Great Gift Ideas for MEN

Buying for men can be tricky.  With Father’s Day right around the corner the pressure is on to find that perfect, thoughtful, gift.  Here are the  categories I use.  Over the years I’ve learned that as long as I stay within these categories I’m usually good. ~ Handmade gifts.  When my son was young this […]

How to Make Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

There is something romantic about chocolate-dipped strawberries.  They are a favorite gift to give and receive, especially on Valentine’s Day, and because of this they are usually pretty expensive.  If you’d like to try create a little romance yourself (and enjoy the added bonus of saving some money) try your hand at dipping your own […]

Lemon Sugar Scrub

When you come across a DIY project that is so lovely and easy you just have to give it a try. Here’s what you’ll need: 1 cup granulated sugar (brown or white) or salt 1/2 cup olive oil (or coconut oil) The zest of one lemon 8 drops of essential lemon oil thin lemon slices […]

S’mores in a Jar

Whether to give as a gift or have on hand for those times when making s’mores over an open fire isn’t possible, this S’mores in a Jar recipe is easy & tasty.  I’ve included a print-friendly direction page as well as double-sided labels you can print at the end of this post. What you need: […]

How to Make a Metal Stamped Necklace

As we were preparing for our annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon for my husband’s unit, I was trying to come up with a gift worthy of these amazing women.  What could we give to show them how much we appreciate all they do for the military families they serve?  Since they give from their hearts, I […]