Read more about the article 101 Days of Christmas: Easy Sew Soap Pockets
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101 Days of Christmas: Easy Sew Soap Pockets

  We always give the girls a new loofah in their stocking each Christmas, but I couldn't resist making these soap pockets for this year instead (especially since our new puppy loves to find and destroy loofahs!). Although it's too late for this year, these would also make a great addition to an Operation Christmas…

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Giveaway: $100 OfficeMax ImPress Holiday Card Gift Certificate

This giveaway is now closed! The winner is kristen ([email protected])! How about another Christmas card giveaway? The OfficeMax ImPress Print Center features more than 200 unique greeting card designs that can be personalized with family photos. Available online and in-stores nationwide, OfficeMax ImPress makes it quick, easy and affordable to customize holiday greeting cards by…

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Giveaway: LaundryTree SoapNuts Starter Kit (10 Winners!)

This giveaway is now closed! The winners are: kathy ([email protected]), Erin ([email protected]), Amanda ([email protected]), sam ([email protected]), Melissa ([email protected]), Christine ([email protected]), Melissa ([email protected]), Joy ([email protected]), Sheena ([email protected]) and Jolynda ([email protected])! As I shared a couple of weeks ago, SoapNuts are the berry-like fruit of the Sapindus Mukorrosi tree, found mainly in the Himilayas. The berries are…

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Read more about the article 101 Days of Christmas: Miniature Fresco
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101 Days of Christmas: Miniature Fresco

I've had the supplies for this project on hand for quite a while because we were going to make miniature frescoes during Easter as a homeschooling project (inspired by the Telling God's Story Activity Book). Then I thought they would make sweet Mother's Day gifts, or Father's Day, or -- well, you get the picture.…

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Personalized Ornaments from Personal Creations.com

One of our favorite Christmas traditions is giving our girls new personalized ornaments each year so that when they're ready to leave home they'll have a collection of their own to take with them. We've done homemade Scrabble ornaments and purchased ornaments, and the girls look forward to unwrapping their new ornaments each year! My…

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Read more about the article 101 Days of Christmas: Fingerprint Heart Canvas
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101 Days of Christmas: Fingerprint Heart Canvas

When baby girl and I were working on our updated handprint calendar ideas, I fell in love with the fingerprint heart, so we decided to make a bigger version featuring all of the girls' fingerprints this time. Any project that calls for paint is popular in our house, and the girls had a lot of…

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Giveaway: The Sparkle Box (2 Winners!)

This giveaway is now closed! The winners are Amy ([email protected]) and Janet ([email protected])! Add to your Christmas book collection with this heartwarming story that helps children (and adults!) focus on the true spirit of Christmas: The Sparkle Box is the story of a young boy who is excited about Christmas and especially intrigued by a…

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Read more about the article 101 Days of Christmas: Fancy Paper Cookie Plates
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101 Days of Christmas: Fancy Paper Cookie Plates

My mom has this pretty ceramic plate that she threads with various ribbons for special occasions. It's a beautiful way to serve cookies and cakes, but it's obviously cost-prohibitive to be handing those out as gifts left and right. Even though cookie tins are significantly less expensive, the cost of those can add up as…

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Giveaway: $100 Gift Card from The Ribbon Retreat

This giveaway is now closed! The winner is Kayla ([email protected])! A few weeks ago I introduced you to The Ribbon Retreat, an online store offering ribbon, fabric, hardware, and other craft supplies! With an abundance of tutorials and supplies for tons of great Christmas projects, The Ribbon Retreat is your one-stop shop this holiday season:…

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