Category Archives: gifts

picture puzzle blocks

Last year I made these puzzle blocks to use as stocking stuffers for my granddaughter. They turned out well, though I learned a few things. Like, don’t use a picture that will cut someone’s face into four pieces. And choose six pictures with very different coloring around the outside edges, if you can. It will […]

got a coffee grinder

One of my Christmas gifts from DS and DDIL was a bag of wonderful smelling coffee beans titled “Holiday Magic.” I was eager to try them. A quick trip to Amazon and I had myself a grinder. Love it! I used my favorite Christmas mug to sample the freshly ground and brewed cup. Wonderful! Freshly […]

gift wrap center

Did you know? Christmas is coming. 🙂 I am already buying gifts and want to be ready when it’s time to wrap them. It’s time to take stock of my gift wrap center and make a list of items I need. Tape? Scissors? Ribbon?…etc., etc., etc. If you don’t have a gift wrap center, consider […]

106 days till Christmas :-D

The packages of Christmas gifts are beginning to roll in. Love, love, love! Makes the shopping so easy! Two gifts for DD and a gift for DgrandD Lauren… I talked to Santa last night. He said I might get a new camera and a macro lens for Christmas! ~~Rhonda 🙂

gift bags

I like to reuse Christmas cards for lots of things. They make great gift tags, can be cut into Christmas postcards, and make beautiful little gift boxes…not to mention the pretty ornaments that can be made from them. We’ll look into these uses in later posts. Today I want to show you how easily an […]