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Tees are shipping…we have ANOTHER size for ya! AND a craft:)

So…what really makes a family?

We are selling away!!! ALSO we have another size to offer you!!! Ladies 2XL…now this would be a normal L but it is loser but still a women’s fit! Remember I normally wear a S but I am getting a M and I feel most comfortable in a L. JUST to help you with sizing…go AT LEAST 1 size up—and 2 if you don’t like things really fitted. I LOOVE the fit and these tees! Just want to help you order the right size!!! I am happy to exchange if you get these and they are too fitted. If you are coming to the retreat–you can just exchange it there of course—but hopefully this info will help you order the right size the first time. I put a S on Laney and she can pull it off with a turtleneck underneath but a S would be PERFECT for a middle schooler. SOOOO…if you have a little girl between 10-18 this might be a great shirt for her too in S!

To purchase Ladies Shirt (S, M, L, XL, 2XL) – Please note this run VERY SMALL (you can see explanation at bottom of today’s entry):

Ladies Shirts

To purchase Unisex T-shirts (L, XL, XXL):

Unisex Shirts

A manger scene craft…And now…for all you mommas with little ones home on break—how about a fun craft to help your little kiddos celebrate the true meaning of Christmas?! For this craft you will need:

11 wide popsicle sticks
brown paint (I used acrylic…like I do for most crafts…I love the brand Basics)
2 old school clothes pins
scrap fabric
straw (you can also use dead grass…just sayin:)
if you don’t have old clothes pins–you can just use more popsicle sticks…you know I’m the queen of “make due!”

Paint 4 popsicle sticks brown for manger roof and floor…

Line up 6 popsicle sticks for back of manger…

Glue brown sticks on base to make manger (you can use regular glue if you have all day–I just used hot glue…)

If you have little people like us…you can make lots of mangers ahead of time and let your littles do the rest. And it’s always fun if you have a friend to make them with:)

Glue straw in center (and you can add twine to the back if you’d like it to be an ornament)…

Let your kiddos pick out scrap pieces of fabric and cut in small squares to dress up Mary and Joseph. I used a small piece of twine (or some kind of grass like tie) to keep the headpieces on. You could probably glue them to help too. For baby Jesus, cut one of the popsicle sticks to about 2 inches. Take a pieces of white fabric and you can swaddle. I tried to glue the swaddle but had to go back and hot glue to reinforce it.

Hope you all are having a wonderful day! Off to the post office with 4 little ones after nap time to ship off some t-shirts!!! THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO HAS ALREADY SUPPORTED THIS CAUSE!!! WE NEED TO SELL ABOUT 175 MORE SHIRTS! THANK YOU FOR HELPING US SPREAD THE WORD! COME BACK TOMORROW TO SEE WHO WINS THE T-SHIRT GIVE AWAY!

Elle J - December 20, 2010 - 3:09 pm

Adorable craft – wish I had this handy earlier in the month so I had time to prep and bring to my Sunday School yesterday. I think I could have done this one. Haha. Next year! =) Yea for tee shirt sales!

Nicki G. - December 21, 2010 - 10:54 am

Someone wins a free shirt? Me, me, me?? I love it and I love the craft. We have a family friend who’s selling this stuff to adopt a baby from Ethiopia. Too bad this shirt wasn’t available at the time of her last order… I’d love one!!

[…] and families to adoption by buying a tshirt! You can buy the shirts in the previous post right here–and as I said before I recommend going AT LEAST 1 size and maybe 2 sizes in this fitted tee. […]

Christy - December 21, 2010 - 3:32 pm

Oh, these are adorable! They are like the Oriental Trading ones but way cuter! Is that where you got the idea from? Where did you get Laney’s dress from too? It’s so cute!

Bobi Bobbitt - December 21, 2010 - 4:48 pm

Have stolen this craft idea for our Birthday party for Jesus/Cookie exchange at our house tonight! I have run around town all day looking for these old clothes pins! Can’t seem to find them anywhere, about to head to Dollar General to look there! LOVE these, thanks for sharing!! I will post pics on my blog of the kids here doing this craft tonight!! (: