Birthday & Christmas Ideas and Traditions with Susan Branch, Kim Stoegbauer, and Patty Young

December 12th, 2011

Do you have family traditions? Whether you’ve been doing those traditions for years, or want to create new ones, we hope you’ll enjoy this week’s show! Join us as we interview Susan Branch, Kim Stoegbauer of The TomKat Studio, and Patty Young of ModKid Designs. They’ll share some of their favorite ideas, traditions, and recipes for Birthdays, Christmas, or any special occasion!

Download the free cupcake topper printable here.

What kinds of family traditions do you have during the holidays? Let us know in the comments section below or join the conversation on our Facebook page.

Have a wonderful week!
-Kim & Kris

  • December 12, 2011 at 5:38 pm

    Cute! I love making party decorations:-)

  • Connie T
    December 12, 2011 at 6:22 pm

    FUN!! Thanks for sharing Great Holiday Traditions…and Ideas!! Loved the interviews!!

  • Elizabeth Keller
    December 12, 2011 at 9:47 pm

    Great ideas! Thanks for the downloads;o)

  • December 12, 2011 at 10:42 pm

    Fantastic as always :).

  • Marg R
    December 12, 2011 at 10:48 pm

    Love the card holder.
    Our Christmas tradition is every year in the first week of Dec my girlfriends and sisters get together and hand roll our christmas cookies. We have lots of laughs and by the end of the day every one goes home with a big tin of cookies that hopefully will last till christmas!!!!

  • Kathy Kauth
    December 12, 2011 at 11:13 pm

    Nice ideas! It is nice to hear other people’s ideas too, sometimes that is all it takes to spark you own imagination. Great story.

  • December 12, 2011 at 11:28 pm

    Very cute! Love the cupcake toppers. My daughter watched with me and wants to do that for her next birthday!

  • Marietta
    December 12, 2011 at 11:30 pm

    The mod kid book looks really good. I will check into that.
    Happy Holidays Twins from Florida

  • December 13, 2011 at 2:58 am

    Great traditions show – I loved hearing what each of your wonderful guest shared – such great idea’s and wonderful sites, too. Creativitiy was served.

  • Eileen Mueller
    December 13, 2011 at 4:25 pm

    Love Susan Branch! Want to make the cupcake toppers too but I don’t see a download button. How can I get the template?

  • December 13, 2011 at 4:40 pm

    So fun! thanks for sharing! you girls are too cute!

  • Jothesewer
    December 13, 2011 at 6:32 pm

    Enjoyed your videos this morning. Thanks

  • Mame Johnston
    December 16, 2011 at 7:38 pm

    Kim & Kris,
    Thanks for all of the guest ideas and for creating a great show again this week. My all-time favorite artist is Susan Branch, too. She and I also share a love of Gladys Taber, an author who has since joined the church triumphant. God bless you all as you celebrate the Christmas season.


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  • January 17, 2012 at 10:26 pm

    wow…just found you on pinterest…My twin sis and I are also cronic crafters in way too many areas to mention… happy to see other twin having as much fun as we do!!!!

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    March 15, 2012 at 5:00 pm

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