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Peg Doll Nativity @MindyJPeltier

Peg Doll Nativity Set is Touchable for Toddlers

Every home with dimpled toddler fingers needs a touchable nativity set. There should be one baby Jesus they can hold and kiss and not worry about breaking. I created this Peg Doll nativity scene with my grandkids in mind. It will be fairly easy for them to make and will endure years of playing and displaying. This is the third […]

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Cinnamon Dough Ornaments @MindyJPeltier

A Sweet-Smelling Christmas Gift with Eternal Impact

Holiday memories are immortalized by all of our senses. The sense of smell, in particular, takes us immediately back to a time, a place, or a person. Have you every caught a whiff of something and it instantaneously caused you to smile or weep? One of our family’s favorite holiday scents is cinnamon. Cinnamon pinecones rest in an […]

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Baby Jesus in a Nutshell Craft Kit and bible Truths

Give Baby Jesus in a Nutshell

This Christmas  give the gift of baby Jesus in two ways. The first way is by giving Baby Jesus in a Nutshell craft kits. Not everybody has the inspiration or supplies  to craft, but might love to do a few projects. Sound like any Moms of young kids you know? This is the first of a series of craft kits I’m making for my daughter, Jana, […]

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Less is More for Bachelors, More is More for Mommas

My son comes home from college almost every day with a new revelation. I remember those days. You’re filled with the newness of it all and have to constantly discern what’s pure malarky and what’s useful. It makes for interesting dinner conversations. My son showed me the video below.  Click on the pic to bring you […]

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That About Wraps It Up!

For 26 years of marriage I’ve sent presents to my family through the mail. As long as I remember to do this ahead of time, the US Postal System has never let me down. They haven’t lost a package, delivered it to the wrong address or run it over. The only snaffoo we had was […]

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Pirouette Cookie Tin

Do Ya’ Need A Cuppa’ Coffee?

Spray paint is vogue. Tables, dishes, dressers, chairs, windows, tree branches~ everything is fair game for DIY’ers with itchy trigger fingers. Sometimes, I worry about their kids, especially if they stand still while watching their color-their-world parent with aerosol can in hand. They could end up Smurf blue or Minion yellow. But, I just want ya’ll […]

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