What is Your Elf Name (2017)

What is Your Elf Name (2017)

Do you know your elf name? Use the list below to find your full elf name for the 2017 holiday season! For your first name use the day of the month you were born, for your middle name use the month you were born and for your last name use the first letter of your first name. Put them altogether and you have you elf name for the 2017 holidays! … Continue Reading →
Streaming the Holidays – Christmas Shows on Netflix

Streaming the Holidays – Christmas Shows on Netflix

As a kid I could only see Christmas shows once a year and it was imperative that I watched them. Now days we stream everything so I am hunting down the Christmas and holiday shows on my streaming services. Here is what I found on Netflix surrounding the holidays. My favorite on this list is White Christmas, a wonderful Christmas movie with Bing Crosby! I found 107 holiday related shows … Continue Reading →
Upcoming Events in St. Louis and Surrounding Areas

Upcoming Events in St. Louis and Surrounding Areas

Welcome to St. Louis Sunday! Here are some upcoming events in the St. Louis, Missouri and surrounding areas. With this being the holiday season I have included many holiday related events but I’ve also tried to include some non-holiday events as well. If you are looking for holiday light displays in St. Louis please check out my earlier post. You are welcome to add your own public events for December … Continue Reading →
How to Wash Your Hands – National Hand Washing Awareness Week

How to Wash Your Hands – National Hand Washing Awareness Week

National Hand Washing Awareness Week is this week. This may sound a bit trivial but washing your hands is so important to your health and the health of others. With this also being the holiday season, none of us want to be sick. Even if you already think you wash your hands enough or thoroughly, please take a moment to look at this week’s infographic to refresh your memory on … Continue Reading →
Stocking Stuffer Ideas

Stocking Stuffer Ideas

I love Christmas stockings so I decided to compose a list of stocking stuffer ideas. These are all inexpensive ideas also, no big ticket items on this list just because they are small. Growing up we always had a stocking from Santa plus my Grandma H. always made stockings for the kids that we could open on Christmas Eve as soon as we wanted. Since Grandma H. has passed I … Continue Reading →
Fun and Unique Gift Ideas

Fun and Unique Gift Ideas

Today I scoured Amazon for some fun and unique gift ideas just for you. Most of us are seeing the same items on a lot of gift guides during the holiday season but I wanted to find some different items. While practical gifts can be good for some, we all seem to have a few people on our list that we have to work a little harder at finding unique … Continue Reading →
Tutorial: Add Sections to Pinterest Boards and Move Existing Pins Into Them Easily

Tutorial: Add Sections to Pinterest Boards and Move Existing Pins Into Them Easily

I adore Pinterest both as just a regular person and as a blogger and social media person. Finally, Pinterest has added the ability to organize your idea into subgroups within a board. For people just browsing this adds an ability to search more succinctly, for bloggers it allows you to keep pins organized in a more concise manner. Today’s tutorial is for those, both “regular” users and bloggers, who want … Continue Reading →
Christmas Lights – Incandescent vs LED – Is it time to upgrade?

Christmas Lights – Incandescent vs LED – Is it time to upgrade?

Have you been using the same old incandescent Christmas lights for years now? Maybe it is time to get new lights this year. Switching to LED bulbs costs a little more upfront but they are safer and less expensive to keep lit. This week’s infographic compares incandescent Christmas lights to LED Christmas lights. Check to see if switching is the right thing for you to do this year. Continue Reading →
Felt Christmas Tree Project – Perfect for Toddlers to Play With During the Holidays

Felt Christmas Tree Project – Perfect for Toddlers to Play With During the Holidays

My twin granddaughters are 20 months old now and very active. This year I’m sure they will be fascinated with the real Christmas trees so I decided to make felt Christmas tree and felt ornaments for them to play with. This way we can easily divert their attention from the actual tree to this felt tree on the wall where they can place, remove, and rearrange the felt ornaments as … Continue Reading →
Thanksgiving Mocktails (drinks without alcohol)

Thanksgiving Mocktails (drinks without alcohol)

I promised you all some mocktails (cocktails without alcohol) for Thanksgiving or anytime during the holiday season. Not everyone drinks alcohol but everyone loves a festive drink during celebrations. These are perfect those who chose not to partake in alcohol because they just don’t like it, they are in recovery, they are pregnant, and also perfect for all the kids. Cranberry Champagne Mocktail Ingredients: 1 ounce cranberry juice 1 lime … Continue Reading →