Donut Teacher Appreciation Printable

It's teacher appreciation week, and what better way to say "Thanks!" than Krispy Kreme donuts? If they've survived a whole school year of loud classrooms and chaotic playgrounds, there are not many teachers on Earth who will turn down some free donuts, I guarantee. I bought a dozen to take to all the teachers at Caroline's preschool, but I gave her actual teacher something extra special just for her. Yesterday I went to the wedding and cake decorating aisle at Walmart and found these … [Read more...]

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Top 25 Gifts for Gamers

My son Garrett is 9 years old. Like most tweenagers these days, he is rarely seen without an iPad in one hand and a game console in the other. Just kidding. Kinda. But as he gets older he is getting harder to buy for because toys just don't interest him any more. He loves playing Roblox on his iPad with his buddies and every once in a while I'll catch him playing with his Grossery Game figures.  But mostly it's all electronic, all the time. So. I decided to compile a list of ideas for … [Read more...]

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Christmas Gifts For The Crafty Woman Who Has Everything

This post contains affiliate links. I will earn a commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my links, at no additional cost to you. Christmas is almost here, and it's time to start scrambling around looking for gifts for all those hard-to-shop-for folks. You know those annoying people who already have everything they could possibly need and the money to buy the things they don't? Ok, I will admit it. I am one of those people.  But because I am one of these people, … [Read more...]

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Holiday Hostess Guide {using essential oils}

Y'all. It's NOVEMBER. Already?? No way. Not yet. Nope. I'm not ready yet. Is anyone else just staring at their calendar in disbelief going "There is no way that the holidays can be this close yet?" If you're feeling the stress of all that holiday partying already, you are not alone my friend.  Today we're gonna try to ease your pain just a little. Today I've teamed up with some of my very best blog friends to bring you a giant roundup of ideas on how to use those essential oils that … [Read more...]

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Gift Guide for the Vintage Junk Lover

Today I've got a fun Christmas Gift Guide for all those vintage junk lovers out there!  You know who you are...and you also know that you are incredibly hard to buy for, right?!  The gifts we junk-lovers want for Christmas is NOT found at the mall or in the Amazon Gold Box. Our loved ones have to dig around in the local thrift shops and antique stores to find our dream gifts.  So, instead of making them dig, I've assembled a great big list of all the best stuff right here in one convenient … [Read more...]

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Handmade Body Butter recipe {& Essential Oil Gift Guide}

A few weeks ago I posted a very popular post about how to make your own body butter.  I had some questions about the way I got my oils to whip up so light and fluffy, so I wanted to make you guys a video to show you exactly how I make this creamy goodness in a step-by-step video tutorial. This is not my Youtube debut, but it IS the first time I’ve ever spliced clips of footage together and added music, so I apologize in advance for my lack of editing skills.  There is a reason I am a … [Read more...]

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A Handmade Gift Guide for the non-DIYer

Don't have time to DIY a gift this holiday season? I've got you covered today with a post featuring all of my most favorite handmade things! I'm calling it a handmade gift guide for the non-DIYer, so that anyone who doesn't have the time or energy to be crafty this year can still give one-of-a-kind hand made gifts for Christmas.  A lot of these artisans are also giving you a coupon code as well, so be sure to scroll on down through each one and see what they have to offer you! Here is the … [Read more...]

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A Handmade Christmas: 10 DIY Christmas gifts you can make from scratch

I don't know about you, but when I see all the stores opening their doors for their "Black Friday" sales on Thanksgiving Day this year--making their workers take time away from their families and friends on a holiday to come in and work so the store can earn more profits--it kinda makes me want to throw up in my mouth a little.   Can we not wait ONE day? Just one day before the pushing and shoving and trampling begins?  Really, 'Murica? So, instead of standing in the long lines on … [Read more...]

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