Friday, December 31, 2021

Happy New Year!!!

Enjoying an Oklahoma sunset.
We are supposed to have the most beautiful sunsets and sunrises here.


Tonight it turns over to 2022!!
I want to wish all my blog readers a very HAPPY NEW YEAR!
I don't have high expectations for 2022...you know, based on the previous two, but a girl can certainly dream! 
And that is what I am going to do. 

Don't mind my lipstick got smeared by my mask.

Put my cowgirl boots on with my sequin dress and dream.
I hope this year brings more happiness, more time with my family and more love.
My son. My everything.

I think about how fast my son has grown. How many years (19!) my husband and I have been a couple. I appreciate them both. They both put up with my dramatics, silly ideas and shenanigans. 

Ben gives me strength and support like no other. He is always there for me. 
I just want this year to be good.
I hope I find an amazing job. I hope I work more and (finish!) my book. I hope I learn to step back and enjoy the life I have. That's my 2022 wish!


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Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Friday, December 3, 2021

All That Glitters is Snow


It really is! I am posting some Christmas ideas today.


I saw this idea and thought it was so easy to make. (I
can do it without burning anything!!)

This is a cool cone tree to make. You use pasta and styrofoam cones.
I would love to add glitter, personally. Source: Crafty Fun Facebook Group
  
I love, love science! So anything that gets those little brains thinking
and resembles snow is a win-win in my book! Directions HERE.
Help! I am trapped in a snow globe!
Really, this is a great keepsake to make and give!
I got this Facebook ad. And I absolutely think this would
be an easy project to make yourself. Just hot glue a big piece of felt
(you can buy it by the yard in fabric stores) in a cone shape.
Use more felt to make pieces!
I saw these cute construction paper elves
and immediately wanted to make one of my own!

You can make your own luminaries using an empty jar,
battery-operated tea light and stickers/rub ons or by gluing 
on embellishments. Shared by a fellow librarian.

Yarn and sticks make this a free craft project!

Mason jar lid ornaments! Source
Another cool ornament idea? Christmas trees made from clothespins!



And I really wish my town would do Christmas lights like these:



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Thursday, December 2, 2021

Season's Earrings!

Just an update...I found more Christmas earrings! WalMart. So now I am so earring fun challenge ready! Photo of my day one (yesterday) earrings that were made for me by a friend I worked with in the library. I love handmade gifts!




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