Category Archives: gifts

Semi-homemade Gifts

This was originally posted over at Sunny Vanilla a few weeks ago when Jennifer asked me to be a part of her Homemade for the Holidays week. Enjoy! When Jennifer asked me to participate in the Homemade for the Holidays … Continue reading

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Guest Posting over at Sunny Vanilla today

Jennifer from Sunny Vanilla is hosting a week of homemade holiday gifts and yours truly is guest posting over there today. I’m sharing this… and this… and just a little of this… Go ahead and hop on over to Sunny … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Gift – Part 2

In addition to the printables the boys filled out for Derek, we put together a few snacks for him to take to work. I bought 3 of these containers from Target Filled them with snacks: honey roasted peanuts, “kisses for … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Printable

Father’s Day printables are flying around blogland but I decided to create my own. Alex and Andrew filled out their “All About My Dad” forms and will give them to Derek on Father’s Day along with a story they are … Continue reading

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Lego Mini Figure Party Boards

For Andrew’s Lego party we created large wooden character boards. During the party we took pictures of each guest behind the boards. When Andrew sent a thank you card in the mail, each guest also received a photo of himself … Continue reading

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Men, Listen Up

Men, listen up. I’m about to tell you the way to a woman’s heart. It’s not about the flowers. It’s not about the chocolate (well, sometimes it is). It’s not about the back rub (hmmm, that’s pretty good too). It’s … Continue reading

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Moustaches for the Masses

When looking around blog world I noticed many handmade Valentine’s. I especially liked the idea I found on Cupcakes Kisses n ‘Crumbs and thought my boys would too. Steps we took to make Valentine Moustaches: 1) Alex found a mustache … Continue reading

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My Husband is One Lucky Guy

My dad loves to give silly t-shirts for Christmas presents. Over the years we have all had our fair share. One Christmas my sisters and I each received a shirt that said, “What Happens With the Sisters, Stays With the … Continue reading

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A Wintery 1st Birthday

My adorable nephew Corey just celebrated his 1st birthday. While we weren’t able to be in Canada and celebrate with them, his mom Deanna sent along some photos. I knew I had to share them with you so you could … Continue reading

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Close Your Eyes Kiddos

Last week I was walking through Toys R Us looking for the cheapest perfect birthday gift for Andrew’s classmate. Cherishing the alone time I was having, I decided to walk around and get some ideas for Caroline’s birthday. She will … Continue reading

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