Christmas Traditions: Swedish Kringler

Christmas Traditions: Swedish Kringler

Every family has special traditions over the holidays and I love learning about how other families celebrate. We had the opportunity to celebrate the first day of Hanukkah this year and we really enjoyed it. So I thought I would share one of our family’s Christmas...
Homemade S’mores Mix

Homemade S’mores Mix

Do you enjoy making gifts for friends and family? Are you looking for a last minute DIY gift that won’t take hours in the kitchen? I was inspired by a recent trip to Walt Disney World where I saw the cutest gingerbread cookie kit. It included a gingerbread mix (only...
Spruce Up Plain Garland

Spruce Up Plain Garland

Matt and I found two nine-foot strands of plain garland in our holiday decor this year, and we wanted to spruce them up a little bit before hanging them.  It will probably come as no surprise that I am fairly minimalist in my decor – I like to add a few curves...
Create DIY Yard Dice

Create DIY Yard Dice

DIY Yard Dice are easy to make and a fun project to work on.  They can be used for hours of family fun and make a wonderful, thoughtful gift.  This tutorial is the start of a series on wood working. If you have done little to no wood working, I highly recommend...
Create an Advent Calendar

Create an Advent Calendar

One of our favorite activities during the Christmas season is doing an Advent study.  One way we keep track of our study is through an advent calendar that we created.  It is easy to make your own advent calendar, and you can customize it to fit your style. Materials...
Three Table Themes for Thanksgiving

Three Table Themes for Thanksgiving

If you are hosting the Thanksgiving feast this year, you may find the idea of preparing the food and decorating the table overwhelming.  We are hosting my family this year and I needed to save time and money on decor.  I found that with our Four Entertaining Staples...

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