Christmas survival packs

We arrived home this weekend to celebrate the Christmas with our family. It is always a treat to visit and see everyone – and it is always a battle to stay sane while traveling, living out...

why don’t we… get the right tree

I can’t believe Christmas is in less than a week. It is time to trim the tree! I shared yesterday that we have put up 6 Christmas trees, some real and a couple artificial. I’m not saying...

Make your own (robot) cookie cutters

Who still has baking left to do? If you are starting to feel a bit over the trees and reindeer, why not make a set of robot Christmas cookies!?! Your kids will love them and the...

Miniature paper ball ornaments

The trees are up… all 6 of them! Yes, between the family tree, the kid’s trees, the table top tree, the 2 real trees we planted in the front yard we have 6 Christmas trees this...

How to make holiday pies awesome!

With the holidays upon us there are so many chances for sharing sweets and treats. Cakes, cookies, and my favorite pies are great to serve guests this time of year. Make someone’s day, bring by a...

Peppermint Chocolate Popcorn

Our evenings seem to be getting longer as the year winds down. Lots of family time playing games, a fire on… the things I love most about this time of year! Which also comes with evening...

Sweet and easy teacher gifts

Tis’ the week for holiday parties at school, saying goodbye before Christmas break, and exchanging gifts with the teachers we’ve all grown to love. To create a gift that is thoughtful and adorable at the same...

Disco ball headband

With holiday parties and New Years Eve almost here, why wait for the disco ball to come to you? With this disco ball headband you can be one the one bringing the sparkle to the party!...

Why don’t we… win a gift card to Minted!

If you’ve been following along for awhile you’ve probably heard me talking about Minted at some point. We’ve done our Christmas/birthday/business/blogging cards through them for the past number of years. Minted is one of my favorite...

A balloon tree skirt

Happy Friday! Are you feeling into the holiday spirit yet? We have been having a great time sharing Christmas ideas and projects. Sometimes it’s the most random, simplest ideas that I get the biggest kick out...

Gigantic wall stars

Since you guys loved our summer stars so much, I thought we should definitely do something star studded for the holidays. Since this time of year is so special, it seemed best to go very BIG...

Twinkie and Ho-Ho Trees

Do you make gingerbread houses or have some sort of fun and edible family tradition? We were looking for a new one this year and Hostess challenged us to create our own tradition using their yummy...

Peppermint and jingle tree trimming

I love trimming our tree, and often we love to do it with friends and family around. Something about hanging ornaments and drinking frilly drinks makes the season extra sweet. It doesn’t take a lot to...

Glitter trim gift boxes

When it comes to giving gifts to co-workers, packaging is the most important element. Any simple and thoughtful gift will suffice to make your friendly office gift swap, but with the presents sitting on desks all...

Mistletoe balloons

Nothing says holiday like mistletoe. The green, the tradition, the kissing… it is all so merry! Make a mistletoe statement this year that has all the traditional fun with a festive modern spark with mistletoe balloons....