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Jessica Lute
simply living life creatively
simply living life creatively
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spa gifts ¦ homemade for the holidays
  christmas can feel indulgent. it's a time of year when we really let go of the stresses of day to day and embrace the spirit of the season. we smile and laugh more. we share our time with friends and family more freely. we pull out and dust off those pret...

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sweet treats ¦ homemade for the holidays
sweet treats...one really cannot do holidays without them. recipes are traditions passed down through the hands of generations. words we guard closely to our hearts against the inquiries from others we choose to share our baked goodness with. these recipes,...

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we interrupt your regular programming ¦ simply living
 ...to wish my son a very happy birthday! he turned 14 yesterday! still not sure where my head is at with this...he's legally allowed to get his learners, he can apply for jobs...14. despite my reservations on moving into this phase of his life, he is an am...

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sewn gifts ¦ homemade for the holidays
i love sewing and have been sewing in some form since i was about 5. my mom taught me and i still remember one of my very first projects was a little pillow that i hand embroidered a circus elephant on. i still remember not loving the embroidery part...and ...

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home decor ¦ homemade for the holdidays
i LOVE decorating for the christmas season...being that it's my favourite time of year, this really is no surprise. each year i decorate my home with homemade creations that make me smile and add a little magic to our season. home decor can not only add som...

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wrapping paper ¦ homemade for the holidays
giving and receiving gifts should be a special moment in time. one should never overlook the importance of packaging. there's always excitement in receiving a gift...but the excitement and anticipation increase when it comes in pretty packaging! the receive...

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ornaments ¦ homemade for the holidays
ornaments...they come in all shapes and sizes and we all love to fill our trees and spaces with them. they glisten and shine sparkle and gleam. they bespoke of love and history and tell stories of generations before us. every single ornament we hang on our ...

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jarred gifts ¦ homemade for the holidays
my apologies on this being a day late! we've had some crazy amounts of snow and it's been a bit distracting! but here we are, day 4 and jarred gifts are up! the possibilities of jarred gifts are endless...mason jars are such a great gift giving vessel. and ...

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advent ¦ homemade for the holidays
advent, something magical happens when the advent calendars go up. the official sign that chrismas is on it's way...anticipation meet excitement, meet impatience! we have had many different calendars over the years but all of them have been homemade. i've m...

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cards ¦ homemade for the holidays
day 2 we bring you cards! there is something simpler or sweeter then giving a card and when that card is handmade...well it's just that much more special! like everything else, handmade cards do not have to be complicated...it's a simple gesture to say, "he...
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