I’m Smiling Because You’re My Sister…

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And laughing...because there’s nothing you can do about it!

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Happy Birthday, to my sister Pat…

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She’s the kind of sister that is there to help no matter how big the job…

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Nor how small…

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She makes everyone feel welcome…

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and she’s always fun to hang out with…

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She’ll go for the ride…

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or just be at your side…

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Everything is more fun when she’s there…

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And the world is a better place, because she’s around…

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Wishing you all the best!

Christmas Wreaths Tips

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Last week the Boy Scouts delivered my wreaths right to my front porch.

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As I have mentioned previously, I love the Boy Scouts and their wreaths…but their bows…Not So Much…

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(If I were a Girl Scout, I would set up shop right next to the Boy Scouts and sell bows…of course, my motives wouldn’t be purely business…) but I digress….

So, I went to my ribbon stash…

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And picked a ribbon that was bright and sparkly enough to be seen from a distance…and using the same method as I did for my fall wreath (see tutorial here),

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I made this bow…

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and attached it with wire to the wreath…

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Before I shaped the bow…I flipped the wreath over…I don’t want the nasty wires on the back scratching my wood door…

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So I cut up the Boy Scout bow and hot glued it to the back of the wreath…

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Finally, with a little twisting and shaping, I was ready to hang my wreath…

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Come on in…We’re baking cookies…