Christmas Advent Calendar

Christmas Calendar: Countdown Calendar DIY for Christmas

  I'm calling this a Christmas advent calendar. Though, technically it's not.   Because advent calendars typically have some kind of call to action. Or some kind of treat. I think. But this calendar has neither.   I should probably just call it a Christmas countdown … [Continue reading...]

Ernie’s Visible Differences …


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of IAMS™ for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.   I'll be perfectly honest with you. When I signed Ernie up for the IAMS™ Visible Differences challenge I was skeptical.   I can't help it. I'm just built that way.   But I … [Continue reading...]

Christmas Craft: Paper Trees

Christmas Craft Ideas: Paper Christmas Trees

Navigating the aisles of the craft store can be a tricky business ...   especially when things are priced $1.99 here and $2.99 there. So reasonable. So affordable. And before I know it I've $1.99 and $2.99'd myself to a $50 cart of merchandise.   So my new plan of attack has … [Continue reading...]

Paper Ornaments

Christmas Crafts with Paper

I've been kursed ...   by the Kardashians.   It happened innocently enough. It was lunch time and I was looking for a little tv distraction while I ate my Progresso soup. I wasn't in the mood for House Hunters. Or a Grey's Anatomy repeat I've seen at least six times … [Continue reading...]

Christmas Craft Ideas

Christmas Craft ideas

I have a burning question on this chilly November morning: What’s with all the hacks?   Life hacks. Food hacks. Furniture hacks. Parenting hacks. Have we become the hack generation? And should we brace ourselves for some Christmas hacks? And if so, what would -- or could -- they … [Continue reading...]