Monthly Archives: September 2011

Making Old Things New: Baby Gift Wrap Take Three

I wanted to share a couple more baby gifts I made using old drink containers.  These ones are made from Steaz boxes which only have four bottles in them, so they’re a little smaller.  (I think they look a little like Happy Meals from McDonald’s.)  They actually just might be the perfect size for these […]

If you don’t know about KIVA, you should…

I can’t believe I haven’t talked about Kiva loans before.  This is a great way to love people around the world. {image source} Kiva is a non-profit organization that works with microfinance institutions to provide loans to people who do not have access to traditional bank loans.  These people include May, a 38-year-old single woman […]

Making Old Things New: Bow Tie Onesies

Inside the last baby gift I shared, I included a bow tie onesie made by my sweet cousin-in-law.  It was absolutely adorable.  As I was putting together some more baby gifts, my mom and I decided to try to make bow tie onesies by ourselves.  We used an old dress shirt and a thrifted flannel […]

We Have a Winner…

I loved hearing all of your favorite sandwiches.  It sounds like a lot of you are big avocado fans like me. But what you’re really wondering is who will be able to package their favorite sandwich in this beauty? That would be comment #40, Mauriann, whose favorite sandwich at the moment includes cheese, tomato, & […]

“Clean The World”

image source As I was reading my brother’s old copies of Relevant Magazine, I came across an article about this nonprofit organization Clean the World.  (You can find the article in this issue.)  I was so impressed with the organization, I had to share. Here’s the deal.  Clean the World collects old soaps and shampoos; […]


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