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Hazelnut Snowman Ornament

Every day-after-Thanksgiving when I pull out the Christmas ornaments I look at the box and think “This won’t possibly be enough to cover the tree!”  The artificial tree that is the exact same size it was last year, and the box of ornaments that, if anything, is more full than last time I saw it. …

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Hot Pad of the Month–December Snowman

You would think, out of this entire series, that December would be the easiest of all. There is so much imagery and décor out there for this season, how difficult could it be to pick something?  Turns out, pretty difficult.  I’ve been agonizing about this one for months, and while I had ideas I was…

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Fabric Rudolph Head

My husband and I have been together for a long time.  Like, late 80’s long.  It’s pretty rare for either of us to truly surprise the other, but I think I did when I not only agreed to this warped project, but I helped build it.  Yes folks, we’re keeping the magic alive by making…

Bacon Toffee Potato Chip Cookies

I spent the entire day cooking last Saturday.  Homemade salted caramels, No-Bake Biscoff Balls, peanut butter cup and truffle cookies and gluten-free lemon bars are all piled in abundance in my kitchen.  Even after a family Christmas party and making a plate for my husband to take to work at the police department, there’s still…

Black Friday Weekend Sale 2013

Before I get into the sale portion of this, I’d like to wish you all a happy, healthy and safe Thanksgiving.  I hope you’re able to spend some time with loved ones, enjoy some great food and reflect on what you’re thankful for in your life.  One of the things I’m grateful for is the…