I do not really get into the “gift-giving” of the holidays. I prefer to avoid exchanging gifts. There is a lot of pressure that goes along with gift giving, and it seems that we end up spending money that otherwise would have been saved. It often ends up that the gift receiver stores the gift in a closet to be forgotten. Unless there is a gift that is an obvious winner, I think I would prefer not to exchange. Gift giving isn’t my love language anyway. (Side note: Have you read the 5 Languages of Love by Gary Chapman?)
This year I decided to put together a little Pinterest special (even though I’ve sworn to get off Pinterest since Drew was born – seeing all the adorable crafts makes me feel like a bad mom). We bought a few plates from Home Goods (TJ Maxx) and enamel/ceramic paint off of Amazon. We tried our best to copy the artists online, dipped Drew’s toes into paint and finished it with a little writing. What do you think about the finished product? The grandparents seemed to enjoy! Hope you all had a wonderful Xmas!