Photo Diary | December

I’ve missed sharing photos from our everyday life with you all, so I thought I’d share some from our December happenings. We spent most of the holidays here at home, finishing up the semester at school, celebrating with family, with a short little getaway up to Dallas, and a few sick kiddos (and mama) on […]

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DIY Garland and Citrus Ornaments


This post contains affiliate links I love homemade Christmas decorations, especially ones that are friendly to the environment. Today, as part of the the 12 Days of Handmade Christmas series, I’m sharing how to make a traditional dried citrus garland and ornaments. The garlands are perfect for stringing on the tree and around your home, and the […]

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DIY Wrench Wrapping Paper

This fall, Rachel of Lines Across launched Let’s Wrap Stuff, a website devoted to all things gift wrap related. To celebrate its launch, Rachel challenged me and a select group of talented bloggers to come up with a creative gift wrap idea using plain kraft paper. Who doesn’t love brown paper packages tied up with […]

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