Category: Seasons

Sweet Potato Day (Also known as National Tater Day)

Sweet potatoes

Time for a tater, sweet style!  The first Monday in April is known as Sweet Potato Day. It’s also fondly referred to as National Tater Day. April is a month full of national days devoted to all sorts of food. Check out the full list of April National Food Days here. Sweet potatoes are a…

National Cocktail Day – March 24 – Raise a Glass to Celebrate

creative cocktail recipes

There are many national days of the year devoted to alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks.  Can’t make up your mind which one to celebrate? Why not raise a glass to all of them on National Cocktail Day – March 24? It’s always interesting to celebrate a national day that focuses on alcohol.  I seem to learn new…

National French Bread Day – March 21

Loaf of French Bread

March 21 is National French Bread Day.  This food holiday is the perfect time to indulge in a comfort food that few can resist. There is nothing quite like the taste of a crusty loaf of French Bread.  This tasty bread is simple, versatile and the perfect side for so many dishes.  It’s quite fitting…

Leprechaun Snack Mix – Time for Some Crunch!

Serving Leprechaun snack mix

Trail mixes are a fun and easy way to combine your favorite treats into one easy to eat snack.  If you are having a celebration for St. Paddy’s Day, this sweet and salty Leprechaun Snack Mix is perfect for your party table. March 4 is National Snack day and since St.Patrick’s Day is right around…

Bird’s Nest Cookies – No Bake Easter Recipe

Easter nest cookies

These adorable Bird’s Nest Cookies are ready in just minutes and are a no bake recipe that is perfect for both Easter and spring. The cookies are super easy to make and will delight your children and the young at heart. The taste is a crunchy mixture of chocolate, peanut butter and chow mein noodles with three…

Chinese New Year Celebrations and Traditions

Chinese new year traditions

Chinese New Year is a traditional Chinese holiday that is celebrated on the first day of the Chinese calendar.  In 2019, the first day of the Chinese New Year falls on Tuesday. February 5 – over a month later than our normal New Year.  This special day on the Chinese calendar is also celebrated in…

Snowflake Calm Down Jar for Winter Relaxation

Snowflake Calm Down Jar

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, and the kids are not delightful!  Looking for something to help your kids calm down and relax when they are cooped up indoors because of the cold weather outside?  Try this Winter Snowflake Calm Down Jar.  This relaxing project is as easy to make as they come.  In a…

Tootsie Pop Flower Valentines – Valentine’s Day Candy Flowers

Tootsie Pop Flower Valentine

Valentine’s Day is such a special day for children.  They love to share treats with their friends and special crushes.  These Tootsie Pop Flower Valentines are a special way to show their friend how much they care, and they are also a lot of fun to make. These Valentine’s Day Candy Flowers do double duty.…

Heart Tree – Easy Valentine’s Day Decor

Valentine's Day heart tree makes great seasonal decor

This easy to make Valentine’s Day Heart Tree is an inexpensive but pretty way to dress up a mantle or side table.  It uses branches from your yard and a few Dollar Store supplies and takes just minutes to put together. The finished tree is the perfect way to decorate for Valentine’s Day. Readers of…

National Spaghetti Day – January 4 – Fun Facts and Recipes

National Spaghetti days is January 4

It’s time to learn a bit about National Spaghetti Day.  This tasty food holiday is celebrated yearly on January 4. Time to cook up a batch of your favorite spaghetti sauce! We have likely all indulged in plenty of food days in December but January not only brings the New Year, but it also brings…

DIY Bottle Cap Snowmen Ornaments

These Bottle Cap Snowman Ornaments are very easy to make and the kids will love to be involved in the project.

One of my favorite things to do in the holiday season, when my daughter was little, was to make Christmas crafts and let her take part in the process. These little DIY bottle cap snowmen ornaments are very easy to make and the kids will really enjoy helping you put them together. I love making home…

Christmas Gift Wrap Ideas and Tips for the Perfect Present

Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas

For the ultimate in Holiday gift wrapping, look no further than these 23 creative Christmas gift wrap ideas. From recycled paper to using items from your garden, these ideas will add a special touch to your presents this year.  I love wrapping Christmas gifts almost as much as I do receiving them!  I find it…

Christmas Quotes and Graphics

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 great way to share the holidays with loved ones.   Christmas printables and graphic are a great idea to use as holiday greeting cards, inserts in gift baskets and for using in Christmas crafts. Enjoy…

Easy DIY Alphabet Block Christmas Tree

DIY alphabet block Christmas tree

Imagine how cute this Christmas Tree would be in an nursery or child’s playroom? The alphabet block Christmas tree uses child’s toys, building blocks and some small holiday odds and ends. One of my favorite types of DIY projects are those that recycle old items into something new and decorative for the home. See my…

The History of Mistletoe – The Kissing Plant

Kissing under the mistletoe

We all love to kiss under the mistletoe at Christmas.  But have you ever wondered why we do this during the holidays? The history of mistletoe actually goes back centuries.  December 1st is National Mistletoe Day.  Since the plant is a symbol of Christmas and, for many, the Christmas season starts on this day, lets find out…

Printable Christmas Gift Tags – Holiday Labels with Messages

Printable Christmas Holiday labels

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 will be just perfect for your friend or family member. I can’t believe how quickly Christmas is heading our way this year. It…

DIY Peppermint Candle – Easy Holiday Decor Project

Peppermint Candle

This DIY peppermint candle will add a festive looks and aroma to any table.  You won’t believe how easy (and fun) this holiday decor project is to make! Grab a bag of peppermints and let’s get started on this fun Christmas project.. T’was the night before Christmas, when all though the house, we had candles with…