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Save Money and Make Beautiful Bows Easily with Bowdabra

I love to decorate for the holidays and love pretty bows, but not the price of them.  Recently, I was sent a Bowdabra bow maker to try out.  I had heard of it before and always wanted to try it out for myself, so when the opportunity arose, I gladly accepted.

Many of you know that I am a crafter and love to make things by hand and decorate.  One thing that I am not so great at is wrapping gifts.  I have a confession, I am one of those people who gives all of their gifts in bags.

Now that I tried out the Bowdabra, I plan on making pretty bows to put on all of my gift bags, gifts and even on gift boxes.  I even made a bow for a wine bottle to make it more festive for gift giving.

Check out my video of my first experience with Bowdabra:



How simple was that?  Now I want to buy all types of wire ribbon for my Bowdabra!  I’m hooked on it! Here are a couple of examples of bows I made:


About the Bowdabra:

The Bowdabra was invented by Sandy Sadler.  Sandy had a basket making business and felt “bow-c…

DreamWorks Spirit Riding Free: Spirit of Christmas on Netflix 12.6.19

I am super excited about DreamWorks Spirit Riding Free: Spirit of Christmas, which is being released on Netflix on December 6!  
Lucky, Pru, Abigail, and the gang are back and excited to celebrate with you during this extra special time of year!
Check out this trailer of Spirit Riding Free: Spirit of Christmas


Today, I received a special surprise from DreamWorks to celebrate this Netflix Original Series! It came beautifully wrapped in shiny red paper with a huge Spirit Riding Free bow.

Take a look at my video unboxing of my special gift:

Check out this wonderful music video titled Joy to the World from the Christmas Special:

About the Gifts I received:
DreamWorks Spirit Riding Free Spirit and Lucky Grooming Paddock Licensee: Just Play SRP: 39.99 Available at Mass Retailers
DreamWorks Spirit Riding Free Collector Doll and Horse Assortment Licensee: Just Play SRP: $14.99 Available at Mass Retailers

DreamWorks Spirit Riding Free: Lucky's Guide to Wintertime Whimsy Licensee: Little Brown Young Reader…

Make New York State Your Holiday Travel Destination

As the temperatures turn colder, an impressive assortment of seasonal activities across New York State will heat up any winter itinerary. New York has more ski areas than any other state, and another one will be added when a much-anticipated resort reopens for this season. A visit to Lake Placid to commemorate the 1980 Winter Olympic Miracle on Ice will add a historic nod to a winter getaway, while ice castles and prisms at winter festivals across the state will bring smiles and delight to all. Relaxation and creativity abound for winter travelers booking a new hotel, spending the day at the spa or learning a new craft.  See below for a preview of the amazing winter activities and getaways that visitors can find in New York State this season.
VISIT A (NEW) NEW YORK STATE SKI AREA
·Cockaigne Resort Reopens (Chautauqua-Allegheny)  Skiing and snowboarding returns to Cockaigne Resort for the first time since 2011. The lodge was originally built as the Austrian Pavilion for the 1964 World’s Fa…