Thank You Gift: Tea Favors

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What is the perfect gift for families that host my daughter for lunch or dinner while she is attending high school in New York? What is something that is easy to put together and yet something that can be enjoyed by a host or hostess? Well, after much thought (possibly over a cup of tea),… 

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Dorm Counselor Appreciation Gifts

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So, I seem to be having difficulty comprehending the fact that my 14 year old is attending high school in New York at the very same school I attended! I’m a tad bit nostalgic. Ok, maybe more than a tad, but seriously, how can I even have a 14 year old if I’m only 16!… 

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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

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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

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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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