Christmas Treats: Printable Holiday Treat Card


Last weeks printable gift bags were a hit- yay!  And now the countdown is on.  Have you baked this year yet?  We’re getting ready to deliver our treats.  I made some Christmas treats printables to attach to our plate.If you follow me on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter (holy cow that’s a lot of ways to find me!), you know that our very favorite new cookies this season that I found [Read More…]

Announcing: SNAP Ticket Giveaway Winner!


Thank you SO much to everyone who entered the SNAP ticket giveaway.  It was a blast reading through all of the comments.  The answers for your favorite gift you gave/received were awesome.  Some were funny.  Most were sentimental.  All of them made me smile.  I was seriously nervous when I clicked to see who the winner was! Drum roll please…………. Lucky #39: Yay! Congrats Jennie!! Merry {early} Christmas to you! [Read More…]

Stop the madness

It happens around this time every year. I start stressing about Christmas cards. (You too? Please tell me I’m not alone!?) I have always tried to do something unique. One year I sent out a cd of our favorite Christmas music with a picture of my kids on the label. This is last year’s version:I hadn’t really looked too much into getting my cards printed. With such a busy time [Read More…]

I’m sold

If you are new to 30days, you might not know how much I love DownEast Basics. I really really do. Here’s why: Top Ten Reasons Why I Love DownEast: -Always something cute online to choose from.-Their clothing is well made.-Easy to travel with. I packed my huge suitcase FULL of DownEast clothes.- It’s MODEST. (modest is hottest ;)-SO affordable. As in ridiculously inexpensive.-I love their catalogs. It’s a happy day [Read More…]

A girl walked in to Target…

The other day I walked into Target and the guy said hello and I kid you not, he looked at me like- “Hi Mrs. P., it’s been 2 days since you were last here, cutting back from your once a day in to see us at Target?”To say that I frequent my local Target often would be a big understatement. What does Target have to do with crafting? Well it [Read More…]

Giveaway Week: Doodlebugs Paper

Kacey from Doodle Bugs Paper has such a huge selection to choose from. I had a hard time choosing what to share. There’s all kinds of stationery, stickers, personalized stamps- you name it, she’s got it. And it’s all SO cute. Kacey is giving away one $25 gift certificate to Doodle Bugs Paper.To win, visit the shop and leave one comment here. Keep up to date with Doodle Bugs Paper:Shop [Read More…]

Craft Book Review 5

I had something fun to share today but my plans came to a screeching halt when I got a phone call from my son’s school saying he had just thrown up on the playground. :( He’s laying next to me watching tv and getting some rest.Since I couldn’t share my idea, I thought I’d give my 2 cents about craft books that I’ve recently checked out. Thank heavens for the [Read More…]

Crafter Gift Guide: my favorite sewing book edition

With the holidays fast approaching, I decided to start a gift guide series. With each post I will offer my humble crafting opinion (not an expert one I might add). This edition is dedicated to my favorite sewing books. There are SO many but these top my list: The Sewing Bible by Ruth SingerI LOVE this book. Awesome.Perfect for a new sewer ora master seamstress for reference.A must have. Sew [Read More…]

Grown Up Wish List

This giveaway is now closed. Remember just a bit ago when I hosted a giveaway for DownEast Basics? It was so much fun and I am still enjoying the products I reviewed. I’m sure my local friends would attest that I wear my jacket almost daily. I love it! Well, DownEast graciously sent me 2 products to review again. Apparently I didn’t learn my lesson last time and asked my [Read More…]

Cutie booties

Have you noticed the cute boots over on my left sidebar? SO super cute. I know, I say that a lot. But seriously they are CUTE. Have you visited Wee Pereas yet? If not Take a little look: Aren’t they adorable? On top of cute boots, here are some of Beth’s other items:(click on the pictures to visit the sections)reversible baby shoes*boo bagscrayon booklets*baby shoe pattern So many choices.Wouldn’t [Read More…]