Duct Tape & Tin Foil: A Christmas Tradition

It sat there--the final gift under the Christmas tree.  A huge box wrapped in shiny green paper that came up to my hip and much to my excitement had my name on it.  As I reached down to pick it up I was stunned at the heaviness of it. Reading the tag I saw that it was a gift from my grandmother. I remember looking over to her and seeing her smirk. She looked pretty proud of herself. Getting excited I plopped right down on the floor and got ready to open it....more
@Semi True Jen  I miss her every day ! She was so spectacular and I am so grateful to have had ...more

Countdown to Christmas 58 Days and Counting

Countdown to Christmas 58 Days and CountingWrapping Paper Gift Supplies: Something you must try to cut cost on this holiday no time like the present to begin stocking up supplies for those homemade gift-wraps. Things to save to create great gift wrapping paper later: kid’s paintings and drawings, magazine pages, Sunday comics or special photos and of course that old favorite brown paper bag. You may also be able to find butcher paper in the art supply section of your favorite store on sale now that school supplies are still on sale....more