We moved 3/4 of the way across the country this summer. The girls had a short summer with school ending at the end of June. They were at camp the last week of June/first week of July. Their grandmother that was visiting us in June ended up in the hospital 2 days after her arrival and was there for 25 days. When she was released we had her for a few days and she flew back home. Two days after she left they started packing our belongings and the truck was loaded few days later.
This is my first quilt project in our new home. The top is 90" x 110"
I'm glad I finally got around to making it. I bought the fabric over 2 years ago.
I found this gem of an idea on Pinterest and thought it would be a perfect little thank you for all of the teachers and leaders that work with the kids in Primary at church. I included Scout leaders and Activity Day Leaders, which meant that I needed 36. I set out on a hunt for these cute, little 4 oz. jars. A couple of months ago I saw a lot of them but now it was hard to find it. After several unsuccessful trips, I ended up going 30 minutes away to another store that showed they had enough cases in stock. Super easy to make and well received.
For 8 jars, you will need:
1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
10 pkgs. (2 oz. ea.) caramel dipping sauce
2 Skor bars or a bag of Heath toffee bits
8 (1/2C or 4 oz.) Mason or Ball jars
Mix the cream cheese with 2 of the dips. Divide it between the 8 jars. Clean the rim after it you smoosh it down and smooth it. Spread 1 pkg. of the caramel dip on the cream cheese layer in each jar. Top with crushed S…
I hear this is popular to do again. I was trying to think when it was that it was "in" and I'm guessing it was 6 years ago. Like fashion, techniques come full circle with slight changes. The change this round is using the white pen to add dots. Super easy to do with a different look that pops. Stamps: Kind and Caring ThoughtsCS: Lovely Lilac, Orchid Opulence, Black, WW Ink: Craft WhiteMisc,.: Delphinium grosgrain (discontinued), white gel pen, eyelet border punch, Dimensionals
You aren't going to believe, it, but my Christmas card I made for this swap won a prize. Thanks to Hunter who liked it, I ended up getting a package of Snow Festival Designer Printed Tags. I realize I should use them for cards or packages, but I'm thinking I want to use them as little notes throughout the month thanking people for what they've done/do. Over the past year, I notice I have gotten better about recognizing things but I don't always take that time to acknowledge. I'll carry these with me and I'll always have something to write on and I can pass it to them as I go about my day but still be able to say "Well done!", "Congratulations", "Thanks", etc.
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