How to Build Your Own Lego Table.

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Got a Lego-maniac at your house? Instead of buying another set of bricks, build a Lego table to make building even more fun. This tutorial designed by Anne from Modern Mrs. Darcy shows you how. This post was originally published on December 20, 2012. Recently, FishPapa crafted one for our youngest Lego fan, and so […]

Microwaveable Heat Packs: DIY on a Dime

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Sew microwaveable heat packs from colorful fabric for cute and cozy gifts. This project is a super simple way to give affordable presents. As you may know, we’re total wimps here in Southern California. Some of you are weathering extremely cold temps where you live and I’m wearing fingerless gloves as I type. I am […]

Saving Money on LEGO

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Lego do not come cheap these days. As your Lego maniacs curate their Christmas wishlists, consider these tips for saving money on the Lego bricks. I kept the enemy at bay for a long time. I was no stranger to stepping on sharp little pointy plastic pieces in the middle of the night; I had […]

How to Give a Kindle Book Gift (& Why It’s Awesome to Do So)

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Wondering how to give a Kindle Book gift? Or even why you should do so? The kindle is an amazing bit of technology! And its ebooks makes great gifts. I am a huge book lover. I’ve always loved books, particularly those that I can spend all day — or all night — reading  without interruptions. […]

How to Make a Lego Money Holder

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Create a fun Lego money holder for gifting cash for birthdays, graduation, and Christmas. It is amazingly simple.   Once kids get to a certain age, they tend to want big ticket items that may not be in the ballpark of the budgets kept by grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends, or even parents. While some may […]

Ceramic Ornaments that Kids Can Decorate

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Celebrate holiday memories with these fun ceramic ornaments that kids can decorate. Overtime, you’ll have such a fun collection! Over the past four holiday seasons, my kids and I have spent some time decorating ceramic ornaments to hang on the tree. It’s a fun, easy craft that most of the kids look forward to. The […]

Fruit of the Spirit Christmas Ornaments

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Create these fun and whimsical homespun Christmas ornaments for the tree. They’re a great reminder of the fruits of the Spirit.   Please note: I am not a crafter. I am not a seamstress. I am most definitely not an artist. Rarely do the visions in my head actually turn out the way I, well, […]

Fun Gifts to Make Yourself

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As the holiday season approaches, now is a great time to start thinking about making homemade gifts. Check out this collection of fun gifts to make yourself. While you may not want to be thinking about Christmas just yet, it really is only a couple months away. Now is a great time to start budgeting, […]