Tag Archives : 12 Days of Christmas

No Sew Fleece Tie Blanket Tutorial


  I don’t know what it is about the holidays, but they make me feel all “crafty”. I break out my knitting needles (more on that to come), I start making Christmas decorations, cookies, and this year I made these super soft no sew fleece blankets! You really can’t beat these in the cold snowy winter months! I’ve made them…

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Mini-Van Express Tickets


Toot toot, All Aboard The Minivan Express! Click here to download your golden tickets! Don’t drive a mini-van? Don’t worry, page 2 has “Christmas Express” tickets, so you can make it work for your family no matter what you’re driving, it could even be a sleigh! ;o) wink…wink… So what are these golden tickets for? Ready to start a Christmas…

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Reese’s Fudge Recipe


  I found a yummy recipe for Reese’s Fudge, and seriously, what could be better than a combination of Reese’s and Fudge? The original is here at Spell Out Loud, and thanks so much to Maureen’s sweet daughter for sharing this yummy goodness with us!   Ingredients: 1 can (14 ounce) sweetened condensed milk 1 bag of Reese peanut butter…

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Monogram Ornaments


  One year for Christmas I made monogram Christmas ornaments for everyone in our family. I tied them to the outside of their presents as the name tag. They were so adorable! Since I wanted to keep them safe before wrapping presents I had put them all on the tree, and it was so cool to see everyone in our…

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Peppermint Bark Recipe


    Did I mention that I am NOT a baker? Every year I try though, and this year shall be no different! My husband always makes fun of me because I come up with grand plans, and think they are going to be WAY more fun than they actually turn out to be. Today, “Christmas Baking Day”, was one…

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Edible Christmas Trees


  Looking for an easy and yummy Christmas craft you can do with your kids this season? I guarantee they’ll love these edible Christmas trees!   Ingredients: Sugar cones Green frosting (Or white frosting with green food coloring added in) Various sprinkles for decorating such as: Red Hots, mini-m&ms;, sprinkles, edible glitter etc. Butter knife to spread frosting Plastic tray…

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Handmade Handprint Ornaments


Looking for a fun personalized Christmas activity you can do with your kids this season? You’re going to love these cute handmade handprint ornaments so much you won’t want to part with them! (Though they do make wonderful gifts!) Supplies: Plain bulb ornaments (I used clear ones from Michael’s, but metallic red would be just as cute!) White acrylic paint…

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School Days Memory Keeping


Ever wonder how you’re going to manage all the precious school papers your kids bring home, or in our case all the stuff they create in your home? I get a lot of questions on how we store all of our homeschool papers and records. I even wrote a post on Storage and Record Keeping. But what about the special…

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Christmas Preschool Printables


    Looking for some fun Preschool Christmas Activities? I shared these fun Christmas printables last year, but thought I’d bring them back out for all of my new readers!   Click here to download the entire Christmas Preschool Activity Pack   What’s Included in the Download? Large Floor Numbers Coloring Pages Lacing Card Do-A-Dot Marker Pages Pre-Writing Activities Pattern…

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Homemade Advent Candles


Hi everyone! I absolutely LOVE Christmas time and I thought it would be fun to do a “12 Days of Christmas” blog series! So over the next 12 days I’ll be sharing some of our favorite Christmas traditions, crafts, printables and more! I hope you enjoy the season!   Christmas Traditions: I’m always so excited to create wonderful traditions for…

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