Christmas

Ornament Storage Boxes With Dividers (Let’s Pack Up Christmas Decorations!)

Ornament Storage Boxes With Dividers (Let’s Pack Up Christmas Decorations!)

Don’t you just just love Christmas decorations? I know I do. At the stores, at the doctor’s office, driving through the neighborhood, in my own home … I just love seeing the wreaths, the ribbons, the garlands, the lighted outdoor decorations, the decorated trees, the […]

12 Awesome Christmas Ornaments for Book Lovers

12 Awesome Christmas Ornaments for Book Lovers

Stuck on what to give as a Christmas gift for somebody? Consider an ornament! Almost everybody, regardless of their religious persuasion, does some sort of decorating in December. In addition to being hung on trees at home, ornaments can be used to decorate office desks, […]

My Favorite (Slightly Obscure) Christmas Songs

My Favorite (Slightly Obscure) Christmas Songs

As a professional piano player, I spend Decembers playing the piano for office lobbies, departments stores, school choral concerts, Christmas luncheons, sing-a-longs, office parties, and home parties. A couple years ago I even played the piano a few times a week at Von Maur department […]

Unfinished Wooden Christmas Ornaments to Paint

Unfinished Wooden Christmas Ornaments to Paint

Painting unfinished Christmas ornaments together is fun and easy way to spend family time together during the holiday season. When my two girls were little, they loved crafts of all kinds. I would regularly go to Michael’s and buy them foam craft kits and glue […]

Mint Green Christmas Ornaments

Mint Green Christmas Ornaments

I’ve always loved the color green. It’s a very peaceful, calming, and lush color. (It’s always a color that usually looks great on Irish redheads such as myself.) When I was a teenager I went through a “green phase” when I had mint green sneakers, […]

5 Lovely Christmas Tree Music Boxes

5 Lovely Christmas Tree Music Boxes

A Christmas tree music box makes a beautiful decoration for the holidays. It looks lovely sitting on a shelf, possibly with other collectibles, on top of a piano, or as a conversation piece for a holiday party. I found these five music boxes that all […]

Nutter Butter Reindeer Christmas Cookies

Nutter Butter Reindeer Christmas Cookies

Our church has a Christmas cookie sale every year in early December. People sign up to bring several dozen cookies and all the proceeds from the sale go to MUST Ministries, an organization that provides things like groceries, hot meals, emergency shelter, and clothing to […]

Our Christmas Tree Ornaments

Our Christmas Tree Ornaments

We have a pretty set-in-stone Christmas tree tradition around here. The Saturday after Thanksgiving, we put on the soundtrack for A Charlie Brown Christmas, get all the Christmas stuff down from the attic, and start setting it up while the Thanksgiving leftovers are warming in […]

Snowy White Owl Christmas Ornaments & Decorations

Snowy White Owl Christmas Ornaments & Decorations

An owl isn’t exactly the first thing that comes to my mind when I think of snow and Christmas ornaments — in fact, it’s not even the first animal that comes to mind. However, while I was wasting time doing heavy research on the Internet […]

Angel Costumes for Girls

Angel Costumes for Girls

  It’s November, and girls (and possibly even boys!) all over the country will soon be needing angel costumes for Christmas plays and pageants. Of course, if your daughters are anything like mine, they don’t need any reason at all to dress up. I remember […]