Mystical Time of the Year

Isn't there something Mystical about this time of the year?  Perhaps, it is because of traditions passed along and stories told, but at Christmas for those of us who celebrate, it seems that everything that would otherwise appear average everyday becomes simply extraordinary.  Trees, cookies, lights, deer, plump guys with white beards--all magically connotated and adored as the …

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Towel Turned Teddy Bear?! (Easy, Personalized Gift Idea)

Magic, skill or creativity?  Maybe all three? Can't really take credit for any of the above, but this past summer, we did manage to create this cute little guy thanks to a video that I came across on how to turn an everyday, beige hand towel into a huggable, lovable bear.  A few folds, twists, rubber bands, …

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