Last-minute Thanksgiving craft for kids

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Thanksgiving may be tomorrow, but it’s not too late for some fun and quick kids art. My friend Mel shared this handprint turkey with me and Henry and I made them last week at my parents. This is so simple that many of us may even remember making these turkeys when we were growing up. […]

Super simple “Give thanks” hostess gift

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There’s still time for those last minute Thanksgiving crafts and hostess gifts. As I was putting together the thumbprint platter I shared yesterday, I also wanted to assemble a SUPER SIMPLE hostess gift. It starts with a burlap bag I picked up at the craft store for less than $2 with a coupon. Then, I […]

Thanksgiving thumbprint wood tray

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It’s Dare to DIY day, friends! Specifically – it’s Dare to be thankful (the linkup is over at Shift Ctrl Art). You won’t want to miss all the inspiration. (And feel free to link up all your thanksgiving projects today.) This year, I created something with my mom last week while we were visiting. She’s hosting […]

Dare to … be thankful (preview)

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I’m so excited for the start of Dare to DIY on Monday. We’re going to be sharing Thanksgiving projects, and I always love seeing all your inspired ideas. Here’s the sneak peek of my project. Do I have you in suspense? Of course I do. Come back Monday for my entire project. Need some other […]

Christmas: More than just buying all the things

I really love gift giving during the holidays. I love the lists, the hunt, the wrapping … all of it. What’s not fun – the budget part of gift-giving. Especially now that we have a little boy with a serious love of toys and books and activities. That face makes me want to BUY ALL […]


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of UPS. All opinions are 100% mine. Aren’t the holidays all about wishes? Wishes for special time with your family and friends. Wishes for a magical memories for your kids. Wishes for a special gift under the tree. Wishes for a full night’s sleep. (Is that […]