Christmas Tags {Washi Tape}

I started putting up one of my #christmas trees today. It is a feather tree that goes in the sitting room. I really like the country feel that it has. This is the first Christmas in many years that I did not have to rush to get the decorations up due to the demands of teaching first grade. I am excited to take my time and enjoy the process....more

Gifting: Create Your Own Printed Canvas Tags

Silhouette America sent me some awesome goodies (remember?) a while back, and I'm still over the moon with these lovely supplies. Today, I'll continue and share my obsession with one of these treats: Printable Cotton Canvas. Printable. Cotton. Canvas. Happiness. The fact that you can print on fabric then send your designs to be Print and Cut makes me a bit giddy. The canvas has an adhesive backing which saves you from gluing. My other canvas projects can be found here and here. Let's add to that list. How about some printed canvas tags?...more

Gingerbread Tag Cookies

One of my favorite parts of wedding planning so far has been everything revolving around stationery. I think a nice quality card or invitation, regardless of the words inside, sends such a great message. Everything about it plays a part—the colors, the textures, the font. I also love decorating my gifts with care around the holidays, so I thought I’d apply my rediscovered love for stationery to a holiday baked good. If only I had the time and patience to make all of my wedding stationery edible! ...more
@shugarysweets Tasty AND crafty! :-)more

Retroactive SEO Tags

 HIGH FIVE. Gotta, gotta get up to get down (yeah, I’m bringing back Borat and Coolio for this celebratory jam, friends)....more

Solomon Burke Legendary King of Soul Dies at 70

The music world lost a legend on Sunday. Soul music legend Solomon Burke passed away early Sunday morning at the age of 70....more

Bill Gates Pioneers Initiatives to Improve Higher Education

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has partnered with the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and four nonprofit education organizations to create technological initiatives within higher education.

Unique Ideas for Personalizing Jewelry

BayaYou may own a piece of jewelry with only your name, initials or medical information engraved on it. There are other unique things that you can engrave when giving someone a very special piece of jewelery. When giving such a gift to someone, it shows that a great deal of thought went into it.When a couple gets married, many have the date of their marriage engraved on the inside of their wedding bands....more

Anniversary Party Favors

Since I'm OCD, and also love over-planning events, I decided to make favors for the RTBF's parents' surprise dinner-- in red, black, and white, to coordinate with the invites (quick tutorial on those to follow soon!) .  It was actually easier than I expected, and I think the splash of red will add a nice accent to the table! My idea started off as simple thank-you tags for the favor boxes...  but as you'll see, morphed into a different project. ...more

Is tagless clothing causing chemical burns and skin rashes in children?

Does your baby or toddler suffer from red patches on the back of her neck?  Does your baby or toddler wear tagless clothing, such as Carter's onesies?  Are you stumped as to the cause? ...more
not just babies! I got burned by a batch of panties from JC Pennys, I am making my own now.more