DIY Beeswax Candles

DIY Beeswax Candles

DIY Beeswax candles  – how to make taper candles using beeswax sheets. I recently had a few friends tell me they wish they were crafty or that they could make handmade gifts. You might be surpassed to hear that some days I feel the same way. Sometimes I draw a blank and can’t think of… 

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Holiday Gift Guide - Top Gifts

20+ Holiday Gift Ideas

Holiday gift guide – top gifts for 2014. Hey friends! Are you working on your holiday shopping? I’m feeling pretty comfortable with having 75% of my list done. I always have a few last-minute gifts left the days leading up to Christmas. So yes, I’m one of those frantically trying to find something decent at… 

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Peppermint Cream Cheese Dip

Peppermint Bark Cheesecake Dip

Peppermint bark cheesecake dip and Christmas treats blog hop. If you’ve haven’t noticed we’re in a bit of a peppermint craze right now. It’s like those first few weeks of fall when pumpkin everything takes over your life. The beginning of December always turns into a peppermint fest for us. We like our Oreo peppermint… 

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gingerbread sugar scrub cubes

Gingerbread Sugar Scrub Cubes

Homemade gingerbread sugar scrub cubes – a great under $5 Christmas gift idea. My favorite type of gifts to give for Christmas and birthdays are sugar scrubs. They’re perfect for sharing a little spa-like treatment with a friend and also an inexpensive gift to mass produce. With Christmas only a few weeks away I thought… 

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Chicken tortilla soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe A few weeks ago I shared a picture of my cold and foggy morning run on social media. The majority of the responses on instagram and Facebook were somewhere along the lines of “ WHAT? It’s not even snowing there!” I had a good laugh about it but truth is… 

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Homemade Peppermint Soap

DIY Peppermint Soap

DIY Peppermint Soap Recipe – create a handmade soap gift with only 3 ingredients!  Hi crafty friends! Now that it’s December and dare I say socially acceptable to begin making Christmas gifts I plan to share several gift ideas with you each week. Starting this week you’ll see new sugar scrub recipes, easy handmade soaps,… 

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Dutch Apple Pie

Dutch Apple Pie

This post is brought to you by Glad. Freshness, wrapped up. Dutch Apple Pie Recipe – made with Granny Smith and MacIntosh apples. The beauty of the holiday season is that it brings people together. Whether it’s a holiday work party or gathering with family who live far away. We cherish these precious weeks as we… 

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DIY bath bombs

Handmade Peppermint Bath Bombs

Handmade peppermint bath bomb recipe – makes a great Christmas gifts under $5.  Hey crafty friends! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Now that Thanksgiving is over I hope you’re ready for more holiday gift ideas! I have several handmade gift ideas to share with you over the next few weeks, especially new sugar… 

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beeswax

Black Friday Giveaway – $400 Cash

Hi friends! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Did you make it out to the early Black Friday sales? My husband jokes that it can no longer be called Black Friday if it’s a 3 day sale. Every year I say I’m not going to brave the crowds but somehow always end up caving. Don’t worry… 

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