Holidays

Free Printable Christmas Labels

Free Printable Christmas Gift Labels

Print Your Own Christmas Labels Need some last minute Christmas labels?  Why pay retail price for Christmas tags when it is so easy to make your own?  These gift tags will look perfect on your presents and you can just print…

Christmas Quotes and Graphics

Keep Calm Christmas is coming

Enjoy the Holidays with my Christmas Quotes and Graphics. The holidays are such a lot of fun. Everyone seems to be in the festive mood and fun Christmas quotes and graphics are really fun to share.  Christmas printables and graphic are…

Meringue Snow Flower Christmas Cookies

Meringue Snow Flower Cookies

Perfect for your cookie swap: Meringue Snow flower Christmas Cookies These delicate meringue snow flower cookies have a pop of color in the center from the gum drop candies.  They will make the perfect recipe to take to your annual cookie…

Gingerbread House Tutorial

Time for some festive fun with this gingerbread house tutorial. Did you know that December 12 is National Gingerbread House Day? Making Gingerbread houses has always been one of my favorite Christmas memories.  My daughter and I would make one each…

Round Up of Gingerbread Houses

Need some inspiration for your Gingerbread house this year? Try one of these festive 17 designs. alwaystheholidays.com

Gingerbread Houses for your Inspiration. One of my favorite things to do when my daughter was young was to make a new Gingerbread house each year for Christmas.  Our biggest challenge was finding a place to put it so that…

DIY Light Bulb Santa Ornament

This adorable lightbulb Santa ornament is easy to make and will look great on your Christmas tree - alwaystheholidays.com

This DIY Light Bulb Santa Ornament can be made from burned out bulbs. A lot of my time during the holiday season is spent in making Christmas ornaments and other holiday seasonal decor.  I find it so rewarding to make…

DIY Marshmallow Snowmen

Cute DIY Christmas Project – Marshmallow Snowmen These DIY marshmallow snowmen are so cute and are not just a sweet treat. Add a decorative tin the way I did and you also have a cute Christmas decor project. They have…

Dress Up Your Mailbox for the Holidays

dress up your mailbox for the holidays.

Dress up your Mailbox with these Festive Mailbox Decorations It is time to dress up your mailbox for the holidays! I am a self confessed Christmas fairy.  If there is a place in my home that doesn’t have a Christmas…

Thanksgiving DIY Cookie Train

Thanksgiving DIY cookie train

Here comes the Thanksgiving train, all set to delight your holiday guests! How adorable is this Thanksgiving DIY cookie train?  This delightful holiday centerpiece will delight both the youngsters and the young at heart.  My sweet husband is 67 years…

DIY Autumn Floral Bow Tutorial

DIY Autumn Floral Bow

Do It Yourself Autumn Floral Bow I love making floral bows with wire edged ribbon.   I use them in so many ways – for basket vignettes, for door wreaths in each season and also for all my special Christmas gifts.  They…

20 Candy Corn Recipes

20! of my favorite candy corn recipes

These candy corn recipes will bring the taste of Halloween and Thanksgiving to your dessert table. Today is National Candy Corn Day! If  you have been reading my blogs lately, you will have seen that I’ve been on a candy…

Candy Corn Pretzel Fudge

Candy corn pretzel fudge

This candy corn pretzel fudge is sure to become a holiday favorite. You can be sure fall is here when you start seeing candy corn in the grocery stores.  It is a favorite in our house and I like to…

Quick and Easy Halloween DIY Projects

These quick and easy Halloween DIY projects will add some seasonal decor to your home but won’t break either the time or the money bank. This is such a busy time of the year.  And the expenses associated with the…

Candy Corn Pudding Pops

Candy corn pudding pops

These candy corn pudding pops make a healthy fall frozen treat. This is such a fun time of the year for spending time in the kitchen. It’s sort of a cross between cooking and crafting.  These candy corn pudding pops…

Pumpkin Shaped Chocolate Truffles

Pumpkin shaped chocolate truffles from mollymel.blogspot.com

One of my good friends, Regina, also has a blog called Molly Mel.  Regina often features Brazilian treats, such as Brigaderos, with her readers and she has shared a Halloween take on the Brigadero that is perfect for the holidays. These…

Candy Corn Pecan Fudge Recipe

Ring in the Holidays with this candy corn pecan fudge. All the flavors of the season…candy corn…marshmallows…white chocolate…Golden Oreos…pecans.  All wrapped up into one decadent and tasty bite of fudge.  This candy corn pecan fudge is sure to become one…

20 Spooky Halloween Cocktail Recipes

Spooky halloween cocktails

Halloween is such a fun time of the year.  It lets the kid in every one come out.  What makes you feel more youthful that dressing up in a fun costume and just plain acting out?  These 20 Halloween cocktail…

DIY Halloween Scrap Wood Ghosts

These DIY Halloween Scrap Wood Ghosts are a Fun Project. The local home stores like Home Depot and Lowe’s often have scrap pieces of 4 x 4 timber.  This size is just perfect for making cute decorative pieces like these…