theme around our house this year is red, gray and white. Cozy, shabby, handmade. This post showcases five different types of ornaments; the majority fashioned out of the Red & Gray Christmas (tutorial) Quilt’s extra fabric and a quick idea for making cards using (you guessed it) fabric scraps.. It is not […]

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