Klutz Kits Equal Great Gifts ~ GIVEAWAY! (2 Winners!)

Giving gifts is a special part of the Christmas season. But let’s be honest…it can also be a very costly part of the Christmas season.  This is one of the reasons that our family has changed our gift giving tactics a bit…we love to give gifts that are either handmade by us or our children […]

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Need a Little Mystery?

Do you love a good mystery? Or even better – do your kids love a good mystery? I’ve got a few “secret code” fans around here for sure, and solving a fun mystery is downright exciting!  The only problem is that, other than “Who ate the last cookie or “Where are the missing car keys?”, […]

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“Written By Hand” by Erica Tighe

  Back in my younger years, before I had children, I loved to spend my spare time crafting.  I find it very relaxing to sit down at the table with a set of paints, a glue gun or a sketch pad. Written By Hand published by Rock Point Press and sold by Quarto Books would be the […]

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Robert Rose – Best of Bridge Sunday Suppers

I struggle to have company over for meals. It’s not that I don’t love having company – I do! It’s not that I mind cooking for company. It’s simply that I have a hard time wrapping my head around what to cook for company! My Mom often did up a roast with potatoes and gravy […]

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Raincoast Books – “Maker Dad” & “DIY Dollhouse”!

I don’t know about, but some day I wanna crack out my DIY apron and start makin’ stuff! So far, my apron is hiding somewhere, my motivation has crashed and burned and my skills are extremely rusty! However, that doesn’t stop a girl from wishing, right!? All the things I wanted to make my kids […]

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A Treasured Gift

Are you a gift giver? I’d have to say that the older I get, the more I enjoy giving gifts to those I love. The thing is….I’m kinda picky when it comes to the gifts that I give. I am one of those people who loves to find the perfect gift for each person. My […]

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Blend It…Perfectly! ~ GIVEAWAY!

The great thing about being creative is that there are no rules. It’s a time when kids can doodle, draw, build, paint and express themselves in their very own unique way. I love it when my children turn a blank paper into their own one-of-a-kind masterpiece. From a collection of circles (from my 3 year […]

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Raincoast Books – Alchemy of Herbs!

Herbs and spices have always intrigued me. There is so much flavor to be had with more than salt and pepper! And the plants of the earth have so much goodness to give back to us! Having said this, “Alchemy of Herbs” was definitely a book I was interested in checking out!  This book is […]

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Raincoast Books – Ferment for Good!

The more I read, the more I learn, the more I find out that the traditional way of cooking, which included plenty of fermented foods, is the better way for our bodies! And so, I’ve been trying to include more fermented foods in our diet. Now, it’s been easy for me. I’ve always enjoyed sauerkraut […]

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Conair Titanium 390 Haircutting & Grooming Kit!

Shortly after I got married, I learned how to cut my husband’s hair. I grew up with my Dad cutting my brothers’ hair and my husband grew up with his Mom cutting his Dad’s hair, so home haircuts really were the norm for us! And given that haircuts can be a pricey event, it seemed […]

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