Bits and Pieces—November and December 2015

Bits and Pieces—November and December 2015

November was … trips to the park. preschooler selfies… opening the Real Happy Space Etsy Shop … Thanksgiving festivities and Christmas preparations. 1st snowman of the winter. And on the blog there was: Thanksgiving Underdog Story, Scrap Wood Joy Sign and Free Christmas Printables. December was … my first craft sale. family visits. birthday fun … a […]

Last Minute Christmas Ornaments from Scraps and Sticks

Last Minute Christmas Ornaments from Scraps and Sticks

Are you a sparkly and perfect ornament person, or a crafty and sentimental ornament person? I go back and forth. Some years I favor the traditional shimmering round ornaments, but in the last couple of years I’ve enjoyed displaying some perfectly imperfect ornaments made by my son. Today I wanted to share some crafty Christmas ornaments […]

Rustic Wood Slat Photo Frame and One More Free Christmas Printable

Rustic Wood Slat Photo Frame and One More Free Christmas Printable

At least once a day my son asks if it’s Christmas. His excitement is contagious. If he’s this excited on December 11, I can’t wait to see how excited he will be when I get to say, “Yes! Today IS Christmas.” His excitement began when we put up the Christmas tree the day after Thanksgiving, but […]

Scrap Wood Project: Joy Sign

First a little business: The Give Thanks chalkboard frame Emily and I created is currently en route to our (randomly selected) winner, Suzanne F. Thanks to all of you who entered.   Now on to today’s post. This is not what I originally planned to share this week, but after hitting some frustrating roadblocks with […]

Thanksgiving: An Underdog Story

Thanksgiving: An Underdog Story

We all enjoy Thanksgiving, right? Well, those of us who get along with our families do, anyway. Even if it involves some stress and travel, that’s nothing a slice (or two) of pumpkin pie can’t fix. I know you’ve heard this tune before, but I feel like Thanksgiving never really gets the attention it deserves. For many […]