DIY Copper Scrubbing Wreath

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Oh Christmas wreath, oh Christmas wreath, how functional thy branches! That’s right folks: a sparkly copper Christmas wreath made with copper scrubbers. Literally, the gift that keeps on giving. You can use the scrubbers long after the season is over. Hang out side, hang it inside, hang it on the garage door. It’s masculine. It’s […]

Craft Lightning: 60 Second Candle Cozy


If I have said it once I have said it a thousand times: Candles are everything. Candles are pantyhose for your home – they make everything look good. I’m not saying they will put away the the dirty socks on your floor, but they will make those socks less noticeable. And probably smell better too! Candles […]

Craft Lightning: God’s Eyes

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To my embarrassment and dismay, God’s Eyes are one of those craft projects that everyone on the planet seems to know, but me. I’m not sure why that is. My summer camp craft skills can roll with the best of them, but for some reason, these never crossed my path. Within the last month, I […]

Christmas Morning Mimosas


My cousin John is something of a mixologist.  Two years ago he shared this recipe for Santa’s Little Helper and it’s been one of my most popular Christmastime posts ever since. Everybody loves a good cocktail! Now I’m back with the fam this week, chillin’ and boozin’ and waiting for John to hurry up and make whiskey […]