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 →
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 →
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 →
2017 Holiday Light Displays in the St. Louis, Missouri Area

2017 Holiday Light Displays in the St. Louis, Missouri Area

Christmas lights are one of my very favorite thing about the holidays. There are lots of holiday light displays all around St. Louis for you and the family to check out. Anheuser Busch Brewery Lights Where: AB Brewery, 1200 Lynch Street When: Nov 16-Dec 30, Thursdays-Sundays, 5-10pm Cost: Free www.brewerylights.com  The walking tours are free and open to all ages. If you are over 21 you will get a wristband … Continue Reading →
I’m Still Here and Giveaway Update

I’m Still Here and Giveaway Update

Yes, I am still here! As you probably can tell I haven’t been posting here on the blog very much lately. The twins both got a stomach virus, then they both got RSV and ear infections, and then of course, it got passed on to Hubby and I. Ugh! I never did daycare with my own son, but the twins started a few months ago and are bringing home all … Continue Reading →
Infographic: The History of Christmas Traditions

Infographic: The History of Christmas Traditions

I know you all love the facts and trivia on the infographics each Saturday. Today I have one from Tree Classics about the history of Christmas traditions. I had to laugh when I read the tradition in Ireland because my Hubby would totally love playing Santa in that country (and he is part Irish). The facts about some of the record setting Christmas trees at the bottom of the infographic … Continue Reading →
Tips to Get Organized for the Holiday Season Using Tech You Already Own

Tips to Get Organized for the Holiday Season Using Tech You Already Own

So I know Halloween just happened, but for most of us the next two months will be filled with major holidays including Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years. Whether you are hosting any holidays or parties or just attending them, it can get a bit hectic this time of the year. Because of that I thought I would offer up some ideas to help you get organized for the holiday season … Continue Reading →
40 Christmas Trivia Questions and Answers

40 Christmas Trivia Questions and Answers

Christmas trivia time! I love trivia! So today I’m sharing 40 Christmas trivia questions and the answers. See how many you can get correct. These are great to share at your Christmas gathering just as conversation or use them as part of a game if you like. Good luck! Christmas Trivia Questions: What is the name of Scrooge’s dead business partner? Who does the voice of The Grinch and the … Continue Reading →