It’s time for spooky and
scary… and chocolatey and sweet. Over
the next few weeks we have several Halloween themed posts planned for you. Today we are kicking off the festivities with
this cute little sleeve for your fun sized candy bars. It’s super easy. We’ve done all the hard parts for you. All you need to do is print, cut, and glue.
This tombstone candy bar
wrapper is perfect for kids’ school parties or Halloween party at home. Or poke a candy bar and lollipop in it and
pass them around the office. If you’re
swinging by my desk, I like PayDay.
savour... spooky sweets
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As a boy, I spent the entire summer outdoors. My days were filled with baseball, walking to the lake, riding bikes, and kool-aid stands. Summer meant taking advantage of three months of the longest days of the year. We packed every single day with fun… right up until the street lights came on which indicated it was time to be home.
Even when I was required to stay close to home, there was plenty of fun to be had. All that was really necessary was some chalk and a ball for four square. Of course, some of the kids would draw or make hearts around the name of their latest crush. The crushes never lasted long, but neither did the chalk. One quick summer rain would erase any evidence.
savour... sunny days
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Hopefully you’ve been enjoying some wonderful spring weather where you are. Spring has arrived in full force in Dallas and we are enjoying some lovely afternoons. Easter is right around the corner and everything is in bloom. It is truly an awakening. Birds are chirping and bees buzzing.
We have prepared a couple of Easter inspired tips for you today to add to the festive spirit. Our bunny mask straw covers are perfect for the kids’ table at an Easter brunch or just in your kids glass of juice on Easter morning.
savour… hippity hoppity
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Happy New Year or 新年快乐 . The celebration of the Chinese New Year has begun. There are many interesting customs surrounding this special time in the Chinese calendar. Even if you don’t adopt all of the ideas, you may find some fun new traditions for your family and gain an understanding of another culture along the way. Be sure to check out our earlier post for more information about the Chinese New Year.
One of the customs that we have adopted (much to our children's delight) is the red envelope. This envelope is filled with a bit of cash and the hope of prosperity and luck.
To aid in your celebrating efforts we have created a red envelope printable for you to use. Simply print this on some red paper or cardstock, embellish just a bit with gold marker. Then you just need to glue where indicated and you are all set.
savour... year of the dragon
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Our holiday adventure inspired our craft this week. This simple holiday wreath adds to the season and drives home a message of peace. It will be perfect for your front door or given as a gift of peace to a friend or neighbor.
Making living wreaths is far easier than you might have imagined. Craft stores sell plenty of materials, but you will find what you need for our wreath at your local thrift store… or maybe in your garage or attic. We are using a lampshade frame as the base for our peace wreath.
savour… joy and peace
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Our holiday adventure this week is taking us over the river and through the woods complete with hiking, some light caroling, and bird watching. In these parts there are lots of cardinals, but no shortage of other tiny feathered friends.
Before we headed out we took about half an hour to put together a little holiday gift for our woodland pals. This is such a great opportunity for you to connect with nature. Take in all of your surroundings and capture some photos you wouldn’t ordinarily get. Bring along a field guide to identify some of the birds you see. These biscuit bird feeders are simple to make, offer some food to hungry creatures, and whatever is left is completely biodegradable.
savour… friends, bird and furred
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