Chatting about Handmade Christmas Gifts

Have I told you that I grew up in a family with eight children? I am number 6, and as you might imagine with a family that large, finances were extremely limited. Our Christmases while I was a child were largely handmade. We all wanted to give presents to each sibling and our parents, so […]

Ho Ho Ho Banner

I’m excited my sister, Trina, decided to share another fun Christmas project with you! This one involves a little bit of sewing, *gasp*, but it’s simple enough, I could probably do it! Here’s what she said: I made several of these felt and flannel Ho Ho Ho banners last year to give away, made with […]

Christmas in July Party–The Tip Junkie Has Spoken

It’s time to wrap-up our wonderful Christmas in July party!  Thanks to everyone who submitted their great ideas for Christmas gifts and projects.  If you are looking for some inspiration, you will want to check them all out here: Laurie, our celebrity judge from Tip Junkie has picked her favorite projects.  Each of the following […]

Christmas in July PARTY–Homemade Gifts and Projects

Come on in!  Do you hear the crackling of wood in the fireplace?  No…it’s just the eggs frying on the sidewalk.  It’s clearly July, but it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas here on the blog!  And we’re having a Christmas in July PARTY! This party is going to be better than I envisioned, […]