Readying for 2017: Tab’s Take

Readying for 2017: Tab’s Take

Here we are, staring down the end of 2016. I don’t know about you, but I am eager, ready, desperate to say goodbye to what I think has been a contentious, tumultuous year! New years always bring new hope, ideas, and shifts in perspective. It’s an exciting...
Presence Not Presents

Presence Not Presents

I read an article about a woman who stockpiled the trendy toy of the year in hopes of making a lot of money and I’ve listened to a friend tell of how she camped out in the cold and rain to get the same toy. It reminds of me of the year Cabbage Patch dolls played...
Top Ten Crumbs: Last-Minute DIY Gifts

Top Ten Crumbs: Last-Minute DIY Gifts

Christmas is JUST around the corner … yes, yes, I know. I’ll wait until you clean up the coffee you may have sprayed in shock. Oh, wait, that was just me? 16 days. But, never fear! With a quick trip to the craft store and this Pinterest Round-Up of ideas,...
DIY Frugal Wrapping

DIY Frugal Wrapping

I hate spending hard earned money on Christmas wrapping paper. Period. It’s bad enough that it’s expensive but it’s cheap. So cheap the corners of the boxes poke through and the slightest bump during delivery tears a huge hole in it. Yuck, I hate the...