Easy Cheesy Christmas Tree Shaped Appetizers

The holiday season can be crazy hectic, right? Between decorating, shopping and all the other activities that take place over the Christmas season, entertaining can be overwhelming. That’s why I like to make Easy Cheesy Christmas Tree Shaped Appetizers. They are so easy to put together and are ready to eat in just a few minutes. […]

How the Grinch Stole Christmas Birthday Party

When my grandson, T Hawke, turned five, he begged his mom for a How the Grinch Stole Christmas Birthday Party . . . in October. She counteroffered with a weekend camping trip to the North Carolina mountains. He stood his ground – very sweetly and well behaved – until she caved. During slumber parties at […]

Snowman Bookmark Craft for Kids

A few days ago, my son-in-law surprised my daughter with a trip to Biltmore to see the Christmas decor. He had already arranged for the grandkids to stay with me for a few days. Of course, the grandkids are welcome to stay with me 24/7! The younger grandkids like to do crafts so this was […]

Easy DIY Christmas Countdown Project

This post, Easy DIY Christmas Countdown, contains affiliate links. If you click a link and make a purchase, I may receive a small commision with no additional cost to you. Welcome to Day 3 of the Fourth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Series! We have teamed up with 50 plus bloggers to bring you oodles […]

Mint Coffee Mix And Free Printable Gift Tag

There’s just something about a DIY Christmas gift that warms my heart. You can show your friends how much you care about them without breaking the bank. I like to keep a few jars of Mint Coffee Mix on hand to give to friends during the Christmas season. These are also great hostess gifts or party […]

Breakfast Ideas for Overnight Holiday Guests

This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own. The holidays are right around the corner! Are you ready for overnight holiday guests? I can remember a time when the thought of hosting weekend guests would send me over the edge. My husband would jokingly (I think) tell me we could not remodel […]

5 Ways to Stay Healthy During The Holiday Season

The holidays are no longer right around the corner; they are here! This time around, I refuse to undo all my hard work by eating everything in sight. I’ve got a plan to stay healthy during the holidays and you’re invited to come along for the ride, um, I mean walk. Last July, I made […]

Easy DIY Snowy Christmas Wreath

Thanks for stopping by day one of The 12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop! Today is all about DIY wreaths and I’m sharing an easy DIY Snowy Christmas Wreath. Make sure to visit all the blogs at the end of the post to find other amazing DIY wreaths. Welcome to Day 1 of the Fourth […]

Most Popular DIY Christmas Ideas from Over 50 Bloggers

I’m so excited to be one of over 50 bloggers to join together for the 4th annual 12 Days of Christmas event! Shirley, from Intelligent Domestications, puts it all together and does all the hard behind-the-scenes work. I get to add my post to the beautiful collection of Christmas ideas. Thank you, Shirley! To start […]

Best Holiday Hacks from Chefs and Celebrities

Thanks to Gifts.com for sharing The Best Holiday Hacks graphic.  Did Thanksgiving sneak up on you? And is Christmas really right around the bend? Thankfully, I’ve got the best holiday hacks from chefs and celebrities that will help you keep your cool. If you’re cooking a turkey for the first time, remember it usually had […]