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Christmas (Sweater) Time is Here!

Filling the tree with gifts & spirited ornaments....homey spices....glorious sales....joyful hymns....perennial stop-motion TV classics....ugly Christmas sweaters....What more can you ask for in the month of December? This year I have an ugly Christmas sweater day at work. I thought I'd share a mini tutorial on how I made mine! It didn't turn out very 'ugly' but it was still fun to make! It's about the same price as the ones you can find online, but it's a lot more fun and memorable to make your own. What's even better... no sewing is required & mine only cost about $25! Much cheaper than a lot of the ugly sweaters you find in the stores and online. Here are the supplies you need: Long sleeve cotton shirt (I...

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3 Reasons Why Formal Invitation Wording is Important

Whether you’re a seasoned invitee or the first of your clan to accumulate a rock on your finger, starting the wedding invitation search can be quite overwhelming sometimes. One thing you might notice is that many of the invitations you see offer several different wording options. But, what do these different wedding invitation wordings all mean? Is there a method to the madness! The easy answer is, yes! For several reasons… Here we discuss the reasons why, and hopefully help you make your decision easier when you decide to jump into the world of paper goods and planning. Reason 1: Each portion of your wedding invitation wording has its own importance. Each portion of your wedding invitation wording has its own importance....

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We're off to See the Wizard!

I must admit something to you guys. I'm a bit old school. My favorite movie of all time is Wizard of Oz. There is something about that movie that is absolutely mesmerizing to me. Every time I watch it, I always find some new detail that I had never noticed before. I suppose that's the same for every movie, but this one always takes my breath away. I love the plot (even though it doesn't follow the books to a T. This typically drives me in sane, but I somehow am able to overlook it for this one.), and all of its many underlying themes. So, when my friend came to me and asked me to do her housewarming party invitations...

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