Joy Everlasting
  • Crafting,  Recipe

    Gingerbread Houses

    When I was little, Grandma always had an activity planned for the whole family after Thanksgiving Dinner. We ate at noon so this left A LOT of time for games and activities. Last year, I told you about the gumdrop trees that she would have ready for us to create as soon as we were done eating. This year, I am going to teach you about how to make her gingerbread houses technically however… they are graham cracker houses. Our family uses grahams for 2…

  • Crafting

    Giving Thanks – A Very Thankful Tree

    Every November, my friends flood Facebook with all of the things they are thankful for. It is really neat to see that people are taking time to focus on these things this time of year. So I was brain storming ways that my family and I could write out what we are thankful for and creatively display them through out the entire holiday season. So using a few things you most likely already have laying around your house I’m going to teach you how to…

  • Crafting,  For the Love of Paper

    Craft Fairs and an Ornament Swap

    This fall I have been SUPER BUSY getting the house ready for the baby and making crafts for craft fairs 🙂 I had my first craft fair of the season 2 weeks ago and it went WONDERFULLY! I was so impressed with the turn out and although I was hoping sell out, I didn’t. And that is a BONUS for you! Because I still have inventory left this season, I will be attending ONE MORE FAIR! This Thursday in Rockwell City at the Community Center on…

  • Crafting

    Making your Holidays Hassle Free

    Happy November friends! This weekend on the Internet I saw cute little pictures that “When the clock strikes midnight, Halloween will end. Then BAM, Christmas carols everywhere!” I saw this and I giggled, I use to be one of those people who refused to talk about Christmas until at least the week of Thanksgiving but now I realize that there are a few things that MUST be thought through well before December 1st. Not because its fun to start Christmas early – because it kind…