Make Microwaveable Heat Packs Yourself

Sew microwaveable heat packs from colorful fabric for cute and cozy gifts. This project is a super simple way to give affordable presents. As you may know, we’re total wimps here in Southern California. Some of you are weathering extremely cold temps where you live and I’m wearing fingerless gloves as I type. I am […]

Advent Traditions for Kids

Advent is an excellent time to share with your kids the joy there is in Christ and how very much we need Him. Check out these fun Advent traditions for kids and count down the days until Christmas. In my adult life I don’t know that I paid much attention to holiday traditions until I had […]

Want to Save Money on LEGO?

Lego do not come cheap these days. As your Lego maniacs curate their Christmas wishlists, consider these tips for saving money on the Lego bricks. I kept the enemy at bay for a long time. I was no stranger to stepping on sharp little pointy plastic pieces in the middle of the night; I had […]

5 Ways to Save on Christmas Expenses

Looking to save on Christmas expenses? You can totally cut back, save money, and still enjoy a great holiday. Here are some easy ways to save. As you probably know, the weeks between Thanksgiving and New Years are the biggest retail weeks of the year. Stores want your money and they’ll go to great lengths […]

Do you have a plan for the holidays?

How does one celebrate the winter holidays without getting a migraine, busting the budget, or alienating the entire extended family? With great care, of course! And a savvy plan for the holidays. We interrupt your Pumpkin Spice Latte to bring you a special message from Holiday Headquarters…. You matter. Your dollar matters. How you spend […]

5 Last-Minute Christmas Printables

Did time get away from you? Fire up the printer and get going with these last minute printables!

How to Make a Lego Money Holder

Create a fun Lego money holder for gifting cash for birthdays, graduation, and Christmas. It is amazingly simple.   Once kids get to a certain age, they tend to want big ticket items that may not be in the ballpark of the budgets kept by grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends, or even parents. While some may […]

Ceramic Ornaments that Kids Can Decorate

Celebrate holiday memories with these fun ceramic ornaments that kids can decorate. Overtime, you’ll have such a fun collection! Over the past four holiday seasons, my kids and I have spent some time decorating ceramic ornaments to hang on the tree. It’s a fun, easy craft that most of the kids look forward to. The […]