DIY Gift Wrapping

there are so many unique ways to wrap a gift. by using creativity and resourcefulness, you never know what you might fabricate. i had a few candles to wrap and resolved to package them in something other than your typical gift bag, thus constructing the following homemade “gift-holders”.

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Bright Lights Banquet

recently, we had a lesson in bright lights about gratitude. when discussing the importance of expressing appreciation to others, we decided to throw a banquet for the families of all the girls. this was also a great opportunity to convey all that we have learned throughout the past couple of years. so the date was set…

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Newspaper Butterfly

we bought a couple of paper-mache butterflies from the craft store with the intention of painting them. however, i soon changed plans and decided to paper-mache the butterfly with an old newspaper and hang it in my room.

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Upcycled Headbands

 i was recently going through my closet and found a skirt which was definitely too short for me and probably wouldn’t even fit my sister. at first i thought i’ll throw or give it away, but then i realized the possibilities of what i could turn old skirt into.

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Big Sandy Conference

this april was our first year attending the annual ATI family conference in big sandy, texas. we left after church on easter to drive 18 hours and arrive sometime on tuesday. between the few stops we made and dad’s speeding (he did receive a ticket while in texas!) we made it to the campus on monday evening.

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Time with the Balkans

     a few  weeks ago, our friends, Grace and Belle Balkan, spent the weekend at our house! we had so much I just decided to make a post about our adventures with them! we had a pretty busy, yet fun-filled, weekend and did so many different things including: trampoline games, a tennis match, a…

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