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Homemade Mother’s Day Gift – Colored Tote

I love to give and receive homemade gifts. I can’t think of anyone who wouldn’t rather receive a present that Grace made over a new trinket or book or blouse. Not even my dad, who would like to pretend otherwise. Grace and I are in the middle of making some awesome Mother’s Day presents for the most important women in Grace’s life. Martha Stewart’s website has 50 different suggestions for Mother’s Day crafts, and many of them are quick and easy. I found this project on that site. Homemade Mother’s Day Gift – Colored Totes I bought some cloth tote … Read more

Ultimate Blog Party 2010

Welcome to Feels Like Home! I’m Tara. It’s great to meet you! I write this blog because I believe that life shouldn’t be so hard. I believe that we choose our attitudes, and that attitude colors everything we do. You can read more about that, about me, and about this blog in the About Me section. Life shouldn’t be so hard. To help you make your life a little easier, I feature a variety of posts each week: Food and cooking tips Craft ideas My own parenting (mis)adventures Hopefully, you’ll find something useful around here. I hope that it really … Read more


I have a cousin I don’t see very often.

She’s a few years older than I am, and we grew up miles and miles apart. We’ve never been all that close.

It’s a real shame because every time we sit down and visit, I think she should be my new best friend.