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DIY Wreaths and other Christmas Door Decor

Nothing is more welcoming than wreaths on front doors, specially during the holiday season.  I love the look and scent of a fresh pine wreath that greets me before I even ring the door bell. But who says wreaths must only be made from fresh pine, or must only be hung at the front door? Not I! There are many things you can turn into a "wreath" and many ways you can use it.  And if you're not into wreaths how about a swag instead? Here are some crafty ideas for your front door decor this ...

Gingerbread House Making Party

The holidays are always fun for kids and adults of all ages.  There are so many fun activities to do!  One of the things our family loves to do during the holiday season is to make gingerbread houses.  We never seem to be satisfied with just one! Gingerbread house making or decorating is also a great holiday party activity, both kids and adults love it!  So if you have a birthday child in the month of December, a family or company holiday party, or just want an excuse to throw a party, why ...

You’ve Been Jingled – New Free Printables!

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us.  Celebrate the season of giving with this fun neighborhood game, You've Been Jingled! It's exactly like You've Been Booed! the game we played during Halloween, but with a Christmas twist. I love this game and so do the grandkids.  They especially love dropping off the treat and ringing the bell without getting caught. So jingle in the holiday cheer with the free printable game sheets! You don't have to limit this game to the ...

DIY Christmas Chalkboard Sign – FREE Template

Wow!  I can't believe it's that time of year again!  The holidays are just around the corner and there's still so much to do.  Of course there is!  With baking, shopping, and wrapping, there never seems to be enough time in my day.  This year is proving to be even busier.  The grandkids are coming home for Christmas!  So I've been very busy indeed! One of the things I enjoy most is decorating.  I just love turning the house into a Christmas wonderland.  And this year's no different. ...

DIY Cookie Exchange!! Free Printables

Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone we turn our attention to the winter holidays. That means lots of cooking, baking, cleaning, decorating, and shopping going on.  Whether you are celebrating Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukka, or other winter holiday you're probably wondering how you're going to fit in all the seasonal activities. One way to reduce your seasonal cookie baking is to host a cookie exchange and swap baked goods with friends and relatives.  It may take a bit of planning, but at ...

Caramel Spice Cookie Mix in a Jar – FREE Printable Tag

Here is a cute, easy, and inexpensive gift in a jar, Caramel Spice Cookie Mix.  It's a great gift for friends, neighbors, teachers, and anyone else you want to give a small gift to. I use a cupcake liner on the top to make it pretty and add a spatula tied to the jar.  You can add cookie cutters or measuring spoons or whatever you else you want. Suppiles: 1 Quart Size Mason Jar 1 bag Kraft Caramel Bits 1 Duncan Hines Spice Cake Mix 1 ...

Chocolate Caramel Cookie Mix in a Jar – FREE Printable Label

  Here's another cookie mix in a jar, Chocolate Caramel Cookies.  They are easy, inexpensive, and cute!  It uses a box of cake mix and a topping.  Takes 5 minutes to put together.  You can spruce it up with a cute label with baking instructions, a bow and a rubber spatula or cookie cutter.  I like to use a cupcake liner to dress up the lid. Ribbon colors and cupcake liners can be color or theme coordinated and can also be tailored to the occasion or holiday. ...

Peppermint M&M Cookie Mix in a Jar – Free Printable

Here's another cookie mix in a jar. This one is for the Peppermint lover, Peppermint M&M Cookie Mix.   They are easy, inexpensive, and cute!  It uses a box of cake mix and a topping.  Takes 5 minutes to put together.  You can spruce it up with a cute label with baking instructions, a bow and a cookie cutter or other baker's tool.  I like to use a cupcake liner to dress up the lid. Ribbon colors and cupcake liners can be color or theme coordinated and can also be tailored to ...

M&M Cookie Mix in a Jar – FREE Printable Label

  Here's another cookie mix in a jar.  They are easy, inexpensive, and cute!  It uses a box of cake mix and a topping.  Takes 5 minutes to put together.  You can spruce it up with a cute label with baking instructions, a bow and a cookie cutter or other baker's tool.  I like to use a cupcake liner to dress up the lid. Ribbon colors and cupcake liners can be color or theme coordinated and can also be tailored to the occasion or holiday. Supplies: ...

DIY Gift in a Jar – Lemon & Olive Oil Hand Scrub

If you're looking for a quick and easy holiday gift to make try this Lemon & Olive Oil Hand Scrub.  It's so simple and inexpensive, and best of all very practical!  You're friends and family will love it. You can mix up a batch with things you probably already have in your pantry and package it in whatever container you want.  I had jelly jars leftover from the twin's birthday party and this was a great way to use them. This is a great idea for last minute gifts, you can literally ...