Here it is after two awesome weeks of sharing: the Final Round Up of all the amazing ornaments exchanged this year in the 2015 Ornament Exchange. We've added all of the ornaments in the exchange to the Link Up below and we encourage you to share yours too. Welcome to the first 2015 Holiday Ornament… Continue reading 2015 Ornament Exchange Link Party
Are you getting geared up for the shopping season? Do you need extra cash for Christmas?? Don't we all! We are so excited to be giving away $225 in cash prizes for you to use starting Thanksgiving weekend. Here are the prizes: 1 - $100 Amazon Gift Card 1 - $75 Target Gift Card 1… Continue reading Cash for Christmas Giveaway
The amazing Erlene over at My Pinterventures paired up 80 bloggers for a fun Ornament Exchange. We each needed to make or buy an ornament for under $10 and send it to our partner. Today I am going to show you how I made this cute Bird Family Grapevine Wreath Ornament, plus give you a… Continue reading Bird Family Christmas Ornament
Have you seen the Hand Print Snowman Ornaments this year? I originally saw it in a kit a few years ago, but everyone seems to be making their own this year. They are all over the blogoshere. Cute, easy and cheap. Well, I couldn't just do the simple snowmen. Nope not in this Ninja… Continue reading Ninja Turtle Hand Print Ornament
Since today we officially observed the Feast of the Epiphany in the Catholic faith, it was time to take down the last of the Christmas decorations. Sigh! It is usually a bittersweet moment for me when I put away the tree and ornaments. I am not one of those perfectly coordinated, themed tree kind of people.… Continue reading So Long, Dear Friend
Santa brought a bit more than expected last night. At 10:47 p.m. J woke up crying with a fever. Boo! Gave him a few ibuprofen and he went right back to sleep. Then at 4a.m. he woke up again and spent an hour chatting about Mario. Luckily, the fever seemed to have subsided. He finally… Continue reading Mellow Christmas
My wonderful incredible loving generous husband just sent me this text message. He drove 60 miles out of his way to help Santa out by getting the Jumping Frog Stretchkins just to make sure it is under the tree Christmas morning. And knowing that meant I was going it alone with the Little Monster, he… Continue reading Christmas has been saved!
When my husband was about our son's age he wanted a Davy Crockett hat. These were a bit hard to find in the early 70's, so my mother-in-law warned him that Santa might not be able to find him one and would he like to ask for something else. M's response was "That's okay if… Continue reading Stretchkins don’t fail me now.