‘Tis the Season: St. Lucia’s Day

When I was young (I think about 1st or 2nd grade), I was obsessed with the American Girl books.  I remember reading one of the books about Kirsten, in which her family celebrated St. Lucia's Day, a Swedish holiday on December 13th.  Although we aren't Swedish, we decided to incorporate holiday into our Christmas holiday … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season: St. Lucia’s Day

‘Tis the Season: Hand-Lettered Christmas Cards

For the past several years I have wanted to make Christmas cards for my loved ones, but I just never seem to be able to actually get around to making them.  For the past several years I have also been slightly obsessed with hand-lettering.  I have never been big on doodling, but when I do … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season: Hand-Lettered Christmas Cards

Some More Handmade Christmas Ideas

As promised, I will share some additional handmade Christmas present ideas.  We did a combined Thanksgiving and Christmas celebration with my mom's side of the family, so I will also share what I gave to my two cousins and grandparents. I'll start with the presents I gave to those 4 this year: 1. I made … Continue reading Some More Handmade Christmas Ideas

Handmade Christmas Presents

The past couple of years, I have (attempted, at least) to make homemade Christmas presents for my friends and family members.  I have found that there is a lack of ideas on the internet and even on blogs, so I have been compiling a general list of things that people might like.  Last year, I … Continue reading Handmade Christmas Presents