"If you want a thing well done, do it yourself."

All of the shopping, baking, wrapping, etc.. And in the blink of an eye, Christmas is over. A part of me is sad because Christmas is my favorite holiday. But I am glad the stressing about everything is over. ;) 

We seriously had the best Christmas ever! How could we not when it revolves around these two?: 

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I am pretty sure that there is nothing as cute as those two. :) 

Abby (4 year old) made these gifts for all of the Grandma’s: 
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I got the little pocket calendars at walmart, took the measurements and made an insert out of white cardstock. Abby drew pictures on both sides and then we slid the cardstock in the clear cover on the calendar. It was so inexpensive and easy and I think the Grandma’s loved them. :) 

Here is a shot of the backs of them: 
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Ugh, don’t you just love 4 year old handwriting and drawings?? They make me smile. :) 

And then I made these to give out to family: 
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Got the bags and ribbon at Hob Lob.. The treats inside are pretzel hugs. SO addicting!! 

Here they are all lined up.. Nice and pretty. :) 
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I have one more Christmas project that I am dying to share with you, but that will have to wait. :) 

I hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas! Talk to you soon!

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Do it yourself, also known as DIY, is the method of building, modifying, or repairing something without the aid of experts or professionals. Academic research describes DIY as behaviors where "individuals engage raw and semi-raw materials and component parts to produce, transform, or reconstruct material possessions, including those drawn from the natural environment (e.g. landscaping)".[1] DIY behavior can be triggered by various motivations previously categorized as marketplace motivations (economic benefits, lack of product availability, lack of product quality, need for customization), and identity enhancement (craftsmanship, empowerment, community seeking, uniqueness)

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