Our latest holiday craft is another throw back: potato stamps! What you need: potatoes, a sharp knife, paint, a roll of kraft paper. I don't know how to make those four things pretty in a picture. First off, cut the potatoes in half or in thirds (depending on how big you’d like the stamps to be). You … Continue reading Holiday crafting: potato stamp wrapping paper.
As I was scouring Pinterest for fun holiday crafts to do with the peanut, I also found some that were more adult-friendly. One such craft was a very simple wreath idea that didn’t sound too tough (or expensive to pull off). Materials: 20-gauge wire (or any thicker wire that’s still pliable) Green floral wire Branches of … Continue reading Holiday crafting: wreaths and garlands.
I’ve been having fun updating our Activity Advent for the upcoming holiday season. Frankly, we are already in deep. Between the Santa Claus parade, Christmas market, carol-listening, crafting and gift planning, this is beginning to look more like a 2-month-long holiday extravaganza. I'm loving it! There are so many more things we can do this … Continue reading Holiday crafting: ornaments.
The holiday season is officially in full-swing and, remarkably, I actually have my shit together. This is rarely the case for me most years, despite always starting out with all sorts of seemingly achievable goals. As such, I think you’ll agree I’ve earned the right to be a little smug about it. Oh you don’t? … Continue reading Starting new traditions