festival of lights

There’s a stretch of neighborhood in Tustin, nearby my house, that always goes all out during the holidays. Several blocks of houses decorate their homes in a string light bonanza that is really a treat to see! Cars drive slowly by, people gather and walk the sidewalks to admire the beautiful light displays. Most of them border on extreme kitsch, but that’s the best part! Some have music playing, animated
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Gift wrapping ideas from Living Etc.

Are you all done with your gift shopping this year? (I… am not. ugh.) BUT if you are, then you’re probably ready for the next part, the fun part for me, gift wrapping! The January 2013 issue of Living Etc. has some really fun ideas to make your gifts extra special! The first one I loved involves just wrapping some gold or plain kraft paper as a base, then adding simple red string and slipping a small pape
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Time to celebrate! J3 Holiday 2012

“Silver and gold…” ok, well there’s no silver, just gold, but maybe some sparkly diamonds? … and a lot of black?…lol As I mentioned previously when I launched the redesign of the site, I’m hoping to share a little more of some of the things we’re doing at J3 here on the blog. We’re so thankful for all the support we’ve received this year that we wanted to ma
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