Nope, not a typo — poppet is just the older spelling of puppet. As if that statement alone doesn’t make it obvious, I will openly admit that quirky is my thing. Quirky is also my husband’s thing, and our kids. We are a big ole nerd/geek/quirk family. So, when it comes to gifting things, we are […]
In creating a dice bag (geek thing ) for my husband, I was hit by the inspiration fairy. The original pattern for the Cthulu Dice bag that started all of this can be found at http://www.arcanavitae.com. From this, I made minor changes to create a home-knitted Valentine Treat bag that can be gifted to teachers, secretaries, […]
It is always fun to come up with new things to do with the kids, and sometimes it is more fun to recycle the the things we used to do as kids ourselves. Origami is one of those things from my childhood that makes an appearance in our lives at least twice a year. Typically, […]
It’s easy (and fun!) to focus on kid’s toys and present ideas, but today I appeared on KXII to share some of my favorite tips for buying gifts for grown-ups when you are on a budget.
Holiday entertaining can seem overwhelming – especially if you are busy leading up to the holidays and don’t have tons of time for party planning. I’m excited about this campaign for Sweet Holiday Treat fragrances from Glade® Sweet Holiday Treat™ which focuses on easy entertaining holiday touches. Here are five simple tips for planning a holiday party that […]