Wassail with Essential Oils

Caramel apple wassail recipe with essential oils is a delicious drink for holiday entertaining.  Three different  juices are combined and spiced with essential oils.  Then you can add caramel vodka for an extra kick of flavor, or leave the vodka out for a family friendly drink. Thank you[…]

DIY Christmas shirt

This adorable no sew Christmas shirt for kids uses your child’s hand and foot print to create an adorable reindeer. Use an iron on adhesive, googly eyes, and a pom pom to make this cute homemade Christmas gift.   I love to get my kids Christmas shirts to[…]

Pumpkin Cheesecake Parfait

Pumpkin cheesecake is one of my favorite fall desserts!  These pumpkin cheesecake parfaits are fun take on the standard cheesecake and are great for individual Thanksgiving desserts. Deciding what desserts to serve on Thanksgiving is difficult for me.  There are just way too many options! I want something[…]

I first heard of Elf on the Shelf quite a few years ago when it was relatively unknown.  I thought it was an adorable little story and activity to do with the kids, but they were hard to find.  Not now! Elf on the Shelf is everywhere –[…]

World Market Christmas Gift Ideas

Like it or not, there are only 36 more days to Christmas! I don’t usually panic too much about the holidays, but this year, I’m feeling a bit of stress.  We have a lot of family coming in to town this year and I know it’s going to[…]

Ribbon Christmas Card

Personalized photo Christmas cards are always fun to receive in the mail.  But often, they just get tossed in the trash on January 1st.  This year I’m personalizing my photo Christmas cards even more by adding a recipe to the back of each card. Yes, I know that[…]

Halloween Printable paper to make a cute decoration

Use some fun Halloween printables to create Halloween decorations and memories!  Download the printable Halloween papers and embellishments, and print them. Then use a homemade stencil and ribbon or yarn  to make a cute and inexpensive Halloween decoration for your home.   Last year I made this cute[…]

Father’s Day is just two days away.  Don’t panic! Here are some easy ideas I found on Pinterest.  Most are just print and cut and you’re done — hooray! Super cute FREE printables to decorate.   All About Dad — print and have the kids fill out or[…]

Today, I am sharing my all time favorite treat to make for Valentine’s Day: Homemade Truffles.  Chocolates are the epitome of Valentine’s Day and there is absolutely no reason to go out and buy them when they are so simple and fun to make in your very own[…]

I have spent the past 5 years trying to figure out how to have fresh, homemade cinnamon rolls on Christmas morning.  As a kid, we ate the cinnamon rolls out of the tube, which, frankly, is much more convenient even if less appetizing.  Every single recipe I have[…]