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 →
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 →
Thanksgiving Apps for Your Smartphone

Thanksgiving Apps for Your Smartphone

Thanksgiving is almost here and your smartphone can help get your meals cooked and keep you entertained. There truly is an app for just about everything these days. Below is an update list of some of my favorite apps to help with Thanksgiving plus a few new ones. Thanksgiving Food Big Oven Millions of recipes of all kinds including plenty for Thanksgiving, even Thanksgiving leftover recipes. Also a grocery list … Continue Reading →
Homeless Veterans Infographic

Homeless Veterans Infographic

Today is Veterans’ Day and I appreciate anyone who has joined our military. I say this as someone who hates war. Just because I hate the politics of war does not mean I do not value anyone who has been a part of our military, voluntarily or involuntarily. What really angers me is that the military recruits people to join touting the benefits, of which there are many, but yet … Continue Reading →
Holiday Gift Guides – What do you love and/or hate about them?

Holiday Gift Guides – What do you love and/or hate about them?

As a blogger I get a ton of emails this time of year from brands and PR people wanting me to include things in holiday gift guides. I also see a lot of random things as I surf the internet myself, see and hear commercials, and the like. What I want to know from you is what you love and/or hate about holiday gift guides on blogs. What kinds of … Continue Reading →
Free Pumpkin Carving Patterns, Tips and Ideas for Halloween

Free Pumpkin Carving Patterns, Tips and Ideas for Halloween

Pumpkin carving is one of my favorite things about Halloween. Growing up we always had pumpkins to carve and it was always so much fun. While most of us can create a classic jack-o-lantern face without any help of a pattern there are plenty of great ideas for other types of pumpkin carving that patterns are helpful for. I’ve gathered up some free pumpkin carving patterns and ideas for you … Continue Reading →
Halloween Photo Booth Frame Project

Halloween Photo Booth Frame Project

As you all know, my mom is amazing at creating so many different things. Halloween is her favorite holiday to create things for especially now that she does an annual Halloween party for family and friends. At this years party she created a super fun Halloween photo booth frame. Everyone was thrilled with this because it was just too cute! When I asked Mom about it she said that she … Continue Reading →