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Easy Mason Jar Snow Scenes

The girls and I had a “craft day” over winter break. Christmas flew by in a blur and we still had a lot of craft projects that were still just big ideas and a pile of supplies. Honestly, some of the supplies were several years old because this seems to happen every year. One of the things that I wanted to make was a “waterless” snow globe decoration. The little plastic deer and bottle brush…

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An Imperfectly Merry Christmas

It has been awhile. I know. I have been super busy, so I have a lot to update here on the blog. If you are looking for something crafty, there is not so much of that in this post. However, I feel the need to do more writing about real life. In November, I was asked to be a part of a MOPS panel on Holiday traditions and encouraging thankfulness and kindness in our children.…

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Scarves- Crochet and Sewing

I made four scarves this year for Christmas. The first was a basic, crocheted infinity scarf for my mom. I forgot to take a picture. The second was made the same way, but a bit smaller for my 10yo. Well, she thought it was too long, but not long enough to loop around twice, so I offered to rip it out and redo it. I ended up making a smaller cowl with a shell stitch.…

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A thrill of hope…

I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas!!! I know the blog has been quiet for a few weeks, but there were so many projects I had been working on that were Christmas surprises! You can expect a little blogging overload now that the presents have all been opened. First up, this wood sign for my aunt:  I was inspired by THIS Aimee Weaver design, but changed it up and put a chalkboard spin on it.…

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Peanut Butter Reindeer Cookies

YAY! I am almost done with my ornament orders! I just wanted to get off of my feet for a minute and share with you the cookies I baked with the kids this morning. They are just regular peanut butter cookies, some of which we decorated up a bit. Peanut Butter Cookies½ cup shortening1 cup peanut butter½ cup brown sugar¾ cup sugar1 egg1 tsp vanilla1 Tbsp. milk¾ tsp. baking soda½ tsp. baking powder1 ¼ cups…

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