Category: Holidays

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…

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…

National Caramel Apple Day – Plus a Homemade Caramel Apple Recipe

A plate of homemade caramel apples with an almond topping.

If you love Halloween treats, get excited, because National Caramel Apple Day honors both caramel apples and Halloween! Read on to learn more. When the temperatures drop in the fall, and everyone starts putting up Halloween decorations, you know it’s time for caramel apples. In addition to being a tasty treat for the entire Halloween…

Pilgrim Hat Appetizers – Thanksgiving Party Food Recipe

Pilgrim hat appetizer with pumpkin and leaves.

Thanksgiving themed snacks like these cute pilgrim hat appetizers will delight your guests. This recipe is a variation on the old “pigs in a blanket” appetizer, except in this case the pigs are all dressed up (and spiced up) for Thanksgiving. To me, having fun with food is one of the best parts of the holiday…

Baked Cornucopia – Edible Thanksgiving Table Centerpiece

Fruit cheese and a baked cornucopia.

With Thanksgiving approaching, it’s time to get creative for your holiday table. This DIY Baked Cornucopia centerpiece is a different take on the traditional cornucopia that is so often seen this time of the year. It’s time to decorate your holiday table in style. Sure, you can purchase a cornucopia, but why not try baking…

20 DIY Fall Decor Ideas – Easy and Inexpensive Autumn Projects

Autumn home decor

Let’s welcome Autumn with these delightful DIY fall decor ideas. When the cool weather hits, it is time to bring the warm colors of autumn indoors with beautiful and inexpensive fall decorating ideas that use pumpkins, leaves, gourds, and so much more. I love this time of the year. Everything changes in such a dramatic…

Owl Cookies – Easy No Bake Chocolate Halloween Snacks for Kids

Owl Cookie Treats on a wooden board near a fall towel.

These adorable owl cookies are as much fun to make as they are to eat. Dip into your Halloween candy bag and put these treats together in just minutes! Halloween is such a fun time of the year.  Making decorative cookies is a favorite of mine. (Check out these spooky Halloween pumpkin cookies for another…

Mummy Door Decoration – DIY Halloween Door Decorations

Halloween door decorations turn any door in your home into a spooky entrance. The kids will love this mummy door decoration. It is super easy to put together and perfectly eerie to behold. All you need are a few inexpensive supplies and your door will be a Halloween masterpiece in no time at all. The…