make your own Aden and Anais swaddle blankets- much cheaper  45x45" (1 1/4 yd) of gauze fabric (available at JoAnn's)

Baby Shower // Make your own Aden and Anais swaddle blankets with gauze fabric. I made one of these for baby boy with some white gauze fabric from JoAnn's. Now I just need to find some other colors or buy more white fabric to dye.

I would love to be able to make some of these for the kiddos at the hospital!

Cats and dog pillows posted by Cristina Tonin. Patterns for heads and legs pinned separately.

Hot/Cold Packs Tutorial. The nice thing about these hand warmers is that they work for cold packs too if you put them in the freezer first....  headaches and owies are quickly soothed by using one or two of these little cuties!

PROJECT DONE! Rice hot/cold packs tutorial - these are great for muscle aches and growing pains!

These portable first-aid kits make perfect stocking stuffers. So easy to stitch with this step-by-step tutorial, too! #sewing #handmadegifts

Handmade Portable First-Aid Kit Roll Tutorial

DIY Portable First-Aid Kit Sewing Pattern and Tutorial. Easy project idea for travel.

An EASY TO FOLLOW tutorial on self binding baby blankets--as opposed to the other one that I tried and completely failed at.

Self-binding baby blanket tutorial. Backing fabric larger than blanket front. Turn blanket right side out. Press and finish.

BLESSINGS BAGS - to give out to homeless, etc. (can also come in handy to leave in car for kids when necessary)

Thanks and Giving - Paying Blessings Forward

Thanks and Giving – Paying Blessings Forward Create Blessing Bags to give out to the homeless.

smocks pattern for premature babies - great idea for a donation to the children's hospital -

One of the most popular draws to EYMM over the last 5 years has been my free NICU Friendly Smock Pattern. By popular demand I have gotten around to professional digitizing it AND not just in the

blessing bags for the homeless

The Mother Lode of Resources for Creating Blessing Bags for the Homeless. I Even Gathered Items Online So all You Have to do is Press "Add to Cart" and Items Will Show up on Your Doorstep!

DIY Cookie Basket Made From A Paper Plate. If you have little ones at home, Im sure you could find lots of other foods to put in these. Theyre so easy to make and you just toss them when youre done!

How To Turn An Ordinary Paper Plate Into A Cute Cookie Basket

I could see you doing this, but only in a cookie basket if Olive ate all your cookie baskets. DIY Cookie Basket Made From A Paper Plate

Blessing Bags to keep in your car to give away to the homeless.

Youth ministry servanthood idea:Blessing Bags to keep in your car to give away to the homeless.