Last-Minute Gift Idea: Video eGift Cards from Home Depot

Although I know some people feel like gift cards aren't real gifts, we've always appreciated receiving gift cards as gifts, especially as a young couple setting up our first home! Home Depot invited me to try creating one of their new video e-gift cards (won't my hubby be surprised when he finally checks his email…

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Quick Tip: Dress Up Your Cookie Tins with a Doily!

My dad's wife made these adorable cookie tins for her sons' teachers, and I love how she dressed them up with a simple doily! To make: Choose doilies that are a couple inches larger than your tins. Line the inside of the tin with a doily and fill with cookies. Lay another doily flat across…

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Handmade Ornaments to Make with the Kids

Every year we make a homemade ornament for our girls' grandparents and great-grandparents. This Christmas, we are making these swirl paint glass DIY ornaments, but I'm definitely bookmarking the rest of these for future years! 1. DIY Felt Ginger Cookie Ornaments, Creature Comforts 2. Reindeer Handprint Ornaments, Mommy Gaga 3. Popsicle Frame Nativity Ornament, Country Girl…

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FREE Printable Gift Tags!

Are you looking for inexpensive but cute gift tags? Tara from Unsophisticook and I created these fun printable gift tags for you. Print them on cardstock or on sticker paper to add an extra special touch to all of your gifts: Gift Tags Hanging Gift Tags Or, create a special batch of cookies that tells…

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Gift Guide: Handmade Gift Ideas

We did a "homemade Christmas" a few years ago, and it was really, really fun to get creative with the gifts we gave. Although things have been busy this year and we decided to purchase many of our gifts rather than make them, I love seeing other people's ideas and filing them away for the…

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