Decorating a Mailbox for Christmas – DIY Christmas Mailbox Decor

Breen mailbox with stickers and red flag with text reading: "Christmas mailbox decorations."

These ideas for decorating a mailbox for Christmas show that holiday decorating is not just for indoor projects. With DIY Christmas mailbox decor projects like these, you’ll discover a fun, inexpensive and pretty way to add instant Christmas curb appeal to your home. Outdoor Christmas decorations on the lawn and around the garden really brighten…

Christmas Wrapping Ideas and Tips for the Perfect Holiday Present

Unique Christmas wrapping ideas.

For the ultimate in eco-friendly holiday gift wrapping, look no further than these 27 creative Christmas wrapping ideas. From using recycled paper to bringing in items from your garden, these ideas will add a special touch to your presents this year and help to save our environment, too. I love wrapping Christmas gifts almost as…

National Gingerbread Cookie Day – Enjoy a Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

A closeup shot of a gingerbread cookie on a wooden table next to a rolling pin, ginger candies, star anise and a red ribbon.

Did you know that gingerbread cookies have their own national day? Keep reading for more about National Gingerbread Cookie Day and get a gingerbread cookie recipe to share. Gingerbread has been around for centuries, and has evolved and changed over the years. National Gingerbread Cookie Day celebrates this tasty treat with a sweet flavor, and…

Apple Cider Day – Fun Facts, Ways to Celebrate, and Apple Cider Recipes

Hot spiced apple cider in a glass mug on a wooden table surrounded by cinnamon sticks, star anise, oranges and apples.

Apple Cider Day was created to celebrate this delicious drink and its many varieties. Whichever version you prefer, let’s celebrate it today! When I think of fall, I think of pumpkin carving, caramel apples, cooler temperatures and apple cider! Fittingly, Apple Cider Day falls right in the middle of fall. This post may contain affiliate…

Thanksgiving Quotes – 88 Thankful & Inspirational Thanksgiving Messages

Two hands reaching out to each other with the many words about Thanksgiving, hope, love, and gratitude above them.

Sharing Thanksgiving quotes is a great way to spread holiday cheer! Check out these 88 thankful, inspiring and funny Thanksgiving messages. Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday where we can all gather together, take a moment to pause and reflect on all the things we’re grateful for. I’ve compiled a list of 88 Thanksgiving quotes and…

Pilgrim Hat Cookies – Easy No Bake Thanksgiving Treats for Kids

These delicious pilgrim hat cookies will look so festive on your holiday dessert table!  They remind us of the history of Thanksgiving while giving us a tasty treat to enjoy. Quick and easy Thanksgiving dessert ideas are what I am all about this time of the year. These adorable no-bake cookie treats are a great…

Cookie Turkeys for Thanksgiving – Cute Candy Corn Turkey Cookies

Your children will love to help you make these cookie turkeys for your Thanksgiving dessert table. This fun Thanksgiving kid’s dessert features sugar cookies, peanut butter cups, candy corn and malted milk balls – all fashioned into one adorable cookie in the shape of a turkey. Sugar cookies are the staple in any cookie decorating…

The History of Gingerbread – Cookies, Houses, and Everything in Between

A gingerbread man cookie standing and waving.

The history of gingerbread spans many centuries and continents. Read on to learn about the evolution of this traditional Christmas treat.  If you’ve ever wondered where gingerbread men came from, why we make gingerbread houses, and why gingerbread is a symbol of Christmas, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s dive into the rich history…