Great Last Minute Gift: Amazon Prime Membership

Great Last Minute Gift: Amazon Prime Membership

Amazon Prime Membership is a great last minute gift idea for the holidays! So many people shop on Amazon already plus there are tons of extra benefits for Amazon Prime members. What Your Amazon Prime Membership Gift Includes: Free 2-day shipping This is an unlimited benefit to members. Over 50 million items are available for Prime shipping and there is no minimum order amount. Free Amazon Video Streaming There are … Continue Reading →
Christmas & Holiday Party Games

Christmas & Holiday Party Games

We all have lots of parties and get-togethers during the Christmas and holiday season and Christmas games are always fun. I’ve gathered up some Christmas games for you and your family, friends, office, classrooms, and any other group to play during the season. Some use gifts, some do not. Pick and choose the Christmas games that will work best for your party. Don’t be afraid to adjust the details or … Continue Reading →
Free Texts from Santa Claus

Free Texts from Santa Claus

There are several “services” that offer texts from Santa Claus for your kids. While you can use those you can also fake these texts on your own with the help from friends or family. Depending on the age of your kids and how tech savvy they are (kids are really savvy these days) will determine how much effort you need to put into this. Free Texts from Santa Claus Pick … Continue Reading →
Christmas Cookie Swap Tips and Ideas and 2 Giveaways

Christmas Cookie Swap Tips and Ideas and 2 Giveaways

Today I a sharing my Christmas Cookie Swap tips and ideas. Krusteaz provided me with several of their cookie mixes and a few other items. I’ve used Krusteaz boxed mixes before, but never the cookie mixes and I have to say they tasted great! Plus they are doing a giveaway where one of my lucky readers will win a selection of Krusteaz products as well. Cookie swaps can be done … Continue Reading →
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 →