Category Archives: DIY

Thanksgiving Party Decorations & It’s Okay To Admit You Read My Blog

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Thanksgiving Party Decorations This post is really about Thanksgiving party decorations.  But first, let’s get something out of the way. It’s okay to tell  me you read my blog.  Really!  It’s okay! I’m saying this because I kind of chuckle whenever someone “confesses” to me that they read here.  They kind of lean in and whisper to me, as if… Read more »

Give a Gift that Keeps on Giving

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Greeting Card Subscription Box Great Gift Idea Subscription boxes make great gifts!  A greeting card subscription box is even better!  It’s a gift that keeps on giving.  Not only can you order a one-time box of greeting cards from, but you can also order a quarterly subscription.  The quarterly subscription includes ten cards (two each of five different designs) and… Read more »

DIY Thanksgiving Place Cards: Story & Tutorial

DIY Thanksgiving Place Cards Every year for Thanksgiving we have the pleasure of gathering at my Aunt Gaye and Uncle Joe’s home.  She sets a lovely table and makes food that is even lovelier.  Before the evening is over, we draw names for our Christmas Eve gift exchange.  I’m usually in charge of writing the names down and making sure… Read more »

A Thanksgiving Family Reunion

Thanksgiving Family Reunion (above photos by Don Macavoy) Location Two years ago my entire family gathered in NJ for a Thanksgiving family reunion.  There were between 45 to 50 people expected to attend, so we ended up hosting the event at the town’s fire hall.  The creative person inside me was operating in panic-attack mode all summer as I wrestled with… Read more »