Category Archives: Christmas

Christmas 2014 Decorations and Crafts

Christmas 2014 Decorations and Crafts

2014 I stepped it up a bit with decorations and crafting. I enjoyed it so very much!!! This photo I used timber and cut 4 pieces for our little family and painted it white, added on fleece caps and scarves and painted simple faces for snowman family.  Also my hubby used a pallet I had…

4th Grade Frozen Themed Holiday Party

4th Grade Frozen Themed Holiday Party

4th grade holiday parties can be hard. Especially picking a theme that is appropriate enough for all different beliefs during the holiday season. I decided to go with the ever popular FROZEN movie theme. Seemed appropriate for December   Being room mom I love to have fun little parties for the class. I found all…

Ward Christmas Party #sharethegift He Is The Gift

Ward Christmas Party #sharethegift He Is The Gift

Our Church Christmas Party was very unique and alot of fun! Our Relief Society President put together a video of the event. I am super proud how it turned out. We wanted to keep CHRIST in CHRISTmas. I believe it was achieved. But I will share some of the details of this fun event. A…

Building Sisterhood Through Christ

Building Sisterhood Through Christ

November we put on an activity that included girls ages 8 and up for our church. Something new that the LDS church has been implementing including our daughters to attend. This idea started off as a super saturday type of event then evolved into something more. We had 120 in attendance.  The sisters were able…

Faux Scrabble Family Frame – DIY Gift

Faux Scrabble Family Frame - DIY Gift |

I just love how this frame turned out. I now want to make one for my family!! I made this for  a sweet friend for her birthday. I did blurr out parts of photos for her privacy but I was able to still share with everyone how to make this still This frame I used…

Merry Christmas from our family to yours!

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Cheese Salad – AKA Pink Stuff perfect for Valentines Dinner


My family loves this dish. In fact we had it for Christmas but it is perfect for Valentine’s Day dinner or Easter. The color is so pretty and vibrant. It comes out looking a red/pink color.  Its official name is Cheese Salad– but in my entire family we call it Pink Stuff.  If we called…

Christmas 2011 Table Decorations


I apologize for the lateness of this post. The holidays really came so quickly and was hard to keep up. But better late than never right? Using pretty straw/raffia filler from Micheals Crafts. We filled plastic ornaments with it. Our little tree — just branches stuck into a french bucket filled with rocks. And our…

Easy Treat Gable Boxes – Christmas


I got these great Kraft Gable boxes over the Black Friday weekend. They were on sale and free shipping. I got them from Whispering Pines. I used my Silhouette machine and cut out the letters of the last name of the recipient. Glued it on. Then I used a Martha Stewart punch – Snowflake Punch…

Adorable Snowman Gumballs


  I have this LARGE box of Gumballs from Sam’s club. I need to use up. Seriously there is over 800+ pieces in the box. I wanted to make snowmen out of some of the white ones and played around with ideas till I found this one was the best route. I wanted something FAST,…

Wooden Hanging Snowman Decoration


Another favorite piece I painted years ago. When I used to have alot more time on my hands. I used to love to use my scroll saw (poor thing is collecting dirt)  I cut out this little guy, sanded him, put holes where I wanted to tie wire and painted him. The little light bulbs…

Handpainted Santa – Coffee Can


I painted this in 1998. I can’t believe this is now 13 years old! I remember the day I painted it. Fun and easy project. Coffee can that I cleaned out and then sanded the edge to be smooth and not cut any hands. Primed it and painted on a Santa Face with Plaid FolkArt…

Fabulous Plaid Giveaway just in time for Christmas!


Were giving away a fabulous crafting package from Plaid just in time for Christmas!!  The winner will feel like its Christmas when it arrives in their mail. OHHHH the possibilities of all things good!! So many projects to be had. Plaid is also having a Crafty Christmas Contest we want to share with you. Plaid…

Heirloom Kids Ornaments


On my tree I have alot of favorite ornaments but each year I love these. My kids love to look at them and compare. They are so easy to make and great to make extras and give as gifts to Grandparents. This one you see above is my Son’s footprint in 1999   SO SMALL….

Simple / Easy Christmas Decorations


Sometimes it is the simple things that help make Christmas decorating so nice. This is one of my favorite pieces. I don’t know why. I it is not all that special but I love it. Plastic  & Glittery ornaments tied to ribbon off my chandelier in my dining room. I love how it looks This…

Both deaf since the age of 3, Chad and Mary Beth enjoy not only raising their little family but photographing together, cooking & crafting as well. Living in Central Florida with their ... Read More About Us »