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First Christmas Card – Sir Henry Cole and The History of Christmas Cards

With Christmas quickly approaching, it’s the perfect time to learn about the history of Christmas cards. Who would have guessed that the first Christmas card ever sent by mail would spark a tradition that is still going strong over 175 years later! Sending Christmas cards has become an integral part of Christmas, just like making …

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Christmas Card Day – Learn Facts about Christmas Cards & Their History

Christmas Card Day is finally here! As we get closer to December 25, it’s time to celebrate one of the traditions of Christmas – sending holiday cards to your loved ones! There are so many things that make Christmas magical – the scent of fresh pine, decorating for the holiday, hanging ornaments on the Christmas …

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101 Christmas Quotes – Inspirational and Funny Christmas Messages

Let’s celebrate Christmas with 101 Christmas quotes! They are inspirational, funny, and cute Christmas messages and images to read and share. The holidays are one of my favorite times of the year. Much of the fun of Christmas is the anticipation. Everyone seems to be in the festive mood! Christmas quotes and graphics are great …

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Snowman Cake Pops – How to Make Snowman Cake Balls for Christmas

These adorable little snowman cake pops are sweetness on a stick. They make a great stand alone snack and are also cute on a dessert table as part of a centerpiece. The project is made from vanilla cake mix batter and frosting that is made into balls and threaded on a cake pop stick and …

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Decorating a Mailbox for Christmas – DIY Christmas Mailbox Decor

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. Plus, they are fun to do! I always find decorating puts me …

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Chocolate Dirt Pudding For Christmas – Oreo Christmas Tree Dirt Cups

Calling all Oreo fans! Let’s make some chocolate dirt pudding for Christmas. These fun Oreo Christmas inspired dirt cups are a dessert that the whole family will love. Your kids will enjoy helping you make these dirt cups which use waffle cones on top for delightfully delicious Christmas trees that add an extra sweetness and …

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Alphabet Block Christmas Tree – How to Make a Recycled Wood Block Xmas Tree

Imagine how cute this Christmas tree would be in a nursery or child’s playroom? The alphabet block Christmas tree uses child’s toys, wooden blocks and some small holiday craft supplies. December 8 is celebrated each year as National Christmas Tree Day. We’ll be celebrating the day today with a unique and very special Christmas tree …

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Christmas Wrapping Ideas and Tips for the Perfect Holiday Present

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. December 3 is celebrated each year as …

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Christmas Ornament Door Hanger – Decorate your Front Door in Style for the Holidays

This Christmas Ornament Door Hanger is made from reclaimed wood, chicken wire and some Dollar Store ornaments. It makes a nice change from the traditional Christmas wreath. My husband and I changed the front door to our home last year. Instead of a solid door, we now have an oval shaped glass panel in it. …

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Printable Christmas Gift Tags – Holiday Labels with Messages

These printable Christmas gift tags are the perfect way to send just the right message to your gift recipients. Each of these holiday labels has a different Christmas message on it. One of these sayings will be just perfect for your friend or family member! Plus, they look beautiful on presents sitting under the Christmas …

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Clay Pot Snowman – Easy Terracotta Christmas Project

This Clay Pot Snowman project is an easy craft to do with kids. Using garden pots for crafts is a fun way to recycle left over items into an adorable terracotta Christmas project that will add a touch of holiday decor to any table. Since I love to garden, I always have a bunch of …

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Christmas Labels – Print out These Christmas Gift Tags

Do you need some last minute Christmas labels?  Why pay retail price for Christmas tags when it is so easy to make your own? These Christmas gift tags will look perfect on your holiday presents and you can just print them out right on your printer at home! If you have kids, who are on …

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The Incredible Christmas Place – Pigeon Forge Christmas Shop

If Christmas is your favorite holiday, then a visit to The Incredible Christmas Place in Pigeon Forge. Tennessee is a must-see. This amazing Christmas shop celebrates Christmas every day of the year! Join me in a virtual tour of The Incredible Christmas Place. My husband and I toured the Christmas Shop as a part of …

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Meringue Cookie for the Holidays – Christmas Snow Flower Cookies

The recipe for these delicate Christmas snow flower cookies use red and green gum drops for their centers.  With its light as air texture, this meringue cookie is perfect for the holidays. They have red and green gumdrops in the center to symbolize Christmas. They remind me of one of my favorite Christmas flowers, the poinsettia! December …

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Paintbrush Christmas Ornaments

Nothing is more satisfying for me than using ordinary household items and a few inexpensive craft supplies to created fun and whimsical Christmas decorations.  This trio of Paintbrush Christmas Ornaments all started out their lives as a simple Dollar Store paintbrush! You can pick which you like most, or make all three! Don’t forget to …

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Round up of Christmas Sweet Treats – Holiday Baking Ideas

The holidays are such a fun time in the kitchen and December is a month full of national food holidays.  There are so many occasions when you can bring out your favorite Christmas sweet treats to share with loved ones to a bit of holiday spirit. I’ve compiled a list below of some of the …

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Christmas Music – You’re Here by Francesca Battistelli

Looking for beautiful music to listen to this Christmas? Make sure to listen to You’re Here by Francesca Battistelli, linked below. I love all types of Christmas music, and am always looking for pieces that I feel are worthy of sharing with my readers. You may have seen my post about Pentatonix. If not make …

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Best Christmas Wreath Ideas for National Wreaths Across America Day

From Halloween through Christmas, it seems that many doors have a wreath of some sort decorating the entry.  These Christmas wreath ideas are the perfect way to welcome guests to your home. The third Saturday in December is honored each year as National Wreaths Across America Day, for good reason. Many homes have festive door …

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Meringue Christmas Stocking Cookies

These delicious Christmas stocking cookies will be the highlight of your Christmas dessert table. The meringue cookies are brimming with the flavors of cream cheese and cranberries. Plus, they are so pretty and festive. Imagine bringing out a plate of these cute little treats – they would wow any guests you have over for Christmas! …

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DIY Christmas Cookie Ornaments

These DIY Christmas cookie ornaments do double duty. They can be made as Christmas cookies and also used to decorate your tree with a few extra steps. Since December 4 is a food holiday known as National Cookie Day, let’s make some cookies for our tree! Part craft project, part cooking adventure, these delicious decorations are …

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