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Memory jar: Adding memories throughout the year and then reading them on New Year's Eve

New Year's Memory Jar-even I can do this: throughout the year, write down and date a memory that makes you smile. On New Year's Eve, open and re-read what made the year wonderful! Want to make this an annual family tradition.

Graduation tassels. Maybe this is what I'll do with ours.

Graduation Tassel Ornament- I did this with my kids Kindergarten tassels and my husband and my Graduation tassel. Looking forward to the kids Graduation tassels too.

Make a bench out of their crib to keep it for sentimental reasons when the babies grow out of it!

Turn kids crib into outdoor bench for front of house!Make a bench out of your crib to keep it for sentimental reasons when the kiddos grow out of it!

1/2 cup salt, 1/2 cup flour, 1/4 cup (give or take) water.  Knead until dough forms.  Make impression.  Bake at 200 for 3 hours. Do every summer and make a stepping stone path :)

Salt Dough Footprint Keepsakes

Favorite Part of this is to make a stepping stone path. HOW: cup salt, cup flour, cup (give or take) water. Knead until dough forms. Make impression. Bake at 200 for 3 hours. Do every summer and make a stepping stone path :) What a cute idea!

Baby hospital hats preserved in a shadow box. I'd love to do this!

Baby hospital hats in a keepsake shadow box. Much better idea than leaving my now 18 yr. old son's newborn hat in storage box!

Baby hospital hats preserved in a shadow box - I love it

Baby hospital hats in a keepsake shadow box. Much better idea than leaving my now 18 yr. old son's newborn hat in storage box!

Trace their hand on their birthday every year on the same paper.

Craft idea - Trace their hand on their birthday every year on the same paper. this would be a really good birthday tradition idea which families could continue

Hand-stitch the route you took on a vacation, and frame it.

Map Artwork

embroider a trip on a map and then frame it. embroider a trip on a map and then frame it. embroider a trip on a map and then frame it.

combining Most Important dates in life with photos

Combining most important dates in life with photos - They used the meaning of the kids' names in the pictures. What a fun wall hanging idea!

Cute Idea: YEARLY INTERVIEWS 1. What is your name? 2. How old are you? 3. What is your mom’s name? 4. What does your mom do during the day? 5. What is your dad’s name? 6. What does your dad do during the day? 7. What is your favorite color? 8. What is your favorite thing to eat? (what don’t you like to eat?) 9. Who are your friends? 10. What is your favorite song? Can you sing it for me? 11. What is your sister’s name?

Fun Family New Years Tradition

Cute Idea: YEARLY INTERVIEWS What is your name? What do your parents do all day? What is your favorite color? What is your favorite thing to eat? Who are your friends? What is your favorite song? Can you sing it for me?

Wedding Bouquet - need to remember this

Place your dried wedding bouquet into a clear Christmas ornament, save forever. Place your dried wedding bouquet into a clear Christmas ornament, save forever.

It was a busy morning, about 8:30, when an elderly gentleman in his 80′s arrived at the hospital to have stitches removed from his thumb. He said he was in a hurry as he had an appointment at 9:00 am. The nurse took his vital signs and had him take a seat, knowing it would be over an hour before someone would be able to see him. I saw him looking at his watch and decided, since I was not busy with another patient, I would evaluate his wound. On exam, it was well healed, so I talked to one of…

It was a busy morning, about when an elderly gentleman in his arrived at the hospital to have stitches removed from his thumb. He said he was in a hurry as he had an appointment at am. The nurse took his vital signs and.

Baby's hat and hospital bracelet placed in a glass Christmas ornament.

diy Christmas ornament for baby: place baby's beanie and hospital bracelet inside a large glass ornament (can be purchased at a craft store such as Michael's), hang on tree

This is an excellent idea - write a letter to your child every year on their birthday and give it to them when they go to college.

Two Naps By Noon: Early Graduation Gift For Baby- write a letter to your child every year and add some money into each envelope and give it to your child when they graduate. They'll have 18 years worth of letters and money as a gift. Very creative.

First year of tee ball...do his handprint, name, and year! Love this!!

baby hand print on a baseball. awwww katiegarvas baby hand print on a baseball. awwww baby hand print on a baseball.