5 Ways to Style a Cocoa Station

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When the temperature drops, I love to curl up with a nice cup of hot cocoa. If you’re planning on adding a hot cocoa station to your next holiday party, Infarrantly Creative has a great list of setup ideas. The … Read More...

Leftover Turkey Shepard’s Pie

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Hope everyone had a wonderful day spending it with family and friends! One last Thanksgiving leftover dish and then bring on Christmas. Even though I love Christmas, I really wish the stores would wait till the week of Thanksgiving before … Read More...

Great Life Lessons from Knitting

Lessons learned from knitters at the Knitter's Review retreat.Because it’s Thanksgiving in America, it makes sense to take a moment to reflect on why knitting is so important in our lives. For me, knitting is part of my career, of course, but I would still love to knit … Read More...

Turkey Cobbler Casserole

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Happy Thanksgiving to those in the US. Here are some additional leftover ideas for your Thanksgiving meal. Safe travels to all and for everyone else, hope you have a great day!

This recipe was originally made with leftover chicken, but … Read More...

Peppermint Candy Christmas Ornaments

Peppermint Candy Christmas Ornaments
I am not a huge fan of hard peppermint candy (or any hard candies) but I am a fan of these adorable Christmas tree ornaments made using hard peppermint candies.

Shae, from Hello Homebody, made these amazing ornaments by arranging … Read More...

8 Handmade Christmas Cards

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The tradition of sending a Christmas card in the mail is slowly becoming a lost art.  With the uprising of technology over the last few years, “snail mail” has lost it’s appeal to a lot of people.  However, if you … Read More...

The NO FAIL Marketing Formula

Martiel Beatty is sharing her best tips and ideas for marketing your handmade business in a free class on The Artcademy. This is a free marketing class for handmade businesses, and artisans to find out how to market their creations. … Read More...

10 Signs You Are a Craft Hoarder

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As the biggest shopping day in the US approaches, you might want to consider whether you’re a craft hoarder or not. Should you really go out and buy even more craft supplies, just because they are on sale? Hmm, well … Read More...

Create Your Own Winter Wonderland

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It snowed in Iowa for the the first time last week, so it’s definitely starting to feel like winter in my neck of the woods! I love this “Winter Wonderland” party idea from Sweet Designs. Amy Atlas has created a … Read More...

Free Christmas Pattern: Pickle Ornament

Pickle Christmas Ornament

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Abby of While She Naps hosts a blog about designing and sewing stuffed animals and running a creative business. Today I am presenting Abby’s “Christmas Pickle Ornament” tutorial so you can create one for your tree. Why a Christmas pickle? … Read More...