Hot Cocoa and Popcorn Teacher Gifts with Printable

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Sometimes the best gifts are simple things that you know the recipient will use and enjoy! The trick is in the packaging and presentation. People love the Valentine’s Snack Basket I made for my husband. Here are some ideas for easy gifts for teachers or neighbors comprised of snacks you know they will use and […]

Marshmallow World Christmas Re-cap

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Each year I choose a theme for my Christmas decor, gifts, clothing, etc. I do it, not because I think everyone should, but because with so many great ideas and options out there, a theme helps give me focus and direction in my decision-making…AND it makes me happy when things tie-in and go together. My […]

Merry Christmas 2012

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  Wishing you a sweet, fluffy and white Christmas (if that is what you are dreaming of).   From our crazy family to yours! Merry Christmas!

Fresh Rosemary Wreath for Christmas Dinner

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Just one more idea to help with your Christmas preparations, in case you are sitting around with all of your presents wrapped wondering what else you can do to snazzy up your Christmas meal. I’m sure I’m the only one left with a list a mile long to do before Santa Claus comes. This post […]

Preschool Christmas Party

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Are you wondering what to do with the kids now that school is out for the holiday vacation? I threw a little preschool Christmas party this week, filled to the brim with crafty projects you might want to try with the kiddos. After starting class in the usual way, we jumped into Christmas-y things. I […]

Holiday Home Tour 2012

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Every year I’ve wanted to do a post like this, but every year, I am in a total state of chaos leading up to Christmas and don’t feel like I can let anyone enter my home. It is usually a work in progress like it was in this post. That is why one year, I […]

Peace on Earth

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I thought I was managing my emotions about the Connecticut tragedy pretty well. There has been so much to do–I just keep pressing forward. Until last night, when this situation–coupled with some difficult news about one of my music students–came crashing on me like a ton of bricks. And for a little bit I felt […]

Exciting Advent Calendars

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I know what you are thinking. That I am a little late in the game to be talking about advents. And you’re right? Except that if you missed Dec. 1 as the date to get started on your calendar, there is another option. How about a 12 days of Christmas countdown? Or you could do […]

Shutterfly Card Worthy Giveaway and GNO

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I was such a lucky girl this week to get to go out with a group of amazing women and laugh and eat and laugh and eat courtesy of Shutterfly, and hosted by the lovely Vanessa of See Vanessa Craft, at Oregano’s in Scottsdale. Did I mention we ate a lot? It was so yummy! […]

A Christmas Gift of Flowers

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Here is a fun Christmas flower arrangement I first shared on Honeybear Lane last year. It could make a fun centerpiece for your Christmas dinner, or a great gift to replicate and give to all of your neighbors–the nice ones, at least. You can skip the naughty ones if you like! A few years back […]