Holidays and Occasions

Handmade gifts and holidays go together like hot cocoa and cookies. Celebrate your most special occasions with handmade gifts. Our holiday crafting ideas and DIY projects will inspire everyone!


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Last week we picked a few really big Halloween pumpkins at a local farm just outside the city.
Usually, I like doing my own designs for carved pumpkins. But this time I decided to do some research to find inspiration and to do something different.

There is a ton of websites on the web offering great tips and free patterns from spooky to elegant to funny, so you could get your Halloween pumpkins ready in no... Read more
In this post , I'm reproducing the best pumpkin carving technique by craft guru Martha Stewart.

Pumpkins (above) carved using various techniques as seen on Martha Stewart's site

I really like the idea of doing fall leaves on pumpkins. It's seasonal and a fun alternative to a spooky face and definitely gives a fresh look on pumpkins carving.

For the leaf shapes, the project recommends that... Read more
Autumn is upon us, and that means it's almost time for Halloween! Although Halloween is typically thought of as a "kids' holiday," sometimes it's the adults that get most excited about it. Picking a Halloween costume is the most important part, and it's easy to stand out in a crowd when you DIY your costume! Anyone can pick up a generic costume-in-a-bag at the local big box... Read more
Halloween is fun. But it's not a fun to spend the generous amount of money for the Halloween preparations. Here are some money-saving Halloween party ideas for décor, costumes , and refreshments, guaranteed to make your Halloween party spooktacular! Nights are growing longer; days are getting cooler; cinnamon brooms spice up the aisles next to pumpkins and squash at the local market; and, most... Read more
I love apple picking every fall. It became a fall tradition in our family to drive an hour or two outside the city to pick up our own apples and pumpkins to celebrate the Harvest season.

Farms and orchards are full of engaging fall activities for everyone

Kids were having fun tasting apples and playing in the hay. Some of the farms even have a zoo! You can also buy fresh produce at the store, along... Read more
The fall season is beautifully here and with Halloween just around the corner, I thought I'd share this wonderful craft project idea to make a mosaic pumpkin.

I came across this project on All Free Crafts and I really like it because it's fun and festive for Halloween but also great for many other occasions. The pumpkin shape is made of foam and covered in tiles; of course you can create your own... Read more
The Halloween season is quickly approaching, and there’s no better time to decorate your home. Check out some of these ideas to get you started with a simply “ spook-tacular ” Halloween home decor. Halloween colors Traditional Halloween colors of orange and black are still great for home decorating. However, if you want to try a new color combination this season, other options... Read more
I wasn't a big fan of Halloween until I had my son Lucas. Dressing up babies and kids for Halloween is really a lot of fun! I can't make clothing, so I usually start looking for costumes online and then make a few trips to places, like the Party City or the Winners.

Here is me and Lucas in 2014 when he was still a baby. He is dressed as a cute puppy.

And here is Lucas with his grandma who is also not a... Read more
Christmas gift suggestions: to your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.” ~ Oren Arnold As Christmas approaches this year, and I think especially this year, my thoughts turn to family. Spending time with people close to us, be they related or not is the way to keep our spirits... Read more
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