A Homemade Christmas

January 11, 2011 – Courtney

I decided to make most of our Christmas gifts again this year, and though we ended up giving less because of the time it took to make these gifts, it felt better than giving everyone a stack of “things” they might not even put to use.


Homemade Granola & Handmade Sacks

For the adults, homemade granola and handmade sacks from leftover fabric I’ve had in my sewing supplies.  And for our nephews, I made twin teddy bears made from my grandma’s wool skirt.  Each bear came with their own name and a little blurb about their lives.  For my tiny niece, I conquered my first “real”, intense sewing project and made her this pixie doll.  So cute!  And I plan to keep the pattern for my own some day…even if it’s a boy…

A pixie doll for a little pixie


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What began as individual hopes and dreams has rapidly become a radical dream of our own as we start our almost married life together. Follow us as we make some big changes in our lives to spend less money, produce less waste, nurse our planet back to health, and even attempt to pay our brand new mortgage in 5 years or less.
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One Response to A Homemade Christmas

  1. If it’s a boy, you can just add a felt army hat and a few knuckle scars : )

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