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

Festive red and green Christmas Pinwheel Cookies are fun and easy to make from a basic sugar cookie dough. Just roll, layer, slice and bake. When I was a kid, I was fascinated by those red and white candy cane cookies.  I even tried to make them when[…]

Check out this list of the best gifts for tween girls that your favorite tween will LOVE! Shopping for tween girls can be tricky as they are on the cusp between girlhood and teenagedom. It’s a hard place to be! In general, most tween girls don’t really want[…]

Easy small backyard ideas for Halloween will turn your tiny yard into a fun, and slightly spooky, space perfect for Halloween! This post was sponsored by Lowe’s as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Last spring[…]

Join our 30 Days of Gratitude Challenge and receive a free gratitude journal to download! Make thankfulness and gratitude a habit in your life today.   Let’s face it – it can be really, really hard to be grateful.  Between work, kids, spouses, and traffic… life gets very[…]

Make a wine cork snowman with old wine corks, glue, paint, and an old sweater. This snowman is cute for Christmas or all winter long. We are obsessed with wine cork crafts this year! My sister always has a big bin full of them and it was time[…]

This Thanksgiving free up oven space and make this Instant Pot Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe in your electric pressure cooker.  A gingersnap cookie crust gives this pumpkin cheesecake a little extra YUM!

Add a fun googly eyes wreath to your front door for Halloween! Quick and easy to make, this googly eye craft is perfect for kids!

Make snowman Christmas tree ornaments using recycled natural wine corks, paint and fleece! These wine cork Christmas ornaments are easy to make and are perfect gifts.

A French toast bake full of buttery pecan flavor and baked in a cast iron skillet, make this filling breakfast recipe on a chilly fall morning or to welcome Santa on Christmas. At the beginning of September, my thoughts start to wander to all things fall like pumpkins,[…]

Upcycle bottles to make an easy DIY patriotic decoration for the Fourth of July or other summer events. Decorating for holidays all year round is one of my favorite things to do. But buying new decorations every year gets expensive and it’s a bit wasteful. I have to[…]