Christmas Cookie Exchange ~ Free Printables

Are you planning a Christmas Cookie Exchange this year?  Every year, the week of December 4th to December 11th is designated as Cookie Exchange week and while I don't have a community here in Florida … [Read more...]

Dear Santa Letters ~ FREE Printables

So this year we are going to try something new, we are going to write a Dear Santa letter.  While Carson may only be three, he understands the concept of Santa and Christmas.  For the last few months, … [Read more...]

12 DIY and Crafty Christmas Ornaments

Besides my need to create all my Christmas ornaments by hand this year, I know I am not the only one who doesn't want to spend a bunch of money on their Christmas Tree this year.  So for the week of … [Read more...]

12 Saturdays to Christmas, So Here’s a Dozen ways to Make Christmas Easier

Can you believe that we are only 12 Saturdays away from Christmas?!?!?  This seems far to close.  Where has the year gone?  Since I am making everything homemade (hopefully 90% up-cycled and … [Read more...]

12 Christmas Stocking Patterns and Ideas

Every year (well almost every year) we have had a tradition of making new Christmas Stockings.  This year, I am going to sew new stockings for each of the kids, and I have started to search through … [Read more...]

12 Clever Ways to Wrap Christmas Presents

I am always looking for new ways to wrap presents, especially Christmas presents.  When all the kids were little, I would try to make things easy on myself and wrap each child's present in a wrapping … [Read more...]

12 Christmas Cookie Recipes

I am ALWAYS looking for new Christmas Cookie Recipes.  I am hoping that this year, I can even find a Christmas Cookie Exchange to be a part of, but since we live in a predominately tourist area, I am … [Read more...]

Organizing Your Christmas, Don’t get behind {Organization Challenge Day 18}

For today's Organization Challenge, I am going to dive into Christmas.  Every year I hear myself say, I am going to be all done long before Christmas, and every year I am up until 2am finishing the … [Read more...]

Nightmare Before Christmas 20th Anniversary Give Away

Hey everyone, I know how much you love a contest, so we joined in with some other bloggers and websites, and thought that three of you might like to win a fun prize to celebrate Nightmare Before … [Read more...]

Up-Cycle Old Cereal Boxes into Christmas Tree Ornaments

Again, we are making every ornament for our Christmas tree this year by hand, since everything is still in storage back in Omaha.  So I was getting ready to throw out some cereal boxes and was like, … [Read more...]