A Little Christmas Sparkle: On A Little Bit of Everything

A Little Christmas Sparkle: On A Little Bit of Everything

  Couch Talk   Christmas week! I can’t believe the time we have been anticipating all year is finally here. We are watching Christmas movies, baking (me-mostly eating) cookies, wrapping presents, finishing up school, trying to stay warm and finding ways to be thankful, reflective…

A Season of Contemplation: A Couch Adventure

A Season of Contemplation: A Couch Adventure

  Couch Talk   We are still experiencing a busy season and crafty time has been limited. I did sit and make a few Christmas cards this morning but I forgot to photograph them before sending them out in the mail. I also made a…

Everyone Needs Some Down Time: Mixed Media Christmas Card

Everyone Needs Some Down Time: Mixed Media Christmas Card

  Down Time   Crafting has been sporadic along with my blogging schedule and I just can’t seem to get on board with planning consistent creative time into life. We have spent a lot of time as a family and I am content to be…

Don’t Get a Your Tinsel In a Tangle : Mixed Media Card

Don’t Get a Your Tinsel In a Tangle : Mixed Media Card

What Do You Shop For?   It’s time to start thinking about the holidays. I am amazed that despite it being on the same date every year, I still feel unprepared. To be honest, I am a last minute gal when it comes to gift…

Together For the Holidays

Together For the Holidays

Holi-daze It’s my favorite time of year. Celebrating the birth of Jesus and an excuse to spend time with family! But let’s face it, sometimes the Holiday craze can be too much. My daughter loves the Llama Llama series by Anna Dewdney (and so do…

Christmas Ornaments Are For Swapping

Christmas Ornaments Are For Swapping

  Giving   Recently, I joined an ornament swap over at The Enchanting Rose. Stephanie has been hosting a Tea Cup Swap every year and I have been dying to participate but have yet to sign up. A few weeks ago I decided on a…

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Mixed Media Gift Bag

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Mixed Media Gift Bag

It’s Wonderful…   We had a wonderful weekend with family celebrating all of our blessings from God. After the food and fun, we spend a relaxing few days together playing games, watching movies and of course, eating leftover turkey and pie. By day three, hubby…

Christmas In A Cloche: Mixed Media Postcard

Christmas In A Cloche: Mixed Media Postcard

It’s Time!   Now that Thanksgiving is over, I am finally in the Christmas mode. My hubby has a rule that there is no Christmas music or decor in our home until after Thanksgiving. But sometimes, I play Christmas music when he is not home.…

Who Wants A Peppermint Snowflake?  A Mixed Media Christmas Tag

Who Wants A Peppermint Snowflake? A Mixed Media Christmas Tag

Peppermint I have never been a huge fan of peppermint but around the Holidays it can be found in everything from Peppermint drinks, peppermint cookies, peppermint ice cream and wait for it…peppermint donuts. The donuts is taking it a bit far, in my opinion. I…

Stockings and Santa: Mixed Media Christmas Tag

Stockings and Santa: Mixed Media Christmas Tag

Stockings and Santa   I thought I would share another Christmas vignette in my house. My MIL gifted me this old world Santa a few years ago. I am not into primitive decor but I absolutely love old world Santa’s. I think it has something…