Monthly Archives: December 2012

Decorating the Entryway!

Decorating the Entryway!

Merry Christmas Eve!  I survived my family gathering without my parents. If you missed my post last week you can read about my parents not being here for the holidays, by clicking the link on parents.  Today we go to the family Church service @ 6:30, and all my in-laws come to our house to celebrate.  This… Continue Reading

Decorating the Mantel and more!

Decorating the Mantel and more!

I hope this week finds you all prepared and peaceful! I will be Celebrating my family’s Christmas on Sunday. It is hard enough to have to split time with family’s at Christmas, than you throw in step families and it becomes more complicated. So my family decided it was best to celebrate Christmas with my parents… Continue Reading

One Item Wednesday- Pine Cones!

One Item Wednesday- Pine Cones!

One Item Wednesday – Pine Cones! One  Item –  Many Uses! 1.  Wreath by West Twin Creations 2.  Christmas Trees by Family Crafts 3.  Pine Cone Garland by Crafter on a budget 4.  Reindeer by More style than cash 5. Snow Skier by Kid Craft Ideas   Continue Reading

Tantalizing Tuesday- Snickerdoodle Cookies!

Tantalizing Tuesday – Snickerdoodle Cookies! Making snickerdoodle cookies is a must bake at our house at Christmas time. I received this recipe from a family member and have made these cookies for the past 18 few years. Wow, I don’t like the sound of that, it is aging me! Mix shortening, butter, sugar and eggs… Continue Reading

Dining Room Holiday Decorations 2012!

Dining Room Holiday Decorations 2012!

It is hard to believe that “1” more week and it will be Christmas Eve. Christmas Eve is when we get together with my husband’s family. The evening starts with the family service at church and then all come to our house for a meal and to exchange and open gifts. This is such a… Continue Reading