Thumbprint Snowman Wood Chip Ornament

Capturing the ages and interests of my kids with ornaments, whether it’s a picture, a footprint, a ribbon showing how tall they were that year, or this year—thumbprints—brings me so much joy. Every year, I open the box of ornaments and am always amazed to see all of the personalized ornaments and how they’ve changed […]

Autism Awareness Puzzle Piece Ornament

It wasn’t a difficult ornament to make, it doesn’t stand out as overly clever or original, but this puzzle piece ornament is meaningful. And meaningful ornaments are my favorite thing about our Christmas tree. Both boys were diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in 2018. While both have made significant progress from the dates of their […]

Indoor-Outdoor Halloween Garland

Did you catch Thursday Night LIVE? The craft was super simple and adorable but the best part for me was the topic–The Greatest Generation. My grandparents had been on my heart a lot lately, especially this year. When so many things were uncertain and scary, I found myself wanting to talk to them and listen […]

{DIY} Navy Charger Plate Fall Decor

Navy blue is popping up everywhere as one of 2020’s trendiest decor colors. While I love decorating with jewel tones, especially rich teals, I can’t help but appreciate how bold and clean navy blue looks against traditional orange. Navy blue is popping up in stores like Kirkland’s, Home Goods, Ballard Designs and even Dollar General […]