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I’m continuing my exploration of gift ideas here on the blog because I think that everyone needs a little bit of help in the gift-giving department. If you’d like to read part one and two, this link will display the list so far. I believe it’s time to reconsider the idea of Houseplant As Christmas […]

I received a sweet little package the other day from the folks at ME to WE and wanted to share it here in case you are looking for some inspired gift giving ideas: I should backtrack a bit. Part 1 of this mini-series about gift giving was about mittens, but it was about more than mittens… […]

Make your own easy beaded hair pins. A great little DIY craft just in time for Christmas.


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