Merry Kissmass to You} Last Minute Christmas Gift Idea

Merry Kissmass to You

A fun last minute Christmas gift idea for your friends. Still scrambling for some last minute gift ideas?  I’ve got you covered today. I wanted to do a little something for my Activity Day girls for Christmas.  I am no longer their leader but I am still t heir friend!  My girls and I love the EOS lip balm so I bought a package of them at Costco.  I needed something that was quick, easy and inexpensive and I found it!  The EOS lip balm is so popular with young girls I [Continue Reading…]

Fresh Egg Gift Idea & Printable


Please welcome Melissa of Bless this Mess to the blog today.  She’s got a fun, easy and non-traditional edible gift to give this holiday season.  I love the idea!  Please be sure to visit Melissa at her blog to enter to win a new Blendtec Blender and and then check out what Mique and Cindy are sharing as part of the Craft and Sew! I’m Melissa and I blog at Bless this Mess. My blog is a happy picture of a simple small town life. I share recipes (healthy garden fresh and plenty of [Continue Reading…]

Cranberry Orange Marmalade

Cranberry Orange Marmalade

 Welcome to Danelle of Let’s Dish Recipes today!  I love orange marmalade and her cranberry orange version looks amazing!  Be sure to visit her blog to enter the Blendetec Giveaway and then check out what Mique and Cindy are sharing as part of the Craft and Sew! Hello everyone! I’m Danelle from Let’s Dish Recipes and I’m so excited to be sharing a delicious edible food gift with you here at Your Home Based Mom as part of this month’s Handmade Holidays series. This Cranberry Orange Marmalade is a perfect holiday gift [Continue Reading…]

Melted Snowman Popcorn


Welcome to my friend Jenny from The NY Melrose Family. We live on opposites side of the country and have never met in person but I adore her and she has been such a great help and encourager to me.  So excited to have  her as part of Bake Craft Sew!  Be sure to visit her blog to enter the Blendetec Giveaway.  Also, be sure to head over to Skip to M y Lou  for lots of sewing and crocheting gift ideas and Thirty Handmade Days will help us with all kinds of amazing holiday crafts.  There [Continue Reading…]

Toffee Blondies in a Jar

Toffee Blondies in a Jar

We are kicking off our Handmade Holiday}Bake Craft Sew series with Tiffany from Pics and Pastries.  Be sure to visit her blog to enter the Blendetec Giveaway and then check out what Mique and Cindy are sharing as part of the Craft and Sew! Hey everyone! My name is Tiffany and I blog at I love being in the kitchen preparing food for my family and friends. Leigh Anne’s blog has been one of my favorite blogs for  a very, very long time and I was excited  when she asked if [Continue Reading…]

Tea Cup Succulent


Today I am excited to be a part of my friend Kristen Duke’s week long birthday celebration!  Happy Birthday Kristen!! I am featuring a fun girlfriend birthday gift idea along with 101+ other bloggers.  It is all a apart of Kristen’s birthday week and today is 101+Birthday Gift Ideas for your Friends!  How fun is that. Along with all the other 101+bloggers I am sharing a fun, inexpensive birthday gift idea that would be perfect for all your girlfriends.  So many fun ideas. Each year I usually come up with [Continue Reading…]

Teacher Appreciation Printable Note and Giveaway!

Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea

Today I am over at Skip to My Lou as part of Cindy’s very fun Teacher Appreciation Gift Series.   We all know that A is for Apple but it is also for Awesome and I’ve got a cute printable gift tag for you to let your children’s teachers know how awesome they are!   As part of this fun series I also have a giveaway here for you on the blog today.   For the caramel apple tag head on over to Skip to My Lou As part of [Continue Reading…]

DIY Valentine’s Sharpie Mugs

DIY SHarpie Mugs

It’s the 10th of January and I am so excited to have our group of talented bloggers back for another blog hop! This month the theme is HEARTS and I just know you are going to love (no pun intended!) these projects that are sure to get your creativity flowing for Valentine’s Day… which is just around the corner! I’d love for you to pin our collage below, check out my DIY Sharpie Mug Project  and then go see all the other fabulous projects by some of my friends! 1. Landeelu [Continue Reading…]