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Category Archive: Gifts

Cookie Progress

About a year ago, I decided to start making cookies for friends and their friends, mostly by word of mouth, for special occasions and I think the practice has come a long way.… Continue reading

Theater Memorabilia Displays

For years I have been thinking about how to display tickets and Playbill covers from the shows we have seen over the years. I made one recently for the tickets, much like the… Continue reading

Super Easy Halloween Craft – The Candy Corn Tree

Recently I visited a friend who had a really neat decoration on her dining room table, and it looked pretty simple to make, so I went looking to see if anyone had made… Continue reading

Valentine Conversation Heart Cookies with Jello-Flavored Glaze

This year for Valentimes (as my daughter, The Princess, and every other kid under 7 calls it) I wanted to make cookies that look like those conversation heart candies. My idea was to… Continue reading

DIY Homemade Bath Fizzies – Pfffff

Back to the spa basket I am putting together: Next I wanted to make some nice fragrant bath fizzies, to give a bath some effervescence. It’s probably going to be overkill in the… Continue reading

DIY Homemade Coconut Orange Sugar Scrub

It’s a great time of year for sugar scrubs, which can exfoliate all of that dead winter skin and leave you feeling fresh and clean. There are all kinds of recipes for sugar… Continue reading

DIY Lavender Bath Salts – A Little Homemade Relaxation

This week I am putting together a basket of homemade spa products for a friend who just had her fourth baby and is, to say the least, feeling a little stressed. There were… Continue reading

DIY Melted Snowman Ornament

There are so many cute homemade ornaments on the boards. I had some extra clear glass ornaments, so I went looking for something to do with them and found this cool melted snowman… Continue reading

DIY Santa Ornament

I like to make my own Christmas ornaments. Last year I made these, in honor of Edison’s obsession with Harry Potter.   The one on that I found recently┬áPinterest is a little more… Continue reading

Crock Pot Sweet and Spicy Pecans

Not too long ago, I made some cinnamon almonds in the crock pot, and they weren’t bad, but they weren’t too crispy either. Recently I found another recipe on the boards for crock… Continue reading