Winter Snow

This is one of my most favourite songs for Christmas. It is sung by Audrey Assad & Chris Tomlin.


An Unexpected Christmas

St Paul’s in Auckland New Zealand has the most lovely children and fantastic Christmas video’s. This one is particularly funny, sweet and kiwi.
With Christmas blessings ~ Sarah

Merry Christmas


"Merry Christmas" hope you have a fantastic Christmas! Thank you all; for your personal e-mails, comments, likes and kindness over the years! I wish you God's love and richest blessings over this holiday season and in the New Year to come. I hope you watch the very “kiwi” YouTube video it is beyond words! See ya in 2014.

~ Sarah xxx



DIY – Stenciled Table Runner



Gorgeousness from Pretty Handy Girl. Click the source button to go to her full tutorial! In Australia and in New Zealand often our painters drop cloths are made from canvas. Canvas would also make a fab table runner!!!
~ Sarah xxx

DIY – Awesome Easy Handmade Gifts In JARS


    Here are some links to awesome easy handmade gifts In JARS!!!! Our family has been giving home made gifts for a while. We want Christmas to be about the joy of giving. We also LOVE to give gifts from COMPASSION , SAMARITANS PURSE and other great places. There is great joy in giving gifts to those in real need! AND there is also a huge blessing in sharing gifts and showing your love to your family and friends!!! The one thing is you want your gift to be awesome and not a gift where anyone wants to have a little groan! You know those gifts…? 🙂 So below I have popped some links to great gifts in jar tutorial websites for you. Many of them have cute free printables too. I hope you find them useful. I wish you many blessings during this holiday season!
    ~ Sarah xxx


20121214-121846.jpgPUNK ROCK COOKIES

20121214-122351.jpgCOWGIRL COOKIES

20121214-123039.jpg PIE IN A JAR

20121214-123748.jpg PAMPER YOURSELF

20121214-124228.jpg SALTED CARAMEL SAUCE

20121214-124906.jpg QUICK BREAD

20121214-130405.jpg SEWING KIT

20121214-130812.jpg SNOW BALL SOAP

20121214-131808.jpg PLAY CLAY

20121214-132909.jpg CHOCOLATE NUT COOKIES

20121214-133155.jpg CUPCAKES

DIY – Making Your Own Cute BOWS


This is a reblog on making your own decorative bows from the talented 100layercake.
I can’t wait to make these bows!
~ Sarah xxx

Step 1: Cut the page lengthwise into nine 3/4-inch-thick strips of heights shown: Three at 11 inches, three at 10 inches, two at 9 inches, and one at 3 1/2 inches.

Step 2: Twist each strip to form loops at both ends. Make a circle out of the smallest.

Step 3: Secure the ends with a piece of double-sided tape.

Step 4: Layer and stick, starting with the longest strips. End with the circle in the center.