handmade gifts

Great source for handmade gift how-tos

Great source for handmade gift how-tos

As I mentioned in our Minted giveaway post, I’m not a huge fan of the holidays–mostly because it’s so hard for so many of us to resist all the messages to buy too much and do too much. However, I’m not a total Scrooge. I love giving and receiving gifts from the heart that haven’t(…)

DIY Sweater Slippers <small class="subtitle">1 library book + 2 thrifted sweaters =  Repurposed handmade goodness</small>

DIY Sweater Slippers 1 library book + 2 thrifted sweaters = Repurposed handmade goodness

My daughter is a rock star. Well, not really. But you might think so if you were to visit our nearby library’s Pajama Time. We arrived early for her weekly volunteer gig one night recently, and you’d almost think Selena Gomez was in the building (if Selena was named Grace). “Oh, look, it’s Grace!” “Grace!(…)