14 Gifts You Can Make For Your Secret Santa Gift Exchange

Pull together one of these fun and frugal gifts for your next secret Santa event or other gift exchange.

Give a S’mores Kit as a Fun Gift

Put together this easy S’mores Kit complete with instructions on how to make s’mores indoors.

Christmas Ornaments You Can Make

Adding a new ornament to your collection every year is a fun holiday tradition. You can make a memory at the same time with these Christmas ornaments you can make yourself. One of the things I love about decorating the Christmas tree is how many memories the tree holds for me. Our Christmas ornaments are a […]

Housekeeping at the Holidays

Housekeeping at the holidays can be tough. There’s packing and unpacking, traveling and guests. How do you keep the house tidy during the holiday season? Can I just say that keeping your home “company-ready” is a full-time job? I’m not saying you should do so or that it’s even possible. But, keeping a neat and […]

Fruit of the Spirit Christmas Ornaments

Create these fun and whimsical homespun Christmas ornaments for the tree. They’re a great reminder of the fruits of the Spirit.   Please note: I am not a crafter. I am not a seamstress. I am most definitely not an artist. Rarely do the visions in my head actually turn out the way I, well, […]

5 Questions to Ask Yourself on Black Friday

As Black Friday and Cyber Monday approach, so does the anticipation of shopping and finding great deals. Here are five questions you should ask yourself before you spend a dime. My girls love to go shopping with me. Even if it’s just a trip to the grocery store, they are happy to come along. It […]

A Simpler Season

Plan now for a great holiday season. With a little planning and forethought, it can be a simpler season full of great joy. The holiday season will be quickly upon us. With Halloween in less than two weeks, I know that Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years will practically spring themselves on us. If I don’t […]

5 Gifts You Still Have Time to Make

Do you like to give a homespun quality to your Christmas gifts? It’s not too late! Here are 5 great gifts you still have time to make. Do you know where the term “Christmas in July” came from? I may be wrong, but having worked in a craft store in my teen years, I’ve always […]