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DIY Dried Orange Garland and Citrus Ornaments

DIY Dried Citrus Orange Garland

As seen in Mother Earth Living Magazine 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 orange garland and ornaments. The orange garlands are perfect for stringing on the tree and around your […]

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DIY Drink Coaster Christmas Ornaments

DIY Drink Coaster Ornaments | Holiday Craft by Maker Mama

The holiday season is prime time to get your make on, even better when the making is budget-friendly, too! I recently found myself up at a reuse store rifling through materials, letting my imagination run wild with the possibilities. I came across an assorted stash of drink coasters when all of a sudden a lightbulb […]

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21 Gifts for Kids You Won’t Regret Buying

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  If there’s anything I love most about the holidays, it’s picking out a well-thought gift. My gift-giving search can border on obsessive at times, but over the years of mamahood, I’ve gotten better at picking out simple, thoughtful gifts for my kids that I don’t regret buying. I tend not to look at all […]

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O Christmas Tree

I think we’ve discovered a new Christmas tradition. We’ve bought a real tree each year for a while now, but always from the hardware store or a roadside tent. And I’ve always been one to wait a little longer to put one up for the season, adamant about making a separation between Advent and Christmas. […]

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Easy Holiday Cards and Gifts with Staples

Holiday gifts for friends and family don’t have to be complicated. I don’t know how many years I’ve stayed up way too late wringing my hands over the perfect photo for my holiday card or the perfect gift that will convey just the right amount of love and meaning without breaking my budget. That’s a […]

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