Monthly Archive: December, 2012

We Are Loved / Heart Shaped Thread

Over the past couple of weeks, we (Cousin Kris and I) have been making Frankenmittens™: old sweaters brought back to life. When pulling the cashmere mittens out of the sewing machine the threads… Continue reading

Emily Fite in Beckons

I bought my first beckons clothes many years ago at the YJ conference in Estes Park. I’ve been buying and wearing ever since!  Love it!     – Emily Fite Thank you for sharing this… Continue reading

Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

This is an old family favorite from the kitchen of Leila Boddicker. I believe the original recipe probably came straight from Hershey. Nothing says, “Happy Holidays,” quite like a warm cookie with milk.… Continue reading

DIY Ideas – Advent Calendar

Children receive an unprecedented amount of gifts for Christmas these days. Why would a non-materialistic mom want to add 24 extra gifts to the madness with a treasure-filled advent calendar? The initial calendar… Continue reading

Permission to Receive

For those of us that are constantly giving of ourselves, it is difficult for us to receive because we call that “taking.” We have grown up with the adage, “It is better to… Continue reading