We are down to the wire and Christmas is almost here! I don’t know why, but I always wait until the last minute to gift wrap. Here are a couple of quick gift wrapping ideas that only use a handful of items, and that will make you look like a gift wrapping pro! Note: Twine, brown butcher paper, and ribbon. I always keep these staples on hand. They are neutral and versatile for any season or holiday and can also be used in
Don’t forget the 3 plaid printables are available for download – FREE! Love spreading the holiday cheer…Enjoy!
I always try to take time out of my busy holiday schedule to do something fun with my boys. There is something so magical about creating something as a family that can be shared during the Christmas season. This year, we decided to make cinnamon and applesauce cutout ornaments. These are super simple to make, great to do with the kids and make your house smell amazing! Here is how to create these adorable and festive ornaments:
Vendor stalls selling handmade imported items from Germany: Christkindlmarket  Chicago 2016 Each year, people from all over the world visit the Christkindlmarket Chicago. I had the pleasure of visiting this past weekend. The outdoor market is located in the Chicago Loop and offers an authentic German Christkindlmarket experience including: shopping, typical German food and drinks and holiday entertainment. The market is in its 21st year and is celebrating the returned appearance of Christkindl from Nuremberg, Germany. The market runs daily for the advent
Life is busy and during the holidays, it’s even busier! Dinner parties, school holiday concerts, shopping – the list goes on forever. As a full time working mother, it’s hard to juggle it all. During the holidays one of my favorite things to do is decorate the house and trim the tree. This process usually involves making multiple trips to the store and by the end, I’m exhausted. For me, this year was a little different.