Category Archives: gifts

Bestest Christmas present ever!!

I can’t tell you all how much I love my digital piano from josh! It has a full 88-key board and the keys are weighted to feel heavy and substantial like piano keys. It sounds marvelous, and the best part … Continue reading

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Christmas is coming…

Isn’t it always? I came across a great article about non-toy ideas that I thought would worth sharing. It’s not that I don’t want Jacob to have toys–of course I do–but there IS more to life. The appeal of opening … Continue reading

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34 weeks

Happy Mother’s Day! It seemed an appropriate time to post about week 34. That, and I was wearing something other than loungewear. 🙂 I was feeling so huge before the ankle injury, and now I just…don’t. I guess the belly … Continue reading

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The Lush experience

So obviously I really like Lush products. They are handmade, all natural, and they work and smell fantastic. I especially love their fun bath bombs, but I think they confuse some people. So here’s one in action: This little gift … Continue reading

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Salt dough

Do you have a little one? Are you looking for a cute craft to make as a gift? Well you probably forgot about my salt dough post from January!

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Need a graduation gift idea?

*photos added* I found it! I found my contents list for the awesome college survival kits I made for Brittany and Dillon! These are great kits–the idea is so cute and unique, and best of all USEFUL! Both Brittany and … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day gift idea

Valentine’s Day. We all know it’s an invented holiday that exists just to encourage people to spend money. It’s also a day devoted to red and pink, hearts, love letters, cheesy romantic movies, candlelight dinners, love birds, Valentines, little mailboxes … Continue reading

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Salt dough ornaments

This year, Jacob gave his grand- and great-grandparents a lovely Christmas gift: a hand print ornament. Craft stores sell handprint kits, but they can be pricey. I made salt dough ornaments from things I already had around the house, and … Continue reading

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Wedding Day Emergency Kit

Recently, I made this emergency kit as a bridal shower gift for my friend Jamie. I wanted to give her something personal, useful, and outside-the-box. I like the way it turned out. I used my knowledge of the things I … Continue reading

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Favorite things: Lush

I’ve posted about Lush bath bombs before, but I really live them enough to post again. This time I have a picture of one in action! Here is a Ms. Whippy dissolving in the bath. I wish you could smell … Continue reading

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