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DIY Word Necklace

DIY word necklaces {101 Days of Christmas}

I love words. I love to read a quote that resonates in my soul or select a single word that summarizes everything I want to say all by itself. After we made the DIY photo keychains last month, I began looking into different versions of “word” necklaces. I saw many with pages cut from dictionaries, but I […]

Birthday Boy

Weekend reading: October 25, 2014

From Instagram: And a turkey leg for me and the boy. {At the NC State Fair!} Well, it happened. Despite my best efforts to ignore or disallow it, Jackson turned 1 yesterday!! We actually spent most of the day in the car, and then I taught my Essentials class in the afternoon, so I didn’t […]

Fabric-Wrapped Christmas Tree

Fabric-wrapped tabletop trees {101 Days of Christmas}

We’ve wrapped styrofoam trees in burlap, covered them in cupcake liners and feathers, coated them in glitter, and stuck gum drops in them, so it only seemed fair that we try wrapping them in fabric this year! It took me a couple tries to get this just right, but I love how it turned out, […]

Easy Eggnog Fudge

Easy eggnog fudge {101 Days of Christmas}

I love eggnog and I love fudge, but what really makes this recipe great is that it uses just a few simple ingredients and doesn’t require a candy thermometer, so it’s easy to whip together whenever you have a craving for eggnog! This is also a great recipe to make with kids (or to have […]