Saturday Sips! Flavored Waters

Saturday Sips! Flavored Waters

Flavored waters are super easy to make, and add a special touch to outdoor parties, wedding receptions, picnics and gatherings with their burst of color and subtle hint of fresh flavor. The best thing about them is that they are all-natural, and can be made by using fruits and herbs that are growing right outside… 

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Handsewn Strawberry Pin Cushions

Handsewn Strawberry Pincushions

I’ve been having a lot of fun working on little sewing projects lately. I had been eying this tutorial by Down Grapevine Lane for so long; I’m excited to finally be able to try it out. I enjoyed the time consuming hand-stitching involved as I have not practiced that in awhile, and it made for… 

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Easy DIY Hand Soap Gift for Teachers


It’s officially National Teacher Appreciation week! This week allows us to honor teachers and recognize the lasting contributions they make to our children’s lives. Since returning back to work, I rely pretty heavily upon the teachers at my son’s daycare. Each day they take care of my most prized possession, and each day he comes… 

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Baby Spider Plant Housewarming Gifts


If you have a healthy, well-fertilized spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum) growing in your home, you are already likely aware of its tendency to send out long stems with developing baby spider plants in the summer when the days are bright and sunny. Fortunately, those baby spider plants are easy to propagate with just a little… 

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Budget-Friendly Nougat Bar Favors


Big Hunk Nougat Bars, sold in bulk, make a delicious, budget-friendly favor idea. You can even heat them in the microwave for 12 – 15 seconds and you have instant melt-in-your-mouth, gooey sweet nougat! For a elegant favor idea, I repackaged the bars in flat cello bags with a vintage looking burlap label that matches… 

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Simple Gift: Popcorn In A Jar


Happy January everyone! Since this is National Thank You Month, I thought it would be fun to share one of my favorite favor ideas for saying thank you to your friends, family, and co-workers. I first came across this idea over on Jac O’ Lyn Murphy, and thought it would make a perfect gift for… 

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5 Ways To Style Clasp Favor Boxes


Guess what? My Own Labels clasp boxes are now available in the color Kraft! I’m in love with our new kraft clasp boxes and its been exciting coming up with fun ways to style them for different occasions. There are so many things you can do with our clasp favor boxes and here are 5… 

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Photo Thank You Cards


(Used in this project: Photo Note Cards.) Make a gift of thank you cards for family members or special friends. This is so fun and easy, you can cross off everyone on your Christmas list if you plan ahead. Now is the time to start thinking about it, because this involves taking photos of whatever… 

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Herbal Foot Soak


(Used in this project: Circle Labels and Scallop Tags in Kashmir style.) Whether your feet contend with high heels, hard floors, and long days or get a workout in runners and gardening clogs, they deserve a little pampering, right? When I come in from the garden in my very favorite gardening flip flops I’m sure… 

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Apple Cookies


(Used in this project: Diamond Labels and Small Circle Labels in Tiny Hearts style with Medium Cellophane Bags.) Teachers are worthy of serious praise from all of us. A little of my personal time spent on making a special gift for them, is the least I can do! I finally found a reliable and easy… 

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