How to Create a Sketch from a Photo

Are you looking for a creative gift idea?  One you can make yourself; one that is easy, fast, and says.. “I care enough to create this just for you!”…. How about a coloring book, created from your own photographs?  Coloring is still very popular. Whether you want to...

Christmas Memories, the Good and the Not-So-Good

As Christmas fast approaches, and the holiday decorations come out of their boxes, do you find yourself reminiscing about your holiday traditions or past experiences? When I decorate the house or hang a particular ornament on the tree or get out my Christmas dishes, I...

Christmas Tree Ornaments and Decorations

How or when do you decide to buy or acquire new Christmas tree ornaments or decorations? Do you intentionally go shopping for them? Do you just buy them if you happen to see something that catches your eye? Do you make them yourself? Do you only use ornaments that...

Holiday Memories

This Thanksgiving we were so excited to have our daughter and her family, our son and his family, and my father- and mother-in-law with us for Thanksgiving. Because we all live in such different areas of the state, it’s been several years since we were ALL...