Monthly Archives: December 2012

DIY Festive Butcher Paper Tablecloth {Happy New Year}…

DIY Festive Butcher Paper Tablecloth {The Creativity Exchange}

    My neighbor and great friend, Jane and I are dangerous together.  Jane is by far the most creative person I have ever known and I honestly think she has pink glitter flowing through her veins.  I love it … Continue reading

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Favorite 2013 Free Printable Calendars {Friday Favorites}

Round Up of Links to Free Printable 2013 Calendars- Friday Favorites {The Creativity Exchange}

  Happy Friday friends and welcome to another Friday Favorites.  I hope you all have had a wonderful Christmas week!! I am hoping to get back into my blogging routine and that means getting back to my regular Friday Favorites … Continue reading

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Cranberry Chicken {or Turkey} Salad- HEB Copycat Recipe…

Cranberry Chicken (or Turkey) Salad {HEB Copycat Recipe}- The Creativity Exchange

  I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas!! We have had such a fantastic last few days with friends and family and we are so looking forward to relaxing the rest of the week. I thought that I would … Continue reading

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Last Minute Christmas Round-Up and a Merry Christmas to you!

Christmas Ideas from The Creativity Exchange

  Happy Christmas “Eve-Eve”, dear friends!! Well… I didn’t get everything done that I had hoped to do this Christmas season but there are just a few things left to do.  I’m looking forward to taking a little blogging break … Continue reading

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DIY Chalkboard Cookie Jar {last minute easy gift idea}…

DIY Chalkboard Cookie Jar with Free Printable Stencil {The Creativity Exchange}

  It’s been a crazy week and as usual, I’m down to the wire… I tell myself every year that I’m going to have all my Christmas projects and gifts done WAY ahead of time but {Ugh!} it didn’t happen … Continue reading

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DIY Cookie/Cake Stands and Chocolate Dipped Gingerbread Men…

DIY Cookie Stands & Dipped Gingerbread Men

  I hope you all are enjoying all of your Christmas preparations.  It’s hard to believe it’s only six days until Christmas! Yikes!! My daughter and I have been busy baking cookies and making fun cookie/cake stands to give as … Continue reading

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Decking the Halls…

The Creativity Exchange {Deck the Halls}

    Things have been so crazy for me and my family the last six weeks that I haven’t had a whole lot of time to deck our halls for Christmas. I over-committed {as usual} and finally this weekend, I … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Sugared Pecans…

Recipe for Easy and Quick Sugared Pecans {The Creativity Exchange}

  I shared this post last year and I thought I would share the recipe again just in time for Christmas.  This has been one of my most popular recipes that I have shared here on the blog because its … Continue reading

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Easy Kitchen Cabinet Mini-Office {Organize}….

organize- clutter free- ideas- tips for organizing

    The holiday craziness has been a little out of control around my house and I needed to stop for a minute and get my family reorganized.  I’m not sure if you have similar challenges in your home or … Continue reading

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Chalkboard Gift Caddy {Fun Holiday Gift Ideas}…

Chalkboard gift ideas- Merry Bubble- Craft- Make- Christmas Teacher Gift Ideas

    For a couple of years now, I have had a regular craft/DIY column in a local magazine called “Charm Magazine“.  Charm is created and distributed by Lufkin Daily News, which is the newspaper in my hometown. For the … Continue reading

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