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45+ Amazing DIY Christmas Gifts That People Actually Want

The best awesome DIY homemade Christmas gift ideas for friends and family - Great ideas for ladies and men. Mostly cheap and inexpensive presents. Perfect for mom and other women, teachers, neighbors, and coworkers. Simple, easy, and creative suggestions for gifts on a budget. Unique ideas to make and sell.

  In case you hadn’t noticed, Christmas is my favorite holiday. I LOVE spending money searching for just the right gift for everyone on my list, and I LOVE Christmas decorations, and I LOVE Christmas music. My mom loved Christmas, too, and instilled in me early on its importance to our family culture. Christmas was always a really big deal to her, and it is subsequently a really big deal to me. And of course, Christmas is a HUGE deal to children, so my kids are on board. My husband, not so much. Actually, if he knew what I spent … Read more

40+ Easy Handmade DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

Crafty DIY sentimental and thoughtful Mother's Day gift ideas from daughter or adults or teens or tweens or kids for mom or grandma - Many unique and traditional ideas for homemade and handmade and often cheap, inexpensive, and frugal things to make. Includes jewelry and mason jar gifts. Cute, creative, simple, and easy. Many with pictures, photos, and flowers.

  Since my own mother passed away in 2013, Mother’s Day has lost a lot of its luster. It just isn’t the same. But the fact remains that there are other mothers in my life – my mother’s mother and my mother-in-law – who deserve recognition on this special day. And then there are my own kids who love to pamper me and give me homemade gifts on Mother’s Day. Even though it doesn’t feel like a great day to me, it is still important to many others.  So we celebrate. Whatever your particular challenges, I bet you do something for … Read more

How to Make No Sew DIY Lavender Sachets

How to make no sew DIY lavender sachets - This quick, simple, and easy tutorial is a modern take on an old idea. There are many uses for beautiful smelling lavander bags, everything from drawers to closets to in the dryer. Could be made of scraps of lace, felt, or fabric. Easy to assemble and beautiful.

Partway through this school year, I became the leader for my older daughter’s Girl Scout troop. One of the badges they wanted to complete was the flowers badge, and one of the requirements of the badge was to use flowers in a helpful way. I was torn between making sachets from dried rose petals and dried lavender, but I settled on lavender because it was cheaper. (Good reason, right?)  Making these lavender sachets is so simple and easy that it took the 10- and 11-year-old Girl Scouts about five minutes each to make 3 sets. If you aren’t a child … Read more

40+ Best Valentines Gift Ideas for Your Wife

These simple and easy Valentines Day gifts for her are perfect for a girlfriend or wife. Women love these interesting and unique gifts! Covers everything from creative to funny, sexy and naughty.

Friend, do you have trouble knowing what to ask for on holidays? I certainly do. For a change, I did know what I wanted for Christmas. I wanted a replica of the Joe Paterno statue that stood on the Penn State campus for many years. I sent Joe the link to the statue and told him that I would like to get it for Christmas. And then, a couple of weeks later, I realized that we would be on our big Disney cruise just two weeks before Christmas and I was hoping to get some new charms for my Pandora … Read more