Christmas Tree Ideas!

Christmas Tree Ideas! Christmas Tree Ideas come from all sort of places!For instance; I was cruzin through Boerne, Texas the other day and I saw the cutest tree!  Brakes applied and whipped into the drive way, out of my car like a shot with phone camera on and ready…Then….drum roll please:...more

The Christmas List

When my husband and I were first married we lived far away from family and that first Christmas I still wanted to connect with all of our loved ones even though we couldn’t be together. So I decided to send out Christmas cards. Because Microsoft Outlook wasn’t available back then, I went out and purchased an inexpensive softcover address book and began adding names to my Christmas list....more

10 Great Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Busy Moms!

This post is for anyone out there who is a busy Mom, is married to a busy Mom, or perhaps has a busy Mom. Which basically means- all of you! It's hard to come up with great stocking stuffer ideas for the woman in your life who manages to juggle the wants, needs, and schedules of every member of the family while simultaneously running the household and perhaps earning an income on the side! But I'll bet the busy Mom that you know and love could use some of these in her stocking this year!...more

Saffron Buns with Candy Cane Sugar

 I wasn’t sure if the two flavours would mesh, but they really do! They were a winner in our house, especially with the kids! However, if peppermint and saffron don’t quite do it for you, tossing them in sugar would make for an equally gorgeous little treat! ...more

Gingerbread Truffles

 These couldn’t be easier – only three ingredients (and the same amount of each!). They are made with gingerbread cookies so are the perfect festive treat to impress your friends with! ...more

20 Christmas gifts under $20

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Be Good to Others This Holiday Season

It's here. Christmas season has kicked off and we're just about to blast off. I wanted to take a break from our regularly scheduled egg nog, turkey, family movies, Christmas carols, candy canes, snowman, hot cocoa and all of the other wonderful things about this time of the year, to encourage all of us to be aware, to show empathy, and to be kind to the people around us....more

The Journey to Christmas

Give Yourself This One Life-Changing Gift For The Holidays

Oh, the love/hate relationship we have with the holidays! The twinkly white lights, get-togethers, and the smell of fresh pine in our homes — all joyous. But there's also the pressure to be happy, to give the right gifts, and to uphold traditions — even if you might not feel like it. Sometimes the joys and pressures are at such odds, you start to feel a little crazy. There’s a difference between the white-bearded man who dresses up as Santa and the white-bearded man who thinks he really is Santa....more

Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies are very delicious and irresistible cookies flavored with ginger and molasses, a perfect way to enjoy holiday and Christmas....more