Gift Ideas for Dogs

toys for dogs for Christmas

Our dogs Reeses & Peanut mean everything to us. So, I thought I’d share gift ideas for dogs! They are twin brother and sister mini Dachshunds and keep us on our toes. Besides being well behaved they make us laugh out loud every single day. They are inseparable and love each other so much. In […]

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DIY Christmas Signs

DIY Christmas signs

So today I’m sharing ideas for DIY Christmas signs to use outdoors and inside that are perfect for this time of year. First I thought about what to use for this wooden Christmas sign. My first thought was to use scrap wood. However, I remembered having an old cutting board that will make a cool […]

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DIY Christmas Star Tree Toppers

DIY Christmas star tree toppers

So are you ready to see how to make DIY Christmas star tree toppers? I made different size Christmas tree toppers because I plan to use these on three of our trees. I know three Christmas trees. Two are main trees and the other is for one of several small trees I use in different […]

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Easy Star Anise Wreath

Star Anise Wreaths

Before I share these easy star anise wreaths let’s talk about what star Anise is, what do you think? What is Star Anise? Star Anise is a Spice? Star Anise is beautiful and has spicy middle notes of cinnamon. Have you ever wondered how to use star anise? I never gave it much thought however […]

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DIY Antique Mirror Tutorial

Finished DIY antique mirror featured image

Today I’m sharing a great mirror DIY that can be done in time for the holiday season, and it is a pretty accent to any home. Now don’t think I’m just saying this can be finished in time. Because if you have a mirror in your home or can find one inexpensively at a thrift […]

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5 Amazon Must Haves To Buy Now For Christmas

Easy Pinecone Wreath

Before I get into my topic today I want to let you know what’s been going on this week. I’m truly sorry for not posting but you are my Cloches & Lavender family and I’m sure you will understand. Especially if you are a pet lover. It’s been a tough 2 months in puppy land […]

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