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Fall Sports and What to Save

Fall Sports and What to Save

The fall sports season is well underway and the kids are busy making memories, meeting friends, and learning life skills that they will take with them long after the season is over. Depending on the sport and team your child is playing on, there may be different uniforms, jerseys, and gear that are flooding your laundry baskets this season.  Here are some quick tips on how to handle the stuff when the season is over.   Soccer players, you have a lot of choices. Since most soccer jerseys have a small chest logo on the front, we can fit more...

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Pillow made from Senior Jeans

Pillow made from Senior Jeans

Homecoming is quickly approaching! For high schools around us, this means the creation of Senior Jeans. I love the creativity and artistry that go into the making of Senior Jeans!  If this is not a tradition in your area, here is a quick explanation. The senior girls decorate a pair of jeans to celebrate their last homecoming. Using paints, glitter, and ingenuity, they create their masterpiece. Senior Jeans include words and pictures to highlight what they love about their high school.  This is the only pillow we have made from Senior Jeans, but would love to make more. At first...

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Creating Heart Pillows for the Girl Scout Gold Award by Katie Ridder

Creating Heart Pillows for the Girl Scout Gold Award by Katie Ridder

I am a Girl Scout Ambassador, and a rising Senior at Conestoga High School. This year I am earning the Girl Scout Gold Award, an 80-hour service project that must have a lasting impact beyond my immediate community; it is the highest honor a Girl Scout can earn. For this project, I sewed 60 “Heart Pillows” for Paoli Hospital. These pillows are given to recovering surgery patients to both lessen their pain and prevent being reinjured. These pillows are so important because the hospital goes through such a large number of them and has such a shortage of people who...

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Congratulations Class of 2019!

Congratulations Class of 2019!

This may sound crazy, but I feel like a proud parent every graduation season. When we talk through your blanket, I learn about the accomplishments, the struggles, and the favorite everything...vacation, team, show, activity, and more. You may have shed a tear over the baby outfit you brought in or had a laugh about the way they signed their name in kindergarten.  We talk about the approaching excitement about prom, last banquets, and graduation. We chat about the stress around deciding future plans. We talk about how close they are to their grandparents and which siblings will miss them the...

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Like Parenting, Owning a Business Takes a Village

Like Parenting, Owning a Business Takes a Village

For two years in a row, we have had the distinguished honor of winning a Love Award for Best Custom Gifts from Main Line Parent. The reason this award means so much to me is in the way it is awarded. We won because of you! You took time out of your busy lives to write nominations about how we have made a difference in your life.  There is no higher compliment you can give and we are so very grateful. Like parenting, owning a business takes a village. We are only as strong as the people we surround ourselves with....

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