Crafts, recipes and celebration ideas for holidays and other major yearly events.

Paper airplane Valentine cards for kids will be the most popular card in class! Just print out, fill in, fold and hand out. Recipients can cut out and fold the plane for Valentine’s Day fun. What kid doesn’t love a paper airplane?  They are the simplest toy to[…]

This easy spiced cranberry cider cocktail recipe uses only three ingredients and is perfect for your holiday parties! Chelsey from Budget Girl! Over Thanksgiving, my sister-in-law visited and she introduced us to this awesome new drink. Just three simple ingredients: spiced rum, cranberry juice, and hard apple cider. Who[…]

This year skip the mall! Make a one of a kind Christmas “stocking” for her by shopping through small business online and use PayPal at check out for easy shopping and returns. A few years ago I saw an idea for girlfriends to swap names and fill each[…]

Hang a mug of hot cocoa Christmas ornament on your Christmas tree! Made with just a few basic craft supplies and a great craft for kids! My kids love to make homemade Christmas ornaments for our tree.  We usually play around with different types of clay ornaments or homemade[…]

Whimsical popcorn wrappers make a bag of microwave popcorn in to a movie night Christmas gift. The cost of giving gifts to teachers, co-workers, neighbors and more can add up quickly. But I have the perfect solution! Give the gift of a movie night when you wrap a[…]

Kick up chocolate fudge with Mint OREOS in this easy mint OREO Fudge Recipe! Fudge is my favorite candy to make.  Butter pecan fudge is my absolute favorite.  It’s closely followed by Cookies and Cream Fudge, which is basically an OREO cookie in fudge form.   Every winter[…]

Make a candy garland out of felt for a colorful decoration for Christmas, birthdays or any sweet time! A few years ago I saw some felt candy ornaments floating around the internet and I fell in love with them.  They looked fairly simple to make. But it seemed[…]

Let your family Christmas tree tell the story of your family through ornament and decorations collected throughout the years. Add them to a gorgeous tree from our sponsor, Tree Classics, to create an unforgettable Christmas tradition. I spend an insane amount of time on Pinterest. Christmas is one[…]

Do your Christmas shopping and give gifts that give back for under $30 each with our sponsor, the American Diabetes Association’s Gift of Hope! Black Friday is over and holiday shopping is in full swing. That means that every store and mall in the nation has a full parking[…]

Make a pear martini with only 3 ingredients: vodka, white wine and pear juice. This easy cocktail is perfect for Christmas and New Years!

This pear martini drink recipe is sweet and easy to make with only three ingredients! Hello! Chelsey from Budget Girl here! I have something a little different for you this time. This time of the year, I tend to gravitate towards apple and cranberry. Apparently, for many people, pear is[…]