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Bolster Pillow?

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Bolster Pillow….is a thick pillow placed under other pillows for support. That may be the generally accepted definition, but to me, it means Mama’s Bolster Pillow that she kept on her bed behind the regular pillows. It was a long pillow, but it was removed before anyone slept on the bed. We never used it […]

ET – This Takes me Back

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Matt, our 7 year old grandson, is out of school officially and today he’s spending the day with us. This child loves to ramble in boxes, closets……you know the drill. He found an old copy of the the movie E.T. I wasn’t sure if it would even still play or not, but we loaded into […]

The Egg Hunt

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Yesterday I had the opportunity to help with Matt’s first grade class Easter Egg hunt. Another one of the pleasures of retirement, to be able to go to the school and help out with activities. The plan had been for the first graders to go to the park for their egg hunt, but the weather […]

The Entrepreneurial Spirit

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Today was a busy day in the shop and Matt (our 5 year grandson) gets picked up at school by his Mom and comes back to the shop until we all finish out the day. He comes in the door looking for a snack, proudly showing off his papers and wanting to know if UPS […]

The Masked Helper

Friday, July 19th, 2013

Today we had a “Masked Helper” in the shop…..part Batman …part Superman……note the supersized candy cane strapped to his waist…..ooops…..sorry…….tool belt….

Western Keepsake Wreath Tutorial Using Deco Paper Mesh and Work Wreath

Friday, May 17th, 2013

We all have items that we want to keep and this little pair of cowboy boots was one of those things. What better way than to secure them to a wreath with a western look to go on the wall in a little cowboy’s room))) Since this wreath was going on an interior wall, we […]

Spring Poem by Maggie

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

The Candy Cottage – Memories Made Sweet!

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Looking for a fun project to do with the family? Well look no further……The Candy Cottage is the perfect way to spend an afternoon or evening with the kids creating your own family masterpiece…..”memories made sweet.” Gingerbread Cottage The Candy Cottage is shipped to you in a box and does require assembly, but snaps together […]

Be the Most Brilliant Color in the Box Wreath – Tutorial

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

This new Children’s Print from RAZ just arrived yesterday and just as soon as I saw it, I thought of a wreath that could be created using the print. The print is about 13″ x 13″ and looks like a used chalkboard. The writing is “Be the most brilliant color in the box.” The print […]

Candy Cottage Reusable Gingerbread House Just Arrived!

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Just arrived! The new Candy Cottage reusable Gingerbread House! We’re so excited to have this new product in our inventory. My grandchildren are pretty excited about it too))) Looks like we’ll be putting together a Valentine Sugar Shack this weekend))) There is another Blog post that tells you more about the Candy Cottage and what […]


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