Best Baking Supplies for Every Kitchen

15 baking supplies every kitchen should have. They make great gifts for the baker in your life!

As you can tell from the hundreds of recipes for baked goods I’ve posted, I LOVE BAKING! One thing I have learned over the years is that baking is much more enjoyable if you start with the right tools. Having great baking supplies not only helps your baked goods turn out better, it can save […]

Printable Thank You Notes {Teacher Gift}

Free Printable Thank You Notes

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Office Depot, but all my opinions are my own. Much to my dismay, my boys are heading back to school in the morning. I am not looking forward to the weeping and wailing that will happen when Rachel realizes her best […]

Sweet 16 Printable Birthday Gift Tags

Printable Sweet 16 Gift Tags

I work with the 16-18 year old girls at my church. When they turn 16 and come into our group, we like to take them a little something to welcome them in. We don’t have a huge budget, so I needed something relatively inexpensive. I came up with a cute Sweet 16 Birthday Gift Tag. I […]

Creative Carousel-Handmade Gifts and Huge Giveaway!


This giveaway is now closed. I’m so excited! This month it is my turn to host. . . In case you don’t remember from last month, I’m working with a group of amazingly talented bloggers on a collaboration project. Every month we pick a theme, then all week long we each share a tutorial revolving […]

Look What I Made 12-1-10


Although I am busily working on items for my Adoption Boutique this weekend, I carved away some time to look at your fun projects from last week and pick a few of my favorites. (Remember you can only be featured if you link back to my site.) I didn’t notice till I was done, but […]

Christmas Gifts–Candle Block


Merry Christmas to all you wonderful readers!!! I am thrilled that you take the time to visit my little blog, and leave me comments. I was touched by all the kind and supportive comments you left about my adoption hope chest. With all the extra prayers coming our way, we should find our baby girl […]

Making a Cake Stand–Christmas Gift Idea #2


Gift giving is on everyone’s mind this time of year, and if you’re like me, you don’t have lots of extra time. You cannot find a quicker gift idea than this one. It took me less than one minute. Really. And it only costs about $2. I think it makes a fabulous present. Everyone appreciates […]

Dollar Store Christmas Gift Idea–Decorative Tray


I was watching one of my favorite shows, Studio 5, the other day. They were saying that they did a poll and found out that most people say the gift they stress over the most is neighbor gifts. I thought that made sense, because it can be hard to come up with gifts that are […]