There is something about the holidays that makes me want to craft. This year, I embraced that feeling and made several crafts. A couple of years ago, I remembered seeing a picture of clothespin snowflakes and I thought the idea was really neat. Seeing snowflake decorations everywhere, I was reminded of this craft and decided to give it a try. This craft was very quick and easy to make, and could very well become part of my family’s Christmas traditions. The post may contain affiliate links. This means that should you make a purchase after following one of these links, I may receive a smallRead More →

Christmas is just 20 days away! I am so excited. I have always loved Christmas. Part of what I love about this holiday is the lead-up to it. From the first sighting of Christmas decorations in the store, which I admit happens a bit early now, to putting out a plate of cookies on Christmas eve, and the excitement of seeing everyone open their gifts. Christmas is just so full of joy, it’s hard not to be filled with the Christmas spirit. Over the years, my family has developed a few Christmas traditions. Some of these are throwbacks to my childhood, while others my husband,Read More →

One of the best parts about the holiday season is all of the festive recipes. There is no end to the different types of recipes available this time of year and each one has its own distinct yet festive flavor. Some of my favorite holiday baking recipes involve molasses. There is something about this ingredient that just screams Christmas. Though there are many recipes that include this ingredient, one of my favorites to make is Gingerbread Loaf. This sweet bread has a wonderful flavor to it and is pleasantly moist, making it the perfect holiday treat. This bread is a great snack option for aRead More →

It’s December and you know what that means? It’s time for a Christmas movie marathon. Back in 2016, my family decided to start watching a Christmas movie every day from December 1st all the way to the 25th. Since then we have looked forward to this yearly Christmas tradition. It has been fun each year finding new movies to watch, though there are a few movies we watch every year. For example, we always watch Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer on Christmas Eve. Not only does this 25-day long movie marathon allow us to enjoy plenty of Christmas shows, getting us more into the Christmas mood,Read More →