Little Kitchen Helper

Do you have a little one that loves to help you in the kitchen? Does she lick the spatula, or pull up a chair to the sink to help Mommy or Grandma with dishes? Would she like a little apron just like you wear? If so this Sweet To The Soul child’s apron is so adorable!
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It is 100% cotton, machine washable, and sized for a child 3-6 years old. On the bottom of it is the message: Sweet to the soul. Proverbs 16:24. It also has 2 pockets!

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And this Sweet To The Soul apron can be personalized, it’s included in the price!

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Are you noticing some other items that match it? Well there are 2! The Sweet to the Soul Tea Towel and the Sweet to The Soul Recipe Cards!  They make the cutest set all together too!

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I remember my girls helping me cook and bake, and those moments together in the kitchen are some of the most important ones in life. Not only are they learning a life long skill, but the conversations or songs sang while baking cookies are precious. It’s just the two of you working together, and living and sharing life together. I love how this apron can make that moment even more special!

What was something you loved to baked or cooked growing up? Please share!

 

Serve or Store

with the adjustable tiered stand

Organizing & catch-alls… I am constantly figuring out where to put things!

Countertops & table … I am constantly gathering items to clear a space!

Decorating & displays… I am constantly changing things for each season!

Serving & meals… I am constantly doing this with my family!

I love to have an item that is usable in many different ways. Something that can go from holding craft supplies when working on a project, to apples in the fall, to hamburger buns when grilling. But also one that can be decorated and made cute when needed too! Well I have been playing around with this tiered server and I love how functional it is! It comes with baskets and wooden plates, this way you can change it around or use a combination of them too! The small basket is 9 1/2″ x 4 1/2″, medium 11 1/2″ x 4 1/2″, and large 13″ x 4 1/2″.

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It easily can be used for storage of items such as cleaning supplies, hand lotion, and towels, or food such as fruit, vegetables, and spices, or some of each!

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And when you want to use it for serving, you can insert the wooden plates instead of the baskets.
This video will show you how easy it is to change around!

The bottom large wooden plate reads: “May you give peace for every step, joy for every day, and strength for every moment, Amen.” The small wooden plate is 8 1/2″, medium 10 1/2″, and large 12″.
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Another little tip is you can just use 2 baskets if you want too!
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Whether you are using it for serving or storing, this is interchangeable tiered server is so handy! And the message on the large wooden plate so meaningful! A great gift for you or your parents this Christmas!

Which way would you use it in your home?

Family Rules

There are many rules families need, and displaying them not only a great declaration but a great daily reminder! And this family rules canvas can even be personalized, making it a special gift, or an addition to one’s wall gallery!

The background is chalkboard looking and it measures 9″W X 12″H. The price includes either a black or white frame, or a wrapped canvas. The gold frame is an optional.

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Do you have someone you want to thank for letting you stay at their lake house? How about this for something fun?

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The rules on the family canvas reads:
Say Grace
Pray
Make Sacrifices
Practice Kindness
Love God
Walk By Faith
Hug Often
Believe In The Best
Put Love First
Forgive And Always Forget
Love & Trust In God
Laugh Loud
Rejoice In Right

Which rule does your family need to be reminded of?
Or who would do you know who would love this gift?

Meaningful Wire Basket

Baskets organize our homes, make cute displays, and create neat gift baskets.

The nested market baskets adapt to any need! They are available in small, medium, and large are made of heavy wire, with a medallion on it. You can purchase them individually or as a set!

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The small basket is 11″ SQ x 3 1/2″ D. Use it as a catch all, line it with a tea towel to serve muffins or dinner rolls, asa decoration a shelf, to corral remotes or coasters, for hand towels in our bathroom, or for your furry friends! Metal tag reads: say grace.

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The medium basket is 14″ SQ x 5″ D. Use it for keeping magazines handy, or try it for countertop organization – we like it for displaying a pile of pretty cloth napkins or sorting mail. Metal tag reads: give thanks.

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The large basket is 15 1/2″ SQ x 5 1/2″ D. The large basket keeps newspapers in an orderly stack, makes a great catch-all for your throw blankets, or stacks rolled towels neatly in your bathroom. The possibilities are endless! Metal tag reads: gather together.

 

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If still hard to see the size and quality of these baskets, this video may help!

 

 

 

 

 

A Great Gift Anyone Could Use

the Blessings Cardholder

This Blessings Cardholder is great gift anyone could use! It is on sale in July for $22 and is one of those items you’ll want to stock you gift closet with a few of them!

It is long and skinny so works great in small places such as:

  • a dorm room,
  • apartments,
  • assisted living,
  • nursing home,
  • or those narrow spots we have in our homes!

It is a handy way to:

  • display cards from a Birthday or Christmas,
  • artwork from children,
  • coupons you want to use,
  • jobs or chores that need to be done,
  • or family & grandchildren photos (it has so many places to hold photos it is easily to add or change them out)!

Because of it having so many uses, would be appreciated by:

  • college students
  • parents
  • grandparents
  • elderly
  • anyone!

Have on few on hand to use for :

  • Birthdays
  • Christmas
  • Parents Anniversary
  • Grandparents Day
  • Mothers Day
  • House Warming
  • Graduation
  • Just Because!

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The Blessings Cardholder has so many uses! A great gift that can be used to display so many things!

Comment below and let me know, what would you put on your cardholder, or who would you give it to?

DIY Photo or Card Display

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I get so many compliments of how I made this rustic photo display, I wanted to show you how easy it is to make with this DIY project! Look for my next blog post on the many uses this Blessings Cardholder has, especially as a photo display!

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1. Purchase a Blessings Cardholder. It is on sale in July for only $22.

2. Purchase a board such as this one, and ask the store to cut it 37″. I got mine at Menards for about $4.  Also purchase some 2 1/2″ burlap ribbon. I got mine at Hobby Lobby for about $8.

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3. Lay the burlap ribbon the length of the board and staple it down with 2 staples on the reverse side. Stretch it tight and staple the other end with 2 staples also, then cut to trim. Repeat this process again to cover the other half of the board. The front and back of your should look similar to these pictures.

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4. Place the cardholder on top of the burlap board. The bottom has a notch that fits right around the board, and the top has a hanger to hang onto the wall (hanging hardware included with he cardholder). When the cardholder is hung onto the wall, the board will hold in place. To make pretty I added a jute bow at the top, but this is optional!

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This DIY project using the Blessings Cardholder makes it look a bit more rustic and give is a vintage look.

I hope you enjoy creating it, and comment below, what are you going to hang on it?

 

Your Kitchen Table

If your kitchen table is like ours, it’s where everyone gathers. It seems to be the place to not just sit and eat, but read the paper, look at your smart phone, do your homework, make a craft, and pray.  But it’s also the place to talk about each others day, organize schedules, make decisions, play games, laugh, have fun together… or cry, listen, and console each other.  The kitchen table is where some of the best conversion, stories, and memories are made. It’s an important part of a home.

Would it be nice to give a gift a that helps emphasizes your kitchen table, and all that happens in our lives around it? Something that encourages people to gather there, create those memories, live life together, and with God.

The large Lazy Susan is a gift item that does just that.  It reads: May our table be a place of plenty….a place to share….a place for love. The Lord surrounds His people both now and forevermore.

It’s a big 23″ and is made of mango wood. The detailing on it is makes it blend with a lighter oak or darker table too.

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If it’s hard to tell the size of it, this video may help.

Not only is it a statement piece, but useful in some fun ways too! See how great it works for a puzzle or board games! Just rotate it around to each person as they are playing!

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How would you use this lazy susan the most, for serving or for games?

Jesus Loves Me Mirror

Jesus Loves Me Mirror

  Measurements:
17″ diameter    Message:
This is the face
of someone Jesus loves.
I have loved you with an
everlasting love.
Jeremiah 31:3 NIV

  Details:
Be encouraged and feel extra loved
every morning as you look in the mirror.
This is the face of someone Jesus loves.
Hanging hardware included.

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Giving Ideas:

  • Birthday (a great message to read each day).
  • First Communion (a gift they will treasure always).
  • College (great reminder when away from home).

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Vintage Hymnal Board

Do you remember they hymnal board in church growing up? For many it displayed the song number, so you could find it in the hymnal, and sing along.  Others used it to post announcement and activities that the week held.

This modern version hymnal board carries that memory into your home! Let me show it to you a bit better!

The Vintage Announcement Board comes with 2 sets of tiles, one dark brown and one grey. Each tile as wording on each side, so can be slid in the board to create a song. The tiles and songs that come with the board is the Revelation, Doxology, In Christ Alone, and Blessed Be The Name.

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Here is a video to show this board better however some the tiles on here are no longer available. But the ones listed above and below are.

Then there are other Christmas tiles you can purchase if want to see a different message. They are Silent Night/O Holy Night and Isaiah 9:6/O Come All Ye Faithful Tiles. Then are are Personalized Tiles also that can say anything you want!

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The Vintage Announcement Board can be hung on a wall, can lean up against something such as a fireplace, looks great on top of a piano!

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It is a very nostalgic and unique piece of decor. A traditional piece that reminds you of younger days, while also reminding you of God, faith, and love.

Who do you know that would enjoy this in their home?

I’m thinking wedding gift, Father’s day, Mother’s day, Grandparents, or even as a Ministry Appreciation gift!

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DIY Apron To Meaningful Gift

Celebrate Life And Cook With Love! A perfect message for an apron, and a great gift for those who love to cook! But how can we add a special touch and make it even more meaningful? Add handprints!

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Here are what you need and how to create this adorable apron!
1. Start with a Mary & Martha Cook With Love Apron, and fabric paint. I choose pink and blue to signify the boys and girls, but you can pick any colors you want!

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2. Squirt paint onto a paper plate, and place hand in the paint.

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3. Then press firmly onto the lower corner of the apron where there is no writing.

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4. Let lay until completely dry, and there you have it made!

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A great gift Mom or Grandma will love, reminding her of the loved ones she cooks for, and thanking her for all the love she puts into her cooking!

Want to make one too? Start by getting your apron by clicking HERE!